Kindergarten families build gingerbread houses

Kindergarten students and their families gathered to build gingerbread houses recently, an annual tradition at the elementary school. Students chose a family member to help them decorate a gingerbread house.  The students are in kindergarten classes taught by Marcie Jordan, Lisa Klena and Jennifer Mellen. Here are a few photos from the event:  

Elementary students toss hundreds of toys into the “sleigh”

Mayfield Elementary School students carried their holiday gifts to the assembly, where local firefighters and a state police officer were set to help them stuff the “sleigh,” a van from the Salvation Army of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. As they marched to the “sleigh,” they chanted “stuff the sleigh!” Principal Katria Hitrick thanked Kendyl Conyne, …

Hundreds of food items donated to elementary school collection

Third grader Aurora Horne wanted to help people, so she approached Principal Katria Hitrick about a Thanksgiving food drive at the elementary school. Aurora created a letter that was sent home to families asking for donations. She also decorated collection boxes for the food.  More than 300 food items were delivered to the food pantry …

Jr./Sr. High School students “stuff a bus” to help needy children in the area

They lined up like little elves behind the white Salvation Army bus – each student carrying a gift to put in the back. Grades 7 and 8 students “stuffed the bus” with dozens of unwrapped toys as part of a fundraiser for the Salvation Army of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. These toys will be distributed …

Mayfield Elementary welcomes vets for a celebration

Elementary students ate breakfast with veterans and put on performances for them during the Veterans Day celebration at the school on Wednesday, Nov. 13. This was the first Veterans Day celebration to be held at Mayfield Elementary in a number of years. The assembly was followed by a breakfast for the more than 50 veterans …

Marriana Mattice wins Leonard Bus competition, receives a scholarship

Senior Marriana Mattice, one of Jeremy Lebediker’s advanced art students, was recently selected as the winner of the 2019 Leonard Bus Sales “A Day in the Life of a School Bus” Art Competition! After reviewing the work of many talented artists from across the state, Stacey Bruce, Director of Business Integration for Leonard, and the …

Fight Flu at Home and School

Fight Flu at Home and School Flu, or influenza, spreads easily and can make people very sick, especially kids. You can help stop flu! Flu symptoms include: Fever or chills, body aches, cough, sore throat, headache, runny or stuffy nose, feeling very tired. Some people, especially children, may have stomach problems and diarrhea. Unlike a …

Elementary students participate in the Read for Ronald McDonald House Program

Elementary students, prompted by their own Queen Hitrick, from the Great Land of Mayfield at last week’s assembly, is participating in the Read for Ronald McDonald House Program. Students learned about the Ronald McDonald House and the Read for Ronald McDonald House Program.  The Ronald McDonald House is a set of houses in Albany that …

Arts in Business Pathway off to a strong start; 17 students are participating

The Mayfield Arts in Business Pathway is well underway for the 2019-2020 school year.   Seventeen students have opted for this valuable opportunity by taking the inaugural Arts in Business class.   Mostly freshman, these students now have the opportunity to learn about several different art-related careers directly from local professionals and, through project-based Learning, will also …

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