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NFA Main Scholars Teach Elementary Scholars to Code
Approximately sixty high school scholars in Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas-Cappello’s Introduction to Computer Science and Web Design class as well as her NECSD Marist ECHS class introduced elementary scholars to computer science.

2020-02-14 20:21:15
NFA North Scholars Celebrated for Good Grades and Attendance
NFA North Campus scholars were recognized and celebrated for passing all of their classes for the second quarter. A smaller group was also recognized for having perfect attendance for that same quarter.

2020-02-14 19:46:48
NFA Scholars Save 400 Lives with Blood Drive Donations
Newburgh Free Academy scholars hosted their third Blood Drive of the year this week. A team of 30 student volunteers welcomed approximately 130 donors. Each donation typically equates to saving three lives.

2020-02-14 18:34:16
NECSD Marist ECHS Hosts Cohorts Meet to Mentor Event
The second cohort of the NECSD Marist Early College High School (ECHS) program began in January. During their first week, the two cohorts met and were paired as mentor and mentee.

2020-02-14 15:56:29
#TBT to Juniors vs. Seniors Powderpuff Football
This fall, our high school scholars played a competitive game of Powderpuff football. Students coached, played, and cheered for each other during this traditional event.

2020-02-13 20:44:43
Marist College Upward Bound Now Accepting Applications
Marist College Upward Bound is accepting applications from 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students currently attending any school in the district. Applicants should have the desire to attend college immediately after high school.

2020-02-13 16:14:43
NFA Boys Varsity Swim Team Recognizes Seniors
The NFA Boys Varsity Swim Team held their senior night, recognizing swimmers who will be graduating in June. Seniors Anthony Etri-Maughan, John Matthews, and John Salloum along their families were recognized by their coaches and teammates.

2020-02-12 14:53:23
New York DREAM Act Workshop and Clinic
The Senator Jose Peralta New York State Dream Act gives undocumented and other students access to New York State-administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education cost.

2020-02-12 14:20:01
Tickets on sale now for NFA's Spring Musical: In The Heights
Tickets for the NFA Spring Musical In the Heights are now on sale. Music and lyrics by the creator of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Don't miss it!

2020-02-11 14:58:02
NFA P-TECH Scholars and Mentors Talk Resumes and Internships
NFA P-TECH Scholars in year 3 and their IBM mentors met for a session to discuss resumes and summer internship plans. Each scholars in the NFA P-TECH program is paired with a mentor to facilitate learning professional skills.

2020-02-10 19:39:13
NFA Main Scholars Prepare to Label Artifacts at Washington's Headquarters
Ninth grade Honors students from Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus took a trip to Washington's Headquarters recently. The scholars are going to do a museum label writing activity using artifacts from the collection from Washington's Headquarters.

2020-02-10 14:29:29
NFA Varsity Competitive Cheer Earns Incredible 2nd Place Win
The NFA Varsity Competitive Cheer earned an incredible 2nd place win this Saturday at Monroe Woodbury’s Winter Classic! The athletes worked hard to defeat teams in both Section I and Section IX. Two competitions remain in the season!

2020-02-10 13:46:16
NFA West Embraces District Mantra with Awards
During the month of February, NFA West Campus embraces the District’s mantra by identifying one scholar and one staff member each week who has exhibited the characteristics and elements of the mantra! This year’s mantra is “Shoulder up."

2020-02-10 13:27:03
Two Additional NECSD Teachers Earn National Board Certified Teacher Status
Teachers Ms. Lisa Ward from Fostertown School and Ms. Linda Vinti from NFA Main Campus were recognized for their hard work, persistence and dedication to the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process.

2020-02-07 19:48:08
NFA Alumni is Now a Harlem Globetrotter!
Ja’Kwan "Slinkky" Jones is a Newburgh Free Academy Alumni​ (class of 2014) and is now a Harlem Globetrotter! Congratulations on your success!

2020-02-07 17:11:19
NFA Crew Team Hosts Fundraiser and Collection for Those in Need
The NFA Varsity Crew Team held their pancake breakfast last Saturday morning at Applebee's in Newburgh serving hundreds of guests while simultaneously holding a collection of high-demand necessities scholars within NECSD who are in temporary housing.

2020-02-07 16:52:16
NFA Scholar Sings National Anthem at Orange County Legislative Meeting
Manuel Tejeda sang the National Anthem at the Orange County Regular Legislative Meeting this month. Manny was given a certificate by Orange County Legislator Joseph Minuta - District 15 in recognition of his performance.

2020-02-07 16:12:37
NFA NY-095 AFJROTC Hosts Change of Command Ceremony
NFA NY-095 AFJROTC hosted a Change of Command Ceremony, promoting C/Col Tatiana Zapata as the Group Commander for the 2nd semester of the school year, and moving current Group CC C/Col Esteban Speedling to Special Duties Officer

2020-02-06 14:54:56
Tenth Grade Scholars Promote NECSD Marist ECHS Program to Incoming Students and Families
Scholars from the first cohort of the NECSD Marist Early College High School (ECHS) program attended the NFA Main High School Selection Tour to share information with students and their families about the program.

2020-02-05 20:45:01
NFA's Visual Communications Class Recruited to Design Habitat's Annual Walk T-shirt
Mr. Gary Chasteen a presentation to the class about their upcoming event and what they were looking for in a design. Students will create and pitch their designs to the Habitat team in the next few weeks.

2020-02-05 19:49:57
NFA Key Club to Host 3rd Annual International Night
The NFA Key Club will be hosting our 3rd annual International Night. This year all proceeds with be donating to the Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital Baby Shower. There will be performances, food and drinks.

2020-02-03 17:55:12
NFA Varsity Competitive Cheer Takes Home Another 3rd Place Win
NFA Varsity Competitive Cheer took home another third place win this weekend at Valley Central’s Viking Pride Competition! We are so proud of them! So far this season, they have placed at every competition they’ve attended.

2020-02-03 17:06:49
NFA Boys Varsity Basketball Team Wins Big
The NFA Boys Varsity Basketball team took home a win, this Saturday, February 1st, in a statement game against Albany Academy, 63:60. This advances their record to 13-1. Amari Tice (#2) led all scorers with 28 points.

2020-02-03 16:47:48
HMS National Junior Honor Society Scholars Donate Items to Puerto Rico
The NJHS was able to collect 400 items to help, including food, baby supplies, blankets, pillows, first aid and health/beauty items. The group is spearheaded by HMS teacher, Mrs. Tara Lapierre.

2020-01-31 20:57:11
Before Broadway Theater Co. Presents: Radium Girls
Scholars will be performing Radium Girls for the NFA Main Winter Drama. Performances will be held on Thursday and Friday, February 6th and 7th at 7pm and Saturday, February 8th at 2pm.

2020-01-31 19:16:19

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