Statement on district buildings being demolished

To our community, At the April 17th Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to tear down the old district office building and a barn that was being used for storage. Following damage from Hurricane Irene, the old district office building was unable to be fully restored, even with FEMA funds that were allocated. The …

Middleburgh students part of nationally recognized CTE program

Two Capital Region BOCES programs have been selected as “top” Career and Technical Education programs by a national organization. The Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment and the Manufacturing and Machining Technology programs were deemed by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at the Southern Regional Education Board (NRCCTE) as a “Quality Career and Technical …

Pre-K students learn about dinosaurs, fossils

Our Pre-Kindergarten students are going back in time to learn about dinosaurs! Pre-K students learned about being a paleontologist, and experimented with what it would be like to be a scientist in the field. Using brushes or fingers, students dug through sand to find dinosaur skeletons, and then removed them carefully to see the “fossil …

2nd graders speak with famous anthropologist Jane Goodall

2nd graders at Middleburgh Elementary School participated in a once-in-a-lifetime experience today, joining in on a Skype in the Classroom live broadcast with famed anthropologist and primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. The broadcast was followed by a question and answer session. During the broadcast with Dr. Goodall, students learned about caring for the planet and how …

Online student registration now open for Middleburgh families

Student registration for both kindergarten and pre-kindergarten (UPK 3 and UPK 4) are now open. For the UPK 3 and UPK 4 programs, children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before Dec. 1 and reside in the Middleburgh School District to be eligible. The program does not require income eligibility and registration …

Approved state budget increases education funding by $1 billion, enacts permanent property tax levy limit

New York lawmakers have approved a state budget for 2019-20 that increases education funding by just over $1 billion and makes permanent the state’s property tax levy limit law, or tax cap. The newly approved $175 billion state budget calls for total education spending of $27.9 billion, which represents an increase of 3.8 percent compared …

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