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April Riders of the Month

(August 2015) Every month, Ichabod Crane High School honors students who demonstrate our school district’s mission and community values. These students have been recognized by high school teachers and staff for exemplifying what it means to be an Ichabod Crane Rider. They exhibit all-around good character, morals and demonstrate Rider values and Rider pride in the classroom, in sports, arts, music, volunteering in the Pre-K classroom and in the community.

We are pleased to announce the following students as Riders of the Month for the month of April:

Grade 9

Matt RagostaMatthew Ragosta
Matt is a pleasure to have in any class, he is polite to all and is an excellent role model for his peers. Matt is respected by both teachers and students.
Matt is a very strong student who is excelling in honors level courses. He is pleasant, cooperative, responsible, and ambitious.
Matt is an all around hard worker in class and on the field.


Spencer FordSpencer Ford
Spencer is a hardworking student in her classes and is a pleasure to be around.
Spencer is a role model to others in the class, she is motivated and strives to do her best.
Spencer is always willing to lend a helping hand to her peers.


Eric PapasEric Papas
Eric is a pleasure to have in any class. He loves to help others with their studies. He often will ask other students if they need help and then willingly helps them.
Eric loves to problem solve and is never satisfied until he understands any mistakes and works until he fully understands how to complete all problems.
Eric is a fun and friendly person to be around. He is a positive influence on his peers.




McKenzie RybkaMcKenzie Rybka
McKenzie is an excellent candidate for Rider of the Month because of the value she puts on her education. She is always active in class discussion and is enthusiastic about our class activities.
McKenzie is always in a good mood, and makes class much more enjoyable because of her positive influence
McKenzie is frequently seen in the halls smiling and laughing with peers. She spreads joy in and out of class.

Nicholas Ferrari


Nicholas Ferrari
Nick has a great personality and is always willing to help out.
Nick is well liked by his peers and teachers. He is active in our community, and our school.
Nick plays several sports and works very hard to be successful in class and on the field.


VictoriaVictoria Machado
Academically, Victoria is very successful and socially she is an excellent role model.
Victoria has an outgoing personality and everyone who meets her enjoys getting to know her. Victoria is constantly smiling and offering positive advice to all she encounters.
Victoria is a pleasure to have in class.
Victoria is a very talented dancer and has performed her belly dancing routines in our HS Talent Shows. Victoria has even worked hard to offer belly dancing classes to students this year.




Isaac LesterIsaac Lester
Issac is a very successful student athlete. He excels in his classes and is a positive contributor both in class and on the field.
Isaac is well-respected by his classmates and his teammates. He is a leader and his positivity influences others around him.
Issac was an integral part of the Lincoln Funeral Train activities that were created with Mr. Sanger and his classmates. The activities would not have existed without him. Issac took the lead with the scavenger hunt to the point where Mr. Sanger knew he would lead the group which allowed him could focus on other aspects of the community event. Isaac was an asset the group and thus allowed the Lincoln Funeral Train community activities to be a huge success.


Meghan KrizarMeghan Krizar
Meghan is a consistent happy, friendly and positive presence in the hallway, at school events and in the classroom.
Meghan was another important member of the Lincoln Funeral Train group of students that worked with Mr. Sanger. She attended every meeting and helped to create a very successful event. Meghan helped to put together the trivia competition, which was popular with community members and worked very well.
Meghan also used her culinary acumen to bake 50 Lincoln cookies using a 19th century recipe. On the day of she was there almost the entire time, guiding kids and asking trivia of people who came up. She did terrific work.
Megan has consistently been able to see the bright side of everything and spread her view to her peers and teachers.