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Superintendent Brian Dunn presents his next round of Virtually Speaking, March 27 – April 17

Let’s get Virtually Speaking! Superintendent Brian Dunn starts his next round of online presentations with parents and guardians on Monday, March 27, kicking off with Circleville Elementary School families. Families signed up with School Messenger will receive the link to the presentation the day before their scheduled date (see below). Please look for it in …

Three Pine Bush Odyssey teams move on to state tournament – PBHS, Crispell, PAK

Odyssey of the Mind teams from Pine Bush High School, Crispell Middle School and Pakanasink Elementary School finished first in their respective regional divisions and are now moving on to the state competition in Syracuse! The PAK team is coached by Terri Hatfield and worked on Problem 5 – The Most Dramatic Problem Ever. The …

Role models on the gridiron and in the classroom – PB football players celebrate reading

What better way to encourage reading in our younger students than to have some of the people they admire read to them! That happened on Thursday here in Pine Bush, which was Read Across America Day, a day schools across the nation celebrate reading and the adventures it brings to students.         …

Young artists at PAK are inspired

It’s all about inspiration! Jessica Torres provides inspiration to her art students at Pakanasink through exposing them to many different artists, art mediums, types of art and art styles. In her binders, she has a vast array of artists and their works. She encourages her students to look through them, as well as the examples …

Music brings joy as PAK students discover influential Black musicians

It’s wonderful to see our younger students respond so amazingly to music! Mary Sousa, music teacher at Pakanasink, brings an infectious enthusiasm to her students.  Throughout the school year she introduces them to different types of music and artists, instruments and  styles. In February, she focused on music by influential Black musicians. in some cases, …

PAK is learning all about heart health with the Kids Heart Challenge

February is American Heart Month, bringing attention to strengthening our hearts through exercise and eating healthy. Pakanasink has been marking heart month each year by participating in the Kids Heart  Challenge. During physical education classes, students learn why it’s important to stay healthy and active, from their teachers and a video. They learn activities that …

Communication is key for PAK admins and bus drivers

Communication is key to success. And that’s why Pakanasink Elementary School Principal Brian Breheny and Assistant Principal Colleen Delles invited their bus drivers from Birnie Bus to join them for a discussion about what’s expected of students on their buses.   Ms. Delles gave each driver a copy of the school’s bus expectations – behavior …

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