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Bronxville Union Free School District

Support-Based Lecture Series Provides Student Enrichment

Strictly funded by donations from the community, the Bronxville Elementary School Lecture Series has given students the unique opportunity to attend quality performances of music, drama, literature, art and science within their own school.

A tradition spanning more than seven decades, the series provides curriculum-enriching educational and arts experiences for the students. Chaired by Dianne Aronson and Kendall Fousek, who have been teaching at the Bronxville Schools for more than 25 years, the programs are entirely funded by the generous support of parents and made possible through the volunteer efforts of Bronxville faculty members.

“The children benefit immensely from the experiences they are given and these experiences are usually what students remember the most about their elementary school careers,” Principal Tricia Murray said.

Each year, committee members plan a series of guest artists to perform at school and bring educationally appropriate programs that enhance the curriculum. Programs in the past have featured renowned authors, storytellers, scientists and performers who engage students with their humor, music and audience participation. According to Aronson, at the end of the assemblies, teachers observe that students leave enthusiastic and motivated to create, learn and discover.

The number of programs Lecture Series committee members can provide depends entirely upon the contributions they receive from parents during the annual fund drive.  The goal for the year is to raise $25,000.

If you are interested in donating to the Lecture Series program, checks can be sent via your child or mailed to Lecture Series c/o The Bronxville School in the envelopes provided on Back-to-School Night.

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