Mount Markham Central School District

Challenging and Inspiring Children to be Life-Long Learners

District Announcements

  • Thank You
    Miss Linsley and Mrs. Button
    The end of the 2015 school year at Mount Markham marked the end of the careers of two wonderful teachers.  Miss Barbara Linsley retired after 25 years of teaching 5th grade teacher at Mount Markham Middle School.  She inspired her students to ask questions and never stop the enthusiasm of curiosity.  Mrs. Susan Button retires after 22 years as a second grade teacher here at Mount Markham Elementary.  Mrs. Button's students will always remember her compassion and genuine smile every morning.  Good luck dear ladies.  You will surely be missed.
        Linsley    Button

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  • West Winfield Summer Recreation
     Don't be a couch potato this summer vacation. Join the fun July 6th through August 7th! Mondays and Fridays are in the Winfield Park from 9:00 am to Noon. Come and enjoy kickball, bingo, arts and crafts, basketball, baseball and many more activities. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm is swimming at Lake Chalet campground in Bridgewater (busing from the Winfield Park is included). Wednesdays times will vary depending on the field trip of the day. Field trip destinations include Clark Sports Center, Bill Beez, Barnyard Swing (laser tag), Marque Cinema, and bowling. If you have any questions, please contact Summer Recreation Director Vanessa Harter at (315) 794-9204. Don't miss out on all the fun!
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  • Bridgewater Summer Recreation Program
    The Bridgewater Summer Recreation Program will run from Monday, July 13th to Friday, August 7th. It will be Monday through Fridays from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for ages 5 through 14. There will be crafts, sports, activities of all kinds including some field trips where busing is provided. Lunch for this great program is included and lemonade is also provided for all participants. For questions, call Bridgewater Summer Recreation Director Krissy Martin at (315) 525-1934.
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  • A Message to Our Graduates
    Click here to see a message to all graduates from Kid President.  If you like his message, be sure to follow him on YouTube. He has terrific upbeat messages for students of ALL ages.
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  • TEDxUtica - "1 Square Block"
    This year's event will be held at the Schafer Auditorium at Mohawk Valley Community College on Friday, September 11, 2015. Tickets went on sale on July 7th on a first-come, first-serve basis.  This will be a sell-out event, so don't delay!  Click here to learn more about this event and attend.
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  • Support Staff loses over 62 years of experience
    Monday afternoon, June 22, 2015, SUAMM said thank you in a small reception of cake and iced tea to three very deserving ladies as they ride off into the retirement sunset. Ann Hilts retires after 12 years as a teacher assistant here at both Mount Markham Elementary and Middle School and 4 years before that at BOCES. Linda Rogers is retiring after 23 years as a kindergarten teachers aide. She substituted for us for 6 years before becoming a teacher's aide. Cindy Robinson retires after 27 years as our high school building secretary.  We thank all three wonderful ladies for their dedication to Mount Markham. Those big smiles say it all. We all will miss you!
    SUAMM Retirees 2015

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  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten 2015-2016
    Mount Markham's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Any family in the district with a child that will be four years old by December 1, 2015 may apply. Half day sessions will be offered and both morning and afternoon slots are available. Applications are available in our Elementary Office or by calling (315) 822-2840. 
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  • Community Calendar
    Our community calendar, as collected and organized by the West Winfield STAR editor Bill Kwasniewski, will be featured as it's own page each week on the Community Links pages of the Mount Markham CSD website.  Just click on the Community Calendar Page found on the left hand side of the Community Links homepage or click here to check it out now!
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  • Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review
    The New York State Education Department P-12: Office of Special Education has initiated a Special Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in the Mount Markham Central School District during the 2014-2015 school year. The purpose of this review is to assess the district's compliance with selected Federal and State Laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.
     
    June 5, 2015 Update - We have had a preliminary meeting with the Regional Associate from the SEQA Central Regional Office. We anticipate that we will receive the Regional Associate's report detailing the results of the review in late June/early July. A summary of the finding will be on the website at that time.
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