Poughkeepsie City School District http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org Every child. Every day. Every classroom. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:21:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 SWAG VI (Societies at War Against Illegal Guns) http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/swag-vi-societies-war-illegal-guns http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/swag-vi-societies-war-illegal-guns#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:48:23 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26870 It is with great pleasure that I write to invite you to a week long SWAG (Societies at War Against Illegal Guns) events being sponsored by the Poughkeepsie City School District and City of Poughkeepsie. The official SWAG VI event will commence on Friday, May 9 at 12:00 noon with greetings from our elected officials,

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Education diversity expert Sonia Nieto to address “Becoming Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Teachers: What Does it Take?” May 1, 2014 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/education-diversity-expert-sonia-nieto-address-becoming-culturally-responsive-socially-just-teachers-take-may-1-2014 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/education-diversity-expert-sonia-nieto-address-becoming-culturally-responsive-socially-just-teachers-take-may-1-2014#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:47:33 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26869 Education diversity expert Dr. Sonia Nieto to give a talk, “Becoming Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Teachers: What Does it Take?” on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30pm in the Students’ Building, 2nd floor multi-purpose room. This is the Education Department’s bi-annual Elaine C. Lipschutz Lecture and is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the

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Family Literacy Night at the Early Learning Center http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/family-reading-night-at-elc http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/family-reading-night-at-elc#comments Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:52:59 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26851 On Thursday, April 10, 2014, the Early Learning Center at Smith celebrated “Family Reading Night.” Close to 300 families participated in this very exciting Mission: Literacy event. We would be remiss if we did not take a moment to acknowledge the staff members who volunteered to participate and support students and families. Kudos to this

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April 22, 2014 is a scheduled Superintendent’s Conference Day for staff in grades PK-8 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/april-22-2014-is-a-scheduled-superintendents-conference-day-for-staff-in-grades-pk-8 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/april-22-2014-is-a-scheduled-superintendents-conference-day-for-staff-in-grades-pk-8#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:25:40 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26836 The schedule of the day is attached.   Please review the schedule to determine the topics and  location of the professional development you are scheduled for.  All professional development will take place from 8:00AM – 3:00PM with an hour for lunch.   Superintendent’s Conference Day Schedule

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CALENDAR CHANGE: April 22 – No school for Pre-K to Grade 8. PHS on regular schedule. April 29 – Full day of school for all students. http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/calendar-change-april-22-no-school-for-pre-k-to-grade-8-phs-on-regular-schedule-april-29-full-day-of-school-for-all-students http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/calendar-change-april-22-no-school-for-pre-k-to-grade-8-phs-on-regular-schedule-april-29-full-day-of-school-for-all-students#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:39 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26781 Attention Parents: Please note the following important calendar change for April 22 and April 29, 2014: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 will now be a Superintendent’s Conference Day for students in grades Pre-k to grade 8 ONLY. Classes will not be in session for students in grades Pre-K to grade 8. April 22, 2014 will be

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Substitute Orientation Scheduled for Monday, April 28st http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/featured-articles/substitute-orientation-scheduled-for-monday-april-21st http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/featured-articles/substitute-orientation-scheduled-for-monday-april-21st#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:12:59 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26653 The next Substitute Orientation is scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014. Please note April 21 meeting is cancelled.  An orientation meeting is required for any substitute teacher who will be teaching in the Poughkeepsie City School District during the 2013-14 school year. This meeting is an annual requirement. No one will be permitted to work

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Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics at Home http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/helping-your-child-learn-mathematics-at-home http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/helping-your-child-learn-mathematics-at-home#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:16:14 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26819 The increasing technological world demands strong skills with literacy in mathematics, both in the workforce and in everyday life. The demands will continue to increase over the lifetimes of our children. The Poughkeepsie City School District understands that the demands placed on families to keep up with the ever-changing initiatives in Mathematics can be challenging.

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Summer 2014 Jazz http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/summer-2014-jazz http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/summer-2014-jazz#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:30:13 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26803 Experience building instrumental skills, music appreciation and leadership in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. July 28th – August 1st. Jazz. All Experience levels welcome. Ages 12-18. Another program explores lyric writing, song contruction and composition as well as recording techniques. Also learn how to structure songs, craft lyrics as well as blend words with music

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Mid-Hudson Heritage Center Poughkeepsie Student Exhibition http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/mid-hudson-heritage-center-poughkeepsie-student-exhibition http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/mid-hudson-heritage-center-poughkeepsie-student-exhibition#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:00:48 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26799 We are excited to announce that on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, there will be an exhibition and showcase of student artwork held at the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center in Poughkeepsie. Address: 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601 The art exhibition will showcase the many artistic talents of the students from the Poughkeepsie City School District.

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Poughkeepsie Middle School 1st Annual Art Show http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/poughkeepsie-middle-school-1st-annual-art-show http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/announcements/poughkeepsie-middle-school-1st-annual-art-show#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:00:15 +0000 http://www.poughkeepsieschools.org/?p=26795 Poughkeepsie Middle School held it’s 1st Annual Art Show. We unveiled our first PMS Tile Mural as well as many other outstanding art projects. Thank you to all of the Student Artist, Teachers, Administrators, Community members as well as Mr. Colluci and the PMS Clarinet Ensemble. We look forward to filling the middle school with

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