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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.

2019-04-17 19:48:36
NFA JROTC and Science Honor Society Scholars Learn From NFA Alumnus, Brigadier General
NFA JROTC and Science Honor Society scholars receive a visit from Brigadier General David Miller to talk to students about STEM career opportunities. General Miller graduated from NFA in 1989.

2019-04-16 18:19:55
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.

2019-04-16 17:35:26
NFA's Award Winning Video Production Program is Up for Two Awards
Newburgh Free Academy's award winning video production program is once again in the finals of the National CareerSafe Online Safety Video Competition. This year, however, there are two videos in the finals of the competition

2019-04-15 17:43:47
NFA Key Club Volunteers and Donates Items to St. Luke's Cornwall Annual Baby Shower
This year, the group raised about $10,000 worth of baby goods. About 50 volunteers, including members of our NFA Key Club volunteered for the event.

2019-04-15 15:58:17
NFA Main Performs Kiss Me Kate
Scholars from Newburgh Free Academy performed Kiss Me Kate earlier this spring.

2019-04-15 15:29:09
NFA Students and Teachers Visit Crystal Run Healthcare
A group of students and their teacher, Mrs. Linda Romano were featured in the Mid Hudson Times last week about their trip to learn more about the health care field.

2019-04-15 13:57:59
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.

2019-04-11 15:30:13
NFA Cosmetology Students Win First Place at Hair Competition
Three scholars from the Newburgh Free Academy Cosmetology pathway participated in a hair competition in Saratoga Springs recently. Kathleen Maurer and Dianna Gonzalez took first place with their Indian style updo!

2019-04-09 14:57:53
NFA's Youth in Government Tours United Nations
Newburgh Free Academy's Youth in Government recently went to the United Nations in New York City. The guide was very knowledgeable as she walked us through the presentation.

2019-04-09 12:01:51
67 Scholars from NFA North Receive Security Certificates
Since the Security and Law Pathway began, it has awarded over 1,000 certificates to high school students from Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. This spring, 67 students received their certificate from the State of New York Criminal Justice Services

2019-04-08 20:28:17
NFA Main Welcomes Motivational Speaker Sherman Browne
Mercy College sponsored motivational speaker, Mr. Sherman Browne to speak to students about

2019-04-08 19:08:59
NFA Key Club Wins Six Awards at Leadership Training Conference
Kiwanis of Newburgh sponsored a trip for nine members of NFA Key Club to travel to Albany to experience what the Leadership Training Conference had to offer.

2019-04-08 14:29:06
NFA West Hosts International Women’s Day Celebration
NFA West hosted International Women’s Day Celebration. Each advisory selected a female-centered topic to teach their peers. Students developed skits, lessons, podcasts, news broadcasts, and more to creatively teach these important topics.

2019-04-08 14:16:51
NFA West Hosts Third Annual Poetry Slam
Scholars from Newburgh Free Academy West Campus hosted their third annual Poetry Slam. Students and teachers performed original works as well as their favorite poems or spoken word pieces.

2019-04-06 18:28:09
NECSD to Host Second Annual TEDxNewburgh Event
The theme of this year’s event is Second Chances and will be held on Saturday, April 13th from 4pm-7pm at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus Auditorium.

2019-04-06 18:14:23
Heritage Scholars Participate in Power Tutorial
These young scholars were engaged in activities like playing vocabulary games, used QR codes with task cards on their Chrome books to review text structure, theme, and figurative language.

2019-04-04 12:16:04
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.

2019-04-03 17:15:37
NFA Main "spreads the word to end the word" for the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day
The color blue was worn in solidarity with the event. The entire school community is invited to sign a banner as a pledge of their support to eliminate the demeaning use of the r-word.

2019-04-02 13:59:48
NFA Main Juniors Present and Win Awards at Science and Engineering Fair
Representing Newburgh in the Senior Division, which consisted of over 100 projects in fields from cancer to quantum computing. The three students presented their latest independent research to judges.

2019-03-29 13:04:10
NFA Senior Awarded Certifciate from the United States Air Force for Outstanding Science Fair Project
Senior Daniel Hanrahan was awarded a certificate from the United States Air Force for an Outstanding Science Fair Project. His research title is "Veterans and Horses: The Value of Equine Therapy for Returning Veterans with PTSD."

2019-03-28 19:55:53
Four NFA Alumni Graduate From The Orange County Police Chief's Academy
Four alumni from Newburgh Free Academy's Security and Law Academy pathway recently graduated from The Orange County Police Chief's Academy.

2019-03-25 14:53:32
6th Annual LGBTQ Youth Conference: Human Rights and Safety in this World
Organized & hosted by the students of PRISM, the Gay Straight Alliance of Newburgh Free Academy, the 6th Annual LGBTQ Youth Conference will focus on Human Rights and Safety in this World.

2019-03-25 13:31:52
Empire After-School Program Registration still available for Spring.
Registration for the Empire State After-School Program is available for students in grades 6-12. Register online now. Space is limited!

2019-03-22 15:56:02
NFA's "Fullerton Crew" Pitches Design Idea for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh Walk
Newburgh Free Academy's "Fullerton Crew" was recruited by two alumni to create a design for their annual walk. The design that is chosen will be used as the primary design for Habitat of Great Newburgh's 20th Annual Walk for Housing.

2019-03-18 14:45:43

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