Millbrook Educational Foundation - MEF

[PIC] Millbrook Education Foundation Logo

Please visit the Millbrook Educational Foundation (MEF) website at: 
http://www.millbrookeducationalfoundation.org/ and “like” Millbrook Educational Foundation on facebook at: 
https://www.facebook.com/MillbrookEducationalFoundation/
to learn more about what MEF is doing for our schools!

2018 Elementary All-County Music Festival Particpants

We want to congratulation all of our Fifth and Sixth Grade Band students who were selected and participated in the 2018 Elementary All-County Music Festival!

[PIC] 2018 Elementary All-County Music Festival Participants

Congratulations to all of the 2018 S.T.E.A.M. Fair participants!

[PIC] 2018 S.T.E.A.M. Fair Participants

Millbrook Volleyball Team Recognized for Excellence by the Board of Education!

The Millbrook Volleyball Team was Recognized for Excellence by the Millbrook Board of Education at their March 5, 2018 Board Meeting. The Volleyball Team competed in the New York State Volleyball team in the finals. They were awarded the Sportsmanship Award. They are an incredible group of student-athletes and we are proud of all of the them! Below is a photograph of some of the team members who attended the Board meeting.

Kindergarten 2018 Registration

ALL CHILDREN MUST BE FIVE YEARS OLD BY DECEMBER 1, 2018

Our Kindergarten Registration for September 2018 will be conducted as follows:

Monday, March 6th 8am – 12pm; 1pm – 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 7th 8am – 12pm; 1pm – 2:30pm and 4pm – 6pm
Wednesday, March 8th 8am – 12pm; 1pm – 2:30pm
Thursday, March 9th 8am – 12pm; 1pm – 2:30pm

Please report to the Main Office at Elm Drive Elementary School with the following FIVE mandatory documents:

March is Music in Our Schools Month!

Tomorrow marks the first day of March, nationally designated as Music in Our Schools Month! We hope that you will join us in celebrating with special events and performances throughout the month. This year's theme is "Music Connects Us"! Also, as you may know, Millbrook is proud to be a 2017 Best Community for Music Education! We thank you for your continued support and look forward to a great month of music-making.

Student Artwork at the Millbrook Free Library

It’s not too late to see student artwork from Elm, Alden, MIllbrook Middle School and Dutchess Day at their annual ART BLAST Art show at the Millbrook Library. The art will be on display until the end of February. Check out our video of the opening reception.

The Addams Family - Millbrook High School Drama Club

 

Elm Drive Students & Staff Celebrate Valentine's Day!

[PIC] Elm Drive Students Celebrate Valentines Day

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

[PIC] Elm Staff and Students Celebrate Valentines Day

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

[PIC] First Graders Celebrate 100 Days 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!

[PIC] National Merit Scholarship Finalist

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.

Alice Rosi-Marshall Receives Recognition

[PIC] MHS Sophmore Alice Rosi-MarshallStudents 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. 

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.