• Morse school entrance

    Samuel F.B. Morse Elementary School

    S.F.B. Morse Elementary School is one of four elementary schools serving City of Poughkeepsie students. In 2019-2020 enrollment was 561.

    Address: 101 Mansion St.

    Phone: 845-451-4690 

    Principal: Samantha Mitchell, smitchel@poughkeepsieschools.org

    Main Office hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    School hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Enrollment: 561 (2019-20) 

    Staff: 70 (2019-20)

Morse Headlines

District News

  • Girls take to gridiron for pilot program

    Poughkeepsie High School has a new football team that is part of a pilot program throughout the state. The varsity girls flag football team is part of a New York State Public High School Athletic Association program with about 150 teams across the state.

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  •  Attendance workshop at PHS

    Workshop puts focus on attendance

    Parents learned first-hand how important it was to their child's academics during a workshop Wednesday afternoon and left with tips on how to help their child along with a bonus of coupons for free milk and eggs courtesy of Stewart's.

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  •  PMS' strings perform at the annual PCSD Pops Concert.

    Annual Pops Concert moves audience to dance

    Student vocalists and musicians from Poughkeepsie High School and Poughkeepsie Middle School had audience members clapping throughout and dancing in the back of the auditorium during the March 15 Pops Concert.

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  • Peace Corps honors PHS graduate

    Earlier this month PHS graduate and co-founder of the Poughkeepsie Children’s Cabinet (PCC), Rob Watson Jr., was one of five recipients of the Franklin H. Williams Award from the Peace Corps.

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  •  Dr. Rosser’s proposed 2023-2024 Budget/Programmatic highlights for the upcoming year.

    PCSD identifies ‘23-‘24 budget priorities

    Louise Lynch, assistant superintendent of business, and Dr. Eric Jay Rosser, superintendent of schools, presented an update on the 2023-2024 district budget to the Board of Education (BOE) and members of the community last week in preparation of an April 12th BOE adoption of the budget.

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