New Paltz Central School District


  • 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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Board of Ed. Announcements

  • **REVISED START TIME to 12/7/22 BOE Meeting**

    December 7, 2022 Board of Education Meeting to be held in the High School Audion. 5:30 PM proposed executive session-subject to board approval. The public meeting begins at **6:00 PM.** 

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  • New Paltz CSD Appoints Stephen Gratto to Superintendent Position During its October 19, 2022 meeting, the New Paltz Central School District Board of Education (BOE) approved the appointment of Stephen Gratto, of Schroon Lake, NY, as the District’s next superintendent of schools. Gratto was selected via a four-month search process and will assume his post on January 1, 2023. He is replacing Dr. Bernard Josefsberg, who has been serving as interim superintendent since July. [READ MORE] 

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  • Boarddocs: Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

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District Announcements

  • New Paltz CSD Board of Education Listens to Student Representative The New Paltz Central School District Board of Education (BOE) has welcomed Grade 12 student Julia Crofton of Gardiner, the Board’s new student representative for the 2022-2023 school year. Julia is responsible for preparing and presenting regular reports on student life and concerns to the BOE. This includes sports, the arts, and general student events, as well as any topics of particular concern to students. [READ MORE



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  • New Paltz High School Supplies the Basics and More on ‘Teen A La Carte’ New Paltz High School’s (NPHS) Peer Leadership Club recently introduced “Teen A La Carte”–formerly known as the Teen Closet–where all students can go for personal hygiene necessities they may need or want, such as deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, body wash, toothbrushes, socks, floss, menstrual products, water, combs, hair spray, shaving cream, stain removal sticks,and more. The products, located on a cart outside of the Health classroom, are easy to access and free of charge. [READ MORE] 



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  • Stuff the Bus Dec 3 10-3 NPMS Parking lot

    The New Paltz Central School District is proud to host its first winter gear, "Stuff the Bus," event to support our neighbors in need. The event will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM in the New Paltz Middle School parking lot. Bus drivers and transportation staff will be volunteering throughout the day to greet attendees and accept donations of gloves, scarves, winter hats, and socks. Coats and boots, as well as other new or gently used cold-weather gear, are also welcome.  

    Donation boxes will be set up at all four schools starting Tuesday, November 22,  for those who want to donate before Dec. 3. Contact Maureen Ryan for more information. 

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  • large mural with animals, bugs, trees and plants

    The Duzine Mural Project is a Fresh Coat of Nature and Whimsy The walls of the Duzine Elementary School have been growing. A mural that is. Artist and professional Hudson Valley muralist Joe Pimental–whose work can be admired on the walls outside of the Student Support Center of the New Paltz Middle School–worked with the young Grade 2 Duziners to saturate the formerly bland walls with nature-based imagery and vibrant colors inspired by Mill Brook Preserve’s neighboring woodland forest. The beautiful result is appropriately entitled “Woodland Wonderland.” [READ MORE] 



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  • Everything you need to know about DASA on Nov 17 at 6PM Information session

     

    THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED. NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

    You are invited to “An Evening of DASA: Who, What, Where, When and Why,” on Thursday, November 17, from 6-7 PM at New Paltz High School. Attendees will learn important information and be able to ask questions regarding the Dignity Act for All Students (DASA) and how it supports students District-wide.  To read more about DASA, click the graphic! 

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