Co-Principals: Melissa O'Hare / Matteo Doddo
Student Arrival: 7:15AM Student Dismissal: 2:07PM(Bus)     Prin. Disc. (Walker)
Address: 201 Fullerton Avenue(Main) 301 Robinson Avenue(North), Newburgh, NY 12550
Phone: (845) 563-5400 (Main) | (845) 563-8400 (North)

Program Offerings and Application 2015-2016 -

The 2015-2016 Program Application is now available. The link can be found above under Students/Parents or by using the following link: NFA Application
Black History Month NFA Alumni All-Star Game -

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, the NFA Black History Month Committee held an All-Star Alumni Basketball Game. Proceeds from the game supported scholarships for select seniors. Read More
Spring Into College Workshop - March 26th -

The Spring into College Planning Workshop will be held at 7PM in the NFA North Campus Auditorium on March 26th. Topics include admission process, financial aid, and advice from current college students. Read More
REMINDER: NFA Main Campus 9th Grade Orientation -

The Main Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation will be March 26th at 7PM. It will begin in the NFA Main Campus Auditorium.
NFA Scholarship Deadline - March 23rd -

Attention Seniors: The deadline to turn in all LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS is March 23rd. Please turn in the completed applications to your school counselor no later than March 23rd. View Scholarship List!
Students in Mary Poppins Learn to Fly -

Camille Cappello and Salvator Fratto trained with Flying By Foy technicians for the upcoming production of Mary Poppins. Performances will be held March 20-22, 2015, at the NFA Main Campus. to reserve your seat!
I Am NFA! -

Members of the NFA Youth Diversity Committee are engaged in an amazing project. I Am NFA is a video project created by students to share a wide-range of perspectives and experiences about NFA. Sign up to be interviewed!
Upcoming NFA Blood Drive - March 17 -

Give someone else the luck of the Irish! NFA will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, March 17th from 8am until 2pm in the NFA Main Campus Girls' Gym. Read More and Requirements
Kayla DuBois Represent NFA at Symposium -

Newburgh Free Academy’s Kayla DuBois, a student in the NFA North Campus Science Research Program, recently traveled to Albany to present her findings at the Eastern Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). Read More
NFA's Da'mani Burns Places Third in NYS Tournament -

NFA wrestler Da'mani Burns placed 3rd at the NYS Wrestling Tournament this past weekend. View photo
Incoming 9th Grade Orientation -

The NFA North Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation has been reschedule for this Thursday, March 12 from 7PM until 9PM. The Main Campus Incoming Freshman Orientation will be March 26th at 7PM.
Empty Bowls at NFA -

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., NFA students and staff will host Empty Bowls to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. Read More
PTECH Information Sessions & Applications -

Excelsior Academy offers a unique school experience that combines the best elements of high school, college, and the world of work. Attend an information session to learn more about the unique opportunities. Upcoming Sessions are on March 18, 21, and 23rd. Read More
Mary Poppins Flys Into NFA -

Ticket reservations for Newburgh Free Academy's Spring Musical, Disney and Cameron McKintosh's Mary Poppins, are now available! Please visit to reserve your seat!
NFA 9TH Grade Orientation -

NECSD Families of 8th Grade students, the incoming 9th Grade Orientation scheduled at NFA North and Main for March 3rd and 5th have been postponed. A future date will be forthcoming.
Little Shop of Horrors at NFA North -

On February 26-28th at 7PM the NFA North Campus Theatre Emsemble will be presenting Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets are $10 for General Admission tickets or $8 for Senior Citizens and children under 5.
Black History Month Celebration -

NFA Black History Month Committee will be holding various events this month. Use the following link to download the calendar and a flyer for the upcoming NFA Alumni Basketball All-Star Game on 2/28. Read More
Scholarship Opportunities for NFA Students -

The annual list of NFA Scholarships is now available. The deadline for the application is March 23rd, 2015 but scholarship applications should be turned in as soon as possible. Read More
NFA Athletes Sign Letters of Intent -

