On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCRCOC) Career Action Center in Poughkeepsie High School took place. This unique partnership between the Poughkeepsie City School District and the DCRCOC,
We in the Poughkeepsie City School District continue to give and serve our community and currently, we are conducting our United Way workplace giving campaign which will run October 21, 2014 through December 11, 2014. United Way’s 2014 theme is: “Teamwork allows common people to attain uncommon results.”
Ms. Haines and Ms. Farish’s First Grade class celebrated the opening of the Wellbody Clinic, their culminating activity to share what they learned about the human body, on Friday, October 31, 2014. Parents, fellow students and teachers were invited to be patients of the clinic to receive a “check-up” from the “medical specialists.” There were “specialists” in Cardiology, Orthopedics, Neurology, and Gastroenterology that took “assessments” and provided general background of their specialty area. We congratulate Ms. Haines and Ms. Farish for making science fun and delivering on the promise of a high-quality education for every child, every day, in every classroom.
On October 26, 2014 through October 28, 2014, the Poughkeepsie City School District Board of Education and Dr. Williams attended the 95th annual New York State School Boards Association Convention held in New York City. This convention is designed to help board members and superintendents explore innovative ideas, study education issues in the more than 100 sessions, and grow their knowledge of being a successful governance team.
Click here for a copy of the convention program.
A school teacher substitute orientation will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 3:30 p.m., at the Jane Bolin Administration Building which is located at 11 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Registration is required for the session. Sessions fill up quickly, so please make sure to reserve your spot today. Without registration, you may not be allowed entry into the orientation.
Today, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, was the welcome breakfast for 4th grade parents/guardians of Gov. Clinton Elementary School students. The adults have the opportunity to have a meal with their student and meet the 4th grade team that supports their child and ask any questions. Grades one through three,
The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following position: Director of Data Analysis and Accountability, Director for 21st Century CLC Programs, and 2 “train the trainer” positions. Please click on the appropriate link for additional application requirements.
Congratulations, once again, to the J.V. football squad for triumphing over the Monticello Panthers 28-20. Go Pioneers!
Saturday, October 25, 2014, turned out to be a beautiful day for a lovely, informative and empowering Parent University held at the Poughkeepsie High School in the Poughkeepsie City School District. The day began with a spirited lecture by Marlon Lindsay, Executive Director of Government Affairs for Imagine Learning, about leveraging technology for individualizing instruction for the student and teacher.
The Poughkeepsie City School District is looking for qualified candidates for the following position: Peace and Order School Monitor. Please click on the link below for additional application information.
Ms. Zaire Green is new Student Advisor to the Board of Education for the Poughkeepsie City School District
Zaire is a senior at Poughkeepsie High School and has been part of the Marist College Upward
Bound Program for about 4 years. She was inducted into the National Honor Society when she
was in 11th grade, and is currently ranked number 6 in her graduating class.