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|We Need Your Feedback: Strategic Planning
The Vision 2020 Strategic Plan is in it's final year and we have already begun work on creating our new vision. We need your feedback to help guide our progress.
|NECSD Celebrates Pink Night in Honor of Those Who Have Battled Cancer
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District participated in a Pink Night celebration in honor of those who have battled cancer. Participants from several schools lined the track and marched during a pre-game ceremony.
|New Windsor Back to School Night Video
Enjoy this video that highlights some of the special moments families and staff experienced at the New Windsor School Back to School Night held on September 19th.
|Save the date! NFA Dance Presents: The Princess and the Frog
The NFA Dance Department will perform The Princess and the Frog on Friday, December 6th at 7:00pm and Saturday, December 7th at 2:00pm. Ticket information will be available in October.
|REMINDER: Wednesday - September 18, 2019 - 15 Minute Early Dismissal Drill
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s annual drill of the EARLY DISMISSAL PROCEDURES is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Student will be release 15 minutes earlier than their normally scheduled.
|NECSD Celebrates New Year with Inaugural Ring the Bell Event
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District celebrated the first day of school with an inaugural Ring the Bell event. The event welcomed students to a new school year and celebrated community members who have had a positive impact on our children.
|Welcome Back Letter from the Superintendent
The first few days are now underway, please take a moment to read the welcome back letter from the superintendent.
|2019-2020 Mantra - Shoulder Up
The mantra for the 2019-2020 school year is “Shoulder Up.” This year’s mantra can represent a few ways we can all stand tall, work together, and be proud of ourselves and our district.
|Bus Routes Available for 2019-20 School Year
Your child(ren) bus routes are now available. PreK and private/parochial routes have been added.
|NECSD Welcomes New Teachers!
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District partnered with the Newburgh Teachers Association to welcome new teachers to an orientation program.
|Transition Toolkits for Parents: PreK-K, 5th-6th, and 8th-9th
The Transition Toolkits give parents information on helping their students make the big moves in their educational careers a little bit easier.
|Supply Lists Now Available
Supply lists are available for parents to review. As more supply lists are provided they will be added. Pre-K and Fostertown recently added.
|Scholars Enjoy Lunch and Legos at Newburgh Free Library
Earlier this week the Newburgh Free Library facilitated a lego station during lunch time. Scholars were able to enjoy their lunch and then spend a few minutes experimenting with architecture and engineering with legos.
|Free Summer Meals in Newburgh and New Windsor Open to ALL Children 18 and Younger
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District will launch their Free Summer Meals program with a collaborative event with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, and local community agencies.
|Immunization Requirements Update
|New Windsor School Identified as a 2018-19 Recognition School
New Windsor School is one of 562 high-achieving and high-progress schools identified as a 2018-19 Recognition School, Commissioner MaryEllen Elia of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) announced on Tuesday, June 18th
|New Windsor School Letter from Mr. Lee for 5th Grade Moving Up
It has been a wonderful year of growing together as lifelong learners. I truly thank all of our 5th Grade Teachers, Staff Members, and Parents for their dedication and passion!
|The New Windsor School Girls on the Run Team Successfully Complete 10 Week Program
The New Windsor School Girls on the Run team successfully completed their 10 week program and ran their 5K race on Sunday June 9.
|Newburgh Free Library Opens A Universe of Stories
Stop by the Main or Branch locations of the Newburgh Free Library and sign up for the Summer Reading Program. There are programs for youth of all ages, and adults too! Registration begins June 17, but continues throughout the summer.
|New Windsor School Celebrates Kindergarten Moving Up Choral Performance
On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, scholars from New Windsor School celebrated at a chorale moving up ceremony with friends and family. All children in the Kindergarten classes sang songs to celebrate the occasion and to highlight all that they have learne
|Announcing the NECSD School Store
Announcing the NECSD School Store! The store will be open until Sunday, June 16th!
|25 Students Were Inducted into the Clintonian Society at New Windsor School
On Friday, June 7, 2019, New Windsor School continued its longstanding tradition of inducting students into the Clintonian Society, as well as awarding the Sands Medals.
|New Windsor School Field Day Fun 2019
New Windsor School staff, scholars, and parents had an amazing 2 days of fun in the sun!!!
|2019-2020 Talent Development Program
Our district’s Talent Development Program provides scholars with classroom settings and additional learning opportunities that develop their special talents and abilities in grades K-8.
|NFA North Certified Nurse Aide Program and Partnerships Highlighted
The NFA North Certified Nurse Aide Program and Partnerships were highlighted in Sunday's paper. Take a moment to read about our collaboration with prestigious community organizations to prepare our scholars for college and career.
|New Windsor School Celebrated Musicianship and Hard Work at Their Spring Concert
Members of the Orchestra and Band performed to a standing room only, cheering crowd under the direction of Mrs. Mary Petruncola.
|New Windsor School Scholars Participate In PBIS Program Gold Card Craft Creation
New Windsor School recently held their Gold Card activity Craft Creation as part of their PBIS program. Students who followed the expectations: be respectful, be responsible, be ready, be safe, earned an invitation to the event.
