November 2018

MHS Art students visit the Guggenheim and Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

On October 23rd, MHS art students went to the Guggenheim and Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. Mrs. Cring's IB Visual Arts and Advanced Art students were accompanied by Mrs. Barnes' IB Film students for the trip.

2018 Millbrook Volleyball Team Wins Section IX Class C Sectional Championship

The 2018 Millbrook Volleyball Team won the Section IX Class C Sectional Championship.  The team will play in the Regional Semi-final game  on November 8, 2018, in Corning.  If they win, they will play Saturday, November 10, 2018, at John Jay-Cross River in Katonah for the Regional Playoff Championship.    We congratulate Coach Stoliker and his team on their tremendous accomplishments and wish them well as they continue their season.

Millbrook Volleyball Team Participates in New York State Tournament

The 2018 Millbrook Volleyball Team leaves today, Thursday, November 15, 2018 to head to Glens Falls, New York to compete in the New York State High School Athletic Association (NYSHSAA) Girls' Volleyball Championships on November 17 & 18, 2018.  We are very proud of Coach Stoliker and our Girls' Volleyball team for a great season and wish them well in the NYS Tournament. 

MHS RACES to SAVE CHEETAHS!

The MHS Art and Environmental Club members, working with Paola Bari from the Cheetah Conservation Fund, met an Ambassador Cheetah from the Columbus Zoo.  We also learned about the holistic conservation efforts of the CCF.  Paper bead bracelets and note cards were made and sold to raise money for cheetah conservation efforts.  Photo Credit: Mrs. Cring.

Millbrook Athletic Hall of Fame

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Millbrook Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held.  The Millbrook Athletic Hall of Fame committee recognized Athletic Director Bill Blayney for his years of service to the student-athletes of the District and welcomed new Athletic Director Al Hammell.

Pictured, left to right, Al Hammell, Dan Fichter, Skip Ciferri, and Bill Blayney.

Hali Wack To Participate in the All-Eastern Honors Treble Chorus

Millbrook High School Senior Hali Wack has been selected to participate in the All-Eastern Honors Treble Chorus, April 4-7, 2019, in Pittsburgh, PA.

Hali will spend three days rehearsing with a conductor during the Eastern Division Conference of the National Association for Music Education.  Hali is one of only 120 vocalists selected for the treble chorus from the 12 representative states and district, which includes:  Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.  This honor comes following her selection as a participant in the New York State School Music Association's All-State Choirs last year and this December.

The 2019 NAFME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles will perform for an audience of thousands on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA. 

For program and ticket information please visit www.pmea.org.

Congratulations to Hali for this incredible achievement!

Millbrook Volleyball Team Places Second in New York State Finals

The Millbrook Volleyball Team competed in the NYSPHSAA Girls' Volleyball Championships on November 17th and 18th in Glens Falls.  The girls' participated in the New York State Class C Finals against Portville.  The Millbrook Volleyball team placed second in the State Tournament.  Junior Erin Fox and Senior Samantha McKenna, pictured, were named to the New York State Volleyball Class C All-Tournament Team.  Please join us in congratulating these exceptional student-athletes and their coaches for their great accomplishment!  We are very proud of our coaches and team members!

MHS Art students participate in SPCA fundraiser

MHS art students from Mrs. Cring's Sculpture and Advanced art classes teamed up with High School students from Rhinebeck and Red Hook to bring awareness and raise money for the Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Students made animal themed ceramic pieces that were sold at the DCSPCA in Hyde Park starting Saturday, November 17th.