POSTED: Monday, July 28, 2014

DISTRICT KINDERGARTEN SCREENING INFORMATION
Prior to starting Kindergarten, your child will participate in a Kindergarten screening process. This process consists of quick assessments that provide a sampling of your child’s learning development and basic skills. Letters were sent home indicating an appointment time for your respective student(s). Additional Information
POSTED: Friday, July 25, 2014

HOH VOLUNTEERS TAKE PART IN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY’S BUILD DAY
Horizons on the Hudson Magnet School, an International Baccalaureate School, participated in the Greater Newburgh Habitat for Humanity Build Day on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Horizons Team participated in rehabbing the new ReStore location for the Newburgh Habitat for Humanity.
POSTED: Thursday, July 24, 2014

STAFF/FACULTY: EMAIL SYSTEM UPDATE
Over the next 14 days, the district will be migrating all users from the current email system to Office365 email. After logging in to your email you may be redirected to login again using the same login on the office365 webpage. In addition, any attachments over 25mb will not transfer so be sure to back them up if they are needed.
POSTED: Thursday, July 24, 2014

AUGUST REGENTS: IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND REVIEW SESSIONS
The 2014 August Regents Examinations and RCTs are scheduled for Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14, 2014 at NFA Main Campus, 201 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh, West Wing, using the Roe Street entrance. Click the link above for important information about the Regents and for information about the upcoming review sessions.
POSTED: Friday, July 18, 2014

SCHOLAR ATHLETE TEAM AWARDS
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Athletic Department recently awarded the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's "Scholar/Athlete Team Awards" for the spring seasons.
POSTED: Friday, July 18, 2014

HORIZONS ON THE HUDSON HOSTS INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE EXHIBITION
On June 19, 2014, fifth grade students at Horizons on the Hudson presented their Exhibition research-based projects. Exhibition is described as a social science fair event representing culminating projects for which students have identified topics of interest and have undergone a year-long collaborative inquiry process.
POSTED: Friday, July 18, 2014

NFA'S EXCELSIOR ACADEMY OPENS FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR
Newburgh's Excelsior Academy officially opened for the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, June 7, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus. Administrators welcomed the class of approximately 50 students who were eager to commence the program.
POSTED: Friday, July 11, 2014

REMINDER: NECSD REGISTRATION OFFICE RELOCATES TO 124 GRAND STREET
The District Office of Registration has relocated to 124 Grand Street in the Board of Education/Newburgh Library Complex. Registration for students entering the Newburgh Enlarged City School District during the school year is ongoing. Please call 563-KIDS for more information.
POSTED: Friday, July 11, 2014

HORIZONS ON THE HUDSON HOLDS ANNUAL “POETRY OUT LOUD”
Students at Horizons on the Hudson participated in their annual “Poetry Out Loud” event on June 19, 2014. Every year, students in each grade level learn about poets, read and write poetry, and come to a special evening at school where they present their poems independently and/or in groups to their family and community friends.

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POSTED: Friday, July 11, 2014

HORIZONS ALUMNI VISITS SCHOOL TO SHARE EXPERTISE
Newburgh Enlarged City School District Horizons on the Hudson alumni Tre’Sean Wiggins visited the school prior to the end of the school year to share boxing techniques and wisdom with the young students.

POSTED: Friday, July 10, 2014

HORIZONS JOINS WITH STORM KING ART CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIP
On June 13, 2014, Horizons on the Hudson third through fifth graders visited Storm King Art Center as part of an ongoing partnership established between HOH and Storm King’s Education Department.

POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014

HOH STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL FIELD DAY
On Friday, June 20, 2014, students walked from Horizons on the Hudson to Mount St. Mary College to participate in the school’s annual field day which included a variety of physical events.

POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014

THA CONTINUES TO READ ACROSS AMERICA WITH THE HV RENEGADES
The Hudson Valley Renegades took some time out of their opening day preparations to read to third grade students at Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor on Friday, June 13, 2014.

POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014

GUEST SPEAKERS FROM BEAR MOUNTAIN AND BRONX ZOO VISIT HOH STUDENTS
Horizons on the Hudson invited guest speakers from Bear Mountain and The Bronx Zoo to talk about insects while connecting to the EngageNY English Language Arts Domain. Jennifer Cline’s second grade class had the pleasure of having insect experts from local zoos come in to teach about insects.

POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014

THA STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT PROSTHETICS DURING COURAGE & RESILIENCE LESSON
As part of their unit of study on courage and resilience, students learned about amputees and prosthetic medicine. Students were visited by Jim Klein, the Director of Prosthetics from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Castle Point and Freddy, a soldier who is an amputee and a national hand cyclist medal winner.

POSTED: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

SMS STUDENTS TRAVEL TO PHILLIES BRIDGE FARM FOR HANDS-ON CULMINATING LESSON
The South Middle School eighth grade PA (Performing Arts) students completed their third and final field trip of the year. This trip was the culminating activity in the study of the non-fiction piece, The Omnivore's Dilemma.

POSTED: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

VAILS GATE 2014 SPELLING BEE
On June 13, 2014, the third grade students at Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School participated in their fifth annual Spelling Bee. Many parents joined us to celebrate the children and their success.

POSTED: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

HORIZONS ON THE HUDSON STUDENTS VISIT THE NEWBURGH WATERFRONT
Horizons on the Hudson second graders walked to the historic Newburgh Riverfront to incorporate Common Core Learning Standards speaking standards in an end of the year luncheon on June 13, 2014.

POSTED: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

NFA GBTV STUDENTS EARN THIRD PLACE IN VIDEO CONTEST
Recently, Newburgh Free Academy GBTV students were awarded third place in the CareerSafe® 4th Annual National Youth Safety Video Contest.

POSTED: Monday, July 7, 2014

Meadow Hill School Hosts Annual Sports Week
Students and staff at Meadow Hill Global Explorations Magnet School in Newburgh recently participated in the school’s Sports Week from June 2 until June 6 and June 10 and 11th.

POSTED: Monday, July 7, 2014

SMS Hosts 2nd Annual Community Field Day
Recently, South Middle School invited the local community, current students and former alumni, to the school’s 2nd Annual Community Field Day. Numerous local organizations were in attendance throughout the day to promote health, wellness, protection, and creativity for all.

POSTED: Friday, June 27, 2014

CLASS OF 2014 GRADUATION PHOTO GALLERY
The 2014 NFA Graduation took place on Thursday June 26th. Congratulations to all graduates! Click the link above to view the photo gallery.

POSTED: Thursday, June 26, 2014

HOH KAMISHIBAI TROUPE START JAPANESE-STYLE STORYTELLING WAVE IN NEWBURGH
The HOH Kamishibai Storytelling Troupe headed to Head Start of Eastern Orange County for performances on June 9 and 10. Thirteen storytellers performed 10 stories from around the world in 8 classrooms. The troupe was accompanied by Mrs. Jumpp, Library Teacher and parent-chaperone, Mrs. Johnston.

POSTED: Thursday, June 26, 2014

AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTHOR, DOUGLAS FLORIAN VISITS HOH
Award-winning children's book author, poet and illustrator, Douglas Florian visited HOH on Friday, May 30. There were two assemblies and two classroom visits, won by Mrs. Amakye’s, Mrs. Dolfinger’s and Ms. Byrd’s 3rd grade and Mrs. Cline’s 2nd grade who created the most Florian-inspired poems.

POSTED: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

NFA NURSE AIDE TRAINING PROGRAM STUDENTS GRADUATE FOLLOWING INTERNSHIP AT ELANT
On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy seniors celebrated the culmination of their internship held at Elant in Fishkill as part of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Nurse Aide Training Program.