|New Windsor Security Guard, Ms. Regina Brown Honored with 27th anniversary Tribute to Women of Achievement of Orange County Award
Tribute honors the women of Orange County for their accomplishments, their contributions, and their service to business, industry, volunteerism, and their profession.
|Voters Approved All Propositions for 2019-2020
On Tuesday, May 21, NECSD residents approved the district’s school budget, thelibrary budget, the Transportation limit, Proposition 4: District-wide Capital Improvement, Proposition 5: District-Wide Capital Improvement, and elected three BOE members.
|NECSD Math Meets Season Recap
Eighty-one NECSD fifth grade scholars across the district were selected to participate in the 2019 Math Meet Competitions at the Board of Education. Nine students were selected to participate from each elementary school, based on NYS Grade 4 Math Te
|New Windsor School Performs Their Spring Chorus Concert
On Thursday, May 16, New Windsor School held their Spring Chorus Concert. The 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade choruses performed under the direction of their music teacher, Mrs. Karen Sheehy.
|New Windsor PARP Program Recognized Scholar Accomplishments at their May 15th Assembly
The PTA sponsored PARP (Pick A Reading Partner) program ended another strong year of healthy reading competition at New Windsor School.
|Google Certified Teachers Recognized at Board of Education Meeting
Teachers were announced by Mr. John Krouskoff, Executive Director for Information and Technology and took photos with Board President, Ms. Carole Mineo, and Superintendent, Dr. Roberto Padilla.
|IMPORTANT - Town of New Windsor ButterHill Water System Notice
|Letter from Orange County Commissioner of Health regarding Measles
|The District to Launch Energy Performance Contract
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is excited to announce the district’s energy performance contract (EPC) project.
|Upcoming Capital Bond Open Forums
Come learn about the proposed Capital Bond project and ask questions as you prepare to vote on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
|Letter from Deputy Superintendent Regarding Policy #5100
The school district has a policy that outlines the expectations for student attendance. A copy of Policy number 5100 Comprehensive Student Attendance is available on the school district website NewburghSchools.org.
|NECSD Celebrates All District Elementary Music Festival
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District celebrated the All District Elementary Music Festival earlier this month. The celebration included performances in chorus, band, and orchestra. Each ensemble was comprised of students from all elementaries.
|NECSD Day is Friday, April 12, 2019!
This 4th annual event is an opportunity for all of us to demonstrate our district pride. Team NECSD Day is a celebration of us! The district has a lot to be proud of and we would like to use this day to commemorate what makes us great.
|Letter from the Superintendent About Capital Bond Project
We invite you to read Dr. Padilla’s letter about the proposed Capital Bond, Propositions (Nos. 4 and 5), to be placed on the ballot for our School Budget Vote/Board Election, that will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
|47th Annual Elementary Spelling Bee Held at NFA North on March 21, 2019
We were on the edge of our seats at the 47th Annual Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Spelling Bee held last Thursday, March 21st at NFA North.
|Author Cheryl Wills Speaks with Elementary and Middle School Scholars About Her Family History
Author and News Anchor Cheryl Wills, spoke to 4th and 8th grade students at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus Auditorium on Tuesday, March 19. Ms. Wills told the story of her family, who are descendants of slaves from Tennessee.
|Young Artists Celebrated at All-District Art Show
The All District Art Show at the Ritz Lobby included 375 pieces of student-generated artwork. Over 400 people attended the opening reception.
|NECSD Enjoys 4th Annual Superintendent's Celebration of the Arts
This year, the celebration showcased instrumental music. The celebration included an Empire Drum Line Processional, a Introduction from Dr. Padilla, performance by All-State Trombone Player, and a Ukulele Ensemble.
|A Letter from Dr. Padilla Regarding Internet Safety/Una carta del Dr. Padilla sobre la seguridad en Internet
|Security Guards Refresh Basic First-Aid Skills
Security guards across the district refreshed their basic first aid skills as part of their professional development.
|Jeans 'n Need Service Project at South Middle School
Scholars enrolled in the Empire State After School Program at South Middle School are working on a community outreach program collecting jeans for those in need.
|New Windsor School Hosts Dental Awareness Assembly For Students In Grades 3-5
New Windsor School hosted a Dental Awareness Assembly for students in grades 3-5. Students learned proper techniques for brushing and caring for their teeth.
|Breakfast Program in Newburgh Schools Ranks Third in National Survey for Second Straight Year!
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District maintained its high standing, as part of the annual Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) annual school district-level report for the 2017-2018 school year.
|It's Cool To Be In School - Winter 2019 Attendance Newsletter
Check out the latest attendance newsletter. Brought to your by the Attendance Intervention Team.
|New Windsor School Teacher, Sharon Kennedy Achieves National Board Certification
Sharon Kennedy Receives Recognition at January 22nd BOE Meeting
|It's Cold & Flu Season. Know When to Stay Home and When to Return!