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Newburgh Free Academy proudly hosted a Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony for two NFA scholar-athletes that have been offered athletic scholarships at Division 1 and 2 colleges. Read More
Regent Schedule Change Due to Snowday -

NFA Student & Parents: Regents exams were not administered at Newburgh Free Academy on Tuesday. However, Friday, January 30th is now a Regents Exam Day. Read More
NetSci Students to Present Projects at Princeton -

All three student teams from the NFA NetSci Program have been accepted to present research posters at Princeton University on March 7, 2015 as part of the IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC). Read More
Mercy College Registration Now Open -

Registration for the Spring 2015 Mercy College High School Articulation Program is underway. The agreement between Mercy College and NFA affords students in selected courses the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
NFA Hosts Film Festival -

     On December 12, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy played host to the Hudson Valley Across the River Film Festival. This student film festival was the brain child of Elizabeth Perez, a student in Guy Du Quesnay’s GBTV program at NFA. Read More
HS Girls' Basketball Article on HVSR -

     The following link will take you to an article about the Girls' High School Basketball team entitled, "Newburgh’s Cookin’ against Arlington – Katie’s big game lifts Goldbacks over Admirals" from the Hudson Valley Sport Report Website Read More
January Regents Schedule -

     A letter to the parents concerning the January regents recently went home. You can also view the letter, along with the regents schedule and review schedule at the following link. Read More
AP Testing Letter -

     A letter to the parents concerning the AP Exams. In addition, a registration form is included. This file can be found on the Guidance Department's Testing Information page or at the following link. Read More
NFA Students Distribute Holiday Gifts -

     This holiday season, 25 Newburgh students and 30 senior citizens were given gifts for the holidays thanks to the generosity of special elves from Newburgh Free Academy. Read More
NFA Yearbooks Now Available for Order -

Yearbooks are available for purchase online until 2/27/15. In addition, recognition ads are available for order. Plus, information on class rings is available by clicking on the following link. Read More
NFA’s McCartney Selected to 2015 NAFME Ensemble -

More than 810 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States have been selected to perform in the 2015 NAFME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles. Read More
NFA Brings The Polar Express to Life -

Recently, the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, was brought to life by students from Newburgh Free Academy. The all-dance production of The Polar Express featured students from the NFA Dance Department. Read More
NFA Students Selected to NYSSMA Conference All-State -

NFA Students, Olivia McCartney, Sam Conti and Milan Hanley-Rhone (Alternate), were recently recognized by the district's Board of Education as students selected to represent the district and area in the NYSSMA Conference All-State music groups. Read More
NFA Goldbacks to be Honored at City Council Meeting -

The City of Newburgh Council Meeting on Monday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. will be located at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. The public are encouraged to join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our NFA Goldbacks Varsity Football Team!
Local Author Stefan Bolz Visits NFA -

Recently, local author Stefan Bolz visited the students in the criminal justice program at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. Read More
First Annual NFA Goldbacks Basketball Kickoff Dinner -

On Wednesday December 5th at 6:00 PM at NFA’s Main Campus North Cafeteria the Newburgh Boys Basketball Goldbacks held the First Annual Goldback Basketball Recognition Kickoff Spaghetti Dinner. Read More
NFA Brings The Polar Express to Life -

Recently, the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, was brought to life by students from Newburgh Free Academy. The all-dance production of The Polar Express featured students from the NFA Dance Department. Read More
NFA Students Selected to NYSSMA Conference All-State -

NFA Students, Olivia McCartney, Sam Conti and Milan Hanley-Rhone (Alternate), were recently recognized by the district's Board of Education as students selected to represent the district and area in the NYSSMA Conference All-State music groups. Read More
NYSSMA Area All State Selection -

Students from the Newburgh Enlarged City School District were recently selected into the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All State. Read More
NFA Hosts College and Career Fair Night -

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Newburgh Free Academy Department of Counseling and Guidance presented the College and Career Fair for students, parents and guardians. Read More
NFA Cosmetology Students Visited By Salon Owner -

