PARP and Monthly Calendars -

The PARP Calendar Page has been updated with the December calendar. In addition, a Monthly Calendar Page has been created and the September through November Monthly Calendars have been added.
Seasonal Flu Guide Information for Parents -

The Seasonal Flu Guide for Parents is now available. It includes information about the seasonal flu and it's impact on students. Learn More.
Meadow Hill Picture Retake Day Nov 30th -

Meadow Hill School's Picture Retake Day is November 30th. For specific details download the following flyer. Learn More
HOH Third Graders at Storm King -

Third graders from Horizons visited the Storm King Art Center in Cornwall as part of an ongoing, long standing partnership. Storm King Art Center has been an impactful resource to the students of Horizons for the past three years. Read More
HOH Celebrates Family Engagement with Game Night -

On Oct. 9, 2015, the Parent-Teacher Organization at Horizons on the Hudson celebrated Family Game Night. Families spent time together laughing, communicating, and making memories while playing card games and board games. Read More
Local Fire Department Visits Horizons -

Kerri Monti, a 4th grade teacher, volunteer firefighter, and member of the Horizons Partnerships committee, coordinated visits from the local fire department to educate HOH students about being proactive and preventing fires. Read More
Take A Vet To School Day at GAMS -

This year GAMS hosted an event with Time Warner Cable and the History Channel to have a Bring a Vet to School Day Event on Friday November 6th at 1:30pm. Learn More
GAMS Halloween Parade -

The GAMS Halloween parade is held every year and is a fun event for all. A photo gallery of the event can be found by clicking on the following link: Photo Gallery
Red Ribbon Week at GAMS -

GAMS students and teachers celebrated Red Ribbon Week and pledged to be drug free. Learn More
Temple Hill Academy Turkey Bowl -

Temple Hill's first ever Turkey Bowl Flag Football Game will be played on Tuesday, November 24th starting at 12:30. Learn More
Vails Gate November Issue of Monthly Newsletter -

The November Vails Gate monthly newsletter is now available for download online incase you might have missed it. Read More
Balmville PTA Leaders Honored -

Balmville PTA leaders were honored on October 28 by the NYS PTA association at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY. Our PTA was recognized with an award for outstanding membership growth for the 2014/15 school year! Learn More.
Updated November Calendar -

The November monthly calendar has been updated for Meadow Hill School. Use the following link to download. Monthly Calendar
HMS November Calendar -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. Read More
NSYNC NECSD & Financial Aid Night -

NSYNC NECSD will be taking place on Friday Nov. 13th at 7pm and will feature a Faculty and Student Lip Sync Concert. In addition, the Financial Aid Night is planned for Thursday, December 10th at 6PM.
October Gardnertown Friday Flyers -

The October 2015 Friday Flyers have been added to the Gardnertown website. Learn More
GAMS: Diary of a Wimpy Kid -

On October 14, 2015 GAMS PTO along with a group of teachers sponsored a "Dairy of Wimpy Kid: Old School" book launching event in conjunction with the Scholastic Book Fair. Learn More
Winter Sport Tryouts Begin -

Winter sport tryouts are beginning. Visit the athletics page for full schedule and more information. Learn More.
GAMS: Take a Vet To School Day -

GAMS will be hosting their "Take a Vet to School Day" in honor of Veterans' Day. Learn More
Temple Hill Academy Harvest Festival - Nov. 9th -

Temple Hill Academy will be hosting a Harvest Festival on Friday November 6th starting at 6pm. Learn More
Heritage Middle School Blood Drive - Nov. 9th -

Heritage Middle School will be hosting a blood drive on November 9th starting at 2pm. Learn More
NFA Cheerleading Tryout Materials Added -

Information on NFA Cheerleading Tryouts have been added to the Athletics webpage. Learn More
Financial Aid Night Schedule -

NFA's Financial Aid Night has been scheduled for December 10th at 6PM . Learn More
Horizons Hosts 3rd Annual Welcome Back Block Part -

HOH held its 3rd Annual Welcome Back Block Party for students, parents, and staff. During the kick-off event, local agencies represented the Newburgh community by offering health screenings, backpacks and school supplies, and more. Read More
Back Issues of Monthly Newsletter -

The September/October Monthly newsletter are also now available for download online incase you might have missed them. Read More
Celebration of Dads -

Over the past month, schools across the Newburgh Enlarged City School District have held events to honor the male role models in our students’ lives as part of October’s Parent Engagement Month. Learn More
Regional Scholarship List Updated -

The list of regional scholarships for this year has been updated. More scholarships will continue to be added over the coming weeks. Be sure to keep an eye on all deadlines. Learn More
Upcoming NFA College Events -

On November 4th, The College Planning Workshop and the College and Career Fair will take place. The events will cover a variety of topics as well as present students an opportunity to meet with colleges. Learn More
NFA Name Your School Contest -

Students: NFA’s Main Campus Administrators are looking for YOUR HELP in naming the three learning communities for the 2015-16 school year! Learn More
Meadow Hill Picture Day Schedule -

Use the following link to download the Meadow Hill Picture Days Schedule. Picture days are October 19th and 20th. PTO Page
HMS Lifetouch Picture Day Form -

Heritage Middle School picture day is Tuesday, October 13th. You can use the following link to download and print the Lifetouch Photo Order Form. Download Order Form
Goldbacks of the Month September -

Students who demonstrate what is means to be a goldback are highlighted monthly. Click the following link for the September Goldbacks of the month. PTO Page
NFA Goldbacks and MSMC Knights “Team Up” -

The NFA Goldbacks and Mount Saint Mary College Knights partnered for the Newburgh Armory Unity Center Day held on Saturday, October 3, 2015. PTO Page
MH PTO Page Update -

The Meadow Hill School PTO's webpage has been updated. You can visit the page at the following link: PTO Page
HMS September Calendar -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. Read More
September Temple Hill Newsletter -

The Temple Hill Academy September Newsletter is now available for download in both English and Spanish. Read More
Mercy College AP Course Registration -

Attention NFA students! Registration for Mercy College Advanced Placement courses has begun. The deadline for registration is October 15. This gives students the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
Black Rock Forest Fall Family Days -

Fall Family Days are public programs of Black Rock Forest Consortium and a great opportunity for our students. Various activities are planned for both October 3rd and October 10th. See the full schedule in the brochure
Staff/Faculty: FLEX Forms are Due Friday! -

The deadline to submit Flex Enrollment Forms to Payroll is Friday, September 25th, 2015. Read More
Graduation Rate Increases by 10% -

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roberto Padilla joins students and staff from across the district in acknowledging and celebrating the increase in the school district’s graduation rate. Read More
Balmville Literacy Events -

Balmville School invites you to join us for two Saturday morning events to help you. Come learn about the free Saturday Academics programs that provide fun and interesting enrichment activities that will get your child excited to read and learn. Learn More.
Staff/Faculty: Aflac/WageWorks Building Visits -

Aflac and WageWorks will be visiting buildings on September 16-18th and the 22nd. For a complete schedule, use the following link. Download Schedule
NFA Open Houses Rescheduled -

The NFA Main Campus and NFA North Campus Open Houses have been reschedule to Tuesday, September 29th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.
Fostertown PTC Updates -

The Fostertown webpage has been updated. Dates for this year, leaderships, welcome letters, and additional files have been added. Read More
NFA Dance Ensemble Hits the Disney Stage -

Earlier this summer, NFA Dance Ensemble students had the opportunity to dance at the Walt Disney World Resort. The students performed their own 20 minute performance at the Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney. Read More
Half-Day Pre-K Dismissal -

As a reminder, all Pre-K student will be released on a half-day schedule for Thurday September 3rd and Friday, September 4th. The Washington Street Pre-K Center will be dismissing at 11:30.
District Code of Conduct -

The 2015-2016 District Code of Conduct is now available on the Codes and Policies page. This document is important for both parents and students to review. Codes and Policies page
Moodle Pages -

