Students and Parents: Click here for Remote Learning and How-to Videos

Tech support is available for Pine Bush students and staff working remotely. Submit this Google form to request assistance.

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Regents FAQs; working papers available

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff, The Board of Regents today issued an extensive set of guidance documents about how they are trying to accommodate the unprecedented extended school closure brought by the coronavirus. They provided more explanations about what the cancellation of the June Regents exams will mean for fulfilling a variety of graduation …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Governor extends closure to April 29; virtual learning launch went smoothly

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff, Today was a newsworthy day! The governor extended our current school closure at least  through April 29, which puts us more in line with guidance provided by the president. So we’ll keep our digital learning on track at least through the month of April, and, of course, this could …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Taking care of our social/emotional well-being

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff,   As we face our battle against the Coronavirus, many of us are simultaneously wrestling with a companion disease – Cabin Fever. While we work towards building better responses to this novel virus on a national and international level, we’ll have to battle a range of related threats on …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Record number of meals distributed; third quarter report cards will be on parent portal

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff,   Our food distribution set a new record yesterday – we handed out over 10,000 meals from our three sites!  The demand was so great that the kitchen at our high school location had a hard time keeping up with the demand.  We appreciate the patience when traffic got …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Resources and how-to videos posted for Google Classroom and more

Good evening Pine Bush parents and staff, Tonight I want to provide more clarifications about the virtual learning that will begin on Monday and make you aware of several new resources. First of all, I have come to understand that some parents believe that they must have a Chromebook in order for a child to …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Virtual learning begins Monday; please prepare now

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff,   As we rapidly approach the launch of full-blown virtual learning next Monday, our teachers have been busy organizing the instruction that they otherwise would have presented in person, to now deliver completely via Google Classroom. Teachers who have not been using this platform regularly are busy watching videos …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Last day to request Chromebooks; thank you to volunteers

Good evening Pine Bush parents and staff, Today we loaned out nearly 300 more Chromebooks, and we anticipate being able to complete that distribution on Thursday. Tomorrow will be the last day that you can request one by sending an email to Chromebook@pinebushschools.org or phone your request in to our main switchboard, 744-2031. Just a …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – School board elections postponed to June; last call for Chromebooks

Dear Pine Bush Parents and Staff, Here are the latest changes in the ongoing saga we all know as the Coronavirus Emergency. A new Executive Order by the governor called for postponing school elections and budget votes until June 1 or later. That means we will most likely be conducting that election without voting machines, …

Tech support available for students, staff working remotely

Students and staff who need technical support regarding our online learning should submit this Google form to request help. Please be sure to complete all of the fields. When you submit the completed form, you will receive an acknowledgment email. Depending on the number of requests received, response time will be within 48 hours.

Post navigation

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
This website is maintained by Public Information Specialist Linda Smith. It is the goal of the Pine Bush Central School District that this website is accessible to all users. View our accessibility statement. The district is not responsible for facts or opinions contained on any linked site. Some links and features on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Visit the Adobe website to download the free Acrobat Reader. This website was produced by the Capital Region BOCES Communications Service, Albany, NY. Copyright © 2020. All rights reserved.