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Smith Clove students' artwork on display at Rushmore Library
Smith Clove
2/9/2016-3/1/2016
On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Smith Clove Elementary School honored their incredible student artists by holding an art exhibition reception at the Rushmore Memorial Library in Highland Mills. On display was a beautiful array of creative, colorful and  impressive works of art. With the support of the library staff, Mrs. Walker proudly displayed her students' artwork throughout the library. Under... more info
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Instructions for updating and making changes to your Parent Portal Power Announcement preferences.
News of Districtwide Interest
2/5/2016-2/26/2016
It has been a remarkably mild winter up to this point.  After this morning's surprise weather event, you may want to review the preferences in your Parent Portal Contact system.  Please click the attached document to review the updated procedure for making changes to the ways in which the district will contact you with important information. ...more info


Pine Tree Science Fair
Pine Tree
2/9/2016-3/1/2016
Pine Tree's annual Science Fair provides students an opportunity to showcase their creativity. Here's a photo of two future scientists with Superintendent Rodriguez! 
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PT Science Fair



Breakfast for Dinner Pancake FBLA Fundraiser - February 19 - 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Large Cafeteria at the High School. Hosted by FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
High School
2/8/2016-2/19/2016
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FBLA fundraiser flyer

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M-W High School Drama Club presents Shrek The Musical; presale ticket dates announced
High School
2/4/2016-3/13/2016
Don't miss out on this wonderful production by the M-W High School Drama Club on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 13 at 1 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Presale tickets for district faculty and staff will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the High School Store during lunch periods from 9:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Only checks or cash will be accepted.Public... more info
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Shrek The Musical



Technology enhances classroom learning
Pine Tree
2/4/2016-2/25/2016
Pine Tree's students have become "Chromebook" phenoms!Many classroom teachers have been using the class set of Chromebooks for writing assignments. This group of fifth graders in Mrs. Braunagel's ELA class wrote poems and shared their work on the teacher's google drive, which then allowed her to proof read and assist with editing.  The students and the teachers like the google drive... more info
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Technology in the classroom



Pine Tree presents Social Media/Cyber Bullying Awareness presentation
High School, Middle School, Central Valley, North Main, Pine Tree, Sapphire, Smith Clove
2/3/2016-3/15/2016
All M-W parents and guardians are invited to this important presentation by Monroe Police Detective Lee on Monday, March 14 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Pine Tree Elementary. Detective Lee will share relevant information about how to keep students safe. This presentation is designed for adults; however, childcare will be available at the school for families who are unable to make other... more info
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Quarter 3 Middle School Newsletter just published. Click here to read the latest news!
Middle School
2/3/2016-2/24/2016

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Middle School Newsletter

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2016-17 Kindergarten Registration Information
Sapphire, Smith Clove
1/4/2016-3/15/2016
Parents and guardians are invited to Parentsteps Kindergarten Information sessions.
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Children at circle time

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Monroe-Woodbury FBLA members advance to State Competition
High School
2/8/2016-2/29/2016
On Thursday, February 4, Monroe-Woodbury Future Business Leaders of America attended its annual spring district meeting at Carmel High School. The 3N District Meeting began with leaders sharing information about the upcoming state competition, which will be held in Rochester, NY in April. The Carmel CSD superintendent and Carmel HS principal wished everyone good luck and then the events began. Our... more info
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Front: Daniel W., Lauren G., Devika N. Rear: Tim M., Kristina S., Jordan G. and Reid B.



Meeting to schedule the use of District Athletic Fields for the Spring Sports season set for Monday, February 22 at 5:00 PM in the Education Center Conference Room.
News of Districtwide Interest
1/22/2016-2/23/2016
At this meeting, the district will accept applications for the scheduling of its fields for the 2016 Spring Sports Season.   Any community group or team wishing to use the District’s fields should submit a request at the meeting.  Use of Facilities application forms are available on the District website (www.mw.k12.ny.us) in the Forms section.  The form may be downloaded and... more info
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Map of MW Athletic Fields



M-W senior athletes sign letters of intent to play collegiate softball
High School
1/28/2016-2/18/2016
 Two Monroe-Woodbury High School seniors and softball standouts signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. Abigail Circelli and Madeline Leonard committed to their college surrounded by family members, Head Varsity Softball Coach Danielle Jordan, Assistant Varsity Softball Coach Mary Donnelly, Principal David Bernsley and... more info
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Letter of Intent signing



Send us your photos!
High School, Middle School, Central Valley, North Main, Pine Tree, Sapphire, Smith Clove
1/28/2016-2/18/2016
Since Valentine's Day is right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to ask members of the M-W community to share what they love about M-W. Take a photo with your teachers, friends, family, teammates, colleagues...whoever means the most to you. The only request we have is that "I <3 M-W"appears somewhere in your photo and that you share one or two sentences about what you love most... more info
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I <3 M-W



