May 2018

Millbrook Girls' Basketball Team Honored at Banquet

The New York State Girls' Basketball Class C Champions, the Millbrook Lady Blazers, were honored at a banquet held on Friday, May 4, 2018.  The coaches and team are pictured at the banquet in front of their championship banner which will be hung in the Millbrook High School Gymnasium.

 

International Baccalaureate Students Apply Science Inquiry Approach in Real World Setting

IB Biology and IB Chemistry students followed the steps of scientific inquiry in a real world setting. Groups posed a research question and collected data at the Cary Institute. Their data analysis and conclusions as well as the connection to the international dimension will be presented in poster format. A special thank you to Michelle Forester at IES and our senior intern Carina Jimenez!

National Honor Society Students Hike For a Local Charity

Image of National Honor Society Students

The Millbrook National Honor Society hiked for hunger at James Baird State Park.  They raised over $700 for the Dutchess County food bank!
A BBQ followed hosted by their advisers; Mrs. Herring and Mrs Petta.  Congratulations on a wonderful community service event. 

Thank You!

The Board of Education, administration, faculty, staff and students thank you for your support of the 2018-2019 Millbrook Central School District budget.

Valedictorian & Salutatorian Recognized

Pictured (left to right):  Jim Greene, Ruth Greene, Aaron Greene, Isabella Rosenzweig & Cynthia Rosenzweig.

The first Dutchess County Honor Student Recognition Breakfast was held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  The event celebrated academic excellent of honor students from all high schools in Dutchess County.  Representing Millbrook from the Class of 2018 were:  Aaron Greene, Valedictorian and Isabella Rosenzweig.  Also in attendance were Aaron’s parents - Jim Greene & Ruth Greene, and Isabella’s mother - Cynthia Rosenzweig.

Feigelson wins First Place in MHAL Tournament

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Dan Feigelson competed in the third day of the MHAL Section IX Tennis Tournament held at Bard College.  We are happy to inform you that Dan captured First Place and brought home the Gold Medal.  Dan had a phenomenal season record of 12 wins and 1 loss.  We all extend our congratulations to Dan on his fantastic accomplishment and wish him well as he move on to Sectionals.

Parade Rescheduled for Sunday, May 20th at 4:00 PM

The parade originally scheduled on Saturday, May 19th, to honor our New York State Champion Girls’ Basketball team has been moved to Sunday, May 20th at 4:00 pm due to the weather forecast.  The parade will run from the Bank of Millbrook to the Band Shell.  We invite any students who would like to walk in the parade, and help carry banners, to arrive at the Bank of Millbrook at 3:30 pm.  We hope the weather cooperates.  Thank you.

Millbrook's Annual K-12 Merritt Bookstore Art Show

There are still a few more days to check out Artwork at the Merritt Bookstore! The artwork can be seen during bookstore hours until Monday May 21st. If you were not able to make it to the opening reception, check out a slideshow of the show here.

 

Congratulations Millbrook Tribute Garden Merit Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to two of our senior students, David Haetty and Madeline Lacey. They are the successful winners of the Millbrook Tribute Garden Merit Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to senior students who display a balance between scholastic ability, a well-rounded personality and potential leadership qualities.

Board of Education Members Receive New York State School Boards Association Awards

The New York State School Boards Association's School Board U Recognition Program is designed to recognize extensive time and effort for School Board Members who strive to continually expand their governance knowledge and skills.  There are four levels of awards, based on developmental sessions attended by board members.  Level 1-Board Achievement Award; Level 2-Board Excellence Award; Level 3- Board Mastery Award; and Level 4-Board Lifetime Achievement Award.

Millbrook High School Musicians Receive Awards

The Millbrook High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble & Concert Choir participated in the Music In The Parks Festival on May 5, 2018 at Six Flags. The Millbrook High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Alexis Bresnahan, received a well-deserved Second Place trophy!

2018 NAMM Best Community for Music Education

 The Millbrook Central School District has again been named a Best Community for Music Education.  583 School District in the United States received this distinction this year.  The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, student and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education.

Designations are made to Districts and schools that demonstate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.  This Millbrook Central School District first received this designation in 2014 and has received it every year since.  Congratulations to our Music Department and student-musician for a job well done!

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