Building Structures and Pathways to Maximize Performance

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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.

 

E-TECH and Summer Learning Academy Project-based Learning in Action

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E-TECH students in Taconic Lecture Hall at Dutchess Community College

Come celebrate with us as our students have worked hard on their projects and are eager to show their accomplishments to parents, staff, and the community.  Join us for Gallery Walks at Morse Elementary School, Poughkeepsie Middle School, and Dutchess Community College on July 30, 2015. The schedule is  as follows:

Poughkeepsie City School District Team Members attend the New York State “Receivership” Conference

The Poughkeepsie City School District Team spent two days (July 22 and 23)  in Albany at the New York State Receivership Conference with 17 school districts and 144 schools identified as “struggling” or “persistently struggling.” Poughkeepsie High School and Poughkeepsie Middle School are identified as “struggling schools.”  “Struggling schools” are defined as schools that have been identified since 2012-2013 as Priority Schools (among the lowest performing 5 percent of schools in the state).
The team will present an overview of the Receivership Model and pertinent information at the “Receivership” Public Hearing which will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2015.
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E-TECH Early College and Career High School for Engineering and Technology

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While most high school students are going to the mall, relaxing, vacationing or going to camp in the summer, 50 Ninth Grade students from the Poughkeepsie City School District (PCSD) are beginning the academically rigorous curriculum of the E-TECH program, which will allow them to complete the requirements for a High School Diploma and either an A.A.S. Degree or A.S. Degree from Dutchess Community College, in four years.E-TECH in class 7-21-15 E-Tech girls for web E-TECH student with id

Instructional Leaders in the Poughkeepsie City School District Focus on Results-Driven Work

7-23-15 PDInstructional leaders in the Poughkeepsie City School District spend quality time this summer working collaboratively, purposefully, and intentionally on their New York State School Comprehensive Educational Plans (SCEP). Results-driven leaders plan, use data effectively, engage in collegial conversations, and work purposefully to deliver on the promise of a high-quality, world-class education for every child, every day, in every classroom in the Poughkeepsie City School District.

Position Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following position: Guidance Counselor.  Please click on the link below for additional application information.

Guidance Counselor at PMS

Backpack, Supplies and More!

Students in the Poughkeepsie City School District will be able to get free school supplies during the annual “Christmas in August” event which will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The event will be held at the Christ Episcopal Church, 20 Carroll Street, directly across the street from Clinton Elementary School. Parents must accompany their children to the event. If you have any questions about “Christmas in August” please call 845-452-0684 or e-mail backpackssuppliesandmore@gmail.com.

To view an informational flyer, click the picture below.

BAM updated flyer english 6-2015

Sports Physicals

Poughkeepsie Student Athletes Sports Physicals

 

 

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There will be Athletic physicals given on August 3, 5, 10, 12, 18, 20 & 21 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Students should bring a completed Blue Card and Health History Form signed by their parents to their physical. A copy of the Blue Card and Health History Form can be picked up outside the Health Office prior to the physicals. It is essential that the paperwork is filled out properly and signed by parents in all the appropriate places.

 

Positions Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following positions: Summer Curriculum Writing, Social Worker, Science Teacher, and ENL Teacher.   Please click on the appropriate link below for additional application information.

Summer Curriculum Writing

Social Worker

Science Teacher

ENL Teacher

Board of Education Retreat

Dr. Williams and Amira Imani Miller,  8th grade at the Board Retreat in the Grand Hotel. She is starting the Stringendo program today.

Dr. Williams and Amira Imani Miller, 8th grader, at the Board Retreat in the Grand Hotel. She is starting the Stringendo Summer Strings program.

The recent Board of Education Retreat at the Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Center Plaza, did not cost the taxpayers. Payment for the facilities, including refreshments, were through a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) program passed by the Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency through the Poughkeepsie City School District, which provides a free venue to host the annual board retreat.

Poughkeepsie City School District Hires Interim Administrators

The Board of Education of the Poughkeepsie City School District announced on July 20, 2015 at the Special Board meeting held at 8:30 a.m. that all board members in attendance voted unanimously to hire the following highly qualified candidates to fill soon-to-be vacant positions in the Poughkeepsie City School District.