M-W High School freshman to perform with SUNY Orange Orchestra
High School
1/26/2016-2/16/2016
Monroe-Woodbury High School freshman Yena Lee has been selected to perform with the SUNY Orange Orchestra. She competed against students from throughout the region and was the only winner of the competition. Lee will perform the Quantz Flute Concerto at 3 p.m. on February 28 at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown. She is currently a member of the Monroe-Woodbury High School Wind Ensemble.“We... more info
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Jan. 29: Update from Washington DC LEAD Trip
Middle School
1/30/2016-2/20/2016
Principal Kaste provides an update on what Student Council members are doing while they are in Washington, D.C. for the LEAD Conference. View additional photos on the district's Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/MWCSD/We began our day with a tour at the FBI building.  We were very fortunate to have Executive Assistant Director John Giacalone meet with our students.  He spoke... more info
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LEAD Conference



Smith Clove holds waddle races to name "Best Penguin Daddy"
Smith Clove
1/28/2016-2/18/2016
Smith Clove students culminated their science unit with waddle races! Students, staff and administrators soon learned that being a penguin daddy was harder than it looks!
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M-W High School senior excels in music and wrestling
High School
1/26/2016-2/16/2016
Monroe-Woodbury is known for its award-winning music program and competitive athletic teams. M-W High School senior Anthony Eckerson proves you can have the best of both worlds, as long as you work hard and set your goals high. His achievements in music and wrestling are featured in today's Times Herald-Record.Read article about Anthony in the Jan. 25 issue of Times-Herald Record.
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Anthony E. wrestling



Congrats to Pine Tree's Reflections Winners
Pine Tree
1/26/2016-2/16/2016
Great job, Pine Tree Reflections winners! Good luck to Isabella L. whose dance entry has advanced to the state level!  
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PTA Reflections



M-W HS teacher recognized by NYS Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
High School
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
Congratulations to M-W faculty member Jessica Marchi, who was recently named NYS TESOL Member of the MonthMonroe-Woodbury High School teacher Jessica Marchi was recently named the NYS Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) Member of the Month for  December 2015.Jessica started her career in English as a Second Language (ESL) as an adjunct for the Haggerty English... more info
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Entertainer Red Grammer delivers message of kindness and compassion to Smith Clove Elementary
Smith Clove
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
To see more photos, please visit the district's Facebook page:view Red Grammer photosOn January 21 singer and songwriter Red Grammer performed an amazing show for the Smith Clove Elementary's students and staff. Red's message to the students focused on compassion and empathy. He is a big supporter of the Bucket Filler theme, which Smith Clove has implemented as a building-wide positive behavior... more info
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Red Grammer performs at Smith Clove



Sink or swim?
Sapphire
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
Students in Mrs. Farrell's first grade class at Sapphire Elementary were conducting a science experiment by designing aluminum foil boats and seeing how many pennies they could get to float in their boats before they sunk. The students had fun...and learned a lot too!View slide show
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tinfoil boat and pennies experiment



Bon Appetit! CV holds its annual Bake-off
Central Valley
1/21/2016-2/11/2016
Judges had a tough time selecting winners during Central Valley Elementary PTA's Annual Bake-off. More than 100 students submitted delectable entries. Yum!
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The Winter Issue of the Smith Clove Acorn Press Newsletter is now available. Click here to read the latest news!
Smith Clove
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
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Acorn Press Masthead
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M-W musicians featured at 16th Annual Young Artists Recital
High School
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
 The show must go on!The weather did not deter these dedicated Monroe-Woodbury High School musicians from putting on a fantastic performance at the 16th Annual Young Artists Recital on Sunday, January 24, 2016. Congratulations to these talented students and their teachers.Pictured from left to right: Jordan Castro, Lisa LaBarbara, Natalie Kyvik, Erin Bourke, Frankie DeLello, Anthony... more info
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16th Annual Young Artists Recital



Date set for Middle School Multicultural Night - Tuesday, April 19 in the Middle School gymnasium.
Middle School
1/14/2016-4/19/2016
SAVE THE DATE   MONROE-WOODBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESENTS9TH ANNUAL  MULTICULTURAL NIGHTTUESDAY, APRIL 19THMiddle School GymnasiumTO PARTICIPATE IN MULTICULTURAL NIGHT, PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND SUBMIT THE FORM BELOW.FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIGN UP TO BE ON THE E-MAIL DISTRIBUTION LIST, PLEASE CONTACT:GINA YUNQUE AT 460-6400E-MAIL – gyunque@mw.k12.ny.usCLICK HERE FOR... more info
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Celebrating Diversity!



Little Miracles Preschool creates big memories
High School
1/25/2016-2/15/2016
There’s something magical that happens when teenagers spend time with preschoolers. Perhaps it is the carefree exchange; or the giggles that erupted when they see each other; or maybe, it is the genuine warmth and caring the high school students project as they see their passion for childhood education unfold in the real world.“The Little Miracle and Big Miracle program benefits both the kids and... more info
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Little Miracles Preschool



Follow Pine Tree on Twitter #MWPineTree
Pine Tree
10/20/2015-6/30/2016
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Smith Clove 2015-16 Parent Handbook
Smith Clove
8/30/2015-8/31/2016
View Smith Clove's 2015-16 Parent Handbook, complete with parent information, safe snack guidelines and the M-W Code of Conduct.Smith Clove 2015-16 Parent Handbook