Superintendent

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Mayfield, NY 12117

518.661.8207

 

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Public Reporting Calendar Available

 

December 18, 2014  This school year’s public reporting calendar calls for twenty-eight public reports distributed across each month of the 2014-2015 academic year. Eleven of the twenty-eight reports have been examined by the school board. Most of those reports are available via this Web site. A PDF copy of the public reporting calendar is available.   View here

 

Technology Public Report

December 18, 2014  Current status and emerging needs/priorities of the school district’s information technology network are outlined in the December 2014 public report on the Mayfield CSD information technology network’s priorities and resources for year 2015. A PDF copy of that public report is available.  View here

 

Students of the Month for November announced

December 8, 2014

Mayfield High School Principal, Mr. Wojeski recently named Students of the Month for September. Students were nominated by teachers based on school performance, leadership qualities, and for going above and beyond. Read more

 

Information regarding the search for a superintendent

November 25, 2014  The MCS Board of Education approved a time period for the search for a new superintendent.  Applicants need to apply on or before Jan. 9, 2015. More information can be found here, including the search brochure and application.

 

Highlights of School Board Action November 2014

November 21, 2014  The school board adopted two policies at the November 18, 2014 regular monthly meeting: Policy 1522 Commercialism on District Campuses and Policy 8505 Student Meal Charge Policy. (See Policies).  A district-wide bulletin outlining other highlights of school board action on November 18, 2014 is available here.  The November 18, 2014 monthly update from Interim Superintendent of Schools a. Paul Scott is available here.

 

 

Boys Varsity SoccerCongratulations to the 2014 Varsity Boys Soccer Team

November 17, 2014

The 2014 varsity boys soccer team clinched the Western Athletic Conference North title, the program's first since 2003. After a slow start, winning only once in their first four games, the boys finished the regular season with a twelve game unbeaten run that included 11 wins and a tie. Their final record in the regular season was 12 wins, 3 losses and a tie. Read more

 

District prepared to respond to health concerns

October 29, 2014 State Department of Health requests that districts disseminate information on Ebola outbreak in West Africa

The fall and winter months often mean more cold symptoms, influenza and occasional fevers. This season is no different, but recent media reports about communicable diseases in New York City and Dallas, Texas, have prompted Mayfield Central School District to both review its procedures for preventing the spread of illnesses (such as the flu and colds) and also to respond to requests from the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York State Education Department (SED) to distribute information about Ebola. Read more

 

District-wide Bulletin

Oct. 29, 2014 Mayfield Interim Superintendent A. Paul Scott released a District-wide Bulletin Oct. 22, focused action taken during the regular Board of Education meeting, held on Oct. 21. View the bulletin here (pdf). A resolution (pdf) was passed regarding the State's Gap Elimination Adjustment.

Updated Board policies include:

0020 Public Service Emphasis
0050 Civility
3340 Administration in Policy Absence
6000 Fiscal Management Goals
6112 Determining Budget Priorities
6114 Board Requests for Data and Reports

 

The importance of school attendance

October 22, 2014 Every Minute Counts … Every Student Counts

Daily attendance is one of the most important factors in whether or not a student will succeed in school. Students are faced today with unprecedented changes within the field of public education so it’s essential they are present to receive the instruction they need to meet or exceed those standards. If a student is going to be absent or tardy, parents are expected to contact the child’s school directly the morning of the absence.

 

Read an article by Capital Region BOCES Communications Service's Parent Today: SCHOOL- YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT! (Copyright ©2014 by Parent Today and Capital Region BOCES; Used with permission)

 

Mayfield Elementary kicks of 25 day Fitness Challenge

October 15, 2014 Mayfield Elementary's Physical Education Department is kicking this year off with a 25 day fitness challenge. All students are encouraged to participate. Read more

 

Mayfield’s Code of Conduct – Reviewed Annually

October 15, 2014 New York State expects each public school district’s Board of Education to adopt and enforce a code of conduct for maintenance of order on school property and at school functions. The code of conduct governs the conduct of students, employees and visitors. Each Board of Education is to review the code annually and update the code if and as necessary. Mayfield CSD’s Code of Conduct was adopted by the Board of Education August 19, 2014. School districts are expected to make the Code of Conduct a public document.  A PDF copy of the Code of Conduct is available here.

 

Shop at Price Chopper and earn points for free equipment

October 15, 2014 With Tools for Schools, you earn points on behalf of Mayfield Elementary School every time you shop using your AdvantEdge Card. The points are redeemed by the school for FREE equipment such as school supplies, musical instruments, and playground equipment.

