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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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. Check back for entry forms and submission dates. The Award Assembly will be Thursday, April 30th at 8:30!
The Circus is Coming to Margaretville:
Families, Friends, and Neighbors of S.A.D.D. , get your tickets now for the Mike Naughton's Yankee Doodle Circus. Experience unbelievable family fun as amazing performers from around the globe dazzle you with astounding acrobats and thrills of wonder on Wednesday, March 4, at 6:30 PM in the Margaretville Central School gymnasium. Tickets are limited and if you order now, Adults pay $14.75 per ticket and also will receive 2 FREE Children and Teen Tickets. Go to www.GetCircusTickets.com to order your advanced tickets. We expect a sell-out! Act Now!
National SADD Shines Day, February 12, 2015, will be a day to celebrate all the ways SADD teens make a difference in our lives and for SADD chapters across the country to celebrate and shine together.
SADD students have been empowering their peers and creating positive change for 33 years, and on SADD Shines Day chapters will conduct a special activity centered on a homemade lantern idea to illustrate how SADD youth show the way to make their schools and communities better places to live. Join MCS SADD students in celebrating National Shine Day, click here for more information.
Bronze Medalist at the Empire State Winter Games: Congratulations goes to Margaretville Central School's High School English Teacher, Mr. Joe Dabritz, for winning the Bronze medal in the 3.5 K Cross Country Ski Freestyle race at the Empire State Winter Games. GREAT JOB MR. Dabritz!
Congratulations goes to the MCS Cheerleaders:For placing 2nd place in the small varsity competition and for being awarded the Spirit award at Gilboa Central School's Cheer Competition this past Saturday, Feb. 7th.
Great job Girls!
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.
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT RESCHEDULED: Financial Aid Night at Margaretville Central School has been rescheduled to Monday, February 9th. The SUNY Delhi Director of Financial Aid will be visiting MCS to give a presentation on financial aid. A question and answer session will be held after the hour long presentation. The meeting will take place in the high school library. All High School Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to attend.
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!
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.
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)