Holocaust survivor talks to classes at the Jr./Sr. High School about his experience in World War II

About 70 students in the History of the Holocaust and AP United State History classes at Mayfield, as well  as students from  Fonda-Fultonville and OESJ, heard via a webinar from Joel Nommick, a survivor of the Holocaust in World War II. Joel Nommick was born in December 1942 in Nazi-controlled France, three months after his …

Jr./Sr. High School students “stuff a bus” to help needy children in the area

They lined up like little elves behind the white Salvation Army bus – each student carrying a gift to put in the back. Grades 7 and 8 students “stuffed the bus” with dozens of unwrapped toys as part of a fundraiser for the Salvation Army of Fulton and Montgomery Counties. These toys will be distributed …

Marriana Mattice wins Leonard Bus competition, receives a scholarship

Senior Marriana Mattice, one of Jeremy Lebediker’s advanced art students, was recently selected as the winner of the 2019 Leonard Bus Sales “A Day in the Life of a School Bus” Art Competition! After reviewing the work of many talented artists from across the state, Stacey Bruce, Director of Business Integration for Leonard, and the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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