New Teacher Spotlight

Kate Genzale – Special Education Teacher Education Background: After graduating from West Babylon High School on Long Island (where I grew up and just relocated from), I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Childhood Education with Special Education Certification from SUNY Geneseo. I then got my Masters in Special Education from Molloy College in Rockville Centre,… Read more »

New Lebanon Color Run 5K a success

The New Lebanon Travel Club hosted its first Color Run 5K on Saturday, June 6. Thirty-one runners/walkers participated in the 5K and eight children participated in the Fun Run. First, second, and third place male and female finishers were awarded with trophies following the race: First Place, male: Harrison Zema, 20:48 Second Place, male: Tim… Read more »

NLCSD seeks community input on Smart Schools allocation

The New Lebanon CSD will host three community stakeholder meetings to gain input on how to best use the $288,073 in reimbursement funds allocated to the district through the Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014. The meetings will be held: Tuesday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Walter B. Howard Elementary School library; Wednesday,… Read more »

Jr/Sr High School hosts Memorial Day assembly

(May 22, 2015) On Friday, May 22, the New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School hosted its annual Memorial Day Assembly Program to honor the men and women who have served our country. The program included the presentation of colors by the American Legion Post #1236 and the James E. Callahan Vietnam Veterans Chapter 65. The choir… Read more »

NLCSD residents approve budget, elect Board members

New Lebanon Central School District residents have approved a $12,674,751 budget for the 2015-16 school year by a vote of 181 (yes) to 24 (no). This budget represents a 0.71 percent decrease in spending from the current year’s budget and will result in an estimated 0 percent tax rate increase for the fourth consecutive year…. Read more »

CASDA honors New Lebanon High School senior, teacher

On May 13, the Capital Area School District Association (CASDA) honored New Lebanon High School senior Evan Burgess at its 29th Annual Scholar’s Recognition program dinner at the Albany Marriot. Burgess will attend the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, this upcoming fall. He is the president of the National Honor Society. He was a recipient… Read more »

‘Teaching is the Core’ results released

New Lebanon Central School District (CSD) is part of a consortium of local school districts led by Questar III BOCES that received a $399,314 “Teaching is the Core” grant from the New York State Education Department to review and improve student assessment practices this school year.  New Lebanon CSD will work with Brunswick CSD, Cairo-Durham… Read more »

Snow day contingency plan

As of February 9, the New Lebanon Central School District has used up all of its snow days, as  permitted by the New York State Department of Education. However, the New Lebanon Central School  District’s first priority is the safety of its students and staff. The district can and will take additional snow days if… Read more »

Military Veterans Property Tax Exemption FAQs

Q: What is the Veterans’ Tax Exemption? A: The Veterans’ Tax Exemption is a reduction in taxes for some veterans who served during particular wars. The amount of the exemption can vary based on whether the veteran served in a combat or non-combat zone and whether or not they have a service disability. There are… Read more »

District welcomes Marlene Ehlers from Germany

As part of the International Students Program at New Lebanon High School, sophomore Marlene Ehlers from Tuebenge, Germany is spending the school year learning about American culture and perfecting her English. Marlene lives with Amy Brueckmann and her daughter Jessica, also a sophomore at the high school. According to Brueckmann, the experience has brought a… Read more »