Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28, 2014 Schools and District Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving
The Poughkeepsie City School District schools and administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 through Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. All schools and the District office will re-open on Monday December 1, 2014. Have a safe and peaceful holiday.
We deeply apologize for the confusion surrounding the evening Parent-Teacher conferences scheduled on November 20, 2014 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. The conferences were scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m.; the doors were scheduled to open a little before the start of the meetings. Unfortunately, the doors did not open prior to the scheduled start of the evening conferences.
On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, S.F.B. Morse Elementary School held its annual celebration meal, that brings the first graders two worlds together: school and family. The celebratory meal, organized and hosted by Ms. Haines, is completely donated and prepared by the teachers and served by the administrators.
Poughkeepsie Middle School parents are cordially invited to participate in a Chat & Chew with Principal Waterman and her administrative team on Monday, December 1, 2014 in the Poughkeepsie Middle School library. There are two times available for your convenience: either 8:30am – 9:30am or 5:30pm – 6:30pm. A Chat & Chew is an opportunity for parents to learn about building initiatives and engage in dialogue with the Principal and her team. Light refreshments will be served. For questions or to RSVP, please contact the Poughkeepsie Middle School at (845) 451-4800.
Please click on the appropriate link below for community resources during this holiday season.
Monday, November 24, 2014, ten selected families at Gov. Clinton Elementary School came to pick-up donated holiday meal items, as arranged for by the Clinton School PTA. “Every year it gets bigger and bigger,” said PTA President Tamika Rille. “This year we helped 10 families,” said PTA secretary Stephanie Stoneham.
Great things are happening in room 126 of Poughkeepsie High School during 5th and 6th periods. Students are collaborating, learning about various career and college paths, obtaining business
mentors in the community as well as taking on-line tests that highlight their strengths and careers that value those strengths.
Friday, November 21, 2014, was PTA sponsored family game night at S.F.B. Morse School. From 5:30pm – 7:30pm students and their families had the opportunity to come together, laugh, play games, have a healthy snack or purchase from the bake sale and learn a little about the school’s offerings.
On Friday, November, 21, 2014, the Poughkeepsie Middle School was presented with a check for $500.00 for the maintenance and support in the areas of math and/or science from Educational Alliance program of Exxon Mobil Corporation. The Poughkeepsie Middle School was nominated for this award by Chestnut Marts, Inc., 3480 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Liz Coshier from Chestnut Marts stopped by to present the award which was happily accepted by Principal Crystal Waterman and Dr. Williams.