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 …

MCS 2019 Winter Sports Awards Roundup

Congratulations to all our student-athletes on a very successful Winter season! Bowling WAC All Stars: Cameryn Shultes, Carolyne Shultes, Jaidyn Rose, Tyler Mann, and Andrew Miaski WAC 2nd Team All Stars: Julia Bingham WAC MVP: Tyler Mann Section 2 All Stars: Carolyne Shultes and Jaidyn Rose Cheerleading Exceptional Seniors: Sophia Soloveitchik, Autumn House, Stephanie Smith, …

Letter to Parents on ELA/Math testing and 7 things parents should know

Dear Parents/Guardians: This spring, our students in grades 3-8 will again take assessments aligned to the state’s new learning standards. The 2019 testing will be scheduled over two consecutive days on the following dates: New York State grades 3-8 English language arts (ELA) exam: April 2-5, 2019 New York State grades 3-8 math exam: May …

MCS student heads to national culinary competition

For the second consecutive year a Capital Region BOCES culinary team has won the challenging state ProStart culinary competition. Career and Technical Education students Alexia Torres and Katelyn Manchester of Cobleskill-Richmondville as well as Logan Stephens of Middleburgh earned the state’s top honors during the March 22-23 competition at the Culinary Institute of America in …

Three MCS students medal at regional SkillsUSA competition

More than 40 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education students showed their in-depth knowledge of the skilled trades and earned medals at the regional SkillsUSA competition Wednesday, March 20 in Schenectady and Scotia. By doing so, the 11 first-place winners and many of the other medal winners earned the right to advance to the …

Middleburgh wrestlers place at state meet

Two Middleburgh sixth graders placed at the New York Wrestling Association for Youth (NYWAY) State Championships. Gabe and Liam English placed 3rd and 4th respectively in the state competition. This follows the boys wrestling with the Cobleskill-Richmondville Youth Wrestling Team at the Capital District Youth Wrestling League (CDYWL) Championships, where Gabe and Liam were on …

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