POSTED: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

THA STUDENTS ANALYZE BOOKS DURING FINAL BOOK REVIEW
Sixth grade students in Charlie Byrne's English classes at Temple Hill Academy are delivering their final quarterly "Two Minute Book Reviews" of the year. Students are encouraged to select a book title of their own choice.

POSTED: Friday, June 20, 2014

LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL SCHEDULE REMINDER
The following is a reminder for parents and students about the schedule for the last week of school. On Monday, June 23rd, it will be a 1/2 day for students in Grades 6-8. On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 24th-25th, it will be a half day for students in Grades K-5.

POSTED: Friday, June 20, 2014

THA ACADEMIC OLYMPIC READING CHAMPIONS
Temple Hill Academy recently gave 3rd and 4th grade Academic Olympic Reading Champions with the highest lexile levels in their respective grades certificates for their academic achievements.

POSTED: Thursday, June 19, 2014

MH STUDENTS TRAVEL TO POINT PLEASANT BEACH AS PART OF HURRICANE LESSON
Recently, Meadow Hill School third through fifth grade ESL students attended a field trip to Point Pleasant Beach in New Jersey, with several teachers and parents, to witness the devastation from Hurricane Sandy and to make friends and enjoy activities with students from the Harold Antrim Elementary School.

POSTED: Thursday, June 19, 2014

THA STUDENTS FINISH CROSS-CURRICULAR UNIT ON THE HOLOCAUST
On Thursday, May 29, Temple Hill Academy's 6th grade students traveled to the New York State Museum in Albany as the culminating activity to their cross-curricular unit on the Holocaust.

POSTED: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

MEADOW HILL DARE GRADUATION 2014
On May 29, 2014, Meadow Hill Global Explorations Magnet School fifth grade classes participated in the 2014 D.A.R.E. Graduation. Officer Vincent Spampinato, of the Town of Newburgh Police Department, taught the fifth grade classes the D.A.R.E. rules.

POSTED: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

HORIZONS ON THE HUDSON STUDENTS SPEND A DAY ON THE FARM
On May 28, 2014, Horizons on the Hudson kindergartners spent the day in the country at Sprucegate Dairy Farm after enjoying the common core domain on farming. The children watched as Farmer Melissa milked a cow by hand and machine.

POSTED: Monday, June 16, 2014

NEWBURGH’S GAMS TECH MAGNET SCHOOL HOSTS 27TH ANNUAL MILE RUN
On Friday, June 6, 2014, the students at GAMS Tech Magnet School celebrated outside with the running of the 27th Annual GAMS Mile Run. The entire student body gathered outside to watch 115 fifth and sixth graders run the mile course over the school grounds.

POSTED: Friday, June 13, 2014

BALMVILLE SCHOOL FAMILY MATH NIGHT 2014
Mathematics is not a spectator sport. In order to learn, you have got to be an active member of the team. By sponsoring Family Math Night, Balmville Communications and Media Center encourages Pre-K through fifth grade families to appreciate the energy and excitement of mathematics using exploration and discovery.

POSTED: Friday, June 13, 2014

ANNUAL 5TH GRADE MATH TOURNAMENT FINISHES FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
On May 30, 2014, the final 5th grade math meet was held in the District Board of Education Auditorium and teams were awarded placements following the match. During the school year, three other matches were held leading up to this event.

POSTED: Friday, June 13, 2014

MEADOW HILL SCHOOL CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
On Thursday, May 29, 2014, twenty-five students were inducted into the Meadow Hill Global Explorations Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. In order to be eligible for membership, students must maintain a 92.5 average or better for the first three quarters of school year.

POSTED: Thurs, June 12, 2014

NFA HOSTS COACHES VS. CANCER BASKETBALL GAME
Both the Grade 6 chorus and the 7/8 mixed chorus under the direction of Ms. Caroline Stupple received the highest possible rating at their NYSSMA Adjudication Festivals in May.

POSTED: Thurs, June 12, 2014

SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL CHORAL STUDENTS DO DOUBLE GOLD WITH DISTINCTION
Both the Grade 6 chorus and the 7/8 mixed chorus under the direction of Ms. Caroline Stupple received the highest possible rating at their NYSSMA Adjudication Festivals in May.

