April 2018

Millbrook Varsity Cheerleading Squad Wins Second Place in International Competition!

March 24 & 25, 2018, the Millbrook Varsity Cheerleading Squad competed in an International Competition in Walt Disney World. We are very excited to congratulate them in bringing home the 2nd Place trophy from the competition! They are a very talented and enthusiastic group and the award is well deserved!

IBM Engineers Visit High School Science Classes

IBM Engineers, Mrs. Lacey, Mr. Hall, Mr. Reale and Mr. Dux, visited science classes today. Students were challenged to maximize hang time for skiers on a ski slope, by maximizing the cost of materials. The importance of STEAM skills, communication and teamwork were emphasized in the engineering process.

Seniors Recognized at 2018 Spring Arts Festival

The 2018 Spring Arts Festival was held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Festival highlighted the High School Fine Arts program. Art work was displayed in the High School Cafeteria. A concert was held featuring the following High School musical groups: the Concert Choir, the Madrigal Choir, the Jazz Ensemble & Concert Band. Senior student-musicians were recognized and given a rose. Senior student-musicians are featured in the photo. It was a wonderful event.

Class of 2020 Blazer Stadium Blanket Sale

The Millbrook High School Class of 2020 is selling Millbrook Blazer Stadium Blankets. The blankets are sure to keep you warm in the stands while you cheer on your favorite Blazer athlete. They are also great for picnics. Keep one in your car or pack it for your trip to the park or to the beach. Cozy up with the soft fleece side of the blanket while the nylon side helps block the wind.

Blue fleece on one side. Black nylon on the other with the Millbrook Blazer logo

 

Pre-order your blanket for $25. Orders are due May 20th. Stadium Blanket Order Form

Make checks payable to: Millbrook CSD

Questions? email maureen.ackerman@millbrookcsd.org

Annual Spring Arts Festival

The Millbrook Art & Music Department invites you to our annual Spring Arts Festival, Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the High School Cafeteria/Auditorium. 

NYS Girls’ Basketball Class C Champions Recognized at Board Meeting

The Board of Education recognized the New York State Class C Champions, the Millbrook Girls’ Varsity Basketball team, at their April 23, 2018 meeting. Since the Senior members of the team were on the Senior Trip and other team members were unable to attend due to conflicts with sporting events, parents accepted the award certificates for them. Pictured are coaches, team members and parents.

Dutchess County Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to the Middle School participants of the Dutchess County Science Fair! Several of our students placed and received special awards.

6th Grade Honorable Mention: Sofia Rogers

7th Grade Honorable Mention: Sadie Krueger, Olivia Lucal, and Nell Stevens

Sadie Krueger: IBM Spectrum Diversity Network Group Award

Stephanie DeMan: Environmental Defense Award, Effective Display Award, Wappinger Creek Watershed Intermunicipal Council Award, Society of Women Engineers Award

Second Grade Trip to Sharon Audubon

On Thursday, April 5th the Second Grade Classes from Elm Drive attended an educational outdoor field trip at the Sharon Audubon.

Mrs. Doyle, Mr. Hammell, and Mrs. Jordan all chaperoned the trip. The trip focused on the process and history of Springtime Maple Sugaring. Students participated in 3 stations while on the trip.

First, students were treated to a fireside Native American tale of Chief Woksis and his wife Moqwah detailing the historical facts surrounding the discovery and early methods of maple sugaring. This included the early Native American use of hot rocks in a wooden Mokuk to boil the "Sinzibuckwuda" as the Algonquian's referred to maple syrup in their tongue. Students also learned about the use of the Colonial Time's "Lazy Man's Balance" to prepare maple syrup over the campfire.

Congratulations RYLA Candidates

Congratulations to Jackie Stickter, Halie Every and Rachel Greene who have been selected as the successful candidates for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference, held in June. The RYLA conference is open to all current sophomore students who demonstrate leadership involvement in school, community and their home.

Millbrook High School Blood Drive

There will be a Blood Drive on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in the Millbrook High School Gynmasium from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

The Addams Family - A Great Show!

March 23, 24, & 25, 2018, the Millbrook Community had the opportunity to attend the Millbrook High School Production of the "Addams Family." The show was a great success! The directors, cast, crew and musicians did a great job. Director Chelsea Edson submitted the photos of the cast & crew. Great job for all involved in the production!

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