District Announcements

  • The Board of Education of the New Paltz Central School District, Ulster County New York in accordance with Section 103 of Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law invites the submission of sealed proposals for Internal Auditing Services for fiscal school years 2022-2023, 2023-2024, 2024-2025, 2025-2026 & 2026-2027. Detailed specifications and required forms may be obtained from the District Business Office, New Paltz Central School District, 1 Eugene Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561.


    Sealed proposals will be received up until 2:00 p.m. on March 3, 2023 by Debra Kosinski or designee at the NPCSD Business Office, at which time and place all proposals will be publicly opened and read. Any Proposal received after this time will not be accepted. All envelopes containing proposals shall bear on the face of the sealed envelope the name and address of the auditing firm submitting the proposal and the words, “RFP Internal Auditing Services”.


    The Board of Education reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals and all proposals will be binding for a period of 90 days subsequent to the day of the proposal opening.

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    Food Service Helper 

    Part-Time $17.51 per hour

    Click here for more information and to apply: https://www.newpaltz.k12.ny.us/Page/8203


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  • Important Announcement


    Please be aware that many of the COVID-19 test kits distributed to students the week of 12/19 - 12/22 may be stamped with a date showing they have expired. Those expiration dates have been extended per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as outlined in the following article:




    Please refer to the links below for updated expiration dates for the Access Bio and iHealth Labs test kits, which are being distributed: 





    Click here for an important letter from the New York State Department of Health on COVID-19, RSV, and influenza. 

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  • PowerSchool Parent Portal Mobile App 

    A recent PowerSchool update is causing users to see a "sync error" when accessing the Parent Portal using the mobile app. For help resolving this error, please click here

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Around the District

  •  2 students holding their monster sewing projects and cocoa cups

    Middle School Students Meet Their Inner Monsters

    New Paltz Middle School Grade 6 students in Kim Abrahamsen and Mary Jane Nussbaum’s art classes got to cuddle with their inner monsters. How? Click to read more!

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    UPK's 3 Sisters Restaurant is Open for Business!

    It was a full house last month on the day the “Three Sisters Restaurant” opened up for business at Duzine Elementary School’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten classroom. Click here to read all about it!

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    MS Science Class Breaks Ground on Tectonics

    Laura Bryant’s Grade 6 Science class in the New Paltz Middle School is breaking ground in their latest experiment about how plate tectonics work. Click here to read more!

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    “STREAM” Education Flows Through Duzine and Lenape Elementary Schools

    Duzine and Lenape Elementary Schools have become a wellspring of STREAM-ing education. This comprehensive, holistic, and unique educational approach integrates Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics, and allows students to apply their learning in real-life situations and reach conceptual understandings. Click to read more about it!

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    Middle School DIY Club Making the World a Better Place

    Every Wednesday, several dozen Middle School students file into the classroom of Special Education teacher Ben Liberatore to make the world a better place. The MS Diversity Inclusion for Youth Club (DIY) is a new after-school club designed to facilitate thoughtful discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion and explore meaningful ways to implement those ideals. Click here to read all about it!

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  •  student looking at fitness app on their phone screen and desktop

    Project Lead the Way Student-Designed Fitness App Builds Student Strengths

    Grade 7 students in Krista Pachomski’s Project Lead The Way (PLTW) class, having practiced their real-world skills of invention, critical thinking, and problem-solving gained through the innovation of PLTW’s national STEM curriculum, have been using an App Inventor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to build a fitness app from scratch. Click here to read about it!

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    Lenape Elementary Students Wow Families with Presentations on Natural Disasters

    Lenape Elementary School Grade 5 students in Elaine Thomas’s class recently invited their families to a special presentation on natural disasters. Students greeted their guests at the school entryway and politely escorted each person to their seats in the classroom, where impressive homemade models and colorful project exhibits of historic incidents with volcanoes, hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, and more were on display. Click to read more!

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    Open Studio in Art

    Unlike many other after-school activities, Open Studio in Art is not a club or a committee. Rather, it is intended for students who want to work on their current art projects, use the space or equipment, get extra help, catch up, get ahead, or even work on their regular school work. Click here to read more!

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Board of Ed. Announcements

  • Mission Statement

    The New Paltz Central School District exists for the children of the community. The focus of its programs and activities is the commitment to measured excellence and continuous growth and development for all.

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  • Our Guiding Principles
    Focus on learning and success for all
    Create a cohesive and inclusive culture K-12, across buildings and departments
    Empower and create success for disengaged and disenfranchised students

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