POSTED: Thurs, June 12, 2014

HVFCU VISITS HORIZONS-ON-THE-HUDSON
Recently, employees of the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union visited Horizons on the Hudson School in Newburgh, to share fiscal facts and help students improve their financial literacy through fun interactive games over lunch.

POSTED: Mon, June 9, 2014

NFA NORTH FORENSIC SCIENCE STUDENTS VISIT FORENSIC INSTRUMENTATION LAB
On May 22, 2014, thirty-one students from Louis Irizarry’s Forensics Class at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus visited the newly renovated Forensic Instrumentation Lab at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

POSTED: Thurs, June 5, 2014

NFA NORTH HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL SCIENCE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
The Second Annual Science Research Symposium was held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. The event featured student presentations, as well as keynote speaker Dr. William Schuster, Executive Director of Black Rock Forrest Consortium in Cornwall.

POSTED: Thurs, June 5, 2014

END OF THE YEAR SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR K-5 STUDENTS
The BOE recently approved changing the end of the year school schedule to change some days to half days for students in grades K-5. The following days are now half days: Monday, June 16th, Wednesday, June 18th, Tuesday, June 24th, and Wednesday, June 25th.

POSTED: Wed., June 4, 2014

BALMVILLE STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT HUDSON RIVER’S WATER SYSTEM
Balmville teachers recently collaborated with Sarah Archbald, Conservation Educator from the Orange County Department of Water, and Chris Bowser, Fisheries Biologist from the NYS Department of Conservation, for an educational and interactive lesson about the Hudson River’s water system.

POSTED: Wed., June 4, 2014

SMS STUDENTS SEEK TO RAISE FUNDS FOR WATER FOR SOUTH SUDAN
Recently, the students of the Community and Government House of South Middle School have engaged in a community service project collecting funds to finance a new well to be built in South Sudan.

POSTED: Wed., June 4, 2014

The NFA Key Club's Walk for Autism
Recently, the Newburgh Free Academy Key Club held a Walk for Autism on NFA’s Academy Field. In total, the NFA Key Club raised over $1,000 with proceeds being donated to Autism Speaks.

POSTED: Monday, June 2, 2014

NEW WINDSOR SCHOOL’S PATRIOTIC READING DAY HONORS MILITARY HEROES
New Windsor Elementary School proudly celebrated Memorial Day with its annual Patriotic Reading Day held on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Students were treated to guest readers from the community including active duty military personnel, community members, and District personnel.

POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014

VAILS GATE SCHOOL HOSTS 12TH ANNUAL VETERANS’ BREAKFAST
Students, staff, and parents at Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School hosted the 12th Annual Veterans’ Breakfast on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The annual event honored local veterans, recognizing them for their dedication to freedom and our country, while serving in the military.

POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014

NFA MADRIGALS IN THE NYSMA FESTIVAL
The NFA Madrigals participated in the NYSMA Major Organization Evaluation Festival on May 21, 2014, for the first time in 15 years and came home with the Gold Award. The students are shown in the NFA lobby with NFA Vice Principal Melissa Siegel and their teacher, choral director Jillian Caci.

POSTED: Thursday, May 29, 2014

VAILS GATE HIGH TECH MAGNET SCHOOL CELEBRATES NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
Students and staff at Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School in Newburgh recently celebrated National Library Week. Library Media Specialist Catherine Gilligan explained the importance of encouraging students and their families to celebrate the library and the educational opportunities that come from reading.

POSTED: Thursday, May 29, 2014

NEXT N.E.A.T. MEETING SCHEDULE FOR JUNE 5TH
The next N.E.A.T. Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the NFA-North Campus. The meeting will begin at 6:30PM.

POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014

REMINDER: SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL COMMUNITY DAY
South Middle School cordially invites the local community, current students and former alumni, to the school’s 2nd Annual Community Field Day on Saturday, May 31, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Numerous local organizations will be in attendance throughout the day to promote health, wellness, protection, and creativity for all.

POSTED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

NFA ANNUAL SENIOR HONORS AND AWARDS NIGHT - MAY 29TH
On May 29, NFA will be holding the Annual Senior Honors and Awards event. Over the past 10 years, one million dollars in scholarships has been given away to graduating seniors. The media is invited to join with these deserving students and their teachers to celebrate their hard work academically. The event begins at 7 p.

POSTED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

STUDENTS FROM HERITAGE MS SERVE AS STUDENT SCIENTISTS IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY
After collecting drinking water samples from their homes, students from Aileen Toback’s 7th grade science classes at Heritage Middle School performed various chemical tests on their water, through the program, GET WET!

POSTED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

NEWBURGH GRADUATE SUAL WILLIAMS ON 'THE COLBERT REPORT'
Saul Williams is an American singer, musician, poet, writer, and actor. He is known for his blend of poetry and alternative hip hop. He graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and was recently featured on 'The Colbert Report' on Comedy Central. Clicking on the link above will take you away from the Newburgh Schools webpage.

POSTED: Friday, May 23, 2014

STRENGTHENING TEACHERS & LEADER EFFECTIVENESS GRANT - APPLY BY MAY 23RD AT 4PM
Due to the overwhelming response and limited number of slots available for the STLE Grant Program, the acceptance of applications for the STLE Grant Program will be close at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 23 as planned. Thank you to the members of the NTA and NSAA for your response.

POSTED: Thursday, May 22, 2014

DISTRICT MIDDLE LEVEL HONORS & ACCELERATED PROGRAM GUIDE FOR PARENTS
The 2014-2015 District Middle Level Honors/Accelerated Program Guide for Parents is now available. This guide includes information on courses offered, eligibility requirements, process timeline, and more. You can download this guide in English and Spanish under the Parents Dropdown, or by using the following links: English | Spanish

POSTED: Thursday, May 22, 2014

CONGRESSMAN MALONEY VISITS TEMPLE HILL ACADEMY DURING FARM TO SCHOOL VISIT
On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) visited students, staff and administrators at the Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Temple Hill Academy, as part of a tour of local agriculture, to view firsthand the activities and programs that are underway as the school begins a Farm to School program.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NECSD HOLDS ANNUAL DISTRICT-WIDE ELEMENTARY SPELLING BEE
On Monday, May 12, 2014, Newburgh Enlarged City School District elementary students participated in the 2014 Elementary Spelling Bee held at Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor. The final word that decided the championship was “edifice”.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR 2014
Students in Jessica Smith’s class at South Middle School celebrated Earth Hour recently, a global campaign to persevere the world’s resources, by making small change that add up to big savings. During Earth Hour, people around the world turn off their lights for one hour to show their commitment to helping the planet.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL COMMUNITY DAY
South Middle School cordially invites the local community, current students and former alumni, to the school’s 2nd Annual Community Field Day on Saturday, May 31, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Numerous local organizations will be in attendance throughout the day to promote health, wellness, protection, and creativity for all.

POSTED: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

TOP SELLING AUTHORS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS "VISIT" TEMPLE HILL ACADEMY
Recently, Temple Hill Academy was alive with over 30 “Guest Celebrity Readers”, not including some “Virtual Guest Readers”. New York Times Best Selling Author William Dietrich and DC/Marvel Writer Ron Marz joined students via Face Time and Skype to discuss being a writer as an occupation, and to share a reading from their work.

POSTED: Tues., May 20, 2014

NFA FASHION SHOW - WEDNESDAY, MAY 21ST - 7PM
NFA will be holding its annual Fashion Show tomorrow, May 21, 2014 at the NFA Main Campus Main Auditorium. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets are being sold at NFA Bookstore or at the door before the show. Tickets are $7 or $10 for a VIP ticket. The VIP ticket offers you a seat in the balcony and a gift bag with goodies.

