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Elementary Students Celebrate Arbor Day

On Friday, April 28th, the students at Elm Drive gathered to plant a tree for Arbor Day.​

Arbor Day at Elm Drive

MHS Band Spring Arts Festival Recordings

The Millbrook High School Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble had a terrific Spring concert this past week.  Below are a couple of excerpts from the performance.  The Millbrook High School Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will be participating in the "Music In The Parks competition in May.

High School Jazz Ensemble: "Sing Sing Sing".

 

High School Concert Band - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

National Honor Society Students Hike for Hunger

National Honor Society students participated in a Hike for Hunger to benefit the Hudson Valley Food Pantry. Donations were collected and students enjoyed a hike at Baird Park followed by a barbeque with the Advisers.

Hike for Hunger

Annual Career Fair Held at MHS

The seventh annual Career Fair at Millbrook High School was a huge success. Businesses were represented from the fields of education, healthcare, technology, trades, criminal justice, government, law, journalism, environmental sciences, social work, engineering, vet medicine, organic farming, construction, marketing, banking, accounting and and more!

Our thanks to students, staff, business community and parents who made the morning exciting and informative! Our students enjoyed every minute. They were very interactive and engaged. Many contacts were established to assist our seniors in their internship programs next year.

MHS Career Fair

 

Public Notice - Notice of Annual Public Hearing on the Budget, Annual Meeting, School District Election and Vote

NOTICE OF ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET, ANNUAL MEETING, SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION AND VOTE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Millbrook Central School District, Dutchess County, New York, will hold a Public Hearing on the Budget in the Library of the Millbrook Middle School at 43 Alden Place, Millbrook New York, on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of presenting the budget document for the 2017-2018 school year.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for school district purposes during the 2017-2018 school year (The Budget), exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours, effective May 2, 2017, except Saturday, Sunday or holidays, at each of the District’s schools, at the Administrative Offices, at any free association or public library in the District and on the District website. A Real Property Tax Exemption Report prepared in accordance with Section 495 of the Real Property Tax Law will be annexed to any budget of which it will form a part; and shall be posted on District bulletin board(s) maintained for public notices, as well as on the District’s website.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Annual School District Meeting, Election and Vote will be held in the Auditorium in the Millbrook Middle School, Alden Place, Millbrook, NY, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 9:00 p.m., when the polls will be open for the purpose of voting by paper ballot:

A: Proposition 1: MILLBROOK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT'S SCHOOL BUDGET 2017-2018

Shall the Board of Education of the Millbrook Central School District be authorized to expend the sum of $28,922,989 for School District purposes for the 2017-2018 school year (The Budget) and to levy the necessary tax therefor?

B: To elect two (2) members of the Board of Education for three (3) year terms (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020)
Thomas Lehmkuhl
Howard Shapiro

Dutchess County Science Fair 2017

Congratulations to all the participants and students that placed at the Dutchess County Science Fair on Saturday, April 1, 2017!

6th Grade Honorable Mention:
Holly Davidson
Nell Stevens
Olivia Lucal
9th Grade Honorable Mention

Gillian Marma
Senior Division Honorable Mention

Carson Deman
Special Awards:
Mid-Hudson Valley Gem and Mineral Society

Isabelle Rubbo
American Meteorological Society and Emily O'Neil Effective Display Award

Carson DeMan
American Chemical Society

Gilliam Marma
Sadie Krueger
Olivia Lucal

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DC Science Fair 2017 DC Science Fair 2017

MCSD FCCLA Members Excel At State Competition

This past week, members from our chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the NYS FCCLA Competition in Owego, NY. The 8 students who attended attended leadership workshops and competed in 5 different events. All six of our students who competed in national level events qualified to represent NY at the National Leadership Conference this summer in Nashville, TN!!! The two students who did not qualify did well but their event was a New York State only level event but they also did well. Our chapter collectively also earned $19,000.00 in college scholarships due to their achievement!!

Below is a list of our students, their event, and how they placed:

MHS:
Abigail DeMan - Life Event Planning - GOLD - National Qualifier
Jessica Rugar - Culinary Arts Occupational - Silver - National Qualifier
Victoria Bonadonna - Culinary Arts Occupational - Silver - National Qualifier
Steven Bryant - Culinary Arts Occupational - Bronze - National Qualifier

MMS:
Alice Pandaleon - Entrepreneurship - GOLD - National Qualifier
Isaiah Edmonds - Culinary Arts Comprehensive - Silver
James Moore - Culinary Arts Comprehensive - Silver
Eliakim Stowe - Career Investigation - Silver - National Qualifier

FCCLA

Middle School Retreat 2017

On Friday March 17th, students at the Middle School spent the morning enjoying activities as part of our annual Retreat Day. We were treated to fun activities such as Making Natural Lip Balm (Thank You Mrs. Peters), Scrapbooking, Dodgeball, Volleyball, Cooking, Bouncy Ball Making, Robotics, amongst other activities. Students were able to choose six activities they wished to participate in in order to learn new skills and make new friends.

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MMS Retreat 2017 MMS Retreat 2017
MMS Retreat 2017 MMS Retreat 2017

Elementary Chorus Performs for the Board of Education

Members of our Elementary All-County Chorus performed two selections for the Board of Education to honor Music In Our Schools month on March 13, 2017.  The students were led by Mrs. Tucci and Mrs. Bresnahan. 

Elementary All County Chorus

MHS Students Celebrate Engineering Week

On March 21st, engineers from IBM came to Millbrook to celebrate Engineering Week. Our High School students found out what an engineer's day looks like. They then participated in an engineering activity: getting a spaceship to land upright. Mr. Taggart and Mr. Wack can be seen here testing a group's spaceship in Chemistry.

MHS Students Celebrate Engineering Week

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