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 …

Many thanks to the Mayfield Board of Education for serving our children

The annual School Board Recognition Week will be held from Oct. 21-25 this year. The school district and Mayfield community wish to send out a hearty “thank you” to the five individuals who serve for no pay to keep our children’s education going in the right direction. Mayfield’s Board of Education members are: Aaron Flynn, …

Second annual Fun Run set for Oct. 19 by Mayfield Cross Country team

The Mayfield Cross Country team is hosting its second annual fun run for kids as a fundraiser for the program on Saturday, Oct. 19 behind the elementary school. There will be a 1 mile race, a 1/2 mile race and a toddler sprint race. Day of race registration only, $5 per child, ages 1-12. Registration …

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 …

Mayfield offers free lunches to first responders on first Friday of each month

Most people only see first responders – police, paramedics and firemen – during an emergency on the side of the road or at their homes. There’s never really an opportunity for most of us to just sit and talk with them – until now. Beginning with lunches on Friday, October 4, first responders in the …

The 2019-20 school year has begun at Mayfield; hundreds of students return for an active year ahead!

Mayfield elementary students were greeted with signs, held by staff and PTA members as well as local police and firefighters, encouraging them to have the best year ahead while Jr./Sr. High School students got right into their studies on the first day of school.  Here are a few images from opening day, 2019, at both …

Christopher Harper hits the ground running as Mayfield’s new superintendent

All Means All Those three words adorn Christopher Harper’s office wall, placed above the district’s Mission Statement.  The last sentence of the Mission Statement states that “All students can learn.” All Means All emphasizes and complements that final sentence: Every – Single – Student at Mayfield can learn. “The mission statement is very inspiring and …

Tax rates adopted for the 2019-20 school year

The Board of Education adopted tax rates for the 2019-20 school year at its meeting on August 20. The new rates are: Town of Mayfield – $24.36 Town of Northampton – $24.73 Town of Johnstown – $24.36 Town of Broadalbin – $19.36 The tax rates are per $1,000 of assessed value. So, if you live …

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