Here's how it works:

1. Register your AdvantEdge Card and designate a school at the Guest Services desk at your local Price Chopper, at school, or using our online form. You'll be required to sign up each year. Mayfield School's code is 15812.

2. The program begins on Sunday, July 27, 2014 and runs until Saturday, March 28, 2015.

3. All purchases using your AdvantEdge Card will be automatically credited to Mayfield Elementary School.

4. Every dollar* spent at Price Chopper earns you one point. Purchase Price Chopper or Central Market Classics brands and receive double points.

 

Students of the Month for September announced

October 6, 2014 Mayfield High School Principal, Mr. Wojeski recently named Students of the Month for September. Students were nominated by teachers based on school performance, leadership qualities, and for going above and beyond. Read more

 

New Parent Resource Center, "Panthers' Closet", is now open

October 6, 2014 Mayfield Elementary School is pleased to announce the opening of a new Parent Resource Center, "Panthers' Closet." Located just inside the front door of the Mayfield Elementary School, across the hall from the main office, Pathers' Closet offers free informational materials on parenting, education, health, community resources and many other topics. Clothing, toiletries and school supplies are also available for families in need. Panthers' Closet is open to Mayfield families from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each school day. As always, please sign in at the main office upon arrival at school. For more information, contact School Psychologist, Lauren Lozier, or Robin Lair, School Counselor.

 

Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

September 17, 2014 As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. The Mayfield Central School District is providing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and to help prevent the spread of the illness.  Read more

 

Information Technology Network and Student Email Accounts

September 17, 2014 District policy 4526 sets forth specifics regarding access to the school district’s information technology network and acceptable use of the Internet. The school district reserves the right to access, review and monitor use of the network as well as the data that is stored or transmitted. Use of the email system for personal business is not authorized. There was some limited piloting of district-created individual student email accounts last school year. Also, the school district is aware that more and more students arrive at school already having their own personal or family email account. The Interim Superintendent of Schools is gathering facts and background information on this matter of individual student email accounts. Meanwhile, any further piloting of district-created individual student emails is ‘on hold’ at least for the start of this school year, until a suitable protocol or policy is put into place by the school board.

State Grants Waiver for Mayfield CSD Interim Superintendent

September 17, 2014 The State Education Department provided formal notice that Mr. A. Paul Scott’s service as Interim Superintendent of Schools has been approved for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year. A copy of the State-mandated notice to all residents of the school district is available [by clicking here].

Revised Student Meal Charge Procedures Slated for Consideration

September 17, 2014 Meal charge procedures in place for 2013-2014 will continue for 2014-2015. Board consideration of a revised and further updated meal charge procedure is slated to launch at the October regular meeting. The Interim Superintendent will advance a preliminary draft edition set of revised student meal charge procedures to administrators, parent-teacher organization presidents and various others. The intent is to have a revised, updated set of student meal charge procedures in place at some point prior to winter 2014.

 

Welcome back, students!

Septemeber 10, 2014

Mayfield Central School District's students returned to the classrooms on Wednesday, September 3, and are already hard at work. Click on video to see them in action during the first few days of school.

 

 

Interim superintendent appointed for 2014-15

Aug. 11, 2014 Mayfield Central School District's Board of Education appointed verteran school administrator A. Paul Scott to serve as Interim Superitendent of Schools. Read more

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Thur, Dec 18

Holiday Concert; 6:30 p.m., auditorium

Fri, Dec 19

5 week progress reports posted to portal

Mon-Fri, Dec 22 - Jan 2

Holiday Recess, No Classes

Mon, Jan 5

Classes resume

Wed, Jan 7

Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting; 2:20 - 2:55 p.m., upper library

Wed, Jan 14

Supt Conf Day; No Classes

Sat, Jan 17

Semi-Formal Dance; 7 - 9 p.m., HS Cafeteria

Mon, Jan 19

Martin Luther King Day; No Classes

Tues, Jan 20

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., upper library

Mon-Thur, Jan 26-29

Regents Testing

Fri, Feb 6

Report cards posted to portal

Tues, Feb 17

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., upper library

Fri, Mar 13

5 week progress reports posted to portal

Tues, Mar 17

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., upper library

Thur-Fri, Mar 26-27

Drama Production of Peter Pan; 7 p.m., auditorium

Sat, Mar 28

Drama Production of Peter Pan; 2 and 7 p.m., auditorium

Tues, April 21

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., upper library

Wed, April 22

Report cards posted to portal

Tues, May 12

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., upper library

Tues, May 19

Annual Meeting/Budget Vote; 12 Noon - 8 p.m., HS gym lobby

Thur, May 21

5 week progress reports posted to portal

Fri, July 3

Final report cards posted to portal