Moodle will be open from today until September 18th. If you wish to remove any information from your previously created Moodle webpages please do so by September 18th. The district will be discontinuing use of Moodle after that date.
2015-2016 Bus Routes -

Both the AM and PM bus schedules are now available online. Please use the following link to access bus schedules by school. Bus Schedules
Gardnertown Orientations -

Orientations will take place on Tuesday September 1st. Gardnertown Kindergarten Orientation will take place at 2PM and Pre-K Orientation will take place at 3PM.
GAMS Orientations -

GAMS Tech Kindergarten Orientation will be held on Tuesday, Sept 1 at 1:00 PM. In addition, GAMS Grade 6 Orientation will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 2:00 PM.
Honors/Accelerated Guide -

Honors/Accelerated programs are offered in all of the district’s K-8 & middle schools. Such classes are open to all students who seek academic rigor and fit the eligibility criteria. The following guide contains information about the program. Download Guide
Flu Season Information -

The Orange County Department of Health has released on letter on flu season. Use the following link to download the English and Spanish letter. Download Letter
School Supply Lists Updated -

School Supply Lists for Fostertown have been updated and supply lists for Gardnertown and GAMS have been added. Read More
Day For Kids! Event -

The Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh along with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District is pleased to announce our 2015 Back-to-School Event: Day for Kids! A fun-filled event for families. Download Flyer and Vendor Signup Form
NFA Main Campus Orientation for Incoming 9th Graders -

Orientation for incoming 9th graders to NFA Main campus will be on Tuesday, August 25th from 4 to 6pm.
District/School Reports -

The current District Comprehensive Improvement Plan, School Comprehensive Education Plan, and Diagnostic Tool for School and District Evaluation are now available for download. They can be found on the new District/School Reports Page. Read More
NFA Senior Portrait Info. (REVISED) -

Senior Portrait information for NFA Seniors has been added to the website. Dates begin July 30th, use the following link for more information. Download Portrait Info
Public Hearing: Temple Hill Receivership -

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing on the performance and the concept of receivership for Temple Hill School, in the Library of the Temple Hill School on Monday, August 10, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.
Student Focus Groups Assist Breakfast Initiative -

A focus group of students from Balmville Elementary School put their culinary skills to the test as taste-testers for possible new breakfast foods as part of the Breakfast Program starting later this year. Read More
A Day with Dutchess -

Students at GAMS Tech Magnet School in Newburgh received an end of the year treat on Friday, June 19, 2015, in the form of a special four-legged furry friend. Read More
2015-16 Meadow Hill Supply Lists for 15-16 -

The 2015-2016 supply lists for grade K-8 have been added to the Meadow Hill website. Download Supply Lists
Teaching is the Core Grant -

As part of our district's work with the Teaching Is The Core grant (TITC), over the past several months, a team of teachers/ administrators in our district have reviewed, and evaluated the assessments now used in our schools. Read More
Notice To Taxpayers -

A notice to taxpayers has been added the BOE Policies page. It concerns the hiring of an individual the notice is required pursuant to Section 211 of the Retirement and Social Security Law and Section 80-5.5(e) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Read Story
June Gardnertown Friday Flyers -

The June 2015 Friday Flyers have been added to the Gardnertown website. Read More
2015-2016 Contract For Excellence Plan -

The 2015-2016 Contract For Excellence Draft is now available on the District's Codes, Plans, Policies, and Forms page. Read Story
Athletic Fall Tryout Schedule & Cheerleading Info -

The try-out schedule for fall sports is available as well as information on the upcoming cheerleading try-outs. Athletics Page
Fostertown School Presents The Sound of Music -

Recently, students at Fostertown ETC Magnet School presented The Sound of Music for classmates, teachers, school staff and family members. Read Story
South Middle School Students Visit MetLife Stadium -

The Fuel Up to Play 60 program focuses on teaching students about the importance of proper nutrition, which not only gives them healthy bodies, but also healthy minds. Read Story
NFA Nurse Aide Training Program Students Graduate -

On Wednesday, June 10, 2015, NFA seniors celebrated the culmination of their internship held at Elant in Fishkill as part of the district's Nurse Aide Training Program. Read Story
Common Core Carnival! -

The Meadow Hill School will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd from 6PM until 7:30PM. Download the flyer to read more. Download Flyer
Temple Hill Academy Hosts NECSD Tech Expo -

Recently, Temple Hill Academy hosted the first district Technology Expo. Open to all students from across the district, the Technology Expo showcased how students in NECSD elementary, middle, and high schools. Read More
Horizons Fifth Graders Study Art Through IB Lens -

Fifth grade students at Horizons on the Hudson Magnet School for the Gifted and Talented in the district completed a yearlong study of sculpture with a trip to the Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. Read More
Unlimited Horizons Accelerated Program -

Screenings for entrance into next year’s Unlimited Horizons Accelerated Academic Program for grades 2-5 will take place on Saturday, June 20, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. More registration information is available at the following link. Read More
Testing Schedule and Cell Phone Policy -

The NFA Examination Schedule for the rest of the school year is available. After the schedule is the district's "Use of Communication Devices". This policy should help clarify any questions about cell phone usage. Read More
Updated June Calendar -

The June monthly calendar has been updated for Meadow Hill School. Use the following link to download. June Monthly Calendar
NFA Seniors Live It Up At The 2015 Senior Prom -

On Friday, June 6th, NFA Seniors took to Anthony's Pier 9 for their Senior Prom. Students enjoyed a night of music and dancing. Read More
School Breakfast Program Initiative Logo Design Contest -

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District Food Services Department is excited to announce a district-wide end of the year contest for students in all grade levels. Read More
Horizons' Annual Poetry Out Loud 2015 -

Students at Horizons on the Hudson participated in their annual Poetry Out Loud event on May 27, 2015. Read More
Horizons' Pre-K Learns About the Supreme Court -

Mrs. Kipp and Mrs. Marks Pre-K class at Horizons on the Hudson have been learning about Justice Sonia Sotomayor. They learned that Sotomayor had to work hard to become a Supreme Court Justice. Read More
GAMS End of the Year Newsletter -

The GAMS Parent Newsletter for the end of the year is now available. You can find it on the monthly newsletter page. Read More
Meadow Hill May & June Students of the Month -

The May & June Ambassador Students and Gold Star Students have been announced. You can find the awards at the following link. Students of the Month
Third Annual Science Research Symposium -

The symposium was held on Friday, May 1st, at the NFA North Campus. The Science Research Program is a three year course, where students conduct primary research in a topic of choice. Read More
HMS June Calendar & Testing Schedule -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. It also includes the end of the year testing schedule. Read More
NFA Fashion Designers Showcase Their Work -

NFA's Focus on Fashion and Fashion 3 students showcased their designs in the Annual NFA Fashion Show held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in the Main Campus Auditorium. The annual tradition started in the 1990s. Read More
C.A.R. Committee Announces 2015 Honorees -

The district's Committee of Acknowledgement and Recognition was formed earlier this year to celebrate the exemplary work, professionalism, dedication, and community service of all employees of the district for the 2014-2015 school year. Read More
NECSD Receives Donation of 20,000 Books -

On May 14, 2015, a donation of 20,000 books by First Book, a non-profit organization that connects book publishers with schools and community organizations to provide access to new books for children, was delivered to the District. Read More
Vails Gate School Hosts 13th Annual Veterans Breakfast -

Students, staff, and parents from the Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School hosted the 13th Annual Veterans’ Breakfast on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Read More
Balmville Fit Club Runs 5K -

On May 9, 2015 the Balmville Fit Club participated (for the third year in row) in the Safe Harbors of the Hudson 5K! Nineteen students from fourth and fifth grade participated in the race. Read More
School & Library Budget Vote/Election Official Results -

The School and Library Budget Vote/Election official results can be found on the budget information page. click here
2015 Powderpuff Football Game -

This year, 32 seniors and 26 juniors got together to participate in Newburgh Free Academy's Powderpuff game.... Read More
School & Library Budget Vote/Election is Today -