It's Cold & Flu Season. Take a few minutes to learn for signs of when your child should stay home during an illness and/or return to school after an illness.
|Letter from the Superintendent Concerning Recent Media Coverage
I am writing to you to shed light on some questions you may have regarding recent media coverage of our schools. At our last Board of Education Meeting, a presentation about our English Language Arts (ELA), Math, and Science scores was given..
|Superintendent's Celebration of the Arts - February 21, 2019 - 5PM until 7PM - Register Now
The annual Superintendent's Celebration of the Arts will be held at NFA Main Campus and will focus on Instrumental Music.
|Meadow Hill School in Contest to Win Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Meadow Hill School is participating in a contest for a Project Fit America grant! People ages 13 and older can vote every day from each email account. Last year Meadow Hill was in this contest and placed 8th out of 77 schools.
|Registration Dates for Pre-K and Kindergarten
Kindergarten registration runs from February 14 through March 1. Pre-K registration runs from March 28 through April 18.
|Attention All District Families: Take the Annual K12 Insight Survey
We’re committed to working with you to prepare our students to be tomorrow’s leaders. Only by listening to our community can we ensure our schools are setting up all our students for excellence.
|Math Meets Opening Session Held at BOE on January 10th
Eighty-one NECSD fifth grade scholars across the district were selected to participate in the 2019 Math Meet Competition at the Board of Education.
|Information about Upcoming School Nurse Report
Our school nurses will be reporting to the New York State Department of Health regarding student weight status category (based on BMI percentile) for grades Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 8th and 11th.
|Resources for Families Impacted by the Government Shutdown
To support families affected by the federal government shutdown, the Newburgh Enlarged City School District has identified possible services and resources to assist families during these challenging circumstances.
|Letter from the Orange County Department of Health
Letter from the Orange County Department of Health regarding measles.
|It's Cool to Be in School News - December 2018 Attendance Newsletter
Attendance News Submitted By: Newburgh Enlarged City School District Interventionist Team] (K-5 th Grade)
|Newburgh Free Academy Scholar Receives $180,000 Scholarship
Dylan Dellatore, a 12th grade scholar at Newburgh Free Academy’s North Campus was presented a scholarship for $180,000 by Captain Matt Silverstein, USMC during a senior assembly at Newburgh Free Academy’s North campus on Thursday, December 20, 2018.
|Our New Goldback has Landed
Our new Goldback mascot design has arrived. We have also introduced a Goldie-Back for our youngest scholars.
|Ms. Sharon Kennedy Achieves National Board Member Certification Status
New Windsor School teacher Ms. Sharon Kennedy Achieves National Board Member Certification Status
|Attention 5th Grade Families!
This is an important message about a change to the calendar. The Heritage Middle School Open House for 5th grade students moving to 6th grade has been rescheduled.
|Superintendent Padilla Selected as a 2019 Leader to Learn From
We are proud to announce that Dr. Roberto Padilla, our proud Superintendent, has been selected for Education Week's National 2019 Leaders to Learn From!
|Open Houses for Scholars Entering Kindergarten
This is a reminder that Open Houses are coming up for scholars who are entering Kindergarten next year at the following schools:
|Open House for 5th Graders Entering 6th Grade.
South Middle School and Heritage Middle School's 6th grade open houses are coming up. SMS will be on Thursday, November 29th, and HMS will be December 10th.
|A Letter from Office of the County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus
Please take a moment to read a letter from Office of the County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the Orange County Department of Health.
|Every Security Guard in NECSD is Basic Life Support CPR Certified
Senior school monitor, Mr. David Maldonado conducts trainings for all security guards throughout the Newburgh Enlarged City School District. All security guards have been trained in Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR.
|Hour of Code at NFA North - Sign Ups Now Available!
NFA North will be hosting the annual Hour of Code at NFA North Campus on December 5 from 5:30-7:30. Open to all students K-12.
|Letter from the Superintendent Concerning Snow Closings and Delays
The following letter addresses information about closings, early dismissals, and delays due to weather.
|School Start/End Time Survey for Parents
Attention ALL parents of K-12 scholars, we're looking for your input! We're researching how start and end times of the school day impact our scholars and their families.
|Fire Prevention Week
New Windsor Fire Department Visits for Fire Prevention Education. Newburgh Schools Participated In Fire Prevention Week Activities (Oct. 7-13) Our students learned a comprehensive list of fire safety recommendations, including the importance of smoke
|School Counselors and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Attend Talk at Mount St. Mary College
School Counselors, Ms. Angela Boone and Ms. La'Shawn Martinez, along with other support personnel from NECSD attended the CARD Conference and presentation Restorative Justice: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline, sponsored by MSMC and the NECSD
|School Safety Town Hall Meetings
Newburgh Enlarged City School District Superintendent Dr. Roberto Padilla invites families and community members to attend one of two school safety town hall meetings to gather input and address school campus safety concerns
|Join the Quick Start Tennis Before School Club at New Windsor!
This ten session program is designed to introduce tennis in a fun and fit way.
|New Windsor School Teacher Secures James Patterson Classroom Library Grant
NECSD & New Windsor School are proud to announce that Ms. Karen Roberts, a grade 2 teacher, has secured a classroom grant from the James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs.
|Newburgh Basics: Little Rembrandts for 0-4 Year Olds
Families and Caregivers of children 0-4 years old can learn how to engage student in learning through Art with hands-on-activities.
|New Windsor School Welcomes New Kindergarten Scholars
All elementary schools hosted Orientation events for incoming Kindergarten scholars during the week leading up to the first day of school.
|Pre- K Enrollment Still Available
There’s still time to enroll your child in our Pre-K program! Limited slots are still available until October 3rd, 2018.
|Update Your Child's Bus Stop by August 13th!
