On Monday, December 29, 2014, there will be holiday luncheon served from 11:00am – 1:00pm at Poughkeepsie High School in the cafeteria. All Poughkeepsie City School District students and their parents are invited to join us. The menu will consist of turkey, side dishes, dessert and we’ll have a free raffle. Free shuttle bus service is available, if needed, please call the transportation office at 845-451-4990.
The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following positions: Speech Teacher and Speech Teacher .6FTE. Please click on the appropriate link below for additional application information.
On April 25th, 2015, Vassar English Language Learner Outreach Program (VELLOP) and La Voz Magazine will be hosting the Second Annual Spanish Spelling Bee located on Vassar College’s campus in the Aula building. Students in grades 4-8 are welcome to participate. Register now so that you can join the group study sessions once they begin. For additional information, please click here to be re-directed to the VELLOP blog.
The Poughkeepsie City School District has released a request for proposals for architectural consultants to report on the condition of district buildings in 2015. The required 5-year building condition survey should assess the condition of buildings, determine the cost to modify and/or repair as compared with replacement of the District’s older building(s).
The Poughkeepsie City Schools District consists of 8 owned school buildings, 1 leased school building, 1 administration building, 1 athletic complex and 1 bus garage. The District’s enrollment is approximately 4,700 students, Pre-K through 12. To view the complete RFP, please click on the link below or go to the Request for Proposal page by clicking here.
Poughkeepsie High School’s Chorus performed at the Contact Breakfast of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Their performance, lead by Mr. North, included Joyful Joyful, Let it Be, and was the rousing finale to the series of performances by area high school groups.
The Poughkeepsie High School varsity Boys Basketball team received a commendation offered by Dutchess County Legislators Gwen Johnson, Barbara Jeter-Jackson and Robert Rolison, for their 69-48 win over the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the 2014 Terrence Wright Memorial Boys Basketball Tournament.
The next teacher substitute orientation will be held on January 8, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. in the Jane Bolin Administration Building which is located at 11 College Avenue in Poughkeepsie. Registration is required for the session. Sessions fill up quickly, so please make sure to register to reserve a spot or you may not be allowed entry in to the orientation.
Former Pioneer and Poughkeepsie High School graduate Tyre Colemen, is seeking a unique opportunity to play for NFL scouts in The Dream Bowl, the showcase of the best division II and division III football players in the country. He will be playing defensive end representing Hobart College. The costs to enroll and travel to The Dream Bowl are significant. Tyre’s friends and teammates have created a Go-fund-me account to collect donations. Please donate to Tyre’s NFL opportunity by going to http://www.gofundme.com/TyreColeman90.
At the Fifth Annual Pioneer Classic Shootout on December 13, 2014, the Poughkeepsie High School (PHS) varsity basketball team exit as winners. Playing against the Peekskill Red Devils, the Pioneers won 75-57 as a fitting closure to the first PHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony. We look forward to a great rest of season!
The Past and Present Committee of the Poughkeepsie City School District was proud to conduct their first Poughkeepsie High School Hall of Fame Ceremony on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 3:00pm. The ceremony was held between games at the Fifth Annual Pioneer Classic Shootout.