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FARMER'S MARKET FARMER'S MARKET: On Tuesday, November 20, students involved in Project Based Learning classrooms across all three buildings hosted and participated in a student-led Farmers Market. Third graders displayed posters about food; fifth grade classes shared digital presentations and posters about hunger, eighth graders led an informational booth; and HS art students created a visual display about food waste and served as media for the event.  Students were able to take home onions, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, ...
NOVEMBER TEACHER OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Congratulations to Mrs. Liz Kozlowski for being selected as Teacher of the Month for November. Mrs. Kozlowski has phenomenal class management, conducts student-centered lessons, has good relationships with her students, and is a highly effective teacher. Her students are always engaged in learning. Mrs. Kozlowski is an excellent role model. We appreciate her perseverance and cheerful spirit even when the construction goes on noisily around her. Thank you, Mrs. Kozlowski!  
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Terry Stafford was chosen as Employee of the Month for November. She runs a good kitchen, treats all students with dignity and respect, and works well with teachers, administrators, and staff. She has creative ideas and has offered new food choices that have raised the participation in breakfast and lunch at the middle and high schools. Her can-do attitude is inspiring! Congratulations Mrs. Stafford!    
BIG APPLE CRUNCH BIG APPLE CRUNCH: Once again this year, Newfield CSD participated in the Big Apple Crunch. This year students district-wide gathered in the elementary gym and crunched at the same time on October 25th. Apples were donated for all students, faculty and staff from Littletree Orchards and Indian Creek Farm. The Big Apple Crunch 2018 was presented by FarmOn! Foundation in partnership with local farmers across the apple belt of New York. The goal is to bring children closer to food and farming with healthy fun, ...
Junior Area All-State Honor Choirs Junior Area All-State Honor Choirs: The Music Department congratulates ninth graders Sebastian Rainbow and Jessikah Russell on their acceptance into the 2018 Junior Area All-State Festival (Grades 7-9). Both students were selected from among the best singers of Central New York based on last spring's NYSSMA vocal solo scores. Each will have the opportunity to participate in an honor choir on November 2nd and 3rd at Ithaca High School. Sebastian will represent Newfield in the Mixed Chorus and Jessikah will ...
OCTOBER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH OCTOBER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: Amy Porter has been selected as Employee of the Month for October. Mrs. Porter will do anything that is needed including monitoring students on the bus. Much of the artwork in the elementary main hallway has been done by Mrs. Porter. She fills in where needed in a variety of jobs and does it cheerfully. She has a good attitude and can be counted on. She has helped by organizing staff to fill in gaps in coverage. Mrs. Porter is greatly appreciated!  
OCTOBER TEACHER OF THE MONTH OCTOBER TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Mrs. Jenny Stamp was selected as Teacher of the Month for October. She works with the PBIS team, brings in authors to speak to students, runs two book fairs each year to get books into the hands of students, integrates technology into her classes, and is a presenter at the Library Media Specialists regional meetings. In addition she will be supervising both libraries this year. Even with all of this work, Mrs. Stamp is never without a smile and a kind word. She cares deeply about the students ...
JUNE TEACHER OF THE MONTH JUNE TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Megan Conner was selected as Teacher of the Month for June. Mrs. Conner’s efforts to involve the community in the school have been amazing. She put on an awesome Art Show and has worked with the town of Newfield to run a design contest for a new town welcome sign. Congratulations Mrs. Conner!
COACH OF THE YEAR COACH OF THE YEAR: Congratulations to Coach Bubble who has been selected as the ESPN Ithaca Coach of the Year in a Boys Sport ! He will be recognized at the Night of Champions awards banquet on Sunday, June 10 th at the Country Club of Ithaca.   Go Trojans!  
PRISM CONCERT PRISM CONCERT:
NYSSMA Solo Festival NYSSMA Solo Festival: NYSSMA Solo Participation   The Newfield Music Department would like to recognize the following students for their participation and representation of Newfield in the 2018 NYSSMA Solo Festival. Each student spent several weeks preparing a solo on their instrument and were evaluated on their final performance. This festival was held at Boynton Middle School on May 4 th and 5 th .     Thomas Birch - Voice Melody Buckley – Clarinet, Voice Jalen Clark – ...
ART SHOW ART SHOW: Come out and see the variety of artwork created by our students!
MAY TEACHER OF THE MONTH MAY TEACHER OF THE MONTH: The definition of an unbelievably amazing teacher can be summed up with two words: Lori White . Ms. White has an excellent way with students that is firm, compassionate, understanding, and motivating. Her high standards inspire high achievement. Her direction of the musical resulted in a production that was incredible. She has brought in new ideas such as music in the hallway each morning that add to the learning environment. She is at the school more than almost anyone else in the district and ...
BEST  COMMUNITY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION BEST COMMUNITY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION: Newfield Central School District has again been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.
High School Choir Wins Silver Award High School Choir Wins Silver Award: On Tuesday April 17 th the Newfield High School Choir participated in the NYSSMA Major Organization Festival held at Auburn High School. The group performed three challenging Level 5 (out of 6) selections for two choral adjudicators and received comments on their performance along with an overall rating. In the school’s first ever choral performance at this festival, the choir received high marks in many areas and was awarded a Silver Rating. Congrats on a job very well done!  
APRIL TEACHER OF THE MONTH APRIL TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Mr. Chris Bubble has been selected as Teacher of the Month for April. He has brought a lot of fun to the elementary PE classes. He is a joyful teacher and mentor. Students and staff all look up to him and depend on his positive outlook. The measure of a man is not if he wins or loses, but how he wins or loses. Mr. Bubble is the perfect role model of that as evidenced by his perseverance and hard work as a coach during the varsity boys’ basketball team’s successful and exciting season. ...
PREKINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION PREKINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: We are looking for the class of 2032!! Prekindergarten Registration WHO: Children who are residents of Newfield and will be 4 years old by 12/1/18 WHEN: April 3rd from 4-6pm OR April 5th from 4-6pm. You may come either day during these times. Expect the registration process to take a few minutes. WHERE: Newfield Elementary – You and your child are encouraged to visit a Prekindergarten classroom. Teachers will be available to answer any questions you may have about ...
MARCH TEACHER OF THE MONTH MARCH TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Congratulations to Mr. Rick Ketcham for being selected “teacher of the month” for March 2018. Mr. Ketcham’s class projects are real life, hands-on activities that keep students engaged in learning. His lessons are perfect examples of effective project-based learning. He is a strong advocate for improving opportunities for students. Mr. Ketcham is one of those quiet, unassuming teachers that we no longer want to be an un -sung hero. So today we are singing his praises and ...
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: “Be Our Guest” for “a tale as old as time” as Disney’s “ Beauty and the Beast ” graces the Newfield High School stage this April.  This classic tale features Belle (Savanna Scott) – a bright, independent girl from a “poor provincial town” – who spends her days helping Maurice, her eccentric inventor father (Thomas Birch), dodging marriage proposals from the arrogant local heart-throb, Gaston (Nolan Ruocco), and reading ...
FEBRUARY TEACHER OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY TEACHER OF THE MONTH: Mrs. Sue Shults has gone above and beyond under trying circumstances this year. Even under stress, she has brought her students to higher levels and built excellent relationships with them. She never complains, always seeks to do her best, never makes excuses, and creates her own happiness surrounded by the students she loves so much. Mrs. Shults makes the world a better place each and every day for all of us. For these reasons, Mrs. Shults was selected as teacher of the month for February. Congratulations! ...



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