If your child will be picked up or dropped off at a location other than your home address of record, an Alternate Stop Form must be submitted to the Transportation Department no later than August 13, 2018 for the start of the school year.
|Register Now for the 411 of Middle School Event
The 411 Of Middle School, Monday and Tuesday, August 27 and 28, 2018 8:30am – 12:30pm: All middle school locations Event is for scholars only. Transportation will be provided. Must RSVP.
|Summer Learning Resources for Students and Parents
This summer, take some time to keep learning. Just because school isn't in session doesn't mean you can't find time to learn.
|School Supply Lists
Some school supplies lists are now available for download here on the district website. More schools should be available in the near future, keep checking back.
|Meadow Hill GEM School End of the Year Video!
Enjoy highlights from Meadow Hill School in their end of the year video.
|New Windsor School Scholars Host Final PBIS Program Activity
New Windsor School held their final Gold Card activity “Fun in the Sun” on June 20th as part of their PBIS program.
|Contest Winner, Crystal Perez, Designs New Windsor School Buddy Bench
Along with Ms. De Forest, the Art teacher at NWS and the help of other students, the bench is now painted and complete. We look forward to sitting with our buddies soon!
|Summer Meals For Kids and Teens
Again this summer, there will be various sites in the community serving nutritious meals for all children 18 and younger! No enrollment or cost!
|New Windsor Hosts Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony!
Enjoy some photos from New Windsor School's Moving Up Ceremony
|The District's Transition to Google is Underway
The district will be transitioning to Google on July 1, 2018. Check out the latest news on this transition.
|Kick Off to Middle School BBQ - June 26, 2018
South MS, Meadow Hill School, Temple Hill Academy, and Heritage MS will be hosting a Transitioning to Middle School BBQ on June 26, 2018
|Empire Drumline Performs at 6th Annual Newburgh Illuminated Festival
Empire Drumline is one of the classes offered during the Empire After-school Program at Temple Hill Academy. The Drumline course will be offered during the Empire Enrichment Program this summer at Mount Saint Mary College.
|New Windsor School Hosts Annual Career Day and Panel
New Windsor School had some special guests for Career Day to talk to scholars about their jobs and paths. See a photo recap here!
|Extended School Year Program Registration Now Available
The 2018 Extended School Year Program includes various academic programs throughout the grade levels.
|Important Letter from Dr. Roberto Padilla, Superintendent of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District
|Newburgh Youth Leadership Summit and Enlightenment Expo - This weekend!
We hope to see you at the inagural Newburgh Youth Leadership Summit and Enlightenment Expo, hosted by students from our Excelsior Academy! Saturday, May 19th Newburgh Free Academy, Main Campus
|2017-2018 Accomplishment Report Now Available
The 2017-2018 Accomplishment Report (with budget information) has been mailed out to district residents. You can also view the publication online.
|Subscribe to the NECSD Email Newsletters
The district has launched three email newsletters. Subscribe now and stay up to date on the latest information.
|The Doo Wop Project Performs with Elementary and Middle School Choruses
Featuring stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, the Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate some of the greatest music in American history.
|All You Need Is LOVE... Third Annual NECSD Day Celebrated Across The District!
See a photo slideshow here of how our schools all celebrated. This 3rd annual event was an opportunity for all of us to demonstrate our district pride. Team NECSD Day is a celebration of us!
|New Windsor School Hosts Gold Card Event for Positive Behavior!
This month New Windsor School held their Gold Card activity “Movie and Popcorn” as part of their PBIS program. Students who followed the expectations of: be respectful, be responsible, be ready, be safe, earned an invitation to the event.
|New Windsor School Performs: The Great American Melting Pot! A Musical Written by Ms. Quinci
New Windsor School's musical explores the journey of three families on a steamship bound for America. See a photo recap here!
|District Wide 1st Annual Math Meets Closing Ceremony
On Thursday, April 19th scholars, parents, NECSD educators, members of the NECSD central office and BOE members joined over ninety Grade 5 scholars from all nine elementary schools to participate in the 1st annual Math Meets closing ceremony with an
|Facebook Live Chat with Superintendent Dr. Roberto Padilla
Find out more information regarding the 2018-2019 proposed school district budget! Get your questions answered directly by Dr. Padilla, Superintendent of Schools.
|Newburgh Schools Named One of 2018 Best Communities for Music Education
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. This honor is awarded to the top 5% of school districts
|Wear your Rally for Ryan t-shirt and come out to support the Strike-out Cancer Classic this Saturday!
The Newburgh Free Academy Varsity Baseball team and their coach Scott Seabury are hosting the Strike-Out Cancer Classic to raise awareness and money for different forms of cancer this Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Delano-Hitch Stadium.
|You're Invited To Celebrate Love & Hope - Third Annual Team NECSD Day!
