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 »

Staff returns for Opening Day

This morning all New Lebanon CSD employees including teachers, administrators, bus drivers, buildings and grounds staff, and others attended Opening Day at the Jr/Sr. High School. The district welcomes back students in grades 1-12 on Thursday, September 4. Kindergarten begins Friday, September 5. The staff was welcomed by Superintendent Leslie Whitcomb, who discussed the benefits… Read more »

Consortium receives grant to improve assessment practices

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

Initial assessment data indicates growth at New Lebanon CSD

On August 14, 2014, the Board of Regents and the State Education Commissioner released the results of the spring 2014 Grades 3-8 Math and English Language Arts (ELA) assessments. Overall, New Lebanon CSD’s results indicate growth from the previous year and this data will allow the district to focus its efforts in areas requiring further… Read more »

Community learns to swim at New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School

This summer, dozens of children ages four to 13, are taking advantage of the pool at New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School  and learning the lifelong skill of swimming. Children from New Lebanon, Berlin, Stephentown and Nassau attend one of both of the two-week swim sessions offered through the New Lebanon Summer Youth Program. Each session… Read more »

Ruhe Field named after dedicated coach

On Wednesday, July 23, friends, family, students and former students gathered at the New Lebanon Jr/Sr high school to celebrate the career of Fred Ruhe and to dedicate the newly constructed softball field in his name. Ruhe’s dedicated service to the district spans from 1960 to his retirement in 2005. He was an elementary school… Read more »

Two New Lebanon Students Graduate from TVHS Program

Congratulations to the Tech Valley High School® Class of 2014 who graduated on Saturday, June 21 at the University at Albany Campus Center Ballroom on the Albany campus. Graduating from New Lebanon High School are Mackenzie Stone and Josey Bartholomew. Mackenzie will be attending the College of Saint Rose. Josey will attend Columbia-Greene Community College…. Read more »

Residents Approve Budget & Propositions

New Lebanon Central School District residents approved a $12,765,996 budget for the 2014-15 school year by a vote of 183 (yes) to 44 (no). The plan increases spending by only 2.61 percent, or $325,206 over the current year, and carries a tax levy increase of 0 percent. Voters also approved: Proposition 2 – use of… Read more »

Community Budget Vote May 20, 12 PM-9 PM @ WBH

On Tuesday, May 20, New Lebanon Central School District residents will vote on the 2014-15 proposed budget, elect two Board members and decide on two propositions – Use of Capital Reserve Fund and Establish a New Capital Reserve Fund. Voting will take place from Noon to 9 p.m. at Walter B. Howard Elementary School. The… Read more »