Scarsdale School Spirit Soars on Homecoming Weekend

09/21/17 covers Homecoming events, with a photo of STEP scholar and varsity cheerleader Zaria Cash!


Scarsdale STEP (Scarsdale Student Transfer Education Plan) celebrated 50 years of success and honored their alumni, host families, Board members and beloved teacher Rashid Silvera at a well-attended event at the Scarsdale Woman's Club on Saturday evening November 12.

New STEP Student Zaria Cash and Host Family Each Embrace New Experiences

09/26/2016 reports on Zaria Cash, STEP scholar for the SHS Class of 2018! The Scarsdale community welcomes Zaria and wishes her every success during her high school experience. (by Mary Beth Evans)

Scarsdale Inquirer: "From Memphis to Scarsdale"


STEP Student Dontavius Holmes (SHS Class of 2016) says Farewell and Thanks for the Opportunity

STEP Celebrates DonTavius Holmes

June 27, 2016 reports on Dontavius Holmes's graduation from Scarsdale High School!

"Tears and Accolades Flow at STEP Student Graduation Celebration"

July 10, 2015

Valerie Abrahams, Scarsdale Inquirer Scarsdale Schools reporter and editor, and STEP Board member and former Co-chair, covers Robert Lee's graduation celebration.

Robert Lee's graduation (2015) covered in local media!

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Robert Lee Takes a Big Step Forward in Scardale

June 15, 2015

Robert Lee, STEP's graduating senior in the SHS Class of 2015 and Vanderbilt-bound, is profiled in!  

Incoming 2015 Scholar published in the NY Times

May 4, 2015

Summer Montileaux is a winner in the NY Times high school student essay contest "The Voices of Students" May 2015.  Summer has a been invited to represent the Oglala Lakota Nation at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in July.


Congratulations Summer!

May 1, 2015

Scarsdale Inquirer reports on STEP/SHS Class of 2012 alumnus Keith Martinez, recipient of a Truman Scholarship for 2015.

Keith Martinez awarded a Harry S. Truman fellowship!

STEP alumnus Keith Martinez, currrently a junior at Villanova University, is a recipient of the Truman Scholarship!  The Truman Scholarship Foundation recognizes college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to making a difference through public service.

Keith Martinez profiled in Villanova Magazine

December 5, 2014

STEP Alumnus Keith Martinez is profiled in an article titled: Two Worlds United. Keith Martinez '16 CLAS represents the best of Villanova and Lakota Values.

Keith Martinez Meets Barack Obama!

August 5, 2014

STEP alumnus Keith Martinez participates in a forum with the My Brother's Keeper initiative hosted by President Barack Obama!  Covered by

STEP Celebrates Student's Success in Scarsdale

July 15, 2014 covers the graduation celebration of STEP Scholar Dare Olaifa, SHS Class of 2014!

STEP alumnus Martinez named Champion for Change

April 4, 2014

 The Scarsdale Inquirer reports on STEP alumnus Keith Martinez, named a 'Champion for Change' for his work with the Lakota Children Enrichment's Youth Advisory Board. Keith received this honor for his work toward creating positive change for his peers and tribal or urban Indian communities.

Maroon, "From the Segregated South to SHS and Beyond"

January 2014

SHS newspaper Maroon interviews STEP alumnus, federal judge Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson, who graduated in the Class of ’69.

New Year, New STEP Student

September 2013

The Scarsdale Inquirer covers the arrival of our new STEP scholar joining the SHS Class of 2015!

Sophomore Keith Martinez Appointed Youth Ambassador for State of South Dakota

December 9, 2013

STEP alumnus Keith Martinez is working to advance the youth programs of his home community on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

STEP Program is a Big Hit

August 2013

Scarsdale Inquirer writes about STEP students and their impact on the community.

STEP Sends Senior off in Style

June 2013

The Scarsdale Inquirer covers STEP student's graduation and college journey.

STEP Celebrates 45 years of scholarships

November 2011

STEP Celebrates its 45th anniversary and honors its founder, Eric Rothschild.

Scarsdale welcomes new STEP Student

September 2011 covers the arrival of our new STEP scholar for the Class of 2013.

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