Get ready NECSD Family and Community... This Friday, 4/13, we will be celebrating our annual Team NECSD Day! This 3rd annual event is an opportunity for all of us to demonstrate our district pride.
|SAVE THE DATE! Newburgh Launches My Brother's Keeper on 4/21/18!
Come join us to learn more. See informational flyer here.
|Parents: Upcoming NYS Testing Information Grades 3-8
Every spring, the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests are administered to students across New York State. April 11th begins the NYS ELA Grade 3-8 testing. Math testing will begin May 1, 2018.
|New Windsor School Hosts A Special Guest!
Mr. Jason Lefebvre, author of the children's book "Too Much Glue" came for a visit. See a photo recap here!
|All-District Music Festival Celebration
Students from schools throughout the district joined voices and instruments to perform songs as a combined chorus, a combined band, and a combined orchestra.
|District Hosts 46th Annual Spelling Bee For Grades 4 & 5!
The Elementary Spelling Bee Finals of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District consisted of an oral contest for fourth and fifth graders representing each building in district. The top three finishers came from Temple Hill, Balmville, and GAMS!
|New Windsor School Scholars Kindness Art Featured at The FDR Library in Hyde Park!
The exhibit, #kindnessinaction - Creative Responses to Bullying in Schools, was held last night, March 19th.
|Fine and Performing Arts Department Presented the 2018 All District Art Show
Artwork was on display at the Ritz Theater on Broadway in Newburgh from students ranging in age from Kindergarten to sixth grade. Artwork will be on display through the end of March 2018.
|New Windsor School Leadership Club to Present Newburgh Basics
Please join the New Windsor School Leadership Club as they present about the Newburgh Basics. Monday, April 23, 2018 at 6pm in the Mackintosh Community Room at the Kaplan Family Pavilion at Cornerstone Family Health Center.
|Is Your Mini Goldback Ready for Pre K ?
See important upcoming registration information here for the 2018-2019 school year.
|Important Letter from Dr. Roberto Padilla, Superintendent of Schools & NECSD Teachers.
Please read this important message from our Superintendent. Available here in both English and Spanish.
|March Big Heart Award Given Out at New Windsor School!
This month's recipient truly embodies district mantra, "do it with LOVE". Find out who the recipient is here!
|Budget Forum Information
Come learn about the fiscal process and priorities as we develop the 2018-2019 school budget. Your understanding and input is invaluable to our scholars and educational community.
|5th Graders from New Windsor School Visit West Point!
New Windsor School scholars participated in the ARMY West Point Basketball Education Day, and met with NCAA Division 1 student-athletes. Read more about their trip here!
|Important follow-up message from our Superintendent
|New Windsor School Hosts Student of the Month Assembly!
Students who demonstrated self-control, fairness, and compassion throughout December, January, and February were honored. See a photo recap here of the event.
|Young Writer's Programs by the Hudson Valley Writing Project
If you know of any students who love to write, please let their parents know about these Young Writer's Programs this summer through the Hudson Valley Writing Project. For ages 7-17.
|Superintendent's Message about School Safety Event - Follow-up message included
Click the title of this post to read the letter from the Superintendent Dr. Padilla. Available in English and Spanish.
|New Windsor School Brings in the Chinese New Year!
Scholars at New Windsor School celebrate and recognize the Chinese New Year and host a parade.
|New Windsor School Gives Out February Big Heart Award & It's a Family Affair
Join us in congratulating Mr. James Formato!
|National Kindness Week Celebrated at New Windsor School!
NWS hosted 3 kindness cafes for students. An upper and lower grade was invited to each cafe to share words of kindness, decorate kindness cups, and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate.
|New Windsor School Scholars Help Launch Newburgh Basics with Cornerstone Family Health
Cornerstone Family Healthcare launched a Lending Library in partnership with The Newburgh Basics, a program through the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, housed on their Pediatric floor, thanks to the help of New Windsor School scholars.
|New Windsor School Hosts Annual Winter Concert
On Wednesday, January 10th New Windsor School scholars performed in their Winter Concert, see a photo recap of the event!
|Students recognized for participation in the District wide 4th Annual Winter Card Contest!
During Tuesday's Board of Education Meeting, students and teachers were recognized for their participation and support of the district wide Annual Winter Card Contest. This event leads up to the Annual Celebration of the Arts happening next month.
|Utilizing Technology in the Classroom at New Windsor School!
Find out how the scholars over at New Windsor School are learning and creating using their classroom promethean board.
|Update To District Calendar
The Board of Education recently approved changes to the district calendar concerning January 25 and 30th.
|New Windsor School Gives Out January Big Heart Award!
This month’s recipient was described as someone who has been “doing it with love” for years both within and outside the classroom, extending positive outreach for students and their families through the community at large.
|Become a new scholarship sponsor for an NFA Senior!
Each year the NFA scholarship program gives away over $100,000 in scholarships through the generous donations of local people and organizations. You can join us!
|New Windsor School is Getting in the Holiday Spirit!
Cookies and Craft fun was had by some deserving scholars.
|Middle School Selection sheets are due soon!
