Grade 3 students receive dictionaries thanks to the Mayfield Grange and Bannertown 50 Plus Senior Citizens

Who would have known that the longest word in the English language is 1,909 letters long? Or that the periodic table is SO long? Mayfield’s 57 grade 3 students will find all of that information and more in their new “Best Dictionary for Students,” which they received today thanks to the generosity of the Mayfield …

Kathy Dougherty determined to leave Mayfield a better place

Interim Superintendent Kathy Dougherty has dedicated her entire life to providing service to others – as an educator (during a 42 year career), Johnstown Board of Education member (and now president) and through involvement with the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center and Johnstown Citizens Band. “I believe in service to the organization. When I accepted this …

International Paper grant making a difference at the elementary school

During the “Reading Our Way into Outer Space” program at the elementary school, dozens of students are reading about space, astronomy and all things intergalactic thanks to a grant from International Paper. The $2,164 grant purchased leveled readers and will pay for a trip to the Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) museum in Schenectady. …

Global Handwashing Day – October 15

As the flu seasons knocks on our doors, the Centers for Disease Control are reminding everyone that the easiest way to keep healthy and safe is to wash your hands – especially during flu season! Here’s a flyer – Everyday Preventive Actions That Can Help Fight Germs, Like Flu 2018 – about the need to be …

NYS testing results show strong results in most grades

The New York State Education Department has released the results of statewide testing taken by students in grades 3-8 in April and May in both English Language Arts and mathematics. Statewide, in ELA, 45.2 percent of all test takers in grades 3-8 scored at the proficient level (Levels 3 and 4). In math, 44.5 percent of …

Students return to class, ready for a productive year

In many cases, the finishing touches of the capital project work over the summer had just been completed, hours before students walked through the doors for a new school year. Construction work at both buildings was complete except for the Jr./Sr. High School library and “punch list” items that will be completed in the coming …

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Rain forced today’s graduation into the gym, but the 68 members of the Class of 2018 and their parents, friends and families didn’t seem to mind the change of venue for Mayfield’s 78th commencement ceremony. Principal Christopher Wojeski welcomed everyone to the ceremony and offered a few pieces of advice to the graduates. “Embrace your …

David Edwards recognized by Mayfield, HFM boards of education

At Tuesday’s night’s Mayfield Board of Education meeting, the HFM BOCES and Mayfield board held a ceremony to recognize the late David Edwards and his longtime service to school districts in the local area. Edwards served 37 years on the BOCES Board of Education, and was president of the board for several years before his death at …

Drama Club students to perform at High School Music Theatre Awards at Proctor’s Theater

This year, the drama program enrolled in the High School Music Theatre Awards at Proctors Theatre, co-sponsored by The Broadway League. Twenty-three Capital Region schools participated this year. Judges were sent to evaluate the shows and nominate schools in various categories for awards. Mayfield Drama Club was nominated for Best Musical in Tier B along …

Mayfield seniors awarded the 2017-18 NYS AHPERD Capital Zone Physical Education Leadership Award

Two Mayfield seniors have been awarded the 2017-18 NYS AHPERD (Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) Capital Zone Physical Education Leadership Award. Sydney Sheldon and Thomas Gates received the AHPERD Leadership Award on Sunday, April 29 at the NYSAPHERD  banquet along with dozens of other students from many of the school districts in the capital area. Sydney and …

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