J1753

Congratulating South Middle School in Newburgh, New York, upon the occasion of celebrating its 75th Anniversary on May 18, 2013

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1753


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating South Middle School in Newburgh,
New York, upon the occasion of celebrating its 75th Anniversary on May
18, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend institutions of true purpose and high achievement whose exem-
plary programs and accomplishments clearly demonstrate the pursuit of
excellence in education and service to the community; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late South Middle School in Newburgh, New York, upon the occasion of
celebrating its 75th Anniversary; this auspicious occasion will be cele-
brated on Saturday, May 18, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The mission of South Middle School is to provide quality
education with high expectations for all students in a learning environ-
ment that is safe, equitable, engaging, respectful of diversity, and
designed to prepare students for success in an ever-changing world; and
WHEREAS, South Middle School accomplishes its mission through a part-
nership that includes students, administrators, teachers, staff, family,
and the entire Newburgh community; and
WHEREAS, South Middle School is made up of the following three houses
(small schools within school instructional units): Community and Govern-
ment, Engineering/Technology, and Performing Arts; and
WHEREAS, At the 75th Anniversary celebration there will be an opening
ceremony, a one mile run/walk, various field events, Zumba, refreshments
and a kickball game; and
WHEREAS, Under the superb leadership of its Principal, Michael Ragusa,
South Middle School continues to fulfill its laudatory educational
purposes and is proudly aware of its distinguished past; it is eager to
fulfill its commitment to its students, faculty, alumni and community,
and is planning with vision and purpose for the growth and change it
will encounter in the years to come; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to South Middle
School in Newburgh, New York; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an educa-
tional institution of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to
our attention, it should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens
of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate South Middle School in Newburgh, New York, upon the occa-
sion of celebrating its 75th Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to South Middle School, Newburgh, New York.

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