The Poughkeepsie City School District schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of Memorial Day. All schools and the District office will re-open on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.
Poughkeepsie City School District’s Chef David Dunn and the food service staff of the Poughkeepsie Middle School was joined by the Professional Culinary Academy’s graduating class and Chef Instructor Virgil Ballew, Jr., to create Pastabilities a delicious Italian meal featuring a traditional pasta with meat lovers sauce, pasta with vegetarian marinara sauce plus salad and dessert on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Students were able to watch the chefs and culinary students as they prepared the luncheon.
The 21st Century Grant at Mill Street Loft culminated their after-school arts program with a gallery showing on Monday, May 18, 2015. The student-artists brought their parents and siblings to show their impressive body of work which completely filled the gallery. Thank you to the Mill Street Loft for partnering with the Poughkeepsie City School District, imparting “artistic literacy” to our Mission Literacy initiative.
Residents of the City of Poughkeepsie voted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 to pass the $88,777,761 budget proposed for the 2015-16 school year. The approved budget restores full-day kindergarten to the Poughkeepsie City School District. The goal was to ensure that the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools presented a balanced budget to meet the needs of our students and our community.
There were 843 “Yes” votes and “377” No votes.
Storyhorse and the Bardavon Theater present the little things, a docudrama about one family’s journey through the enigma of Lyme Disease, based on transcribed conversations with Poughkeepsie High School student, Joseph Elone’s family. Joseph Elone, a Poughkeepsie High School senior, unexpectedly passed away August, 2013 from “disseminated Lyme disease” that had spread to his heart. The performance will be on June 8, 2015, 7:00pm, at the Bardavon. Suggested donation is $6.00 and after the performance, there will be question and answer period with Richard Horowitz, MD, Lyme disease specialist.
The annual District budget vote and Board member election for the fiscal year 2015-2016 by the qualified voters of the Poughkeepsie City School District will be held at Morse, Clinton, Warring and Krieger Elementary Schools and Poughkeepsie Middle School on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Polling Places Open Today, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
1st and 3rd Wards – Morse Elementary School
2nd and 4th Wards- Clinton Elementary School
5th Ward – Warring Elementary School
6th and 7th Wards- Poughkeepsie Middle School
8th Ward – Krieger Elementary School
Come join us for the Poughkeepsie Middle School’s Fashion and Talent show, Friday, May 22, 2015, 5:00 p.m. in the Poughkeepsie Middle School auditorium. 9th Judicial District Judge Frank M. Mora is scheduled to perform as a special musical guest. The fashion show will be coordinated by Frankee Ryan of Marvelous Life Entertainment. There is no cost for this stellar night of entertainment! Please click the link below for the flyer.
Come out and celebrate your Poughkeepsie Middle School student’s accomplishments with A Family Fun Night and BBQ! We will be celebrating Honor Roll and Students of the Month on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
Due to the rain, the “Walk for Life” PCSD Community Health Fair is canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Please note: All regularly scheduled 21st Century Saturday programs will take place today.
Poughkeepsie Middle School celebrated students who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society during a ceremony held at the school on May 14th. Family and friends applauded and cheered for the students as they made their way across the stage.
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