First Annual Evening of Excellence
Margaretville Central School hosted their first annual Evening of Excellence. Students who had scored a cumulative average of an 89.5 percent or higher during the 2013-2014 school year were recognized and honored for their hard work and accomplishments.
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Maddie's Mark: This year, NYS FCCLA has partnered up with Maddie's Markto sew elephants for the Maddie's Elephants program.FCCLA has already obtained the pattern and began cutting out elephants, with the end goal of making 20 elephants for children diagnosed with cancer. The MCS FACS classroom but may run out pretty quickly. These elephants are hand made by a volunteer using donated materials so this is where they need help. They need donated materials (fabric and thread). Ideally they would like to work with cotton material which is the easiest to use but they accept any donations as they can make them work.
PIE DAY Celebration at MCS Sponsored by the MCS Statistics class and instructor Mrs. Leaver.
Attention K-12 MCS Students! The Mia Steiner Childhood Awards are here! It’s time to start your projects and do your best! Remember this is something that is above and beyond your classwork and an opportunity for you to shine. Projects should be completed with little or no assistance from parents or others.
All projects are due by April 17th at 3 PM.
The Award Assembly will be Wednesday, April 29th at 8:30!
The Circus Amazes the Crowd:
The Mike Naughton's Yankee Doodle Circus dazzled families, friends, and MCS neighbors on Wednesday, March 4th in the Margaretville Central School gymnasium. The audience was captivated with astounding acrobats and thrills of wonder. A special thank you goes to student members of MCS S.A.D.D. and advisor Mrs. Nagle for sponsoring this annual event.
Donkey Basketball Returns to MCS
Come see a basketball tournament with a twist. Green Mountain Donkeyball and MCS National Honor Society and FCCLA present an evening to remember. Join us on Thursday, April 9th in the MCS gymnasium for laughs, action, and watching community members and donkeys play ball. Presale tickets will start being sold soon. Ticket prices will be $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Children under 5 are free with an adult ticket sale. Children, 12 and under, will also have the opportunity to meet the donkeys during intermission. Loads of fun! Return to our website for further information.
MCS Science Students Attend the 9th Annual Eastern Regional NY Junior Science and Humanities Symposium: Margaretville seniors Alana Moskowitz and Julian Rauter attended the Ninth Annual Eastern Regional New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Alana and Julian delivered presentations summarizing their three-year High School Science Research Projects. Alana presented "Physiological and Psychological Effects of Caffeine on Planarian Flatworms"to the General Biology judges, and Julian delivered his project titled "DialectAcquisition in Downstate Migrants to the Catskills" to the Behavioral judges. Both studentsgave excellent presentations and competed well against very intense science research competitors from upstate New York. Julian placed Second in his division and will be moving on to complete at the Upstate New York JSHS State level fair at SUNY Albany in March. Margaretville's Science Research teacher Mr. Jeffrey Mann, along with junior Daniel Conroy and senior Rhiannon Kearns also attended the conference. Congratulations goes to our MCS Science Research students and to their teacher.
MCS Students Start a Chain Reaction:
On November 4th, MCS students and community were inspired by the true life story of one girl's dream to change the world. Rachel Joy Scott was a remarkable 17 year-old who became the first victim of the Columbine High School Shootings. This tragedy, which occurred in 1999, claimed the lives of 12 students and a teacher, as well as both perpetrators. Learning about the life and legacy of this young woman through her journal entries and other writings, students, faculty, staff, parents, and community members became empowered to take her challenge--"To Create a Chain Reaction" Return to our website to see how MCS students, faculty, staff and community members have honored Rachel Scott and accepted her challenge.
Congratulations to our November winners for longest Kindness Chain: Ms. Pacheco’s second-grade class! Our FOR Club joined Ms. Pacheco’s class with a celebratory ice cream party for all of the kind acts they displayed. Ms. Smith’s Kindergarten class was our runner-up. Keep displaying those acts of kindness everyone – anyone can be our December winners! You never know what a little kindness can do.
Congratulations to Ms. Asher’s 1st grade class for demonstrating the most acts of kindness in the elementary school for the month of December. Acts included helping classmates and sharing kind words with others. MCS’ FOR club rewarded Ms. Asher’s kind class with an awesome ice cream party! Keep up the good work because we never know how far a little kindness can go!
Resources for Families of ELLs:
We are pleased to inform you about the resources for families of ELLs Blueprint for ELL Success and Documents on the Common Core: the Blueprint for ELL Success and documents from Engage have been translated into Spanish and are available for download via the links below. Also provided are the links to the corresponding documents in English.
ELL Blueprint (Spanish) ELL Blueprint (English)
Four Engage NY documents (Spanish)Four Engage NY documents (English)