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 …

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 …

Vote often! Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School is in an online contest that begins on Monday, April 23, that could provide thousands of dollars for the school’s art program

Beginning next Monday, April 23, please help Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School out with this online contest in which the district could win thousands of dollars for the junior/senior high school art program. Mayfield has been chosen as one of the Top 50 schools (out of 500) for the Vans Custom Culture Contest! The Grand Prize …

Upcoming Key Club fundraisers

We hope you will come out to support these upcoming Jr./Sr. High School Key Club fundraisers: April 4 – Applebee’s Night from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Applebee’s in Johnstown. April 29 – Coin drive at the Walmart in Gloversville May 20 – Coin drive at the Walmart in Gloversville

“Screenagers” – a movie about teen overuse of social media – to be shown on March 27 at BP High School; to be shown at no cost

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this time and about the friction occurring …

Contractors working on the heating issues, particularly at the Jr.-Sr. High School

This cold snap is tough on all of us; the same holds true for the school district. Superintendent Jon Peterson said that a number of our rooms and corridors, particularly in the junior/senior high school experienced cold temperatures yesterday. Part of the reason is that unlike in the elementary school where both new boilers are …

Construction bids came in lower that budgeted; some items on hold may be done

On November 30, the Board of Education awarded three construction bids in the third and final phase of the capital project that were under budget, allowing board members to now consider proceeding with some of the on-hold fields work at the junior-senior high school as well as consider alternates included with the general construction (GC) …

Freshman Maddi Relyea competes this Saturday in cross country state championship

Freshman Madison Relyea will represent Mayfield in Saturday’s cross country championship at the Wayne Central School District near Rochester after having finished second in the Section II Class D championship at the Saratoga Spa State Park last Friday. She was the lone runner on Mayfield’s varsity team this year. Her coach, Rebecca Newkirk,  said she …

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