The School and Library Budget Vote/Election is today. Polls open at Noon and close at 9PM. For polling locations, sample ballot, BOE candidate information, and more click here
Congratulations to our Valedictorian and Salutatorian -

Congratulations to our 2015 Valedictorian Avisha Amarnani, from the Main Campus, with an average of 102.481 and Salutatorian Kayla DuBois, from the North Campus, with an average of 101.251... Read More
NFA Fashion Show is Wednesday May 20th -

Doors will open at 6:30pm with the show beginning at 7pm. Come see the Fashion students show off their designs. Tickets are $7 at the door. The event will be held in the NFA Main Campus Auditorium.
Gardnertown School & Pennies For Patients -

Recently, students from Gardnertown School did a wonderful job with the Pennies for Patients Campaign for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Read More
Important Message from the Superintendent -

This has been a difficult week for our community. We have lost two beautiful children at young ages. We stand together in unity as we mourn the loss of Terrance West and Xavier Torres. Read More
Horizon's Habitat for Humanity Walk for Housing -

Horizons on the Hudson Elementary School for the Gifted and Talented participated, for a second year in a row, in the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh Walk for Housing. Read More
District Health Fair on Friday May 15th -

Join the Greater Hudson Valley Health Center and Temple Hill Academy for the First Annual Spring into Wellness Fair. Many great activities will be available. Read More
Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Webpage -

The Family and Community Engagement webpage is an online resource for parent help, community partnerships, alumni news, and more. Read More
Gomez Mill House Celebration -

On Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11 am, the Gomez Mill House will receive a New York State Proclamation to mark the 20th Anniversary of its acclaimed Local History Program with the district. Read More
HOH Students Raise Money for Children with Cancer -

During the month of February, students in K-5 collected change for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The program is called Pasta for Pennies and is supported by the Olive Garden. Read More
Town Hall Budget Presentations -

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 and Thursday, May 7, 2015, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District held the first two of three Town Hall-Budget Presentation sessions for residents with respect to the upcoming vote. Read More
NECSD Awarded AASA Grant for School Breakfast -

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District has been selected as a recipient of The School Superintendents Association (AASA) Superintendent Leadership to Expand the School Breakfast Program initiative. Read More
Updated Budget Files -

BOE candidate bios, the sample ballot, and the town hall budget presentation are now available for download on the budget webpage. Read More
HOH Students Partner with Haitian School -

Kelly Garcia's and Mala Hoffman's fourth and fifth grade Unlimited classes at Horizons-on-the-Hudson Elementary School have been participating in an international pen pal inquiry project. Read More
Heritage Monthly Calendar for May -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. The dates have also been added to the school calendar. Read More
May GEMS Parent Newsletter -

The May GEMS Parent Newsletter is now available for download on the monthly newsletter page. Read More
Gardnertown Teacher Appreciation Celebration -

The Gardnertown Fundamental Magnet School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a special luncheon on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Read More
Gardnertown Friday Flyers Updated -

The April Friday Flyers have been uploaded. You can view them on the Gardnertown Monthly Newsletter page. Read More
Fostertown Suess Song Swap Photo Gallery -

The following link will take your to a photo gallery from a recent Dr. Suess Song Swap. Read More
NFA Hosts Empty Bowls 2015 Benefit -

Recently, Newburgh Free Academy students and staff hosted Empty Bowls to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Empty Bowls is a national network of volunteer efforts to provide hunger relief. Read More
Newburgh Symphony Orchestra Side by Side Concert -

The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra Side by Side concert on March 28 was in conjunction with the Newburgh District String Program at NFA Main. Read More
Town Hall Budget Meetings Begin Tonight -

The district will be holding 3 Town Hall Budget Meetings, they begin tonight at the Good-Will Fire Department in the Town of Newburgh. Then, in New Windsor on May 7th, and finally in the City of Newburgh on May 11. Read More
SMS's First Annual Science Fair - May 7th -

Have you ever what is the fastest way to cool a soda? If a smile is contagious? Or if gamers have a faster reaction time than non-gamers? Then you need to come visit South Middle School on Thursday May 7th. Read More
April GEM and Ambassador Student Awards -

The April GEM Student Awards and the April Ambassador (courage) Student Awards are now available. Read More
Healthy Heart Clinic -

Recently, NFA students ran a clinic each month and collected data with collaboration of P-Tech students. Learn More
NECSD Technology Expo -

Temple Hill Academy will be hosting the first Technology Expo on Thursday, May, 7 from 6:00-8:30pm. Open to the district to attend, the Technology Expo will showcase how students in Newburgh schools are using technology tools. Learn More
Celebration of Gospel at the Academy -

Tonight! A Celebration of Gospel will be taking place at NFA. Doors open at 6:30pm. Dena Walker, Ralph Williams, Corey Dandridge and Thee Falcon will be there as well as others. Learn More
Excelsior Academy Featured In Australian Publication -

The great work that our students are doing in Excelsior Academy is reaching the other side of the globe. The global recognition that the P-Tech program is receiving is a great for our district and students. Learn More
NFA Swimmer Charlie Broe Signs Letter of Intent -

Congratulations to NFA Swimmer Charlie Broe who signed his National Letter of Intent recently in the company of his family, parents, and school administrators. Charlie has accepted an athletic scholarship from Bryant University Learn More
Upcoming Balmville PTA Events -

NECSD Holds Annual Elementary Spelling Bee -

Forty district elementary students participated in the 2015 Elementary Spelling Bee which was held at Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor. Fostertown fifth grader Natalia Murphy was the 2015 Champion. Read More
South Middle School Choice Assembly -

Recently, SMS students participated in a Choice Assembly presented by Bobby Lane and Mark Jones of Exodus Transitional Community on 1st Street in Newburgh, NY. Read More
Free Dental Screenings to Students at THA -

The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center delivered free dental screenings to students at Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor recently. Read More
HOH's Adventures in Africa -

Kathleen Allen’s class at Horizons was visited recently by Mrs. Goings-Perrot, a parent from her class. Goings-Perrot shared with the class her adventures in Africa while she served with the Peace Corps in Togo. Read More
Week of the Young Child 2015 -

Earlier this week, the district joined with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in celebration of the Week of the Young Child Read More
Meadow Hill School Travels the World -

Students and families presented various traditions from their culture including history, storytelling, craft making, international music, and traditional desserts in the International Bistro Extravaganza. Read More
Jonathan Kruk, Hudson Valley Storyteller at GAMS -

Jonathan Kruk, recently visited with the students at GAMS. He entertained and educated with storytelling programs of fairy tales, fables, Hudson Valley lore, myths, and local history. Read More
Financial Aid Workshop 101 -

Many families focus on the college search, selection and admission process. We believe that figuring out how to pay for college is also an important part of this process. Learn More
Dr. Seuss Literacy Night at Fostertown School -

On March 19th, Fostertown School held it’s annual Dr.Seuss literacy evening. Students listened to Dr. Seuss books, played games and made crafts related to the stories read. Learn More
I Am NFA! Reminder -

Reminder: Still open interview spots available. I Am NFA is a video project created by students to share a wide-range of perspectives and experiences about NFA. Sign up to be interviewed!
April Temple Hill Newsletter -

The Temple Hill Academy April Newsletter is now available for download in both English and Spanish. Read More
Gardnertown Friday Flyers Updated -

The March Friday Flyers have been upload. You can view them on the Gardnertown Monthly Newsletter page. Read More
Heritage Monthly Calendar for April -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. The dates have also been added to the school calendar. Read More
Back Issues of Monthly Newsletter -

The February and March Monthly newsletter are also now available for download online incase you might have missed them. Read More
Quick Start Tennis Club -

The Quick Start Tennis Club, a seven week program designed to introduce tennis in a fun and fit way, is seeking new members. Boys and girls ages 5–10 years old will practice and play games on modified courts with modified balls and rackets. Learn More
NFA Student Earns Honorable Mention In Student Film Festival -

