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Goldbacks in the News! NFA JV Boys Basketball Team Plays with Heart
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2019-02-05 17:11:50
NFA Girls Track Team Sets School Record!
The NFA Girls Varsity Track 4x800m relay team was invited to the Dr. Sanders Columbia Challenge track meet. The prestigious meet hosts college teams with only two high school events.

2019-02-04 17:40:28
Blood Drive at NFA Main Campus - February 7th 8:00AM to 1:00PM
NFA Main will host their third blood drive of the year this Thursday, February 7th from 8am - 1pm in the Girls Gym. Community members, faculty and staff, and students are welcomed to donate.

2019-02-04 15:32:55
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.

2019-02-01 15:35:08
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.

2019-01-24 14:56:27
NFA Boy's Track Team Continues to Succeed!
Matthew Haynes won the sophomore boys 1000m run (2:40.19) new school sophomore record this weekend. Newburgh's 4X400m relays finished in 1st and 2nd place at the New Balance Invitational held at the New York Armory.

2019-01-23 13:58:43
Two More Graduates of NFA P-TECH Receive Job Offers from IBM
Danis Jhammat and Vincent Lacertosa, graduates of the inaugural class of NFA P-TECH will join two fellow graduates with a job at IBM this January.

2019-01-22 15:42:19
Two NFA P-TECH Educators Present at National Conference of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Two Newburgh Free Academy P-TECH educators, Christine McCartney and Jacqueline Hesse, are working to help teachers facilitate civic discussions around real-world issues, with a specific focus on topics such as race, immigration and LGBTQ equity.

2019-01-18 19:56:04
January 2019 Regents Schedule
The January Regents begin on the 22nd. The full schedule is available here.

2019-01-18 14:48:48
Learn More About Meadow Hill's Family Latino Literacy Program
Meadow Hill GEM School has over 17 families who come to learn English as a second language, learn strategies to help their child become readers and writers, and also learn about helpful services within our school district and community each Friday.

2019-01-16 21:00:59
NFA North Scholar Receives Plaque for Third Place Finish in Research Competition
Sophomore Diana Ramos presented her poster board to judges in the Animal Science Category. Diana hopes to observe behavior of shelter dogs as they interact with human visitors to help with dog adoption rates.

2019-01-15 18:37:11
Two NFA P-TECH Teachers Featured in Education Week's Guest Blog: Developing Student Mindsets Through Service Learning
Mrs. Christine McCartney, English Language Arts teacher for Newburgh Free Academy P-TECH was featured as a guest blogger for Education Week. The focus of her piece: Developing Student Mindsets Through Service Learning.

2019-01-14 16:56:33
Scholars Collaborate to Create Technology for All Video for Contest
In a collaborative effort, scholars from Mr. Du Quesnay’s Video Production class and Mrs. Fay Pacht’s Acting class produced, directed, and starred in a video about the technology provided to scholars throughout our district.

2019-01-14 16:24:02
NFA Main Before Broadway Theater Company Presents: The Children’s Hour
The Before Broadway Theater Company presented The Children’s Hour this weekend in the Black Box Theater of Newburgh Free Academy’s main campus. Scholars from the company as well as Construction and Cosmetology contributed to the performance.

2019-01-14 15:06:20
NECSD Recognizes Attendance for Employees
Earlier this year, Human Capital Partners began recognizing employees who have great attendance. Attendance for employees is important because it provides consistency in education for our scholars.

2019-01-14 14:27:24
Scholarship System Now Available for NFA Seniors: Apply Now!
The NFA Scholarship Online System is now available. You can apply for numerous scholarships through one simple online process. In addition, listings for Hudson Valley scholarships are available as well.

2019-01-11 16:05:07
Recent NFA P-TECH Graduate Speaks at National Technology Forum
Suriana Rodriguez, a recent NFA P-TECH (formerly Excelsior Academy) graduate spoke at the annual 2019 CES (Consumer Technology Association) gathering this week.

2019-01-11 14:15:43
NFA Boys Track Team Sees More Victories
The 4X400m relay team of James Onwuka, Kendall Scott, and Ryler Gould qualified for the Millrose Games by finishing in first place on January 9th, 2019.

2019-01-11 14:03:24
NFA Principal Honored with Annual Responsible 100 Award
Mr. Kevin Rothman, house principal for NFA P-TECH (formerly Excelsior Academy) was honored in December as part of City & State’s The Responsible 100 Award at SONY Hall in Manhattan. Mr. Rothman was included in the Education category.

2019-01-10 15:28:35
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.

2019-01-08 21:18:14
New Date! 2nd Annual International Night
Join NFA Key Club for their 2nd Annual International Night: a night of international food, music, and performances.

2019-01-08 13:16:22
NFA North Families: College 101 Parent Workshop on January 11th
There will be a College 101 Parent Workshop on January 11th from 8am-9am in the NFA North Cafeteria. Breakfast and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to 563-8410 or email hkraus@necsd.net to save your spot!

2019-01-07 18:56:15
Open Houses for Students Entering 9th Grade
Attention 8th grade Goldbacks and families! Please join us for our four Open House events as you and your child prepare to enter high school in the fall. All open house events begin at 7pm.

2019-01-07 18:28:21
NFA Alumna Discusses College Experience and Upcoming Career
Courtney Pileggi, alumna of Newburgh Free Academy class of 2015, visited Mr. Jim Nee’s AP Calculus class last week to discuss her math focused major and new job that includes a salary that is nearly $15,000 more than the national average.

2019-01-07 15:41:07
NFA North Guidance Celebrates 86 Instant Admits to College
NFA North Guidance Department had 74 instant admits for SUNY Orange and 12 instant admits for MSMC. Scholars were celebrated by taking photos and highlighting their achievement in the school.

2019-01-07 13:56:10

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