A message from Superintendent Brian P. Dunn on the reopening of Middleburgh schools

Dear Middleburgh school community: Today, Aug. 7, Gov. Cuomo announced all New York State schools can reopen next month, based on his assessment of the required metrics to be in place to allow this to happen. We are pleased to hear this news, as this allows us to continue to finalize our comprehensive work for …

District to transition to Google Suite for Education beginning this school year

The Middleburgh School District is transitioning to the Google Suite for Education platform as part of its detailed preparation for the 2020-21 school year. “The challenges of this upcoming school year require us to offer the best possible in-class and remote instruction experience to all our students,” said Superintendent Brian P. Dunn. “Google Suite for …

Hardcover 2020 yearbooks have arrived; distribution is Aug. 11 and 12

Attention: Middleburgh school community: The MCS 2020 “hardcover”  yearbooks have arrived! Please note: the elementary softcover books have not yet arrived. The distribution of pre-ordered books and the selling of extra hardcover yearbooks will take place: Tuesday, Aug. 11 and Wednesday, Aug. 12 5 to 7 p.m. at Timothy Murphy Park Pavilion (Route 30) The …

Request for participation: Please complete the Parent/Guardian Instructional Preference/Transportation Form

Dear Parents/Guardians:  The Middleburgh School District is committed to providing every student with the highest quality instructional program to ensure academic success and achievement in an environment which places the health and safety as the first priority.    As we continue our detailed and thoughtful work to reopen Middleburgh schools next month, it’s important that …

Phase II of Middleburgh’s $922,936 Smart Schools Investment Plan approved; funds will finance the district’s student laptop initiative

Phase II of the Middleburgh School District’s $922,936 Smart Schools Investment Plan has been approved by the Smart Schools Review Board. The July 30 approval of Phase II of the grant allocates $504,603 for technology acquisition and school connectivity.  Phase II funds will be used to finance the district’s 1:1 laptop initiative for students in …

District to hold virtual community forums on Aug. 3 and 4 to review 2020-21 school reentry plan

The Middleburgh School District will hold a series of school reopening parent forums on Aug. 3 and 4, via Zoom, allowing district officials to review school reentry plans for elementary, special education and junior/high school students in addition to an opportunity for community questions. The district submitted its 2020-21 School Reentry Plan to the State …

School Reentry Task Force work continues; hybrid/blended learning model and schedule planned

The Middleburgh COVID-19 School Reentry Task Force held its first meeting today, July 28, where an in-depth review of Middleburgh’s preliminary 2020-21 Reentry Plan, containing all the necessary information requested by the New York State Department of Education (SED), took place. In that meeting. Superintendent Brian Dunn, Jr./Sr. High School Principal Matthew Sloane, Elementary School …

Middleburgh’s Reopening School Task Force continues comprehensive planning for September’s return to school

Attention Middleburgh school community: As you know, we’ve been reviewing recently received New York state guidance which includes a clearer timeline regarding Middleburgh schools will open for the 2020-21 school year. Reminder: Middleburgh knows reopening our schools is a community-wide undertaking and we’re looking for your input via a reopening schools survey. Request for family …

Request for family input: Please complete Middleburgh’s 2020-21 School Reopening Survey by July 26

While schools nationwide address uncertainty and a range of potential scenarios for the fall, Middleburgh knows reopening our schools is a community-wide undertaking and we’re looking for your input via this reopening schools survey: Middleburgh 2020-21 School Reopening Survey As we await additional federal, state and Education Department guidance, Middleburgh is continuing its intensive review …

NYSPHSAA delays the official start date of the fall sports season, cancels fall championships and provides contingency guidance

Today, July 16, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) voted to delay the official start date of the fall sports season until Sept. 21,  cancel the fall regional and state championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due …

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