Nadine Dargan

  • Message to Mustang Families


    Greetings and welcome to the 2018-2019 school year at Morse Elementary School.

    We hope that you all are enjoying your summer and looking forward to a fabulous school year.  We are thrilled to begin our fourth year at Morse School!  Together we will move our school forward through “Diligence, Hard work, and Extreme Collaboration!”



    Ms. Nadine Dargan - Principal

    S.F.B. Morse Elementary School

    101 Mansion Street   

    Poughkeepsie NY 12601

    Phone: (845) 451-4691

    Fax:      (845) 451-4701          




    Ms. Dargan has been a member of Poughkeepsie City School District family for twenty four years.  Ms. Dargan began her educational journey as a classroom teacher in 1994.  She has served as an Assistant Principal for the Poughkeepsie Middle School, a Principal for Smith, Columbus, Warring, and now Morse School. She prides herself on Community and Family engagement.  As Principal at Morse, Ms. Dargan believes that every child can learn. It’s a matter of planning and dedication that determines the level of success. Ms. Dargan is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. Her lifelong dream is to someday lead an entire district!