District-wide School Safety Plan available for review

The Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing on Aug. 24, 2021 to solicit public comment on the revised District-wide School Safety Plan. The meeting will be held at the district office, 156 Route 302, (next to Pine Bush High School) beginning at 7 p.m.

District’s proposed SRO agreements with towns of Crawford, Wallkill available for review

Education Law § 2801-a and its accompanying regulations require that the district obtain input from specific stakeholders regarding its proposed intermunicipal agreement with the Town of Crawford  and the Town of Wallkill for the provision of school resource officers (SRO). The public may comment on the proposed agreement at the board meeting on Aug. 24, …

NYS Department of Health updates mask guidelines for summer school

The New York State Department of Health recently issued a statement saying summer school programs in public schools can follow the same guidance as summer camps. Acting in accordance with that guidance and effective immediately, the Pine Bush Central School District will allow for the following.  Vaccinated Individuals (14 days after completion of series): Social …

Federal Enhanced Child Tax Credit program began this month

Hello Pine Bush parents and guardians, Did you know that $15 billion dollars have already been distributed to over 35 million American families through the recently enhanced Child Tax Credit?  The program, which is expected to cut child poverty in half, changes the previous child tax credit (normally claimed at the end of a tax …

Summer Fine Art Academy students get intense art enrichment

The Pine Bush High School Summer Fine Art Academy gave students interested in art an opportunity to do more in-depth projects and use newer techniques in the nearly three-week academy. Julie Palinkas taught the program with assistance from new graduate Georgia Camacho. Students worked with stencils, creating them, cutting them and making different works of …

Leadership and Law Academy students have a visit from Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther

Members of the Summer Leadership and Law Academy had a visit from Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther on Wednesday. The Assemblywoman – who was the 100th woman elected to New York State office and represents the 100th Assembly district – talked to the group about everything from her previous career – as a nurse, with a specialty …

PAK’s Gigi VanSickle named Gold Star Student by ADL Albany

Pakanasink fifth-grade student Giuliana “Gigi” VanSickle has been named the elementary school Gold Star Student from the Anti-Defamation League Albany. Gigi was nominated for the honor by her  assistant principal, Colleen Delles, who has worked with Gigi on student council and the No Place For Hate committee. “Gigi simply has a natural ability to expand …

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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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