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.

Million Family, Million Father March: A Welcoming First Day of School for Students and Family.


Pioneers Win Over Newburgh in the Officials vs. Cancer Tournament

The Pioneers defeated Newburgh 66-61 at the Officials vs. Cancer tournament. Please click here to be directed to MSG Varsity.

Feedback Requested for Professional Development Day Scheduled for February 12, 2016

Feedback is requested for all K-8 teachers participating in the Superintendent’s Conference Day on February 12, 2016.  We deeply appreciate the participation of staff members in providing information to help plan the professional development day. To ensure that this day is structured to meet the professional learning needs of all team members, please take a moment to review the plan and provide us with additional input about the plan by the end of the day on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Your input is greatly appreciated. Please be aware that we are not collecting names and your identification is protected; we simply want to have your candid feedback to guide the direction of this mission-critical work.  Please click here to be directed to survey site.

Fire Chief Johnson Visits the District Offices

Chief Johnson

City of Poughkeepsie Fire Chief Mark W. Johnson visits Poughkeepsie City School District Superintendent Dr. Nicolé Williams on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, to share recruitment outreach information and discuss career partnership opportunities for students at upcoming career fairs and participation on the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) committee. Please click here to view the flyer.


Upward Bound Students Ski Trip

Recently, Upward Bound students went to Holiday Mountain in Monticello to ski.  Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program designed to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary to persist in completing their secondary education and enter and complete a program of post-secondary education.  Please click on the read more button to view pictures.

Music to the Ears: Poughkeepsie Students Selected for All-County Performances

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” – Plato

Eight talented music scholars from the Poughkeepsie City School District were selected to participate in the Dutchess County Music Educators Association (DCMEA) All-County Music Festival on January 29 – 30, 2016 at Arlington High School.  Our music scholars spent Friday afternoon and most of Saturday in a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule, which culminated in an outstanding concert on Saturday afternoon. The following students were selected by audition to participate in this prestigious musical event:

Positions Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is searching for qualified candidates for the following positions: Custodial Worker, Sub Typists, School Lunch Monitor, School Recess Monitor, Health Aide, and Microcomputer Technician.  Please click on the appropriate link below for additional application information.

Typist – Subs 15-16-130
Health Aide 15-16-128
School Lunch and Recess Monitor-129
Custodial Worker 15-16-131
Microcomputer Technician

Board President Ralph Coates Visits Clinton Elementary School

Board President Ralph Coates spends quality time visiting classrooms and interacting with students and staff at Clinton Elementary School on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  Please click the “read more” button to view pictures from Clinton School on February 2, 2016.

Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute

CSI AFT Conference

Members of Poughkeepsie City School District leadership team including: Superintendent of Schools, PPTSA President, PPSTA Grievance Chairperson, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Grants Management, the High School Principal, and the Middle School Principal  attended the Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute January 21 – 24, 2016.

This weekend Institute titled: Team Leadership Institute to Transform Schools, Districts and Communities was designed to “reclaim the promise of public education” and “fulfill the collective obligation to support student success.”  The seminars were designed and delivered in collaboration with American Federation of Teachers national partners, with a focus on leading and facilitating school transformation that results in improved student performance and improved schools.

Completion Survey for High School Teachers

The following survey is for High School teachers, in follow-up to their professional development sessions on Monday, February 1,  2016. Please click here to be re-directed to the survey site.


Positions Open

The Poughkeepsie City School District is searching for qualified candidates for the following positions: Six Teaching Assistants positions.  Please click on the appropriate link below for additional application information.

Teaching Assistants #15-16-126

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