Nicholas Criscone

Principal

80 North Main Street

Mayfield, NY 12117

518.661.8222

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Mayfield students get the new school off to a great start!

Student photoSeptember 9, 2016

Feeling rested and ready to get going on a new school year, Mayfield's more than 900 students got right back into the swing of things in class, on the new playground, in the cafeteria and throughout both school buildings.

Check out this link - Read more here - for a few shots from activities today at Mayfield Elementary School and Mayfield Junior-Senior High School.

 

 

 

The new playground is getting plenty of use...

September 8, 2016

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New Elementary Playground Update…

August 15, 2016

Scheduling delays and conflicts have resulted in the district postponing the installation of the elementary playground surface until August 26 and 27. Additionally, high school students with supervision (for example, Jon Caraco with his varsity soccer team) may volunteer. Remember to bring shovels, wheelbarrows and/or rakes.

NYS releases testing information on ELA and math tests taken in April

July 29, 2016

The state Education Department today released the results of the 2016 Grades 3-8 English language arts (ELA) and math tests that students took in April.

From a proficiency standpoint, Mayfield's proficiency rates - 33 percent on grades 3-8 ELA and 44 percent on grades 3-8 mathematics received scores in levels 3 or 4 on the exams - placed the district third in mathematics and fifth in ELA among the 15 school districts in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES. Statewide, the figures were 38 percent on ELA and 39 percent on mathematics.

At Mayfield, the proficient figures for both the ELA and mathematics exams remained close to the 2015 results. The number of students scoring in the proficient levels - 3 and 4 - climbed to 33 percent, compared with 30 percent in 2015. In mathematics, 44 percent of Mayfield students scored in levels 3 and 4, compared with 42 percent in 2015. Read more here

Student photoWork begins on construction of the new elementary playground

August 8, 2016

With  temperatures and humidity levels rising throughout the morning, one thing was clear for the 16-17 volunteers who showed up for the first day of elementary playground construction today: they were hot.

In fact, every man had a sweat-soaked tee-shirt by 9 a.m.

Superintendent Jon Peterson, joining in with the group that included other parents, community members, district administrators and Board of Education members, said work was progressing as they had hoped. "We are doing pretty well here - it's all starting to come together but there's still plenty to be done," he said, stopping to talk while holding a handful of bolts.  Read more here

Old playground removedTime to build the new elementary playground - volunteers are needed!

July 27, 2016

Now that the old playground has been removed (see picture at right), the moment of truth has arrived - the new playground is about to rise! To make that happen, the school district needs everybody's help! We are looking for a Few Good Men (and Women of course!) to donate two hours or more of their time to assemble the playground behind the elementary school on one of these five days. There will be a supervisor from the playground company on site to guide the work.
Please consider volunteering your time and talents on one of the following dates/times. You could give as much time as your schedule allows
:

August 5
- 8-10 am, 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm, 3-5 pm - Tools provided by contractor
August 6 -  8-1
0 am, 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm, 3-5 pm - Tools provided by contractor
August 8 - 8-10
am, 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm, 3-5 pm, - Tools provided by contractor
August 12 - 8-10
am, 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm, 3-5 pm - Please bring a wheelbarrow, shovel and/or rake with you.
August 13 - 8-10
am, 10-12 pm, 1-3 pm, 3-5 pm - Please bring a wheelbarrow, shovel and/or rake with you.

If you are willing, able and available, please send
Superintendent Jon Peterson an email at peterson.jon@mayfieldcsd.org by July 29 indicating the date and “shift(s)” that you are able to help. Additionally, if you have any influence over Mother Nature please order cool and dry conditions!

Thanks in advance!

Check out more pictures of the playground and field work at the elementary school here.

Update on the elementary playground and field work; access road closed during the day

July 20, 2016

Principal Nicholas Criscone provides this update on the contruction at the elementary school:

Families and Staff,
We’re making great progress. At this point we are closing the access road to the playground and back field area between 6am and 4pm due to heavy equipment needing frequent use of that driveway.
The good news is that we are opening our track and its inner field starting at 4pm each day!

For your safety, please do not enter the back driveway, track, fields or playground area between 6am and 4pm
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You’ll be getting an email in the near future regarding the playground build and the need for volunteers. I’d love to see a show of force to help with the installation! Keep an eye out for a sign up sheet.

Update on the elementary playground and field work; access road closed during the day

July 20, 2016

Principal Nicholas Criscone provides this update on the contruction at the elementary school:

Families and Staff,
We’re making great progress. At this point we are closing the access road to the playground and back field area between 6am and 4pm due to heavy equipment needing frequent use of that driveway.
The good news is that we are opening our track and its inner field starting at 4pm each day!

For your safety, please do not enter the back driveway, track, fields or playground area between 6am and 4pm
.

You’ll be getting an email in the near future regarding the playground build and the need for volunteers. I’d love to see a show of force to help with the installation! Keep an eye out for a sign up sheet.

Playground closed for the summer beginning July 18; help needed to build new one

July 13, 2016

Due to the anticipated new playground and work on athletic fields located behind the elementary school, the elementary playground area and fields will be closed as of Monday, July 18. The new school community playground build will take place on August 5, 6, 8, 12 and 13. We’ll need as many volunteers as possible to help with this exciting project. More details to follow.

 

Upcoming Events

Tues, Sept 27

Jr/Sr HS Yearbook Photos; 6 am - 3 pm, Auditorium

Fri, Oct 7

Supt Conf Day; 8 am, All staff, No Students

Sat, Oct 8

Alumni Soccer; 6 - 8 pm, HS Athletic Fields

Mon, Oct 10

Columbus Day, Schools Closed

Wed, Oct 12

Elem Open House; 6 pm, School-wide

Thur, Oct 13

Hope & Wellness Club; 2:20 pm, Upper Library

Tues, Oct 18

Board of Education meeting; 7 pm, Upper Library (Executive Session 6:30 pm in District Office)

Wed, Nov 2

Jr/Sr HS Fall Band and Choir Concert; 6:30 pm, Auditorium

Thur, Nov 3

Jr/Sr HS Yearbook Photos (underclassmen re-takes); 6 am - 1 pm, Auditorium

Mon, Nov 7

Jr/Sr HS Yearbook Photos (Senior class re-takes); 6 am - 2 pm, Auditorium

Thur, Nov 10

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony; 6:30 pm, Auditorium

Fri, Nov 11

Veteran's Day; Schools Closed

Tues, Nov 15

Board of Education meeting; 7 pm, Upper Library (Executive Session 6:30 pm in District Office)

Wed, Nov 16

Turkey Trot; 2 pm, Elementary School

Sat, Nov 19

Annual Frostbite 5K; 8:30 am, Lower HS parking lot

Wed-Fri, Nov 23-25

Thanksgiving Recess for students and faculty; No Classes

Thur-Fri, Nov 24-25

Thanksgiving; Schools Closed