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 …

Congratulations to Maggy Lambo for being named a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist

Senior Maggy Lambo has entered an exclusive club – her SAT score of 1580 has placed her among 16,000 seniors nationwide who are eligible to apply for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships to be offered next spring. She is the daughter of John and Nadine Lambo. Maggy is undecided on her college major and intended career. She …

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 …

Parenting in the Digital Age and Social Media Awareness program scheduled for Nov. 15

Parents and the community will hear about the struggle and challenges of maneuvering the digital age and social media with their children during a program, Parenting in the Digital Age and Social Media Awareness, on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Jr./Sr. High School. The program will run from 6-8 p.m.. The speaker will be Melissa …

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 …

Construction work has begun on the many projects set to be done during the summer

Building the Future, Restoring the Past Both buildings to get improvements during summer construction work Work has begun on the $5 million work of projects that remain as part of the January 2016 capital project. As part of Mayfield’s $15.5 million 2016 capital improvement project, the remaining items are to be completed this summer. About $10.5 …

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 …

Congratulations to these seniors recognized by the HFM BOCES, FMCC

Congratulations to Mayfield seniors Rebecca Battisti, Katelyn Frisch, Katelyn Harrington, Anna King and Camryn Meca for being recognized at the third annual Fulton Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Student Recognition Dinner. The dinner honored nearly 60 outstanding seniors from high schools in the region. Honorees were selected to attend the awards dinner to recognize their academic and personal …