NFA student Victor Elera has earned an honorable mention in this years White House Student Film Festival. This years festival received over 1500 entries from around the world. Read More
Program Offerings and Application 2015-2016 -

The 2015-2016 Program Application is now available. The link can be found above under Students/Parents or by using the following link: NFA Application
Teaching Is The Core Grant (TITC) -

As part of our district's work with the Teaching Is The Core grant (TITC), members of the NECSD Curriculum & Instruction team met with Orange-Ulster BOCES, on February 11, 2015, to discuss the role of current district-coordinated assessments. Read More
SMS Presents Bye Bye Birdie -

Bye Bye Birdie will have performances on Friday March 27th, and Saturday, March 28. Both Performances will be at 7pm in the Edward J. Mucci Auditorium at South Middle School. For tickets call 845-563-7000. Read More
Black History Month NFA Alumni All-Star Game -

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, the NFA Black History Month Committee held an All-Star Alumni Basketball Game. Proceeds from the game supported scholarships for select seniors. Read More
Spring Into College Workshop - March 26th -

The Spring into College Planning Workshop will be held at 7PM in the NFA North Campus Auditorium on March 26th. Topics include admission process, financial aid, and advice from current college students. Read More
Community Event: Recycled Art Contest -

Students age 5 – 17 years are invited to share their flair for repurposing discarded items, recycling trash into treasures and creating art from what may have been garbage! The art works will be on display during the Community Cleanup Read More
REMINDER: NFA Main Campus 9th Grade Orientation -

The Main Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation will be March 26th at 7PM. It will begin in the NFA Main Campus Auditorium.
NFA Scholarship Deadline - March 23rd -

Attention Seniors: The deadline to turn in all LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS is March 23rd. Please turn in the completed applications to your school counselor no later than March 23rd. View Scholarship List!
Gardnertown Students Become Inventors! -

Gardnertown Fundamental Magnet School students from Ellen Bucciferro's class recently displayed their creative sides with a class project about famous inventors. Read More
I Am NFA! -

Members of the NFA Youth Diversity Committee are engaged in an amazing project. I Am NFA is a video project created by students to share a wide-range of perspectives and experiences about NFA. Sign up to be interviewed!
Students in Mary Poppins Learn to Fly -

Camille Cappello and Salvator Fratto trained with Flying By Foy technicians for the upcoming production of Mary Poppins. Performances will be held March 20-22, 2015, at the NFA Main Campus. to reserve your seat!
Temple Hill Academy Celebrates Read Across America -

Excitement was in the air at THA on Monday, March 9, 2015, as the school participated in Read Across America, the celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday. The special event also included the arrival of many notable celebrity readers. Read More
Upcoming NFA Blood Drive - March 17 -

Give someone else the luck of the Irish! NFA will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, March 17th from 8am until 2pm in the NFA Main Campus Girls' Gym. Read More and Requirements
THA Family Math Night -

Temple Hill Academy’s annual “Family Math Night” will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015, at 6 pm, for students K-8. This is always an exciting and enjoyable evening for our Temple Hill Academy families. Participation Form: English | Spanish
THA Parents: Dental Screenings at THA -

The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center will be conducting a dental screening at THA on Mon., March 30, 2015, from 4pm-6pm. For your child to participate please fill out and return the following form by March 23. Screning Form EN & SP
Kayla DuBois Represent NFA at Symposium -

Newburgh Free Academy’s Kayla DuBois, a student in the NFA North Campus Science Research Program, recently traveled to Albany to present her findings at the Eastern Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). Read More
HOH Students Bring Gods of Mt. Olympus to Life -

After studying Ancient Greek Civilizations and the Greek Myths, students in Kathleen Allen’s second grade class at HOH created a performance for parents and fellow second graders about the 12 Gods of Mt. Olympus. Read More
GAMS Celebrates Dr. Suess -

GAMS recently celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with guest readers from Central Office and the B.O.E Read More
NFA's Da'mani Burns Places Third in NYS Tournament -

NFA wrestler Da'mani Burns placed 3rd at the NYS Wrestling Tournament this past weekend. View photo
Incoming 9th Grade Orientation -

The NFA North Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation has been reschedule for this Thursday, March 12 from 7PM until 9PM. The Main Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation will be March 26th at 7PM.
NECSD and NTA Stand United During Fair Funding Rally -

On Monday, March 2, 2015, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District and the Newburgh Teachers’ Center hosted a Fair Funding Rally at the NFA Main Campus. Read More
"Amazing Authors' Affair" at Horizons -

Horizons on the Hudson third graders celebrated each other's writing at their "Amazing Authors' Affair" in which they presented storybooks that they created to their families and friends. Read More
SMS Students Support Ban on Tobacco Sales -

South Middle School’s 6th grade Health students created a poster in support of a City Council motion to ban tobacco sales within 1000 feet of schools. Read More
Dual Language Program Seats Available -

A two-way bilingual program using two languages for literacy and content instruction for all student involved. Classes are composed of a group of English and a group of Spanish speaking students. Seats are available at Fostertown, Temple Hill, and Vails Gate. Read More
March GEMS Parent Newsletter -

The March GEMS Parent Newsletter is now available for download on the monthly newsletter page. Read More
NYS assemblyman James Skoufis visits SMS -

NYS Assemblyman James Skoufis recently spoke to students in Jonelle Formato Santo’s class at South Middle School in Newburgh about the State Assembly and what his job entails as a representative. Read More
HMS Blood Drive - March 9th -

Heritage Middle School will be holding a blood drive on Monday, March 9th from 2:00pm until 7:00pm. To make an appointment please call 1-800-Red-Cross or visit
PTECH Information Sessions & Applications -

Excelsior Academy offers a unique school experience that combines the best elements of high school, college, and the world of work. Attend an information session to learn more about the unique opportunities. Upcoming Sessions are on March 18, 21, and 23rd. Read More
Vails Gate Celebrates Dr. Suess's Birthday -

Librarian, Catherine Gilligan, Gym Teacher, Jennifer Grogan, and Ms. Lopez-Romero's Kindergarten class recently celebrated Dr. Seuss's Birthday by dressing up for the event as Thing 1 and Thing 2. Read More
March PARP CAlendar -

The March Parents as Reading Partners is now available for download. PARP Calendar Page
New Windsor School Combats Bullying -

New Windsor School recently participated in No-Name Calling Week, a national initiative designed to combat bullying and create safe schools free of name-calling, harassment and bias. Read More
Heritage Middle School Hosts 9th Annual Science Fair -

On Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, Heritage MS hosted an exciting event that encourages students to think like young scientists, the 9th Annual Saturnelli Science Fair, named in honor of former District Superintendent Dr. Annette Saturnelli. Read More
February GEM Students of the Month -

See the full list of student award winners from Meadow Hill Global Explorations for January. The full list of students can be found at the following link: Read More
Empty Bowls at NFA -

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., NFA students and staff will host Empty Bowls to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Read More
Vision 2020: The Way Forward -

The district superintendent has released his strategic blueprint for the district's next five years. The 2015-2020 blueprint represents a united focus on how to better serve our scholars. Read More
Mary Poppins Flys Into NFA -

Ticket reservations for Newburgh Free Academy's Spring Musical, Disney and Cameron McKintosh's Mary Poppins, are now available! Please visit to reserve your seat!
15-16 Kindergarten Registration Kicks Off -

The district's Kindergarten registration choice lottery will take place from Tuesday, March 3 until Tuesday, March 24, 2015. This is only open to children who reach five years of age on or before December 1, 2015. Read More
Still Accepting Dual Language Applications -

For any parents still interested Fostertown school is still accepting Dual Language Applications View Registration Page for Forms.
NFA 9TH Grade Orientation -

NECSD Families of 8th Grade students, the incoming 9th Grade Orientation scheduled at NFA North and Main for March 3rd and 5th have been postponed. A future date will be forthcoming.
Marcus the Therapy Dog Visits Gardnertown -

