Latest District News

Announcement:  On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, one of our buses (the Squirrel Bus) was involved in a one car motor vehicle accident.  Both drivers and all students who were involved in the accident were evaluated by the ambulance paramedic team that arrived on the scene of the accident and are all doing fine.  All of our students were again assessed by our school nurse once they had arrived at school. No injuries were reported. Please read Superintendent Dr. Chakar's letter for further information.  If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Supervisor or the Superintendent.  

The Circus is Coming!
The Circus is Coming to Town:  Purchase Advance tickets and SAVE! Join SADD to be entertained by the Mike Naughton's Yankee Doodle Circus Vaudeville and Variety Show. This Family Fun Day and Fundraiser for The Margaretville High School SADD Chapter (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will be held on Tuesday, March 7th in the MCS gymnasium.  Contact Teresa Goodchild in the District office before the day of the show (March 7th) to reserve your tickets and SAVE.  Click for further details on this EXCLUSIVE OFFER- Kids and Teens Go Free:   Purchase one Presale Adult Ticket at $18 and you will also get two FREE TICKETS for young guests up to 18 years of age!  
Building Principal Opening at MCS
Margaretville Central School is seeking a highly qualified educational leader to fill the position of Pre K-12 Building Principal.  Applicants interested in applying, please click Administrative Searches (a Western New York Educational Service Council)  for further information and to begin the application process. 
Scheduled Early Dismissal Drill

A Reminder to the Margaretville School District Community:  The Emergency Early Dismissal Drill will be conducted on Friday, February 17th.   For this annual drill, all students, faculty and staff, will be released 15 minutes prior to the end of their regularly scheduled dismissal time. Students will be dismissed at approximately 2:35 pm to practice and to participate in our emergency dismissal procedures.  Click link to read Superintendent Dr. Chakar's letter regarding our early dismissal drill for February 17th.  

Announcement for UPK and Kindergarten Registration

Margaretville Central School will be having our annual UPK and Kindergarten Registration on March 8th and 9th. Children living in the Margaretville Central School District who will be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2017 may enroll in our Kindergarten program for the fall of 2017. Children must be 4 years old on or before December 1, 2017 to register for our full day UPK program. All eligible children must be registered prior to the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. Prior to attending the registration date, parents are to complete the registration packet which is due by March 3rd. You may find the Registration Packet here on our website or by contacting the Guidance Secretary. Note that students will be chosen during a lottery selection process and only completed applications will be considered. For further information, read Interim Principal Dr. Sweeney's UPK & Kindergarten Registration Letter. We look forward to seeing you at registration.

Lead Testing Water Results
Margaretville Central School has received the results of the second round of water testing for lead.  Water samples were collected on December 7 and 8th of 2016.  Please read the attached letter to see results.   
Additional Information Regarding Lead Testing
Please read Superintendent Dr. Chakar's letter to parents and community members regarding recent lead testing.  For further information read Get Ahead of Lead Factsheet posted on the New York State Department of Health website 
Lead Test Results
Click link to review recent results from water sample testing performed on September 20, 2016 
MCS Sports Season Schedules
Periodically check this link for the MCS Blue Devils Team Schedules.  The schedules may be altered as event dates, times and locations do change.  Join us on Twitter for the latest information. 
Upcoming Events
Feb /
Winter Recess
Mon Feb 20 2017
to Fri Feb 24 2017
Mar /
Petitions Available for Board Seat
Wed Mar 1 2017
Mar /
Girl Scouts Reading Program
Wed Mar 1 2017
Mar /
Dr. Seuss Day
Thu Mar 2 2017
Mar /
Tue Mar 7 2017
Athletic Events
  • Margaretville Central School District Office: 415 Main St, Margaretville, NY 12455
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