MCS to launch 4-H Afterschool Program in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension

Middleburgh Central School district is excited to announce that we are collaborating with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties to offer a three-hour, five-day a week 4-H Youth Development Afterschool Program for all Kindergarten-Eighth grade students. The program will start on September 9th. This community partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension will run …

Summer Enrichment Program encourages learning during summer months

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean learning has to stop. This summer the Middleburgh Central School District held a new four-week K-6 Summer Enrichment Program, which gave students the opportunity for hands-on learning and travelling the world from their classrooms. Ms. Connely taught the grade 4-6 combination class, whose theme was “Africa.” One thing Ms. …

MCS recognized for biggest achievement jump in Capital Region

Middleburgh Central Schools have been recognized as the fastest growing district for achievement in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review. The district rose in the Business Review’s annual rankings by 25 spots to #39 overall, the largest jump in the region. The Jr./Sr. High School and the Elementary School also jumped in the …

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 …

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