On Thursday February 5, Ms. Wilson’s 5th grade class participated in an exciting culminating activity. For the past few weeks, students in this class learned about therapy dogs. Read More
Lunar New Year Celebration at Vails Gate -

Karen McVey, an ESL teacher, organized two assemblies to celebrate the Lunar New Year with some of our Chinese speaking families. During the assembly, students learned from our guest parents about Lunar New Year. Read More
New York Public Schools: The Right Investment -

This video is based on a paper written by the NYS Educational Conference Board. The paper offers recommendations on how state government can invest in the future through sustainable education progress. View Video
Little Shop of Horrors at NFA North -

On February 26-28th at 7PM the NFA North Campus Theatre Emsemble will be presenting Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets are $10 for General Admission tickets or $8 for Senior Citizens and children under 5.
PTO: Family Math Night T-Shirt Orders -

T-Shirts with this year’s Official Math Night logo are available! Simply fill out the order form below and please send in a cash payment and your shirt will arrive in time for this big event! Order Form
PTO: Family Math Night T-Shirt Orders -

T-Shirts with this year’s Official Math Night logo are available! Simply fill out the order form below and please send in a cash payment and your shirt will arrive in time for this big event! Order Form
Scoliosis Screenings for Heritage Middle Students -

During the month of March the nurses in the health office will be conducting postural screenings for scoliosis for sixth and eighth grade students. If the results indicate a need for follow up with a health care provider, a note will be sent home with your child.
Healthy Heart Blood Pressure Clinic -

NFA Health Science Career Program is holding a Healthy Heart Blood Pressure Clinic. There will be a blood pressure clinic, heart health awareness, CPR and AED demos and more. More Information
Survey for Gardnertown Families -

As part of our School Self-Review we value your feedback as a partner with our Gardnertown family. Below is the link for the Parent Survey, please complete the survey by Wednesday, February 25th. Survey in English | Survey in Spanish
Anthem Security Breach News for Staff/Faculty -

Anthem, Inc. reported an extensive security breach of their member data. Names, dates of birth, member ID’s, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and employment information of current and former members were impacted. Read More
Balmville School PTA Hosts Winter Wonderland Party -

The Balmville Elementary School Parent Teacher Association hosted a Winter Wonderland Party for the school community on Friday, February 6, 2015. Read More
Black History Month Celebration -

NFA Black History Month Committee will be holding various events this month. Use the following link to download the calendar and a flyer for the upcoming NFA Alumni Basketball All-Star Game on 2/28. Read More
February Temple Hill Newsletter -

The Temple Hill Academy February Newsletter is now available for download in both English and Spanish. Read More
Meadow Hill Monthly Newsletter - February -

The Meadow Hill GEMS February Newsletter is now available for download. Use the following link to access the file. Read More
Office365 Free for Staff and Students -

Everyone is united behind a single goal – help train our students to succeed and prepare for life. To do that, we’re providing Office to every one of our students free of charge. Read More
Scholarship Opportunities for NFA Students -

The annual list of NFA Scholarships is now available. The deadline for the application is March 23rd, 2015 but scholarship applications should be turned in as soon as possible. Read More
NFA Athletes Sign Letters of Intent -

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Newburgh Free Academy proudly hosted a Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony for two NFA scholar-athletes that have been offered athletic scholarships at Division 1 and 2 colleges. Read More
NYSHIP and EBCBS PPO Enrollees -

Anthem, Inc. the parent organization for Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield (the hospital administrator for NYSHIP and the plan administrator for the retiree plan Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield has reported an extensive security breach of their member data. Read More
Save our Sons Night -

On Friday, February 6, 2015, the first annual NATIONAL SAVE OUR SONS NIGHT (NSOSN) will take place across the country. For an activity guide, visit the following link, Read More
Meadow Hill GEM Students - January -

See the full list of student award winners from Meadow Hill Global Explorations for January. Teh full list of students can be found at the following link: Read More
Gardnertown Friday Flyers Updated -

The January Friday Flyers have been upload. You can view them on the Gardnertown Monthly Newsletter page. Read More
THA Kindergarten Open House - Wed. 6PM -

Due to the the originally scheduled Kindergarten Open House date being cancelled due to the snow. THA will be hosting their Kindergarten Open House on Wednesday, February 11th at 6PM. Read More
Dual Language Program Information and Registration -

This year's Dual-language Program, at THA, Vails Gate, and Fostertown, students will be interviewed and selected prior to the Kindergarten lottery placement process. Download Dual Language Info & Registration Form: English | Spanish or on the Registration Dept page.
Tonight: Temple Hill Academy Family Reading Night -

THA is hosting their annual Family Reading Night for grades K-8. Dr. Gamgi from the MSMC will give a 20 minute presentation about literacy, give students books to take home, and have literacy based activities. Read More
South Middle School Open House Information -

on February 5th, SMS will be holding their 6th Grade Open House. This is for current fifth grade students who will be entering sixth grade next year. Come out and see what SMS has to offer! Read More
PTO Sponsored HOH Annual Bookfair was a Huge Success -

Barnes and Noble was buzzing with action on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the PTA sponsored HOH 4th annual bookfair! The day included numerous activities for students and families. Read More
Temple Hill Academy “Believes” -

It is evident that THA students are Thinkers, Honorable and Ambitious. We can add "Believers" to this list. Once again the students and staff of THA joined together in their yearly Macy's Make-A-Wish letter writing campaign. Read More
HOH Hosts Dads Take Your Child to School Day -

Horizons-on-the-Hudson School recently hosted Dads Take Your Child to School Day. According to HOH Principal Lisa Buon, the school community realizes the importance of connecting families to the work that it does with students. Read More
GAMS 7th Grade Honor Roll Students -

Congratulations to the GAMS Grade 7 Honor Roll Students. These students had a 1st quarter grade point average of 85 or above. Keep up the good work. Read More
Heritage Monthly Calendar for February -

The Monthly Calendar from Heritage Middle School is now available for download. The dates have also been added to the school calendar. Read More
January Temple Hill Newsletter -

The Temple Hill Academy January Newsletter is now available for download in both English and Spanish. Read More
Vails Gate Multicultural Night -

On December 4 Vails Gate School celebrated Multicultural Day/Night. Classes completed various activities such as presenting projects, researching information about different countries, and reading cultural stories. Read More
Temple Hill Hosts Winter Wonderland -

On Friday, December 5, 2014, Temple Hill Academy held its Winter Wonderland event with over 70 parents attending. This event was a combination of the Parent Teacher Organization and Parent Engagement Funding under Title I. Read More
Regent Schedule Change Due to Snowday -

NFA Student & Parents: Regents exams were not administered at Newburgh Free Academy on Tuesday. However, Friday, January 30th is now a Regents Exam Day. Read More
City of Newburgh Issues Snow Emergency as of 6PM -

City Manager Michael G. Ciaravino has declared a snow emergency in the City of Newburgh effective today January 26 at 6:00 pm. Read The Full Press Release for More Details
Superintendent Meets with Local Business Association -

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Newburgh Enlarged City School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roberto Padilla met with local business owners as the guest speaker. Read More
Teachers: February PD Registration Now Available -

There are 4 different days in February that have professional development opportunities available. Logon to the Teacher Portal and register now for your sessions. Read More
Dr. Padilla Honored by Scribes Institute -

On Sunday, January 18th, Superintendent Roberto Padilla was honored by The Scribes Institute Inc. at their Dr. Martin Luther King Literacy and Learning Gala. Read More
NetSci Students to Present Projects at Princeton -

All three student teams from the NFA NetSci Program have been accepted to present research posters at Princeton University on March 7, 2015 as part of the IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC). Read More
Mercy College Registration Now Open -

Registration for the Spring 2015 Mercy College High School Articulation Program is underway. The agreement between Mercy College and NFA affords students in selected courses the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
THA Winter Blood Drive -