Take a few minutes to watch videos from two of our Middle Schools before you hand in your selection!
|Facebook Live Chat with Superintendent Dr. Roberto Padilla
The superintendent is looking forward to hearing from you! Please take the opportunity to join in and chat with him live about the topics we all care about throughout the district.
|Tennis in Schools Program currently running FREE tennis programs in all 9 of our elementary schools!
The purpose of this free USTA supported initiative is to create a tennis pathway for all students in the district. By offering this program for free, we can introduce the sport to a wide variety of young students.
|New Windsor School has some Outstanding Scholarly Characters!
Students at New Windsor School were celebrated this trimester for the character growth they have displayed. Students were nominated and honored by their teachers for exemplifying the traits of Honesty, Responsibility, & Respect.
|New Windsor School PTO - Ringing in the Holiday Season through Song!
New Windsor School's PTO held their 3rd annual Barnes and Noble holiday night on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Barnes and Noble location on Rte 17K and 300.
|New Windsor School gives out November Big Heart Award to....!
This month's winner/recipient was described as very knowledgeable in her field with a wealth of history and strong relationships with students, parents, families and staff. November's Big Heart Award winner at NWS was School Psychologist, Kelly Caci.
|New Windsor School Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-Up
Your school is using PTCFast.com to make signups as convenient as possible this year. Click the headline for more information.
|New Windsor School - Spreading Thanks as Goldbacks Give Back!
New Windsor School students donated a total of 674 nonperishable items, plus 1 turkey, and staff donated 20 turkeys. They made Thanksgiving baskets for 22 of our NWS families. New Windsor School is absolutely doing it with LOVE!
|Math Meet! All nine elementary schools participate
Math Meets are an annual series of events where Grade 5 scholars from across our nine elementary schools come together to compete on teams while working collaboratively to solve a range of word problems.
|Middle and High School Open Houses
The following open houses allow 5th and 8th grade students learn more about the schools they may be attending next year.
|24 of Our Teachers Became Project Lead the Way Certified!
This month 24 Teachers from across the district became certified through Project Lead the Way. These Teachers will be working in the 21st Century After School Programs and at Vails Gate STEAM Academy one on one with students.
|Attention All District Families: Take the Annual K12 Insight Survey.
We’re committed to working with you to prepare our students to be tomorrow’s leaders. Only by listening to our community can we ensure our schools are setting up all our students for excellence.
|NWS Students & Parents were able to Travel Across the Country!
Traveling the country at New Windsor School for their Road Trip Night!
|Register Now for Newburgh Armory Unity Center Activities for Grades PreK-6th
Parents now is the time for you to take advantage of the free and educational opportunities available at the Newburgh Armory. They are offering the courses and activities for children Pre-K through Grade 6.
|Important Information: Kindergarten Registration & Upcoming Dual Language and Kindergarten Open Houses
Kindergarten and Dual Language School Open Houses are coming up. A complete list of dates is available with important Kindergarten Registration information!
|New Windsor School Big Heart Award for Mrs. Muller!
NWS gave out their monthly Big Heart Award following the district’s mantra this year of “Do it with Love”. A staff or faculty member is nominated each month for this award at NWS.
|Parent University is November 15, 2017 - Register now!
Join us for an exciting evening featuring fun events, parent sessions , grab and go dinner, and more. Plus Kids Academy is back for children ages 5 and up.
|New Windsor PTO Halloween Dance - This Friday 6:30PM
A very popular event filled with dancing, activities, games, food and crafts! Please dress in costume but leave full masks and weapon related items at home.
|School Board Recognition Week
School Board Recognition Week's purpose is to recognize school board members for their commitment to our students. The district will be spotlighting our school board members throughout the week. Stay tuned.
|The Newburgh Basics Campaign - A Great Start to Life!
The district is excited to announce the launch of a brand new progressive initiative through the district’s Family and Community Engagement office, The Newburgh Basics.
|New Windsor School - Spreading Kindness and Doing it with Love!
New Windsor Elementary held their Kindness Assembly this week.
|Lights On For Afterschool Event - October 26, 2017
Support after-school programming & join us for an evening of family fun activities.
|New Windsor School Visited by Published Author and Illustrator
On October 11th 2017 New Windsor School had a very special guest, published Author Renee Pearce & her Illustrator Kaylin Ruffino who also happens to be her sister!
|New Windsor School's "Bring Your Dad To School Day"
This past Tuesday was New Windsor School's "Bring Your Dad To School" Day. Many positive male roles models showed up for the event.
|Newburgh Enlarged City School District Accepted into National Network of Innovative School Districts
The district joins Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools, will partner with other leading educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers from across the country.
|New Windsor Schools' September Students of the Month
The theme for September was honesty. These schools have all been recognized for being examples of this month's theme.
|NWS Big Heart Award - Security Guard Regina Brown
The New Windsor Big Heart Award recipient for this month was Security Guard, Regina Brown.
|ALL EMPLOYEES: Open Enrollment Period for Health Benefits
The Open Enrollment Period runs from October 1 - November 30th. Everyone who is eligible for medical benefits, including those using the buy-out option, MUST participate.
|October is Family Involvement Month
October is Family Involvement Month throughout the district. Each school will be having participating events for families of their scholars. A complete list is now available.
