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REMINDER: Please take a moment to review the MCS Code of Conduct

Sports Physicals
If your child is interested in playing sports in the 2014-2015 school year, they must have a physical. Students who wish to have a sports physical done by Dr. Llobet must return their Athletic History forms to the nurse. Students without completed forms will not be given a physical. If you have any questions please call Mrs. Mary Hafner
at 586-2647 ext. 23

Bronze 2013

PTA


Common Core

Common Core Website

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2014 Yearbook

 

Science research

ny risingVillage of Margaretville Community NY Rising Reconstruction

Book Fair

Thank you for supporting the Margaretville Central School Scholastic Book Fair. The library was able to add many new books to the library collection. If you missed the fair you can visit it online by clicking here. Reading is vital to every child's success!

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. Visit the official website.

 

A Reminder: 1/2 Day Collaboration
will Be held on Monday, December 1, 2014
(Students will be Dismissed at 12:37 pm
Period Schedule 1-6)

Come Visit Santa's Secret Shop - December 1st - 4th
Sponsored by the Class of 2014

Holiday

Girl ScoutsCongratulations are extended to six Girls Scouts of the NYPENN Pathways, Inc.:   Mallory Storey, Madison Storey, Larissa Maxim, Shayana Balcom, Katie Brybag, and Olivia Balcom of Margaretville, New York.  These Girl Scouts are the recipients of the Girl Scout Bronze Award.  This award is given as the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can earn.  Recipients of this award have spent a minimum of 20 hours on a sustainable project that has impacted their community.  The project that this troop worked on was titled, Helping Hands.  The girls spent time to help many different organizations in their community.  Specific organizations included helping the Catholic Church, the Village of Margaretville, The Margaretville Central School, and Mountainside and Kirkside nursing homes. Read more . . .

Math Bee

Margaretville hosted its 3rd annual Math Bee on November 20th for 6th and 7th graders. Congratulations goes to the winners: Emilie Beers (1st), Antonia Falco (2nd), Jeff Lehn (3rd), Billy Miller (4th), and Nick Vasilikos (5th). A calculation well made.

LeadershipLeadership Conference

Margaretville Central School Junior National Honor Society attended the annual October Leadership Conference at the State University of New York, College at Oneonta.

"Fill your Teacher's "Stocking"

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National Junior Honor Society is hosting its annual "Fill your Teacher's "Stocking" fundraiser. This is a fun and friendly way to raise money for a good cause. All of the money collected will go to benefit the Community Christmas Project. Read More . . .

Awards

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. Click here for photos of the night

MCS Hosts Meeting to Discuss
Shared Services

Click here to watch Part 1
Click here to watch Part2

On October 22, Margaretville hosted a public discussion on shared services at 6:30 pm in the MCS gymnasium. Community members and several area schools (Roxbury, Hunter-Tannersville, and Andes) were invited to attend and to participate in an open forum discussion regarding shared school services. BOCES Superintendent Mr. Nick Savin, and Superintendent Mr. John Evans of Roscoe and Downsville Central School, were the featured speakers. Watch the Video from October 22, 2014 meeting.

Your input is needed

Please take a few minutes to complete our collaboration survey. This survey is designed to provide information to assist the Margaretville Central School Board of Education understand how the community views collaboration. The survey link can be found here. Thank you for your input.

Rachel's ChallengeChain

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" This program, entitled, Rachel’s Challenge, equips students to bring forth a positive change to their school and to their community in small, but noticeable, ways. This program is provided to school districts by a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating safe, connected school environments where learning and teaching are maximized. Rachel's Challenge provides a continual improvement process for schools designed to awaken the learner in every child. Return to our website to see how MCS students, faculty, staff and community members have honored Rachel Scott and accepted her challenge. Visit and read more from the Rachel's Challenge website

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)

CROP Swim Team
MCS is very proud to announce that our Swim Team Project has begun. MCS Crop and swim instructor Mrs. Karen Underwood have partnered with the Catskill Recreation Center to host swim meets and practices. Mrs. Underwood will teach swimming strokes and competition strategies. The team will practice on Thursdays from 4-5 pm and consists of twenty students from grades 4th through 8th. The overall goal of this team is to develop stamina, endurance, and the skills need to compete in a real swim meet. The program will run from November through May. Please see Mrs. Underwood or Ms. Rose for further information. GO BLUE DEVILS!

 

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