Temple Hill Academy’s Winter Blood Drive has been scheduled for Thursday, January 29th, 2015 in the Main Gym from 3:30p.m. – 8:00p.m. Please consider donating. Please contact the Health Office at 845-568-6481 to schedule an appointment. Walk-in's welcomed too!
City of Newburgh Releases Drinking Water Letter -

     The City of Newburgh recently released a letter concerning the elevated level of Trihalomethanes in the water. The district feels this is an important letter for City of Newburgh residents to have access to so we are providing a link. Read More
NFA Hosts Film Festival -

     On December 12, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy played host to the Hudson Valley Across the River Film Festival. This student film festival was the brain child of Elizabeth Perez, a student in Guy Du Quesnay’s GBTV program at NFA. Read More
Annual Holiday Bilingual Meeting -

     Through the Work of All...We gathered together at our Annual Holiday Bilingual Meeting as a family to celebrate. Through the leadership of Ms. Beato, the teachers, parents, and children spent an informative and festive evening together.Read More
HS Girls' Basketball Article on HVSR -

     The following link will take you to an article about the Girls' High School Basketball team entitled, "Newburgh’s Cookin’ against Arlington – Katie’s big game lifts Goldbacks over Admirals" from the Hudson Valley Sport Report Website Read More
January Regents Schedule -

     A letter to the parents concerning the January regents recently went home. You can also view the letter, along with the regents schedule and review schedule at the following link. Read More
AP Testing Letter -

     A letter to the parents concerning the AP Exams. In addition, a registration form is included. This file can be found on the Guidance Department's Testing Information page or at the following link. Read More
GEM Gold Star Students September - December -

The complete list of all students whom have been recognized as Gold Star Students in grades K-6 is available. Read More
TITC Grant for Local Schools -

The OU BOCES/Division of Instructional Support Services has been awarded a Teaching is the Core (TITC) Grant from the New York State Department of Education. Newburgh is one of the thirteen participating districts. Read More
NFA Students Distribute Holiday Gifts -

     This holiday season, 25 Newburgh students and 30 senior citizens were given gifts for the holidays thanks to the generosity of special elves from Newburgh Free Academy. Read More
GAMS NEHS Students Visit Johnes Home -

     Over the holidays, about 30 students from the GAMS National Elementary Honor Society visited the Johnes Home in Balmville. Read More
NFA Yearbooks Now Available for Order -

Yearbooks are available for purchase online until 2/27/15. In addition, recognition ads are available for order. Plus, information on class rings is available by clicking on the following link. Read More
Staff/Faculty: New MVP Health Insurance ID Cards -

New MVP ID cards are being mailed to members in batches. However, beginning January 1st, if filling any prescriptions at a pharmacy, the pharmacy will need you old ID card and new RX Bin and Pharmacy Group Number. Get Numbers
Atomic Learning Available to Students, Staff, and Parents -

Atomic Learning is an online training resource that assists you through thousands of short, easy-to-understand tutorial movies and "how do I apply that" trainings. Login Here
Excelsior Award goes to CSEA member Mike Paz -

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) have announced Michael Pazas the winner of the 2014 Excelsior Award. Read More
NFA’s McCartney Selected to 2015 NAFME Ensemble -

More than 810 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States have been selected to perform in the 2015 NAFME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles. Read More
South Middle School Math Team Competes in Championship -

On December 11, 2014, the South Middle School Math Team competed in the Mid-Hudson Math League Championship at CJ Hooker Middle School in Goshen, NY.Read More
Temple Hill Academy Visited By Elsa and Ana -

Temple Hill Academy had two very special visitors last week as part of the school’s participation in Hour of Code.Read More
Students Take Part in Hour of Code -

On Monday, December 8, 2014, 120 Newburgh Enlarged City School District students attended a unique event, Hour of Code, at NFA North Campus. Read More
Balmville Student Wins Holiday Card Contest -

The district recently held the 2014 Superintendent’s Winter Card Contest. Students across the district were invited to submit their entries for the opportunity to be selected as the cover of this year’s holiday card. Read More
NFA Goldbacks to be Honored at City Council Meeting -

The City of Newburgh Council Meeting on Monday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. will be located at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. The public are encouraged to join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our NFA Goldbacks Varsity Football Team!
Health Benefits: SBCs Updated -

The 2015 Summary of Benefits for the following health insurance plans have been posted: NYSHIP, MVP HMO, CDPHP and GHI/Emblem.
Pre-K Thanksgiving Celebration -

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, students at the Newburgh Enlarged City School District Pre-K Center on Washington Street joined with school staff for a special Thanksgiving celebration. Read More
Local Author Stefan Bolz Visits NFA -

Recently, local author Stefan Bolz visited the students in the criminal justice program at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. Read More
First Annual NFA Goldbacks Basketball Kickoff Dinner -

On Wednesday December 5th at 6:00 PM at NFA’s Main Campus North Cafeteria the Newburgh Boys Basketball Goldbacks held the First Annual Goldback Basketball Recognition Kickoff Spaghetti Dinner. Read More
Ms. Byrne's ESL Students at Temple Hill Academy -

Temple Hill Academy students in Josephine Byrne's English as a Second Language classes enjoyed various integrated and hands-on lessons and activities recently. Read More
NFA Brings The Polar Express to Life -

Recently, the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, was brought to life by students from Newburgh Free Academy. The all-dance production of The Polar Express featured students from the NFA Dance Department. Read More
Meadow Hill School Hosts Inaugural Blood Drive -

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Meadow Hill School held an inaugural blood drive in conjunction with the New York Blood Center. Read More
NFA Students Selected to NYSSMA Conference All-State -

NFA Students, Olivia McCartney, Sam Conti and Milan Hanley-Rhone (Alternate), were recently recognized by the district's Board of Education as students selected to represent the district and area in the NYSSMA Conference All-State music groups. Read More
Horizons Barnes and Noble Book Fair -

On Saturday, December 13th, Horizons will be hosting their 4th Annual Barnes and Noble Bookfair from 10am until 6pm. Activities include arts and crafts, face painting, storytime, balloon character show, sing-along, performance by band members, and more! Read More
South MS and Applebee's Fundraiser -

On Saturday, December 13, from 8am until 10am Applebee's in Newburgh will be hosting their Flapjack Fundraiser. Read More
Temple Hill Academy Holds Career Panel -

On November 19th, 2014, the 7th and 8th grade students at Temple Hill Academy participated in a Career Panel. They enjoyed listening and interacting with a plethora of professionals. Read More
Thanksgiving Gardnertown Food Drive -

In the spirit of the holidays, every year the students at Gardnertown School donate food for our less fortunate Gardnertown families. Read More
Horizons Inducts National Honor Society Members -

The Horizons on the Hudson chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, expanding its membership to 29 students. Read More
Museum of the Hudson Highlands Visits GAMS -

The Museum of the Hudson Highlands visited the second grade students at GAMS. The children were treated to a presentation that included Native American tools, toys and tales. Read More
Meadow Hill OLWEUS Team's Anti-Bullying Month -

October is National Anti-Bullying Month and the Meadow Hill OLWEUS team recognized this important cause with a series of events to help all its K-8 GEMS take an active stand against bullying.Read More
Gardnertown School Hosts Parent Lunches -

Students at Gardnertown Fundamental Magnet School in Newburgh recently participated in special parent lunches held from October 22 until October 30, 2014. Read More
Staff/Faculty: United Way Campaign Underway -

United Way campaign is currently under way. All staff/faculty should be receiving their donation forms by December 3rd. Forms should be returned to your building campaign manager, or to the Office of Human Resources by no later than Monday, December 8, 2014.
Parent Reading Workshop at Fostertown ETC -

Parents became the students and the teacher earned a grade when Fostertown ETC hosted a parent reading workshop on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 6 to 8pm. Read More
Pumpkin Math at GAMS -

