New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School teacher named News Channel 13 Top Teacher

New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School teacher Valene Synakowski was named a Top Teacher by WNYT News Channel 13. Watch the full story below. In his nomination letter, Principal Matthew Klafehn wrote:   Prior to Valene’s arrival six years ago, our chorus had ten students. Valene has since transformed our choral music program to a dynamic… Read more »

Register for Continuing Education Courses

Are you looking to join an exercise class? New Lebanon Continuing Education is offering classes in Zumba, water aerobics, calisthenics and more. Read more about these classes and others being offered here.

Important Reminder About School Closings and Delays

Now that winter weather has arrived, we would like to remind everyone that if a school closing, delay or early release is called, the decision is made as early as possible to give parents an opportunity to plan accordingly. The unpredictable nature of weather forecasts often makes the decision difficult; we appreciate our parents’ patience… Read more »

New Lebanon CSD Welcomes International Students

The New Lebanon Central School District welcomed two international students into the Jr/Sr High School community for the 2015-16 school year. Mari Lauritzen from Norway and Francisca (Franci) Wolf from Germany. Meet Mari Mari lives with Scott and April Larabee, and their daughter Stacey, also a senior at the high school. Mr. Larabee said they… Read more »

Teachers Spend Summer Conducting Research

New Lebanon science teachers Kara Sokowlowski and Ben Long spent this last summer working along researchers in labs as part of a unique professional development opportunity offered by Questar III BOCES Summer Science Research Program for Teachers. They were two of seven teachers selected for first year science fellows. Sokowloski worked with Dr. Morgan Schaller… Read more »

Parent Letter – Suspicious Vehicle Incident

Dear New Lebanon Families, A parent reported to me today that a week and a half ago, a man driving a blue pickup truck was observed by a student suspiciously traveling back and forth down a back road as the student was walking to his bus stop. The man, described as having white hair and… Read more »

Letter to Parents Regarding Death of Michelle Schrader

Dear Parents and Guardians, It is with deep regret that I write to you about a tragic event in our school community. The Sheriff’s Department has informed us this evening of the sad news that one of our teachers, Michelle Schrader, has died after she was reported missing on Sunday. Michelle was a cherished member… Read more »

Community Thanksgiving Dinner – Nov. 21

The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is this Saturday, November 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the High School cafeteria. The dinner includes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, corn, gravy, rolls, pie, and beverages. It is free to attend. Reservations are not required but are appreciated for planning (794-7600).

New Lebanon CSD Now Offering Yoga

Continuing Education is now offering Yoga starting Thursday, November 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the WBH Elementary School Rooms 3 & 4. See flyer for more details.

Substitute Teachers Needed

The New Lebanon Central School District is in need of Substitute Teachers. If interested, please pick up and complete an application from the Main Offices or the District Office.