Superintendent Tim Mains returning to district after leave of absence

At the conclusion of the Jan. 12, 2021 board of education meeting, Board of Education President Gretchen Meier made the following statement: “The Board of Education is pleased to welcome back Superintendent Mains from his leave of absence, effective tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021). As our District continues to face significant challenges due to the …

Section 9 Athletics has a new website and app

Need information about any Section 9 sports? Check out the new website, It’s the brand new one-stop shop for schedules and other great features: Schedules Scrolling Scoreboard Featured Videos Links to streamed contests Leagues, Section and State Information Displayed Social media platforms and more Make sure to get the app for on-the-go access to your …

PBCSD set to reopen for hybrid in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 19

Dear Pine Bush Central School District Community,   Please be aware that we have been busily preparing for the return to hybrid in-person learning that is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 19th.  We have spent the last week consulting with Orange County Executive, Steve Neuhaus, the Orange County Department of Health Commissioner, Dr. Gelman, as …

PB Cares brings cheer to 500 essential workers this holiday season

PB Cares! We certainly do! Pine Bush schools participated in the larger county-wide letter-writing program to show frontline workers that we see what they are doing and we appreciate all they’ve done throughout this pandemic. The district put out the call before the winter break about the project, asking families and teachers to participate by …

CES music teacher Danielle Hommel featured on Spectrum News

Circleville Elementary School music teacher Danielle Hommel is featured in a Spectrum News story! She talks about her initial concerns with teaching music virtually and how a little thinking outside of the box and adding some new activities to class – did someone say dancing! – has made teaching in this pandemic a success!

Some holiday cheer from our PBHS musicians

Our high school musicians are simply awesome. Ralph Wagner and Brian Shaw have worked with them, virtually of course, throughout the first part of the school year. Here are five videos showcasing the Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble. Enjoy some holiday cheer courtesy of our wonderful musicians.

Crispell student collects, donates warm, cozy hats to cancer patients

PJ Agro, a 7th grader at Crispell, collected and donated 69 knit hats to local cancer patients through the project “Hats for Hope.” Colleen McCarthy, a cancer patient herself, started Hats for Hope in 2014. Her goal was to give fellow cancer patients a hat so they would always have something soft and warm throughout …

Who doesn’t love a good story?

Many of our Pine Bush administrators and staff members have volunteered to read holiday and winter stories for our children. Click here for the list of stories – and check back often because we keep adding to them. We wish everyone happy holidays! Stay safe and warm. 

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Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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