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    High School Community Celebrates Ramadan

    The High School’s (HS) International/Latino Heritage Club (formerly Hispanic Heritage and World Cultures Club) hosted a Ramadan celebration for the entire HS community to enjoy. The club members displayed festive Ramadan decorations and informational posters around the room with pleasing Islamic music filling the air. They also assembled baskets of traditional foods eaten at sundown, such as nuts and dates, and handed them out during lunch.  Click to read more!

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    NPHS Staff Supports Sparrow's Nest Charity

    On March 17 High School faculty and staff participated in the Sparrow's Nest Dress Down Day fundraiser. Click to read more.

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    High School Student Participates in New York Junior Science Symposium

    The New Paltz High School (NPHS) Science Research students attended the University at Albany Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Click to read more!

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    NPHS Mathletes Make It Count at DUSO Math League!

    Twenty teams competed from Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, and Orange (DUSO) counties in the DUSO Math Competition held at Vassar College. Our own Mason Eyler of Grade 11 was the top scorer in the league for the 2022-2023 year, out of more than 340 students! Click to read more.

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    HS Art Students Visit Met

    Last week a group of the High School’s advanced art students visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art with art teachers Laurene Pountain and Todd Martin. Click to read more!

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    Hispanic Heritage and World Cultures Club Align in the Kitchen

    Grade 12 students Emily Inga and Melissa Nieves said they found themselves in a Spanish 6 class, feeling surprisingly at-ease surrounded by only fellow Spanish-speaking peers. Craving that sense of deeper belonging and understanding in a world where they said they sometimes feel “not white enough at school and too white at home,” the girls approached their Spanish teacher Rod Castro about forming a group where they could safely and intimately explore and enjoy their unique cultural identities. Needing eight students to formalize the group, the students enlisted friends whose families immigrated from Pakistan and Bangladesh to fill in the club ranks. The Western and Eastern students quickly recognized that though their native or family’s homelands were oceans apart, they actually shared more in common than they expected. Click to read more!

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    High School Students of Color Alliance Host School Wide Black History Month Celebration

    In honor of Black History Month, the High School’s Students of Color Alliance (SOCA) hosted a special celebration that incorporated some of our favorite things. Click to read more!

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  • New Paltz High School Math Teacher Kathryn Stewart Recognized as “Master Teacher”

    New Paltz High School (NPHS) math teacher Kathryn Stewart was recently recognized as a New York State (NYS) Master Teacher, according to a press release from Governor Kathy Hochul. The NYS Master Teacher Program is a professional network of more than 1,400 outstanding public school teachers who share a passion for learning and teaching in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Click to read more!

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  • Mi Gente New Paltz

    Una página de red escrita por nuestros estudiantes de español 6 para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes, padres y apoderados. Ofrecemos información para navegar por nuestras escuelas y comunidad. (A page prepared by our Spanish 6 students to help our students, parents and guardians navigate our schools and community.)

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