School board elections and budget votes to be conducted by mail and tallied on June 9

In an effort to keep New Yorkers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Cuomo’s May 1 executive order states school board elections and budget votes statewide will be held by absentee ballot and tallied on June 9. The school board elections and budget votes will all be conducted by mail and all qualified voters will …

An update for those interested in running for the Board of Education

Pursuant to the governor’s Executive Order 202.26 regarding candidate petitions: There is no minimum number of signatures required on nominating petitions this year. Candidates for the office of school board member on the Middleburgh Central School District’s Board of Education must, however, meet the qualification requirements set forth in Section 2102, Education Law,  in addition …

A May 1 update from Superintendent Brian Dunn about the school closure for the rest of this year

Dear Middleburgh school community: During his daily briefing today, May 1, Gov. Cuomo announced New York State schools will be closed for the rest of the school year. While we all agree on how valuable it would be to have schools reopen this year and wished there was an opportunity to return to school, we …

Are you in need? It’s still possible to apply for the 2019-20 Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk plan.

Middleburgh school community: We know that the COVID-19 pandemic is both a public health and an economic crisis, extending far beyond this extended school closure.    In many families, this pandemic has directly impacted jobs and household income.  If your family has been economically impacted, we want to remind you that it is still possible …

Registrations now accepted for Middleburgh FFA’s August trip to Camp Oswegatchie

Registration is taking place for the Middleburgh Future Farmers of America (FFA)-sponsored camping trip to Camp Oswegatchie from Aug. 2 to 7. There’s only 35 spots reserved and registration will fill quickly.  Registration form Daily activities include a ropes course, mountain biking through the Adirondacks, horseback trail rides, kayak trips and much more. Please be …

All 2020 spring state championship events canceled; ‘local/regular season’ play decision remains on hold

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced the cancellation of all 2020 spring state championship events today, April 27. The impacted events are boys and girls track & field, boys tennis, softball, baseball, golf and both boys and girls lacrosse state championships scheduled to be held between June 4 and …

Middleburgh High School earns top third honors in U.S. News and World Report’s annual high school national and state rankings

Middleburgh High School ranks in the top third of all U.S. and New York State high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 list of high school rankings. Nationally, Middleburgh placed 4,824th out of 17,792 schools.   Middleburgh ranked 401st out of New York State’s 1,342 schools in the 2020 rankings, which include …

NYS is using a portion of federal funds to provide child care to qualified families at no cost

New York State is using a portion of the federal “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (CARES) Act funds to provide child care to eligible  workers at no cost. The $2 trillion CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27 to help protect the American people from the public health …

District announces new marking period dates, grading policy and expectations

Dear Middleburgh school community: Thank you for everything you have done and will continue to do to support our teachers and staff during this extended school closure. You’ve been instrumental in the success of our partnership to ensure your children remain current in their academic studies   Your understanding, patience and flexibility during these complicated …

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