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Cornerstone introduces lending library as part of Newburgh school district literacy initiative

In October a room full of educators, local officials and representatives from community organizations gathered at SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall for the launch of “Newburgh Basics,” a school district literacy initiative targeting parents of kids up to 3 years old. The idea: recruit community organizations to distribute to parents and guardians resources – such as [...]

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Newburgh crowns spelling bee champions

The word “edifice” proved no matched for Meadow Hill fifth-grader Kassandra Youmans. She spelled the word correctly to earn the overall championship in the Newburgh school district’s spelling bee competition among elementary school students. “Our congratulations go out to all of the students who studied and took part in this contest,” said David Brown, the [...]

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Newburgh Free Academy college fair is ‘largest event ever’

The Newburgh Free Academy hosted its largest-ever college and career fair on Wednesday at the school’s main campus, according to NFA’s counseling and guidance department. Over 160 colleges, trade schools and military branches had a presence at the fair, which allowed students to fill their arms and book bags with admission applications and pepper recruiters [...]

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