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Marlboro High School to host blood drive

Marlboro High School and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive. The bloodmobile will be at the high school on Friday, Feb. 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.Program leader is Nicole …

Subzero heroes return to Berean Lake

Subzero Heroes return to Berean Lake for its 10th Anniversary on February 8. Take the plunge into a frigid lake to fight Alzheimer’s or, attend and watch others do it. This year, for the 10th …

Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library presents a winter book sale

It’s time to cozy up to a good book. Browse the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library’s selection of used books, CDs and DVDs — at very reasonable prices! Fill up a cute tote bag to the …

New senior citizens group is formed

The new group, Highland Senior Citizens, would like to continue to build their attendance. There is no membership or formal meeting – join in with a group of fellow seniors that get together …

Reminiscence kits available at Marlboro Free Library

“The Marlboro Free Library is pleased to announce that Reminiscence Kits are now available for checkout at the library! These kits contain materials related to a particular theme and are a …
School News

8th grade field trip, students of the month and BOCES news

The eighth graders at the Highland Middle School had a chance to learn about fire safety, science and civic engagement on an October field trip to the Highland Fire House. Coordinated by Kevin Rizzo, …
Marlboro honors December Students of the Month Elementary SchoolOlivia Riley was named the Marlboro Elementary School Student of the Month for December. Teacher Alicia Nennetti began with a holiday themed poem: Twas a night in December we came …
Marlboro Central School District hosts Spelling Bees On December 5, the Marlboro Middle and Elementary Schools hosted their annual Scripps Spelling Bees. At Marlboro Middle School, sixth grader Layla Saleh was the winner. Harrison Solomon was awarded …
Hudson Valley Pathways Academy host Robot Olympics Before breaking for the holidays, the young scholars and staff at Hudson Valley Pathways Academy (HVPA) at Ulster BOCES, competed in a fun and engaging “Robot Olympics” event. Six teams …

Ulster BOCES releases course catalog and plans open house with SUNY Ulster

The new catalog for winter/spring courses available at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center has been released and is available on the Ulster BOCES website at …

Career & Technical Center graduate from Highland finds success in Culinary Arts Industry

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Taven Barrera, it was the starting point of a rewarding career in culinary arts. Taven, a 2005 Highland High School graduate, recalls …

Ulster BOCES electrical students get a real-life work lesson

Ulster BOCES Electrical Construction & Maintenance students recently had the opportunity to take a field trip to Kingston Design Connection’s 2019 Showhouse. Recently, their classmates John …

Marlboro High School, Honor Roll Quarter 1

High Honor Roll Grade 12Matthew Acevedo, Avery Albright, John Antonelli, Adam Bach, Megan Bach, Armani Banton, Emily Bartolotti, Drew Belcastro, Renee Bergeron, Alexa Bernicker, Max Borchert, Vincent …

Marlboro Middle School students participate in legislative process

Students from the Marlboro Middle School Youth and Government Program engaged in civics and participated in the legislative process during the 2019 YMCA Model Legislature. The convention took place …
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‘Show and tell’ showcases learning at Borden Middle School

What do rap songs, robots, and rubber band-propelled racers have in common? These were just some of the many learning tools on display at an action-packed “Show & Tell” event hosted …

Wallkill Central School District to hold Kindergarten Registration

Registration will be held for students entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2020, at the Leptondale, Ostrander, and Plattekill Elementary Schools on the following dates:Leptondale Elementary School - …

Highland reviews Dignity for All Student Act

Every year, the Highland Central School District Board of Education is updated on the district’s implementation of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). This preventative, state mandated …

Marlboro Middle School presents Elf Jr.

Marlboro Middle School is starting off the holiday cheer with their rendition of Elf Jr. on Dec. 13, 14 and 15. Elf Jr. captures the magical essence of the 2003 movie Elf. In the movie and play …

Marlboro High School students host Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Former service members from all branches of the military were invited to Marlboro High School on December 4 for a Remembrance Ceremony marking the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The …