- Schools Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy
- Want to Know More about MUFSD's Elementary Writing Program?
- Remember to Use Website Search Function for Easy Access to Info
- Expanded Dual Language Program Going Strong at Middle School
- Transition Academy Students Take on Work Roles in Community and District
- PACE Soundscapes Runs Jan. 29 - Feb. 1; All Community Members Invited!
- MHS Student Wins NYSTEA Playwriting Contest
- Have you Seen the Drawings for the Soon-to-Be Reconfigured Chatsworth Library Media Center?
- Two of Our Elementary School Principals Earn Doctoral Degrees
- MHS Student Named 2020 Cameron Impact Scholar, Full Tuition Recipient
- Student-Produced Video on Reducing Wasted Food Provides Natural Connection to Community's Love Your Food Campaign
Schools Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy
After five decades of teaching social studies at Mamaroneck High School, Ms. Shannon Turner-Porter -- set to retire this June -- leads her annual MLK assembly with students expressing themselves through dance, poetry & music to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
WATCH Video: Learn About the K-5 Elementary Writing Program in Mamaroneck Schools
A District presentation by Elementary Literacy Coach Laurie Pastore focused on the “Developing Writer”, helping elementary school parents understand what they can expect from grade to grade in terms of student writing and the MUFSD elementary writing curriculum. Watch the presentation in its entirety via the link below.
"Search" Function on District Website Provides Easy Access to Info
Newly-Expanded Dual Language Program Kicks off Strong at Middle School Level
Exciting things are happening in Dos Caminos at the middle school! Dos Caminos students spend time daily reading in English and in Spanish, selecting from a variety of texts and formats: authentic Latin America, Caribbean, and Spanish authors, popular texts (in English and translated into Spanish), graphic novels, and high-interest non-fiction. This past week they presented their text maps in both English and Spanish for Martin Luther King’s Letters from a Birmingham Jail, including Q & A from the student audience.The dual language program is in its first year at Hommocks after expanding from the elementary level.
PACE Soundscapes Runs Jan. 29 Through Feb. 1
Tickets for Soundscapes, a theatrical music production that celebrates the creativity and diverse musical interests of Mamaroneck High School's PACE (Performing Arts Curriculum Experience) students, are on sale now. Soundscapes runs January 29th through February 1st at 7pm in the PACE Theatre. Original compositions, novel arrangements, instruments, vocals, lighting, live sound, set design, and costumes will culminate in a showcase of performing arts music and include a collaboration with the Transition Academy students, as well as a piece performed by the PACE 4 (senior) Music class.
MHS Student Wins NY State Theatre Education Association Playwriting Comp
Twenty-five of Mamaroneck High School's PACE seniors traveled to the New York State Theatre Education Association student conference in Callicoon, NY, participating in dance, music, and theater workshops. Hannah Weinberger -- who was one of five winners of the NYSTEA playwriting contest this year -- had her play presented during the showcase, and Eli Gottsegen was selected to perform a song.
Have you Seen the Drawings for the Reconfigured Chatsworth Library Media Center and Art Suite?
"Phase 1" designs for the capital bond work approved by the community last February have been submitted to the NY State Education Department, and construction is expected to begin in June. Schematic designs for the Chatsworth Ave. School library media center and art suite were introduced, along with designs for elevator additions at three of the elementary schools (to ensure ADA code compliance and accessibility to those with disabilities) and other infrastructure preservation projects across the District.
MAS and Murray Elementary School Principals Earn Doctoral Degrees
Mamaroneck Ave. School Principal Neill Alleva and Murray Ave. School Principal Colleen Melnyk have successfully defended their dissertations and earned doctoral degrees from Northeastern University and Fordham University respectively. The District applauds their dedication and commitment to pursuing doctoral degrees in educational leadership and for having the professional and personal steadfastness to balance work leadership, family, and advanced graduate study.