Ms. Forino and Miss Anderson's class used pumpkins to teach the skills of measurement and place value. The students worked in cooperative groups, using the skills they'd learned to estimate and then measure the circumference of various sized pumpkins. Read More
NFA Hosts College and Career Fair Night -

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Newburgh Free Academy Department of Counseling and Guidance presented the College and Career Fair for students, parents and guardians. Read More
NFA Cosmetology Students Visited By Salon Owner -

Recently, Newburgh Free Academy senior cosmetology students enjoyed a visit from special guest speaker Michele Iorio, a local beauty salon owner. Iorio shared with students what employers look for when hiring new employees for their establishment. Read More
NYSSMA Area All State Selection -

Students from the Newburgh Enlarged City School District were recently selected into the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All State. Read More
NFA Goldbacks in State Championship in Syracuse -

Newburgh advanced to the Class AA state championship against Jamestown at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
Drinking Water Tests in the District -

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the community the district invited the EPA into our school to help initiate a program to test our school's drinking water. Full information and results
Fostertown Holds Common Core Math Night Workshop -

On Wednesday, October 29th, Fostertown ETC School hosted a school wide parent workshop, "A Byte into the Common Core of Math." Read More
Jim McKenna Visits New Windsor School -

When Jim McKenna reads out loud to children, he finds himself looking back at a room full of wide-eyed, mesmerized, and wonder-struck faces. Read More
Meadow Hill's 2nd Annual Halloween Parade -

The halls of Meadow Hill were alive with excitement this Halloween as the school held its 2nd annual Halloween Parade. Read More
Meadow Hill Hosts Annual Fall Concert -

On Wednesday, October 29, Meadow Hill held its annual fall concert. Performances were given by the Concert Band, Concert Orchestra and 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Chorus. Read More
NFA Dance Department to Perform "The Polar Express" -

On Friday, December 5th at 7PM and on Saturday, December 6th at 2PM. The NFA Dance Department will be performing The Polar Express. This is an all-dance production. More information can be found on the flyerdownload the flyer. Read More
Superintendent Winter Card Contest -

The district is hosting a winter card contest for students of the district. Visit
Meadow Hill School's Honors Local Veterans -

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, students and faculty members at Meadow Hill School honored local veterans by hosting the Annual Veterans Appreciation Day complete with a continental breakfast and observance program. Read More
Excelsior Parent/Teacher Conferences Sign-Up -

You can now use the website signupgenius to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences on November 25th and 26th. ....Visit Signup Website
Heritage Middle School November Calendar -

The November Calendar for Heritage Middle School is now available. Visit the school site to download, or click on the following link. Read More
Gardnertown Students' Storybook Characters -

On Friday, October 31, 2014, storybook characters came to life thanks to students and staff at Gardnertown School. In conjunction with Halloween, students and staff were asked to come in costume as their favorite storybook characters. Read More
Fostertown Students' Favorite Literary Characters -

What do Harry Potter, Ms. Frizzle, Pinkalicious, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Thing One and Thing Two all have in common? They all spent the day learning in school on Friday, October 31, 2014. Read More
Meadow Hill Holds 1st Annual Reading Retreat -

On Thursday, October 23, Meadow Hill School held its 1st Annual Reading Retreat. The purpose of the Reading Retreat was to promote the love and joy of reading amongst students throughout the building. Read More
Flu Season Announcement from Orange County -

A letter from the Orange County Department of Health concerning flu season. The letter contains important flu prevention information. Download the letter by clicking on the following link. Read More
NFA's Financial Aid Night: November 18th -

Event will take place at NFA North Campus Auditorium on Nov. 18th at 7PM. Attendees will learn about resources to help find and apply for Scholarships, Grants, and other forms of financial aid. Read More
South Middle School's Books-N-Breakfast -

Books-n-Breakfast is an educational and social event that promotes parental awareness regarding your child’s education. We warmly invite SMS students and their families to enjoy a buffet-style, gourmet breakfast served in our school cafeteria. Read More
NFA North's Anti-Bullying POWER Pledge -

NFA North’s 3rd annual anti-bullying POWER (People One With Each other’s Right to be ourselves) campaign began this school year with students, parents and teachers signing anti-bullying pledges. Read More
Vails Gate Recently Held a Parent Math Night -

On Wednesday October 22nd, Mr. Brady 6th grade Math Teacher met with parents and students to discuss and model the current concepts being taught. Read More
Vails Gate Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month -

On the morning of Friday, October 3rd, Ms. Sara Feliz, the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction spoke with the bilingual classes at GAMS for Hispanic Heritage Month. Read More
Horizons Students Tour El Galeon -

Students from Horizons on the Hudson recently visited El Galeon when it docked for a special visit at the Newburgh Waterfront. Horizons students, accompanied by their teachers, traveled down to the waterfront and attend tours for three days at no cost. Read More
School Board Recognized by New York State -

During the October 28th Board of Education Meeting the Newburgh School Board was acknowledged as part of NYS School Board Recognition Week. Read More
“Team NFA Cares” Supports Walk to End Alzheimer's -

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, students from Newburgh Free Academy participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's of Orange/Sullivan County held at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery, NY. Read More
Meadow Hill Gold Star & Ambassador Students -

The Meadow Hill Gold Star and Ambassador Student lists for September and October are now available. More Information
Excelsior Academy's Inaugural Mentoring Program -

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Excelsior Academy welcomed 50 IBM mentors to kick-off its inaugural mentoring program. Each Excelsior student was paired with a current IBM employee to help students gain exposure to careers, and have role models to guide them. Read More
First Town Hall's Q&A -

The following page contains questions, which the district received at our first "Town Hall Meeting", and answers. Read More
Temple Hill Academy Hosts Harvest Festival -

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor hosted a Harvest Festival in an effort to incorporate education about healthy local foods and healthy lifestyle habits into the daily lives of their students. Read More
NFA Welcomes Cell-Free Roads Advocate Jacy Good -

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy hosted a special speaker/assembly presentation for all NFA Junior and Senior class students at the Main Campus. Read More
Fostertown Parents: Common Core Night -

This upcoming event, on Wednesday, October 29th, will help you "Take a Bite out of Common Core Math". The event will run from 6PM-8PM and will give Fostertown parents an opportunity to see what their child is learning in their classroom. Read More
Barnes & Noble Celebrates Teachers & Administrators -

From October 11 until October 19, 2014, Barnes and Noble celebrated Fall Educator Appreciation Days by inviting local educators into its stores as a thank you for being influential in the communities that they serve...Read More
Winter Sports Information -

Attention all students in grades 7-12. JV and Varsity Winter Sports Begin November 10th. All Modified Sports begin November 17th.More Information
Schools Take Part in Fire Prevention Day -

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, students at Gardnertown and Fostertown Schools took part in Fire Prevention Day. Local fire departments Good Will and Cronomer Valley visited the schools Read More
Commissioner of Education Visits Excelsior Academy -

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the New York State Commissioner of Education, Dr. John B. King, Jr., visited students in their English Language Arts and math classes at the Newburgh Free Academy Excelsior Academy. Read More
Balmville PTA Webpage Updated -

The Balmville PTA webpage has been update with meeting schedule, members, upcoming events, and more. Read More
THA Harvest Festival, Haunted Hallways -

THA's Harvest Festival will take place this Friday, October 17th. THA's Haunted Hallways will take place next Friday, October 24th. Click on the previous links for more information. Read More
Quassaick Bridge Fire District Open House -

The New Windsor Fire Department - Quassaick Bridge First District Open House will be this Saturday, October 19th, 2014. It is located at 275 Walsh Ave. and will be from 10AM until 3PM. Read More
Charles V. Fornal Athletic Administration Building -

On October 24, 2014 the Newburgh Free Academy Athletic Administration Building will be dedicated as The Charles V. Fornal Athletic Administration Building.... Read More
NFA College and Career Fair -

Representatives from a large variety of public and private colleges will be here at Newburgh Free Academy to answer your questions regarding admissions, scholarships, financial aid and programs of study..... Read More
MH's Ms. Melissa Winfield-Corbett Attends Oprah’s Tour -