Recently, Newburgh Free Academy senior cosmetology students enjoyed a visit from special guest speaker Michele Iorio, a local beauty salon owner. Iorio shared with students what employers look for when hiring new employees for their establishment. Read More
NFA Goldbacks in State Championship in Syracuse -

Newburgh advanced to the Class AA state championship against Jamestown at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
NFA Dance Department to Perform "The Polar Express" -

On Friday, December 5th at 7PM and on Saturday, December 6th at 2PM. The NFA Dance Department will be performing The Polar Express. This is an all-dance production. More information can be found on the flyerdownload the flyer. Read More
Excelsior Parent/Teacher Conferences Sign-Up -

You can now use the website signupgenius to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences on November 25th and 26th. ....Visit Signup Website
NFA's Financial Aid Night: November 18th -

Event will take place at NFA North Campus Auditorium on Nov. 18th at 7PM. Attendees will learn about resources to help find and apply for Scholarships, Grants, and other forms of financial aid. Read More
NFA North's Anti-Bullying POWER Pledge -

NFA North’s 3rd annual anti-bullying POWER (People One With Each other’s Right to be ourselves) campaign began this school year with students, parents and teachers signing anti-bullying pledges. Read More
“Team NFA Cares” Supports Walk to End Alzheimer's -

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, students from Newburgh Free Academy participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's of Orange/Sullivan County held at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery, NY. Read More
Excelsior Academy's Inaugural Mentoring Program -

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Excelsior Academy welcomed 50 IBM mentors to kick-off its inaugural mentoring program. Each Excelsior student was paired with a current IBM employee to help students gain exposure to careers, and have role models to guide them. Read More
NFA Welcomes Cell-Free Roads Advocate Jacy Good -

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy hosted a special speaker/assembly presentation for all NFA Junior and Senior class students at the Main Campus. Read More
Winter Sports Information -

Attention all students in grades 7-12. JV and Varsity Winter Sports Begin November 10th. All Modified Sports begin November 17th.More Information
Commissioner of Education Visits Excelsior Academy -

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the New York State Commissioner of Education, Dr. John B. King, Jr., visited students in their English Language Arts and math classes at the Newburgh Free Academy Excelsior Academy. Read More
NFA College and Career Fair -

Representatives from a large variety of public and private colleges will be here at Newburgh Free Academy to answer your questions regarding admissions, scholarships, financial aid and programs of study..... Read More
Making the Most of High School Workshop -

NFA North Campus will be hosting a workshop titled, "Making the Most of High School". This workshop is for freshmen and sophmores and their families. It will be tonight, Tuesday, October 7th at 7PM...Read more
NFA College Planning & NCAA Workshops -

NFA's College Night: Planning Workshop is this Thursday October 2nd. The NCAA Workshop is Thursday, October 16th. More information can be found in the flyers by clicking on the workshop names.
NFA Students: Mercy College Registration Has Begun -

Registration for fall 2014 semester Mercy College Advanced Placement courses is underway. The agreement between Mercy College and NFA affords students in selected courses the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
NFA Students Participate in Network Science Research -

Eight students from Newburgh Free Academy were selected to participate in a cutting-edge research project using network science. Read More
Newburgh Free Academy August Graduation -

The halls of Newburgh Free Academy were full of activity this summer with the sound of determined students working towards achieving their high school diplomas as part of the district’s Extended School Year Program (ESYP). Read More
School Supply Lists -

School supply lists are available for Balmville, Gardnertown, Horizons, Meadow Hill, New Windsor, Temple Hill, and Excelsior Academy. Read More
NFA's Excelsior Academy Opens for the School Year -

Newburgh's Excelsior Academy officially opened for the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, June 7, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus. Administrators welcomed the class of approximately 50 students...Read More
NFA Graduation Photo Gallery -

The Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery is available to view....Read More
Scholar Athlete Team Awards -

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Athletic Department recently awarded the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's "Scholar/Athlete Team Awards" for the spring seasons....Read More


 Friday, March 27, 2015                                                                                                                                  

Today is an “A” Day


THOUGHT OF THE DAY:  Turn your cant’s into cans and your dreams into plans.”

