Class of 2019 bids farewell to Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School

The 81st commencement for Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School was held today on the front lawn before parents and loved ones. A total of 65 students received diplomas. Here’s the program from the ceremony.  Students received dozens of awards and recognitions. Check those out here.  Salutatorian Taryn LaFontaine told graduates that the time at Mayfield Jr./Sr. …

Top class of 2019 graduates announced

The 27 top students in the Class of 2019 – those students with a cumulative average of 90 or higher – have been  announced. These students  – known as the Honor Guard – will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Friday, June 28 at the Mayfield Junior-Senior High School auditorium. Check out the students …

Christopher Harper named as next Mayfield superintendent

On Tuesday, June 18, the Mayfield Board of Education unanimously named Christopher Harper as the school district’s next superintendent of schools. Harper will begin at Mayfield on Monday, July 8. He is currently the elementary principal at the Unadilla Valley Central School District in New Berlin, NY – about 77 miles south west of Mayfield. …

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 …

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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 …

MasterMinds team on a hot streak!

      Mayfield’s MasterMinds Team, which has been participating since 2009, is in the midst of its best season yet! Mayfield students compete in the varsity and junior varsity (JV) divisions. The 2018-19 varsity team, captained by Maggy Lambo and Walker Goodemote, competes in the Albany league.  Other varsity members include Taryn LaFontaine, Isabelle Henderson, Colemar …

Mayfield students hear from holocaust survivor Ivan Vamos

On Friday, November 30, AP U.S. History, AP Psychology and History of the Holocaust students from Mayfield, Fonda-Fultonville, Galway and Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville attended a Holocaust Survivor Presentation in Albany. Mr. Ivan Vamos shared his story of survival as a young boy in Budapest, Hungary, just as Adolph Hitler’s Germany was invading Austria.  “Every day I do …

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 …

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 …

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