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Successful Socktober at Highland Elementary School!

Highland Elementary School 3rd graders in Mrs. Dudar and Miss Moskin’s class would like to extend their gratitude to everyone that contributed to make this project an overwhelming success! As a …

Marlborough Police holiday toy drive

The Town of Marlborough Police Department will be holding their annual Holiday Toy Drive from Nov.29, thru Dec. 19, 2019. All toys collected go to local children age infant – 16 yrs. …

Make a Christmas Craft at First Presbyterian Church

On Sunday, December 8 from 9 - 10:30 a.m. join us for a fun-filled morning making Christmas Crafts! This event is for children ages 3-12 and a light brunch will be served.Please bring non-perishable …

Police participate in ‘Operation Christmas Child’

The Highland Cultural Arts Studio, 437 New Paltz Road, will present a Handmade Holiday Workshop on December 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.The best gifts are from the heart, and these will be beautifully …

Library accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys

The Ulster County Marine Corps have set up a donation box in the Marlboro Library lobby where they will be accepting toy donations until December 15. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys …
School News

Local students to learn about career & technical education

Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center instructors have scheduled visits at each of the Ulster County high schools to discuss the various programs that are available next year to juniors and seniors. …
Marlboro Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll
Grade: 6Eliana Beaulieu, Karron Bond, Azuri Cohen, Henry Delgado, Skyla DeNatale, Dominick DiMuro, Amelia Doddo, Isla Douglass, Andrew Engels, Demarcus Ford, Jenna Geraci, Michelle Giron, Madison …
Middle School students in Highland get a glimpse at possible careers On Friday November 1, more than 40 local businesspeople, entrepreneurs, artists, craftspeople, and other passionate representatives of a variety of possible career choices shared experiences of their …
Marlboro Middle School honors Students with Admirable Traits On Thursday, November 14, the Marlboro Middle School hosted their fourteenth annual S.W.A.T. Breakfast. S.W.A.T. recognizes Students with Admirable Traits. Twenty-four students from the Marlboro …

Marlboro celebrates Students of the Month

Last week the Marlboro School Board and the Administration honored their Students of the Month for November. Middle SchoolScience teacher Harrison Colandrea named 7th grader Danielle Ticcony as …

The Accelerator hosts second annual Emerging Leaders Youth Conference

The Accelerator, a certified New York State incubator focused on bringing manufacturing back to the mid-Hudson Valley, recently partnered with the Orange County Youth Bureau to host the Second Annual Emerging Leaders Youth Conference for sophomore, junior and senior students throughout Orange County.

Lions Club honors student artist

Marlboro-Milton Lions Club, announced to the Marlboro School Board that Charlene Kanz was awarded 1st Place in the club’s 2019-20 International Peace Poster Contest. The topic this year was …

Highland Middle School students learn anti-bullying skills at ‘Don’t Be a Monster’ assembly

When Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses in Ulster Park is not busy scaring people, it is busing spreading understanding, caring, and acceptance. Working with the fright-experts, Highland …

Marlboro Middle School empowers parents and students

On Monday, November 4, the Marlboro Middle School presented “The 8th Annual Power-Up Night” for all Marlboro Middle School Students and their parents. Marlboro Middle School students sent …
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Marlboro students receive President’s Challenge Scholarship

The Marlboro Central School District is pleased to announce that five former Grade 8 students were awarded the President’s Challenge Scholarship from SUNY Ulster and the SUNY Ulster Foundation. …

Highland High School First Quarter Honor Roll

Merit Grade 9Cameran Almodovar, Timothy Baker, Keith Bohlinger Jr., Mckenzie Brooker, Olivia Casabura, Gabriella Coates, Samantha D’Aragona, Isabella DeMatteis, Matthew Dubois Jr, Dylan …

Highland students host event in honor of Día de Muertos

On Friday, Nov. 1, students in Highland High School Spanish classes showcased their knowledge of the “Day of the Dead.” Day of the Dead is a two-day celebration where it is believed that …

Gardiner library to form teen advisory board

The Gardiner Library invites teens between the ages of 13 and 18 to join the Teen Advisory Board at the Gardiner Library. The second meeting takes place on Sunday November 17 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. …

Marlboro Middle School hosts Veterans’ breakfast

Marlboro Middle School kept up an annual tradition this year by hosting a breakfast for local veterans, thanking them for their service to our country. The November 8 event featured performances by …