All NFA CVRT (Concept Vehicle Racing Team) members are to attend a meeting on Wednesday, April 1st, 10th period in room 330. If you cannot make the meeting you must see Mr. Eachus prior to it. NFA CVRT members Wednesday, April 1st, 10th period, room 330.

To all PRISM students or students interested in attending/or joining, come join us for a safe, fun, gay-straight alliance meeting being held on Tuesday, March 31st in room 216 at the North Campus. Our meeting will be held for all students 10th and 11th period. We ask all PRISM students to be supportive and make a difference. Thank you and we hope to see all PRISM students and interested students there!

We are bring POWER PUFF back! So get ready to play! We are looking for boys and girls (boys to cheer, girls to play), who are fun, looking to have a good time and exemplify good sportsmanship. Please pick up the permission slips in Mr. Woody’s office and the AP suite at the North Campus. Teams will be picked on a first come, first service basis, so make sure to get the permission slips back as soon as possible. There will be 60 girl and 20 boys between both campuses. Make sure YOU are one of them. Slips need to be returned back no later than April 1st. You must also get the approval of your grade administrator. The game is Tuesday, May 12th at 6:00 P.M. Good luck!!

Attention Students: Marlboro Central School District is offering the NYS Department of Mother Vehicles 5-hour pre-licensing course, Thursday, April 9th, 4:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. in room 10 at the High School. The course fee is $45.00. You must have and bring your permit to the class. Please bring a snack and/or lunch. For info and registration contact Ms. Cindy Storno, 845-236-8000, ext. 1808.

Attention all girls interested in playing Tennis next Fall: We will be meeting for optional hitting/practice starting after Spring break. The plan is Thursdays 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. at Cronomer Tennis Courts starting April 16th. Any girl interested in tennis is welcome. This is a great way to stay in shape for the 2015 season next fall! Please contact or email Mrs. Imperiale with questions. ( Get excited for the warm weather and some great tennis!!

Ladies: There will be a huge dress sale at Mt. St. Mary College this Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. All dresses are $10.00.

Auditions for the Advance Dance Company for the 2015-2016 school year will take place on Wednesday, April 1st from 2:10 P.M.-3:30 P.M. in the dance studio. See Mrs. Clifford in room 110 if you have any questions. Anyone planning to audition should wear proper dance attire. Previous training in jazz and ballet is strongly suggested.

The NFA Talent Show will take place on Friday, April 17th at 7:00 P.M. If you would like to be in the talent show then you need to come to the audition on Monday, April 13th from 2:10 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. in the auditorium.  Please have your entire act ready to perform at the auditions. See Mrs. Clifford in the dance studio if you would like to audition.

If you are a poet and would like to perform your original work in an intimate coffeehouse setting, there will be a Poetry Coffeehouse in the Blackbox the evening of April 16th for performers as well as listeners. Interested poets should be prepared to recite your poems on Tuesday, March 31st, 9th and 10th periods in room 143. For more information, see Mrs. McCurdy.

Attention students: Mount Saint Mary College’s HEOP department will be coming to NFA Main on Wednesday, April 1st to talk to juniors and seniors about their program. There will be a panel of college students and HEOP advisors discussing the college admissions process, understanding your college options and opportunity programs in New York. Please join us in the Lecture Room during period 7 on April 1st. For more information please see Mrs. Hurtado-Kuhn in the Humanities Guidance Office.

Students interested in competing in a Super Smash Brothers gaming event are invited to an informational meeting on Friday, March 27th after school in the Main Campus Library.

Attention seniors: There are new local scholarships being added daily. These local scholarships are open to NFA students only. The scholarships available and applications necessary are posted in each Guidance Office at the Newburgh Free Academy Main and North Campuses and also available on the district web page.

Attention summer job seekers! Summer Youth Employment Program applications are available in each Guidance office. Please pick up the application on a free period, complete it and MAIL IT to the address listed. The last day to mail the application is April 15th.