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Science & Engineering


Dr. Margaret Hawthorne Doty
Coordinator of Science and Engineering 
550 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: (914) 422-2248 Fax: (914) 422-2196


I oversee all science courses grades 6-12, as well as our  Engineering Programs grades 8-12 and Industrial Arts courses at White Plains High School.  I would love to talk about your child or answer your questions about our curricula, philosophy and content. 

For questions about the following departments, please contact:

  • Computer Science:  Rocco Varuolo, Coordinator of Instructional Technology
  • Health or Family Consumer Science, Chris Trieste, Coordinator of Health and Physical Education
  • Elementary Science grades K-5, Debbie Hand, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction



The White Plains Science and Engineering Departments are:

  • Content-based

  • Relevant

  • Hands-on and minds-on

  • Committed to problem-solving

  • Focused on practical science and engineering skills

  • Teaching students rigorous, logical thinking based on facts