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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)
 



Little Shop of Horrors at NFA North -
2.23.2015

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 -
2.12.2015

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 -
2.10.2015

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 -
2.10.2015

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 -
1.27.2015

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 -
1.22.2015

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 -
1.21.2015

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 -
1.16.2015

     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 -
1.16.2015

     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 -
1.16.2015

     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 -
1.16.2015

     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 -
1.15.2015

     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 -
1.14.2015

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 -
12.18.2014

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 -
12.10.2014

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 -
12.10.2014

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 -
12.15.2014

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 -
12.11.2014

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 -
12.11.2014

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 -
12.10.2014

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 -
12.10.2014

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 -
12.01.2014

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 -
12.1.2014

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 -
12.1.2014

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 -
11.25.2014

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" -
11.13.2014

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 -
11.12.2014

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 -
11.5.2014

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 -
11.4.2014

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 -
10.30.2014

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 -
10.22.2014

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 -
10.22.2014

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 -
10.21.2014

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 -
10.20.2014

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 -
10.14.2014

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 -
10.7.2014

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 -
9.30.2014

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 -
9.19.2014

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 -
9.5.2014

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 -
9.3.2014

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 -
9.1.2014

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 -
7.18.2014

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 -
7.18.2014

The Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery is available to view....Read More
 
Scholar Athlete Team Awards -
7.18.2014

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
 
 



Thursday, February 26, 2015

STUDENT’S BULLETIN

Today is an “A” Day

THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Be happy!”

Attention all boys interested in playing lacrosse, there will be a mandatory meeting on Thursday, March 5th in the NFA North boy’s locker room at 2:45 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Attention all members of the Spanish Club: We will be having a mandatory meeting Thursday, February 26th in room 209 at the Main Campus.

On February 18th Newburgh Girls United held the second Safety and Self-defense course. The class was instructed by Mr. Toomey, Miss Schembri and Mrs. Loalbo. The next class will be held March 18th. Girls who are interested in attending can pick up permission slips in the main office.

There will be a JV Baseball meeting on March 3rd at 2:30 P.M. in the lecture room at NFA main campus.

Stop by the NFA Main Campus bookstore for your 25% off coupon good on all clothing purchases.

Many apologies for a typo in the recent Empty Bowls letter. Our new ceramicist is Josh Lipira and we are so appreciative of all his hard work! He and his students will be working hard this year crafting our bowls for this year’s great community event. Thank you J from the Empty Bowls Committee.

Attention juniors, beginning on Monday, February 23rd it is time to meet with your counselor to pick courses for next year, review your progress for graduation, receive information about college and career choices and to register for the SAT or ACT. See your counselor NOW to set-up an appointment.

NFA BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION 2015

  • NFA ALL STAR/ ALUMNI BASKETBALL GAME

FEB. 28th 2015 –1 pm - NFA Main Boys Gymnasium (SNOW DATE: Sat. March 7th)
 NFA Basketball Goldbacks past and present amaze and surprise! See the “Future Goldbacks” pee wee game at half time! Admission: $10 in advance 

 

Attention Students: Spring Sports start on March 9, 2015. Please stop by the health office on your free or lunch period to schedule a physical or to pick up a review sheet for your yellow slip.

The spring Sports are:

Girls Sport                                                                  Boys Sport

Varsity Crew

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Golf

JV Baseball

Varsity Lacrosse

Varsity Crew

Varsity Softball

Varsity Golf

JV Softball

Varsity Lacrosse

Varsity Track

Varsity Track

 

Varsity Tennis

 

JV Tennis

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.

Yearbooks are available for purchase online @ www.jostensyearbooks.com until 2/27/15. Payment plans are available! It is $65.00.

 

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