Amy Irwin named Principal of Middleburgh Elementary School

At its June 12 meeting, the Middleburgh Board of Education named Amy Irwin as the next Principal of Middleburgh Elementary School. Mrs. Irwin comes to Middleburgh from the Albany School of Humanities, where she has served as Assistant Principal since 2017. Prior to that, she worked at George Washington School in Troy as Coordinator of …

Rep. Delgado speaks with MCS students, visits Pre-K program

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited Middleburgh Central Schools on May 30, visiting classrooms, speaking with students, and touring programs. The Congressman toured the new agriculture program at Middleburgh Jr./Sr. High School before participating in a 25-minute question-and-answer session with Jr./Sr. High School students in the library. Students asked the Congressman about a variety of topics, …

MES students present career research projects

Middleburgh Elementary students made a special presentation to parents and guests last week. They presented their career research posters, a multi-week project that started with a career interest inventory on the website Career Cruising. Based on their interests, 40 different careers were presented to each student. They chose one from that list. Each student did …

5th graders speak with author Kim Ventrella

Ms. Williams and Mrs. Monczewski collaborated to bring 5th grade students at Middleburgh Elementary the opportunity to Skype with author Kim Ventrella in the library on Tuesday, May 14th. Ms. Ventrella talked about her story inspirations, interesting jobs she has had, places she has been and why she loves being an author.  She even introduced …

MES music students soar at NYSSMA solo festival

Last week, 14 students from 5th and 6th Grade Band participated in the NYSSMA Solo Festival. All of the students scored in the top two categories: Outstanding and Excellent! Students performed a self-chosen solo from the NYSSMA manual, scales or rudiments, and sight reading. They are evaluated by a NYSSMA certified adjudicator on the areas …

6th grade students learn about exciting careers from guest speakers

Last week, sixth graders at Middleburgh Elementary School heard from two speakers in exciting careers. On Thursday, May 2, Serandon Spiers, MCS class of 2010, spoke about her experiences as a teacher of English in China for the last 13 months. She works with a variety of preschool and school age children and has had …

MES students take on Battle of the Books

On Saturday, May 4, four teams gathered to battle it out in the 2019 MES Battle of the Books; The Toxic Titans of Reading, Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Book, The Booksters and The Story Soldiers.  Teams competed against each other in three rounds of play, answering questions by providing the correct title and …

MCS students honored with Physical Education Student Leader Awards

Students from the Middleburgh Central School District have been selected as honorees for the Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leader Award. This award is given for outstanding leadership and excellence in Physical Education. These students have performed well in the areas of fitness, citizenship, and leadership. There was an awards ceremony held at Hudson …

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 …

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