The Life You Want Weekend 2014 Tour made its stop in Newark, New Jersey. Thousands, including one of our district’s own, were in attendance seeking to get insights on how they can fulfill their visions to live their best life... Read More
Barnes & Noble Educator Event -

Barnes & Noble in Newburgh will host a Welcome Reception for educators in honor of Roberto Padilla, Ed.D., on October 15 from 4:30-6:30 PM. Refreshments will be served.... Read More
Breakfast with the Principal at Vails Gate -

Parents and students were invited to enjoy breakfast with the principal Ebony Green and assistant principal Dwayne D’Avilar. It was an opportunity for parents to have breakfast with their child and gain an understanding of new programs.... Read More
ESYP Welcome Quilt for Dr. Padilla -

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, district faculty from the Extended School Year Program at Gardnertown School site attended the NECSD Board of Education meeting to present Superintendent, Dr. Roberto Padilla with a special “Welcome” quilt.... Read More
Horizons Hosts Back to School Block Party -

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Horizons on the Hudson held its second annual Welcome Back Block Party for students, parents, and staff. During the special kick-off event, numerous local vendors represented the Newburgh community...Read more
Horizons School's “Planting Day” -

Horizons on the Hudson teachers, parents, and students all took part in a "planting day" on Wednesday, September 24. Over the years, the outside of the building had succumbed to the weather and many of the plants previously there did not survive...Read more
October Monthly Newsletter Available -

The October Monthly Newsletter for Temple Hill Academy is now available. You can download it on the school's publication page. Read More
Making the Most of High School Workshop -

NFA North Campus will be hosting a workshop titled, "Making the Most of High School". This workshop is for freshmen and sophmores and their families. It will be tonight, Tuesday, October 7th at 7PM...Read more
Heritage Middle School October Calendar -

The October Calendar for Heritage Middle School is now available. Visit the school site to download, or click on the following link. Read More
NYS Dads Take Your Child to School Day -

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, schools across the state, including several in the Newburgh Enlarged City School, participated in the New York State Dads Take Your Child to School Day initiative.Read More
NFA College Planning & NCAA Workshops -

NFA's College Night: Planning Workshop is this Thursday October 2nd. The NCAA Workshop is Thursday, October 16th. More information can be found in the flyers by clicking on the workshop names.
Goldback of the Week -

Congratulations to Courtney Pileggi for being named the Goldback of the Week for September 20th-September 27th.... Read More
Ribbon Cutting in Honor of Pre-K Center Grand Opening -

A ceremonial grand opening ribbon cutting was held on Monday, September 29, 2014, at the Pre-K Center on Washington Street minutes before the building officially opened its doors to students... Read More
Heritage Middle School Ice Bucket Challenge -

Recently Heritage Middle School Staff and Faculty participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Read More
First Superintendent "Town Hall" Session -

Superintendent Dr. Roberto Padilla will hold Coffee with the Superintendent sessions this school year. We want to hear from you! Parents and community members are invited to come share ideas... Read More
Full Day Pre-K Program to Begin September 29th -

The full day Pre-K program will be beginning on Monday September 29th. More information is available on the pre-k information page. Read More
NFA Students: Mercy College Registration Has Begun -

Registration for fall 2014 semester Mercy College Advanced Placement courses is underway. The agreement between Mercy College and NFA affords students in selected courses the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
September Monthly Newsletter Available -

The September Monthly Newsletter for Temple Hill Academy is now available. You can download it on the school's publication page. Read More
A Look Back at the First Day of School -

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District held its Opening of Schools Ceremony with an Opening Address given by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roberto Padilla and a special keynote address from Dr. Jeffrey Duncan-Andrade. Read More
Early Dismissal Drill, September 24th -

The district has scheduled its annual drill of the Early Dismissal Procedures for Wednesday, September 24th. Read More
NECSD ESYP Ends for the 2014 School Year -

There is an expectation that the first full day session begin on Monday, September 29, 2014. In addition, more information is available on the Full-Day Pre-K Program page. Read More
Physical Education Teacher Paints the District Teal -

On Saturday, August 30, 2014, Physical Education Teacher Elissa Dickinson, along with the help of her colleagues, family and friends, partnered with a nation-wide campaign, “Turn the Towns Teal”, to promote ovarian cancer awareness. Read More
Heritage Middle School September Calendar -

The September Calendar for Heritage Middle School is now available. Visit the school site to download, or click on the following link. Read More
SMS Students Recognized by President Barack Obama -

The students in the Community and Government Team at South Middle School have been recognized by President Obama for their work on promoting environmental awareness, and showing their support of ending illegal wildlife trafficking and trade. Read More
Updated Information on Full-Day Pre-K Program -

There is an expectation that the first full day session begin on Monday, September 29, 2014. In addition, more information is available on the Full-Day Pre-K Program page. Read More
District's Instructional Expectations Document -

We have developed a collective focus for this school year that has been shaped by extensive consultation with teachers and school leaders. These are the Instructional Expectations of the district. Read More
Modified Fall Sport Tryouts -

Modified Sport Tryouts begin this week (September 8th) and run all week. All students should have yellow slips and physicals. Visit the Athletics page for list of sports and location. Read More
NFA Students Participate in Network Science Research -

Eight students from Newburgh Free Academy were selected to participate in a cutting-edge research project using network science. Read More
Lifted Parent Leadership Academy -

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the Newburgh/Highland Falls National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)/GAMS Tech Magnet School Lifted Program invited parents and guardians... Read More
“Back to School Backpack BBQ” Celebration -

On Saturday, August 23, the district hosted a Back to School Backpack BBQ at the BOE/Library Complex. A total of 600 backpacks stuffed with school supplies were handed out to pre-registered attendees. Read More
Newburgh Free Academy August Graduation -

The halls of Newburgh Free Academy were full of activity this summer with the sound of determined students working towards achieving their high school diplomas as part of the district’s Extended School Year Program (ESYP). Read More
School Supply Lists -

School supply lists are available for fostertown, Gardnertown, Horizons, Meadow Hill, New Windsor, Temple Hill, Vails Gate, and Excelsior Academy. Read More
District Receives Funding for Full-Day Pre-K Program -

On Monday, August 18, 2014, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, announced the Newburgh Enlarged City School District as a recipient of approximately $2.8 million in funding for a full day pre-kindergarten program. Read More
ESYP Students Develop Robots -

Students from the district’s Extended School Year Program’s Prep for Grade 6 Program, located at the Vails Gate site, studied a special unit about robotics during the four week intensive summer program. Read More
Superintendent Entry Plan -

The Superintendent's Entry Plan is now available to download. In this document, Dr. Padilla, lays out his priorities, actions, and outcomes, he hopes to see in the district ....Read More
NFA's Excelsior Academy Opens for the 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...Read More
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....Read More
NFA Graduation Photo Gallery -

The Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery is available to view....Read More
Horizons's International Baccalaureate Exhibition -

Fifth grade students at Horizons 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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
NECSD Registration Office Relocates to 124 Grand Street -

The Office of Registration has relocated to 124 Grand Street in the Board of Education/Newburgh Library Complex. Registration for students entering the district during the school year is ongoing. Please call 563-KIDS for more information.
Horizons Joins With Storm King Art Center -

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...Read More
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....Read More
Speakers From Bear Mountain & Bronx Zoo Visit HOH -

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...Read More
HOH 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...Read More
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.
HOH Kamishibai Troupe's Japanese-Style Storytelling Wave -

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...Read More
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...Read More
Last Week of School Schedule Reminder -

The following is a reminder for parents and students. 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.
fostertown 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, fostertown Communications and Media Center encourages Pre-K through fifth grade...Read More
fostertown Students & The Hudson River’s Water System -

fostertown Communications and Media Center teachers recently collaborated with Sarah Archbald, Conservation Educator from the Orange County Department of Water, and Chris Bowser, Fisheries Biologist...Read More