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