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Going, going, sold! - auctions are fast fun for everyone

Have you ever wanted to attend an auction of household goods, real estate, cars or surplus equipment? Wondering how to participate as a buyer or possibly a seller? What is that Auctioneer saying? On …

Highland seniors looking for new members

The Highland Senior Citizens Group meets the first and 3rd Tuesday each month at 1 p.m. at the Highland Library. No membership fees, new programs. Meet new people, just show up. Share with your …

Milton Library presents Chinese acrobatics

Traditional Chinese Acrobatics with Li Liu on Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, Li Liu’s performance takes place at a close-by special venue: The …

Highland Music Boosters hand out awards

On Monday, February 3, the Highland Music Boosters hosted its Recognition Awards Reception. A ‘round of applause goes out to our six Recognition Award recipients: Scarlet Lovell, Sadi Roloson, …

Upcoming programs at Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library

Upcoming session of Tea, Talks and Workshops at the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library. On Friday, February 21, join Ardis Ketterer, local artist and educator, for a Zentangles drawing workshop, 3:30 …
School News

Highland Schools give their mid-year review

With so much happening in the Highland Central School District, the principals of Highland Elementary, Middle, and High School decided five a mid-year review presentation to the Board of Education. …
Ulster County 4-H program connects children and agriculture The Ulster County 4-H Youth Program invites volunteers and classrooms to join us during Agriculture Literacy Week (March 16-20). Volunteers will visit local elementary schools to read and talk to …
Marlboro High School Second Quarter Honor Roll
High Honor Roll - Grade 12John Antonelli, Adam Bach, Megan Bach, Armani Banton, Emily Bartolotti, Drew Belcastro, Alexa Bernicker, Max Borchert, Vincent Bottini, Madeleine Brand, Matthew Brown, Ryan …
Marlboro Middle School Second Quarter Honor Roll
Honor RollGrade: 6Angelina Arias, Eliana Beaulieu, Karron Bond, Jack Buzzurro, Henry Delgado, Dominick DiMuro, Amelia Doddo, Isla Douglass, Andrew Engels, Demarcus Ford, Jenna Geraci, Madison …

Highland High School choir, band, and theatre students gain real-world insight

On Wednesday, January 29, Highland High School (HHS) welcomed Chaundre Hall-Broomfield, a professional actor and musician who recently performed in the national tour of the musical Hamilton, to its …

Local students compete in the first round of National Competition

Ten students at the Marlboro Elementary School and ten students at the Marlboro Middle School participated in the first round of the National Geographic GeoBee school competition on January 31, 2020. …

Highland High School students connect with local veteran

Grade 11 students in Annmarie Meisel’s English class at Highland High School had the unique opportunity to make authentic real-world connections to their school learning with a special visitor. …

Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center hosts CTE & New Visions Information Event

The Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center is hosting a student/parent information night on Thursday, February 20 at the Ulster BOCES campus on Route 9W in Port Ewen. Two sessions will be offered …

Highland High School Second Quarter Honor Roll

Grade 9 - MeritCameran Almodovar, Jeremy Angelone, Timothy Baker, Keith Bohlinger Jr., Mckenzie Brooker, Olivia Casabura, Gabriella Coates, Samantha D’Aragona, Devon Dawes, Isabella DeMatteis, …
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What lifts you?

This year the entire student body at Plattekill Elementary School participated in an interactive public art project where they painted vibrant-colored wings. As part of this project, students …

Student Artists from Marlboro High School earn regional recognition

Several young artists from Marlboro High School (MHS) earned Gold and Silver awards and Honorable Mentions in this year’s Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition. The students who won …

Marlboro celebrates Students of the Month

Last week the Marlboro School District honored their Students of the Month for January. Elementary SchoolFirst grader Amiyah Folster was named the Marlboro Elementary School Student of the Month …

Fashion graduates return home

Ulster BOCES Fashion Design & Merchandising graduates returned to the Port Ewen campus to speak to juniors and seniors in the program about some of the motivating and inspiring experiences they …

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, …