POSTED: Tues., May 20, 2014

BUDGET POLLS NOW CLOSED
Polls will be open from Noon until 9PM. The following files are available for your information: FAQ on the Veterans’ Tax Exemption, Voter Information Sheet (Includes Polling Places), Sample Ballot and Candidate List and Bios.

POSTED: Mon., May 19, 2014

BOE BUDGET VOTE/ELECTION & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT VETERAN'S
The NECSD BOE School and Library Budget Vote/Election is on Tuesday, May 20th. Polls will be open from Noon until 9PM. In addition, a FAQ on the Veterans’ Tax Exemption has been posted on the budget webpage.

POSTED: Thurs., May 15, 2014

HORIZONS PTA TO HOLD CLOTHING DRIVE AND YARD/VENDOR SALE
On Saturday, May 31st from 10AM-2PM. Horizons-on-the-Hudson's Parent Teacher Association in conjunction with the Elementary National Honor Society will be holding a clothing drive and yard/vendor sale at the school. Download Flyer and Vendor Information

POSTED: Thurs., May 15, 2014

NFA HOLDS SECOND ANNUAL PROM DRESS DRIVE
On April 30, 2014, NFA held a gently-loved prom dress sale in the school’s bookstore. Dresses were marked for $10 each and the proceeds from all sales go to the Class of 2015 to help offset prom costs next year. Junior class students, led by co-advisors Sandy Baines and Michele Bender, supervised the collection drive. Read More

POSTED: Wed., May 14, 2014

UPCOMING BUDGET VOTE AND MEETINGS
Reminder, the BOE Budget Vote is this Tuesday. Budget newsletters have been sent out to the community, however if it has not arrived you can download it here: English | Spanish. The canvass of votes will take place the following night along with the BOE Workshop on May 21st. The BOE Regular Meeting for this month is April 27th.

POSTED: Tues., May 13, 2014

NECSD HOSTS COMMON CORE INFO SESSION
On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, the Newburgh Teachers’ Association, the Board of Education and the Newburgh Teacher Center presented, A Parent and Community Information Night: What the New Learning Standards Mean for Your Children, at New Windsor Elementary School. Read More

POSTED: Tues., May 13, 2014

NFA STUDENTS: CHARTING YOUR COURSE, NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
NFA's Charting Your Course is now available completely online for easier access. This will allow the document to be updated quicker throughout the year and to keep the course listings current. Visit Charting Your Course

POSTED: Fri., May 9, 2014

NFA ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL SCIENCE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
The Second Annual Science Research Symposium will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the NFA North Campus. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and features student presentations as well as keynote speaker Dr. William Schuster, Executive Director of Black Rock Forrest Consortium in Cornwall....Read More

POSTED: Fri., May 9, 2014

BALMVILLE SCHOOL CELEBRATES EARTH DAY 2014
Balmville Communications and Media Center celebrated Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Earth Day activities and stations held throughout the day incorporated English Language Arts, Math, English as a Second Language, and Science...Read More

POSTED: Fri., May 9, 2014

JOHN FARRELL VISITS BALMVILLE
Recently, singer-songwriter, author, and peace educator John Farrell treated Balmville Communications and Media Center Pre-K students to a special musical celebration...Read More

POSTED: Thurs., May 8, 2014

NFA HOLDS EMPTY BOWLS 2014
On Thursday, April 3, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy held Empty Bowls 2014 in the North Cafeteria at the NFA Main Campus. Empty Bowls is a national network of volunteer efforts to provide hunger relief...Read More

POSTED: Wed., May 7, 2014

NECSD RECEIVES STRENGTHENING TEACHER AND LEADER EFFECTIVENESS PROGRAM GRANT
The District is proud to announce that it is a recipient of the Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Program (STLE3) grant from the NYS Education Department. This 1-1/4 year initiative will provide $1,378,500 for activities to support teachers, educational leaders and supervisory managerial confidential staff...Read More

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