MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Pleasant and Valhalla last week:
- As October is National Bullying Prevention Month, Valhalla Middle/High School celebrated Blue Shirt Day on Monday, Oct. 6, to combat bullying throughout the district. Collaborating with the organization Stomp Out Bullying, the students were encouraged to wear the color blue to show their support for the issue.
- Mount Pleasant Superintendent of Schools Susan Guiney discusses an upcoming vote for the upgrading and modernization of the Westlake campus and parking and infrastructure work at the elementary schools.
- Several Kensico School staff members took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and the children shrieked happily as they poured cold water on their teachers on Monday, Oct. 6.
- The sight of a large undomesticated carnivore , a rare bobcat, was reported in Westchester.