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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On 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.
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, 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.
On 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
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.