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 …

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. 

Passionate PAK teacher wins $500 in Scholastic book contest

Suzanne Parker loves reading. This second-grade teacher at Pakanasink Elementary School describes herself as passionate about it. She shares that love with her students every day, always encouraging them to pick up something new or different and read, read, read. She will have even more opportunity to provide those new and different reading materials after …

PAK third-grade students give thumbs up to Wallkill East Rotary

The Wallkill East Rotary makes an annual trip to all four Pine Bush elementary schools to present dictionaries to every third-grade student in the district. While they couldn’t deliver them in person to the students this year because of COVID-19 restrictions, the group still made the donation. Dr. William Bassett, a member of the Rotary …

Positive COVID-19 case at Pakanasink; limited exposure, school will remain open

Dear Pine Bush Community,   This morning, Nov. 5, 2020, we learned about a student who tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Pakanasink Elementary School. In following Orange County Department of Health protocol, children and/or staff in direct or proximate contact with the positive case were sent home immediately to quarantine for …

NYS Education Department is looking for feedback on new Parent Dashboard

Dear Parents, The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has developed a Parent Dashboard to increase transparency and make information about school performance and other school-level data easier for parents and the public to access. The Parent Dashboard is part of New York’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan, which emphasizes equity in education for all …

CES going to all virtual learning until Nov. 10

One positive COVID-19 case at PAK, CVMS; no change to learning plan at either school    Over the past two days, the district and the Orange County Department of Health conducted simultaneous investigations into the first positive COVID-19 case at Circleville Elementary.  As a result, we have learned about four additional positive cases and other …

In-Person hybrid learning begins Tuesday, Oct. 6; documents to review and forms to complete

Our pre-k students have been back in the buildings for nearly two weeks. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, students from kindergarten through grade 6 will join them! We will all be masked and socially distanced, of course, but we are so looking forward to seeing those students whose parents have opted for in-person learning. Please click …

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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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