Grade 6 student Mary Blanchard wins Patriot’s Pen award from the VFW

Grade 6 student Mary Blanchard does more than just stand for the Pledge of Allegiance every day in class. She thinks deeply about what the red, white and blue really mean and how many have lost their lives defending our ways of life. “Most people don’t realize why we say the Pledge of Allegiance every …

Mayfield Jr./Sr. HS and Elementary school receive $1,000 checks from Stewart’s

The high school and the elementary school both received money from the annual Stewart’s Holiday Match program. The elementary school will put the grant toward the school’s backpack program, designed to help students and families eat over the weekends. The grant for the Jr./Sr. High School will be used to purchase software for the new …

2019-20 budget taking shape; includes several initiatives while keeping costs down

As the Board of Education continues to develop the 2019-20 budget proposal, several initiatives are being considered in the spending plan going before the community on Tuesday, May 21. As it stands now, the budget would include a 2.9 percent tax levy increase. This increase is less than one-half of the allowable state tax cap …

Congratulations to Mayfield’s Odyssey of the Mind team!

Congratulations to Mayfield’s Odyssey of the Mind team, managed by parent volunteers Virginia Kline and Karen Flint.  The team represented Mayfield at the Region 21 New York State Competition which was held at the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District on Saturday, March 9th. The team competed in the Classics…Leonardo’s Workshop Division II.  They came in 2nd …

Students perform with ukuleles during Board of Education meeting

Grades 4 and 6 students played “3 Little Birds” by Bob Marley with ukuleles at the BOE Meeting on Tuesday with the help of a few junior high choir members. Their teacher is Kelly Winters. Picture credits: Junior High Choir members, left to right Sally Ann Agerter, Bella Bradley, Bella Lawrence, and Alyssa Van Every. …

***SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH INFORMATION***

Comments received at two search forums with the staff and community in early February were incorporated into this search brochure. Candidates can apply using this application. Community and staff members who attended forums in February, as well as those who completed the online survey, were asked to share their thoughts on these five questions: What …

Teddy Bear Tales makes for messy fun!

At January’s Teddy Bear Tales event at the Elementary School, students listened to stories about winter fun, checked out bags of books to take home, and then participated in some slime-making fun! It was messy, silly, and most importantly… LOTS of fun!  There were about 30 students at the event.  What a great way to …

Mayfield identified as a TSI district under new federal ESSA guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 17, 2019 From Kathy Dougherty, Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mayfield Central School District 518-661-8207 The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has released the list of public schools and districts designated as “CSI” (Comprehensive Support and Improvement) and “TSI” (Targeted Support and Improvement) based upon their students’ standardized test scores from …

Elementary Spelling Bee winner Kian Ely ready for the Regional Spelling Bee on Feb. 13

After two hours and 46 rounds, grade 6 student Kian Ely emerged from the pack as the elementary spelling bee winner. He will not proceed to the Times Union Regional Spelling Bee on Feb. 13 at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady. Ten students participated in the final run-off. All classrooms participated, grades 4-7, and the winners …

Students, parents come together to create Gingerbread Houses

A more than 30-year tradition continued at Mayfield Elementary School today – making Gingerbread houses. A parent or family member came into school to help a kindergarten student decorate the houses. This project involved students from the classes of Marcie Jordan, Lisa Klena and Jennifer Mellen. This year’s holiday break runs from Monday, Dec. 24 to …

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