Every Child. Every Day. Every Classroom.

PCSD student management software has moved to Infinite Campus. Click on the picture to logon, and see other information

Building Structures and Pathways to Maximize Performance

PCSD student management software has moved to Infinite Campus. Click on the picture to logon, and see other information.

Music programs enrich the educational experience for students in the Poughkeepsie City School District.

Million Family, Million Father March: A Welcoming First Day of School for Students and Family.


Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28, 2014 Schools and District Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

GeekPhilosopher: Instant download of free stock photos, images, backgrounds, and desktop wallpapers. Pictures can be used for personal and commercial web sites.The Poughkeepsie City School District schools and administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 through Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving.  All schools and the District office will re-open on Monday December 1, 2014. Have a safe and peaceful holiday.


Apology Note to Poughkeepsie High School Parents Regarding the Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences

Dear Parents,

We deeply apologize for the confusion surrounding the evening Parent-Teacher conferences scheduled on November 20, 2014 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. The conferences were scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m.; the doors were scheduled to open a little before the start of the meetings. Unfortunately, the doors did not open prior to the scheduled start of the evening conferences.

5th Annual First-Grade Thanksgiving Celebration at Morse School – November 25, 2014

Morse Thanksgiving 3On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, S.F.B. Morse Elementary School held its annual celebration meal, that brings the first graders two worlds together: school and family.  The celebratory meal, organized and hosted by Ms. Haines, is completely donated and prepared by the teachers and served by the administrators.Morse Thanksgiving 4

Chat & Chew with Principal Waterman on December 1, 2014

Poughkeepsie Middle School parents are cordially invited to participate in a Chat & Chew with Principal Waterman and her administrative team on Monday, December 1, 2014 in the Poughkeepsie Middle School library. There are two times available for your convenience: either 8:30am – 9:30am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm. A Chat & Chew is an opportunity for parents to learn about building initiatives and engage in dialogue with the Principal and her team. Light refreshments will be served. For questions or to RSVP, please contact the Poughkeepsie Middle School at (845) 451-4800.

Chat and Chew

Community Resources

Please click on the appropriate link below for community resources during this holiday season.

Three Kings Day Donation letter

Thanksgiving Meal 11-26-14

We Are Thankful We Are Giving at Clinton School

Clinton 11-24-14 1Clinton 11-24-14 2Monday, November 24, 2014, ten selected families at Gov. Clinton Elementary School came to pick-up donated holiday meal items, as arranged for by the Clinton School PTA.  “Every year it gets bigger and bigger,” said PTA President Tamika Rille. “This year we helped 10 families,” said PTA secretary Stephanie Stoneham.

Career Development Intensive Mentoring Program at Poughkeepsie High School

Sooci 11-24-14 1Great things are happening in room 126 of Poughkeepsie High School during 5th and 6th periods.  Students are collaborating, learning about various career and college paths, obtaining business
mentors in the community as well as taking on-line tests that highlight their strengths and careers that value those strengths.  

Morse Family Game Night Friday, November 21, 2014

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Amier Wright, Amaya Wright, Dr. Williams and PTA President Warren Jones

Morse Family night 6 Morse Family night 4 Morse Family night 5Friday, November 21, 2014, was PTA sponsored family game night at S.F.B. Morse School. From 5:30pm – 7:30pm students and their families had the opportunity to come together, laugh, play games, have a healthy snack or purchase from the bake sale and learn a little about the school’s offerings.

PCSD High School Senior played 1st violin in the NYSSMA Area All-State.

Poughkeepsie High School Senior Jeanne Macavery played 1st violin in the NYSSMA Area All-State orchestra, a highly selective group of high school musicians from Dutchess, Putnam, and Columbia counties. She poses here with this year’s  Area All-State conductor Helen Cha-Pyo a 1985 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School.

Poughkeepsie Middle School Wins Educational Alliance Award

ExxonMobil 2On Friday, November, 21, 2014, the Poughkeepsie Middle School was presented with a check for $500.00 for the maintenance and support in the areas of math and/or science from Educational Alliance program of Exxon Mobil Corporation.  The Poughkeepsie Middle School was nominated for this award by Chestnut Marts, Inc., 3480 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601.  Liz Coshier from Chestnut Marts stopped by to present the award which was happily accepted by Principal Crystal Waterman and Dr. Williams.