Field trip to Walmart shows students all aspects of a career in retail

Alexis Darro’s Life Skills class from Crispell Middle School had a wonderful experience recently during their field trip to Walmart in Napanoch.   This was a community-based trip where the students had the chance to experience working in retail. Students learned about the history of Walmart and what it takes to get a career in …

Delving into extraordinary lives

Sixth-grade students in Stacie Blaut’s ELA class presented their biography speeches recently.   Students transformed into their subject, immersing themselves into their lives and times. There was Anne Frank, Aretha Franklin, Houdini, Helen Keller, Jennifer Lopez, Chico Mendes, Paul Revere, John Cena, Tiki Barber, Walt Disney, Mark Zuckerberg, Ed Sheeran and Adam Sandler.     …

Kiera Masci selected for OCMEA vocal scholarship

Congratulations to Pine Bush High School senior Kiera Masci who was selected as the Orange County Music Educators Association vocal scholarship winner this year!   Kiera performed at the OCMEA High School All-County Festival this past weekend. The scholarship winner is selected by a panel of judges after performing two level 6 NYSSMA pieces. Those …

Happy retirement Dave Kellish – thank you for your positivity and dedication

After 30 years and five months teaching at Circleville Middle School, technology/STEAM teacher Dave Kellish is retiring. Mr. Kellish’s last day at CVMS is Friday, Jan. 27 before he embarks on his well-earned retirement.   “Mr. Kellish is known for his positivity as well as his mustache,” said Lisa Hankinson, CVMS principal. “He will keep …

Making the call on weather-related school closures

The Pine Bush Central School District utilizes numerous contacts and sources of information before making the determination to delay schools, close schools, dismiss schools early, and/or cancel after-school activities and events. Please know that safety is always our highest concern. The safety of our students and staff comes first, every single day. If we believe …

A special celebration – and learning opportunity – for Clemmy’s sixth birthday

There was a special celebration Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Stacey Venzel and Jessica Fobert’s class at Pine Bush Elementary. It was Clemmy’s birthday! Clemmy is the now six-year-old guinea pig that is beloved by the class! As part of the celebration, the students had creative choice on their project – they could do a research …

Language students at PBHS will have the opportunity to travel to Spain

Beginning in spring 2024, language students at Pine Bush High School will have the opportunity to travel to Spain. Enis Egdemir and Dan Edwards, Spanish teachers at PBHS, made a presentation to the board of education, laying out the plan they have created to provide this experience to students. Traveling abroad will offer students an …

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Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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