Skip to main content

Elm Drive Students & Staff Celebrate Valentine's Day!

Elm Drive students & staff show their Valentine's Day spirit!

Elm Drive First Graders Celebrate the 100th Day of School!

First Graders Haley Freer & Logan Kozera celebrating the 100th day of school for the 2017-2018 school year!

National Merit Scholarship Finalist

"Congratulations to Aaron Greene, who was named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. Aaron is one of 15,000 recipients in the Finalist category. Students who are selected to receive the Merit Scholarship will be notified in March. This is a huge accomplishment and we are very proud of Aaron!"

Photo of Aaron Greene

SEPTA Workshop - Planning for Adulthood

Please join us for an information workshop sponsored by the Millbrook SEPTA - Planning for Adulthood:  Life after High School, College, and Career Readiness Discussion.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Millbrook Middle School Library/Media Center located at 43 Alden Place, Millbrook, New York.

Presenters include:
Linda Bertolozzi, Program Coordinator - Dutchess Community College Office of Accommodation Services
Joyce Hawk, Coordinator - Westchester Institute for Human Development/Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center.

Alice Rosi-Marshall Receives Recognition

Students who submitted entries to this year's "Writing about Place" imagined being trees, super heros, statues, and more.  They shared personal connections to urban parks and formal gardens, mansions and mountains,"  said Scott Keller, acting director of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.  "Their writing reminds us that our region is full of places that provide solace and inspiration, shaping our identities and sense of community."

Alice Rosi-Marshall, a Sophomore, received recognition for her poem "Stone Faced," submitted by English teacher Maureen Ackerman. 

2018 Jr. High All-County Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

Middle school band students participated in the 2018 Jr. High All County Wind Ensemble and Concert Band on January 26 & 27, 2018.  Congratulations to the following students:

Wind Ensemble (left to right): Nora Gehlhoff, Caitlin Pfisterer, Zane Bialy, Edward Cerrone, Ryan Hall, Rafael DiFrancesco & Alice Pandaleon.

Concert Band (left to right): Andrew Osborn, Lorraine Affigne, Eliakim Stowe, Dominic Lapine & Collin Fuller.

Visiting Author - James Preller

Author James Preller visited students in the District on Friday, January 19, 2018.
Featured are photos of James Preller and Elm Drive & Alden Place student projects
based on his chapter books.

Scholastic Art Awards

The Scholastic Art Awards is a visual arts competition open to students in grades 7-12 and is designed to identify students with exceptional artistic talent. Scholastic is a National program that gives out National Awards and Scholarships, as well as Regional Awards. The Gold and Silver Key winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony at SUNY New Paltz Friday February 2, 2018 at 7pm. Their work will be on display in the Fine Art Building rotunda from February 3-22, 2018. Award Winners:

Gold Key Winner: Abigail DeMan. 
Silver Key Winners: Vanessa Amilcar, Elisa Butterick, Sophia Gareri, Alexandra Mauro, Callie McGuire & Brianna Morano.
Honorable Mentions:
John Chianfagna, Jenna Coy, Abigail DeMan, Sophia DeStazio, Emma Friedman, Dakota Jarvis, Lauren Jones (3 pieces), Callie McGuire, Diana Mihans, Brianna Morano, Aly Rosenzweig, Angelina Scorzelli, Elizabeth Smith, April Stebbins & Nell Stevens.

Congratulations to our students!

Sixth Grade Elementary All-County Band Students

The following Sixth Grade students auditioned with other Dutchess County students and were selected to represent Millbrook at the 2018 Elementary All-County Festival: Griffin Bialy-Trombone, Emily Corbin-Clarinet, Atticus Eglinski-Trombone, Serafina Fauci-Alto Saxophone, Kate Gehlhoff-Trumpet, Julia Hall-Clarinet, Molly Murphy-Oboe, Steven Paloma-Percussion & Colin Pfeifer-Tenor Saxophone. Congratulations to our Elementary All-County Band students!

Elm Drive Holiday Pageant

Elm Drive students performing "Let There Be Peace On Earth" at their Holiday Pageant, under the leadership of music teacher, Mrs. Heidi Tucci.  Watch Video

Syndicate content