|Strategic Planning Team's Kick-Off Meeting
Recently, the NECSD Strategic Planning Team had their kick off meeting and came together to discuss this school year’s focus.
|October Capital Bond Presentations
Two additional presentations, with the latest bond proposals, will be showcases at the October Board of Education Meetings. These will take place October 10th and October 24th.
|Community Blood Drive at NFA - September 28, 2017
We will be holding our NFA MAIN CAMPUS Blood Drive on Thursday September 28, 2017, in the Girls Gym, 201 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh from 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM. We have extended our hours so our community can donate as well.
|Race to the Mound 5K Fundraiser for NFA Goldback Ryan Danyluk
A Run to the Mound 5K Run / Walk will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Town of Newburgh Little League Complex in Honor of Ryan Danyluk. The run/ walk will begin at 9:00 am.
|Reminder: BOE Community Forum Tonight and Saturday
The district will be holding a community forum on the Capital Bond Project tonight at 6PM in the BOE Auditorium and Saturday at 9AM.
|“School Is Cool” Program Provides Backpacks to over 500 NECSD Students
Students in the district are off to a great start after over 500 students received backpacks full of school supplies at the recent School is Cool event.
|An Update on Bus Passes and Routes
Families should have begun receiving their bus passes now. Bus routes are currently being finalized and should be posted soon.
|Parent Notification Letter about NECSD National School Lunch and Breakfast Program
Here is a parent notification letter from the Superintendent regarding NECSD participation in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs this school year.
|Superintendent's Welcome Back Letter
Dear NECSD Family and Friends, It has been a busy summer in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District...
|New Windsor School: Meet the Principal Coffee Talk
On Tues., August 29th at 6PM New Windsor School will be hosting a Coffee Talk & Cupcakes to meet the new principal Lisamarie Spindler. Please RSVP
|Orange County Department of Health Flu Vaccine Recommendations
The Orange County Department of Health and the Orange County Medical Society want you to be aware that the flu season will again be on its way.
|School is Cool - Back to School BBQ Bash - August 30th
Eligible families can receive school supplies by registering for a packed backpack. The event will take place August 30th at GAMS. Register now, supplies are limited.
|Some Information on the Upcoming Solar Eclipse
On Monday, August 21, 2017, New York will be treated to a partial eclipse of the sun.
|School Supplies Lists
The school supply lists are now available for download. If your school is not listed please contact the school for information.
|School of Choice Letter to Parents/Guardians
Each year the New York State Education Department determines the status of our district and each school within the district. Student participation and performance on specific assessments at the elementary/middle level and at the high school are used
|2017-2018 Calendar Change - First Day of School
The revised 2017-2018 was approved at the recent BOE meeting. The first day of school is now scheduled for September 6, 2017
|Summer Enrichment Activities For Students
Included on this page are various resources for students to continue their learning over the summer.
|Public Community Bond Forums
The district will be holding three community bond forums in the BOE Auditorium in the month of August. Come out and learn more about the bond process, ask questions, and find out about the newest updates.
|New Windsor School Hosts Award Ceremony
New Windsor School families and faculty celebrated with the third and fourth grade students their hard work, efforts, and accomplishments.
|NECSD Seeks Public Input on Bond Proposal to Make Newburgh Future-Ready
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roberto Padilla unveiled a bond proposal which will be put forth to district voters during the 2017-2018 school year pending Board of Education approval.
|Extended School Year & Summer Program Information and Schedule
The Extended School Year Program is right around the corner. Information about each program that will be offered over the summer is available.
|Summer Meals Kickoff Event & Serving Locations
The Newburgh Summer Meals Program is having a kickoff event on July 6th at Delano Hitch, in addition, meal locations for the summer are now available.
|Reminder: Clarification for Last Week of School Schedule
June 21 and June 22 will be a full instructional day for all students. June 23rd will be a 1/2 day for HMS and MHS only, all other students on June 23rd will not attend.
|NWS Celebrates Clintonian Society Induction
On Friday, June 2, 2017, New Windsor School continued its longstanding tradition of inducting students into the Clintonian Society, as well as awarding the Sands Medal.
|NWS School Hosts "Dances to the Beat of Perfect Attendance"
New Windsor School scholars know and understand the importance of daily school attendance.
|Colgate Van Visits New Windsor School
The Colgate Van recently visited New Windsor School. They provided free dental screening to students in grades K-2.
|New Website Is Now Live
The district's new website is now live. We are currently making tweaks to get everything back up and running and hope the site is fully funtional by the end of the day Monday.
|BOE Election and Vote Today!
