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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.


Math Is Relevant Say Recent Graduates Of Poughkeepsie High School

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Mihn Nguyen, Dr. Williams and Matt Anderson

Two 2014 graduates from the Poughkeepsie City School District visited Ms. Schinella’s 8th grade class to impart some wisdom that they have gathered after graduation and being in college for a semester.  Minh Nguyen who is studying advanced mathematics at SUNY New Paltz and Matthew Anderson the 2014 Salutatorian who is studying at the US Military Academy at West Point advised and encouraged the 8th graders to take math seriously and that the skills they develop in mathematics set a foundation for many careers.

Positions Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following positions: .8FTE English Teacher and Elementary Teacher.  Please click the appropriate link below for additional application information.

(.8) 7-12 English Teacher – COC Alternative




Over 300 Participants Enjoyed Parent University on Saturday, March 21, 2015

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On an initially snowy Saturday morning, more than 300 students, parents, guardians and vendors arrived at Poughkeepsie High School for the Spring 2015 Parent University. After breakfast, parents and guardians chose from 10 different workshops with topics that included the following: Common Core Literacy/Effective ELA and Math Strategies for Elementary and Middle School, High School Regents Preparation for English and Mathematics,  Financial Literacy,  School Anxiety/Bully or Bystander, the Air-force JROTC, and the new E-TECH program. 

After School Activities Canceled for Friday, March 20, 2015

Due to a forecast of inclement weather, the Poughkeepsie City School District is canceling all after school activities for students on Friday, March 20, 2015.

Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo previsto, el Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de Poughkeepsie está cancelando todas las actividades después de la escuela para los estudiantes el viernes 20 de marzo de 2015.


Positions Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following positions: Two (2) Assistant Principals – Secondary and Elementary Principal.  Please click the appropriate link below for additional application information.

Two (2) Assistant Principals – Secondary

Elementary Principal

Poughkeepsie Middle School Honors Celebration

PMS Honors1On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 the Poughkeepsie Middle School celebrated their honor roll and students-of-the-month at an awards reception in the cafeteria.  It was standing room only, when parents, guardians, administrators and teachers applauded the hard work of their students. 

Board Schedules Emergency Special Meeting – Anticipated Executive Session ONLY

The Poughkeepsie City School District’s Board of Education has scheduled an Emergency/Special Meeting for 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 19th at the Jane Bolin Administration Building.

It is anticipated it will be an Executive Session ONLY meeting.

Parent University: Where Learning is Fun – March 21, 2015

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Guardar la Fecha!

Guardar la Fecha!

Parent University, a series of workshops for all parents, is back; scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015.  There will be informative, free workshops designed to assist the parents of every student and facilitate the home-to-school learning partnership. There will be a free raffle, free childcare, many informative workshops, breakfast and lunch will be served to all participants.  Come join us and perfect the skills to help your student blossom.


Morse and Warring Students Go To Locust Grove

field trip2 3-10-15field trip1 3-10-15On Tuesday, March 10, Tracey Bleau’s 4th grade ESL students from Warring Elementary School and Mary Marshall’s 4th grade ESL students from Morse Elementary School went on a field trip to Locust Grove, the historic estate of S.F.B. Morse.  They participated in the Simple Machines educational program which introduces students to simple machines in a fun, historical context. Hands-on investigations offer students an opportunity to operate and gather data on a variety of simple machines including pulleys, inclined planes, wheels, and axles. The field trip includes a visit to the Locust Grove carriage house where students experienced authentic examples of each of these machines.

Poughkeepsie Middle School Students Recognized for their Math Prowess on Pi Day, Saturday, March 14, 2015 at LaGrange Town Hall

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Front row, left to right: Serenity Hall, Minh Chau, Tania Hernandez-Martinez Back row, left to right: Dr. N. Williams, Brianna Cruz-Cortez, Sabrina Ellis, Victoria Horner, Dr. M Cardwell, Principal Waterman

Poughkeepsie Middle School advanced math students were recognized today and awarded certificates for their math prowess. The awards ceremony took place Saturday, March 14, 2015 at LaGrange Town Hall at 9:00 AM. Dr. Irvin Miller, president and director of Math & Physics Exploration Inc., works with students in the Poughkeepsie City School District and throughout the Hudson Valley to ensure that they maximize their intellectual potential and excel in the field of mathematics. Click here to see information about Dr. Miller and the proclamation he received for Pi day.