2018 Jr. High All-County Wind Ensemble and 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:

[PIC] MMS All County Wind Ensemble Participants
Wind Ensemble (left to right): Nora Gehlhoff, Caitlin Pfisterer, Zane Bialy, Edward Cerrone, Ryan Hall, Rafael DiFrancesco & Alice Pandaleon.

Visiting Author - James Preller

[PIC] Author James Preller visited students in the District

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

[PIC] Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Winner Flyer

Sixth Grade Elementary All-County Band Students

[PIC] Sixth Grade 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

Third & Fifth Grade Connection

The fifth grade classes hosted a Realistic Fiction Reading for the third grade students. The third graders are just beginning to write their own realistic fiction stories and have been studying "theme" in reading. As a culminating celebration, the fifth graders shared their stories and discussed what theme was illustrated in their writing to help spark the imaginations and ideas for the third graders!

 

Congratulations to Hali Wack Selected to NYS All-State Mixed Chorus!

The Millbrook Music Department is pleased to announce that MHS Junior Hali Wack was selected to the New York State All-State Mixed Chorus. She participated in four days of intense rehearsals and a final concert held at the acclaimed Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY during the annual Winter Conference of the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) held from November 30th throughout December 4th, 2017.

Millbrook Girls' Volleyball Team Receives Sportsmanship Award & Member Recogntion

The Millbrook Girls' Volleyball received the Section IX Sportsmanship Award for the second year in a row!

Millbrook Students Selected For All-State Music Festival

The Millbrook Music Department would like to congratulate the following members of the Millbrook Concert Choir and Concert Band for their selection and participation in the Zone 10 Area All-State Festival on Friday and Saturday, November 17th and 18th. These students were among over 400 students chosen for this festival based on their outstanding NYSSMA Solo Scores and musicianship!

Loren Carrazone Kelly Inducted into Millbrook Athletic Hall of Fame

Pictured (left to right): Dan Richter, Millbrook Hall of Fame Committee member; Loren Carrazone Kelly, Hall of Fame Inductee; & Skip Ciferri, Millbrook Hall of Fame Committee member.

Mrs. Tucci's Elm Drive Music Students Thank MEF!

Mrs. Tucci's Elm Drive music students celebrated with their new bells and boomwhackers which were gifts from the Millbrook Educational Foundation's Giving Tree. THANK YOU. M.E.F. !!!

Patriot's Pen Essay Contest Winners

Millbrook Middle School entrants to the Patriot's Pen essay contest, including the winner, Stephanie DeMan! The Patriot’s Pen Writing Contest is for students in grades 6-8 and encourages students to examine America’s history relative to their own experiences in modern American society. Congratulations to Stephanie for a job well done.

Veterans Day Reception


Spirit Week Video Created by IB Film Class

The IB Film class taught by Jillian Barnes and Frank Fiorenza is excited to share with you their first collaborative film. The students produced a video featuring the events of Spirit Week, including the Homecoming Mural (painted by Michelle Cring and HS Art Students), Pep Rally and Pink Out football game.

Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKp9mu944nM&t=7s

Join Us for Screenagers on Wednesday, October 11th

Meet Our New Staff Members

The following new staff members were recognized at the September 18th Board of Education Meeting:

Congratulations Aaron Greene!

Congratulations to one of our senior students, Aaron Greene, who has qualified as a Semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes academic high achieving students and offers scholarship opportunities. Of the over 1.6 million students who enter, 50,000 students are selected, based off the highest PSAT selection index scores. From there, approximately 16,000 students are selected as Semifinalists. These students are selected as being the top scorers in their states.

Our Students Celebrated The Third Day in Third Grade!

On Friday, September 8th, our third graders celebrated the 3rd Day in 3rd Grade! A day of fun was had with special activities, including party hats and a celebratory picture on the spider web on the playground.

Legal Notice: MCSD Tax Warrant

MILLBROOK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
TAX WARRANT

 2017 - 2018

To the Tax Collectors of the Millbrook Central School District, County of Dutchess, New York State:

YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED:

1. To give notice and start tax collection on September 1, 2017, in accordance with the previsions of Sections 1322 and 1366 of the Real Property Tax Law.

2. To give notice that tax collection will end October 31, 2017.

3. To collect taxes in the total sum of $23,684,119 in the same manner that collectors are authorized to collect town and county taxes in accordance with provisions of Section 1318 of the Real Property Tax Law.

New Student School Hours for the 2017-2018 School Year

We are excited to announce that our student hours have changed. Based on educational research, we have modified our student start times and the length of our student school days to set our students up for success. The Middle School and High School start times are now later, which are based on student biorhythms and should support increased student performance. We have also extended the length of all student attendance hours. This will provide more instructional contact time. The new school student hours are listed below:
 

MCSD FCCLA Members Excel At National Conference

Our FCCLA has completed their final day of the 2017 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennesee. Our chapter with 8,000 other people from across the US came together to build leadership skills in students through Family & Consumer Sciences Education.

​This year MCSD's chapter earned it's first ever gold medals!!! Here are our official results:
Alice Pandaleon - Entrepreneurship - GOLD
Abigail DeMan - Life Event Planning - GOLD
Eliakim Stowe - Career Investigation - Silver

Mr. Hurley Honored for Board Service

At the June 26, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education, Mr. Hurley, Board President, was honored and presented with a plaque for his twenty-four years of service to the Board of Education of the Millbrook Central School District. Pictured below is Mr. Rudy, Vice President, presenting a plaque to Mr. Hurley.

Thank you Mr. Hurley!

[PIC] Board Of Education Honors Board President Mr. Hurley