The BOE Election and Budget Vote will take place today, Tuesday May 16, 2017. Polls are open from Noon until 9PM.
|Parents as Readying Partners (PARP) Winners
Students in grades K through 5 did a great job in participating in NWS's PARP Reading Program.
|Letters from Superintendent to Parents Concerning Netflix Series, 13 Reasons Why
The intent of this letter is to make you aware of the popular Netflix original series
|Parent University and Community Day 2017
Parent University and Community Day 2017 is Saturday, May 6, 2017. Join us for a great day of fun and information.
|Take Our Surveys: Information Session Feedback & Early Literacy
These surveys help the district make decisions about future events and initiatives
|Team NECSD Day is Coming April 21, 2017
Team NECSD Day is a celebration of us! It's a celebration of the district and the community. We have a lot to be proud of and it's time to take a day to commemorate what makes us great.
|What Parents Need to Know About the Upcoming State Testing
Included is information about changes to the upcoming state testing as well as a schedule of testing dates.
|Balmville and New Windsor Schools Celebrate National School Breakfast Week
Students at Balmville Elementary School and New Windsor School kicked off #NationalSchoolBreakfastWeek with a little help from their superhero friends- The Flash and Supergirl.
|All District Art Show at the Ritz
On March 8th, the opening reception for the All District Art Show will beheld at the Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway in Newburgh. The reception will run from 4 - 6 p.m.
|NWS Student Advisory Council welcomes Superintendent
The New Windsor School Student Advisory Council invited Superintendent of Schools Dr. Padilla to a recent meeting and gave him a tour of the school's ongoing initiatives.
|NWS: Check-In/Check-Out Mentoring Program
In the interest of providing extra support for our New Windsor students, we are excited to have implemented a program called Check-In/Check-Out (CICO) Mentoring Program.
|Take the Hot Topics Survey for Curriculum Planning
The survey which will help with identifying the types of hot topics we should focus on during our upcoming Curriculum Planning Council discussions.
|Celebration of the Arts - Cocoa and Create
Celebrating the visual arts through teacher-led, hands-on projects! Experience the power of creating!
|New Windsor Character Ambassadors
New Windsor School families, students, and faculty members filled the school multipurpose room to recognize and applaud the Character Ambassadors for the Month of November and December.
|Kindergarten Registration & District Wide Open Houses
Information on the upcoming Kindergarten Registration and the district-wide open houses is now available.
|New Windsor School PTO Holds Barnes and Noble Event
New Windsor School PTO recently sponsored a scavenger hunt, a guest author, and a special holiday guest at the Barnes and Noble store in Newburgh, NY.
|Orange Country Department of Health - Mumps
School and district community, listed on the following page are health resources provided by the Orange County Department of Health relating to the mumps.
|Sign-up For Excelsior Academy Hour of Code - Dec. 7
The Hour of Code is designed to introduce people to computer science. Also, don’t miss the tutorials on Robotics and Scratch taught by Excelsior Academy Students! Open to all grades.
|New Windsor School's We Are The World
New Windsor School Families and Faculty/Staff celebrated a magical trip around the global!
|New Windsor Character Education Day
New Windsor School students in grades Kindergarten-5 were honored for their "Values Matter" attitude and behavior on Wednesday, Oct 26.
|School Related Professional Day at New Windsor School
New Windsor School celebrated and thanks all of our “School Related Professional Day” personnel!
|Bring Your Dad To School Day at New Windsor School
Dads and other guardians attending the Bring Your Dad To School Day event at New Windsor School were treated to a taste of their child's school day.
|New Windsor Kindergarten Farm Field Trip
The Kindergarten classes of New Windsor School recently went on a field trip to Hurd's Farm.
|New Windsor Candy Investigation
Do you remember sorting, classifying and trading Halloween candy when you were young? On Tuesday, November 1st, Ms. Roberts and Mrs. Robins’ 2nd grade class at New Windsor School conducted a Candy Investigation.
|NW: #ValuesMatter Display in Main Entrance
|Fire Prevention Week at New Windsor School
The New Windsor Fire Department led by Fire Chief Al Padilla and Assistant Chief Peter Sallemi, visited New Windsor School to teach students about fire safety.
|NW Back to School Ice Cream Social
New Windsor PTO sponsored a “Back to School Ice Cream Social” to welcome all returning and new students.
|Letter From Supt: Clown Costumes
The safety and security of our students and staff is always our first priority. There has been a recent spike in creepy clown sightings and hoaxes. Please read the full letter for more details.
|New Windsor Social Media
Stay connected with New Windsor School on social media. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
|October is Family Involvement Month
October is Family Involvement Month, visit the family involvement site for more information.
|Letter From Supt: Calendar & Flu Season
|Important Calendar Change
The following changes have been made to the district calendar: October 4th schools are now closed, also on October 11th, schools are now closed. In addition, April 17th, schools will be in session.
|Parent University Registration
Registration is now available for the 2016 Parent University Youth and Family Summit. Register early as workshop space is limited
|District Surveys Closing Soon
The district currently has a few surveys available. Input is importance and helps to drive decisions. You can see a list of available surveys.
|October PARP Calendar
The PARP calendar for October 2016 is now available.
|Early Dismissal Drill on September 22nd
The district's annual drill of Early Dismissal Procedures is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2016. Students will be released 15 minutes early on September 22nd
|Parents: DTSDE Annual Survey
The district is inviting all parents to participate in our fourth annual Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Survey. The survey will be open Sept. 12–28.
|Reminder: Faculty Tech Survey
In collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a survey has been designed to guide our digital convergence. Please take the Survey on Effective Use and Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning.
|Newburgh Summer Meals
Kick-out Summer Hunger in Newburgh on July 6, 2016 at Delano Hitch Rec. Plus learn more about the summer meal program.