Join us for ‘Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten,’ Thursday, May 30, 6 to 7 p.m. at EJ Russell Elementary School

Attention all Pine Bush parents and guardians whose children will be attending kindergarten in September, 2024: Join us on Thursday, May 30, at EJ Russell Elementary School, from 6 to 7 p.m., to help prepare your children for success in kindergarten. Pine Bush speech-language pathologist Tatianna Louisidis will host this very informative family engagement session …

It’s March Madness – book edition – at PAK

It’s March Madness in Suzanne Parker’s second grade class at PAK! But it has nothing to do with college basketball. Ms. Parker, her co-teacher Lisa Donohue, teaching assistant Jodi Martin and the students have been reading Caldecott Medal winning books during the month of March (and into April). Caldecott Medals are awarded annually to the …

Football team spreads the message of literacy while visiting elementary schools

Pine Bush High School gridiron stars made their way back to elementary school to help celebrate National Reading Month with our younger students, giving the message that reading is important throughout your life.     The high school students broke into teams and headed to the four elementary schools. Many of the players were returning …

Hooray for 100 days!

Lisa Andryshak’s kindergarten class was 100 days brighter as they celebrated the 100th day of school.   Students counted to 100 by ones and tens, built a 100 cup structure, wrote about the number 100, did 100 piece puzzles, and found out that it takes more than 100 licks to get to the center of …

PAK fifth-graders discuss equality, breaking barriers and Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy

Equality – what does it mean to fifth graders?   Caroline Prydal, a fifth-grade teacher at Pakanasink, got her students talking about it after they watched the video of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. giving his 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech.   The students listened intently to the speech. Their ideas of equality included …

Author, psychotherapist Thomas Kersting to speak to parents on the effects of cell phones and technology on students

Author and psychotherapist Tom Kersting will be speaking here in Pine Bush to students, parents and staff about technology and how it is impacting teaching, learning and our kids’ mental health. It is an important message all should consider.     Kersting, who is based in New Jersey and lectures throughout the country on raising …

New, delicious offerings for breakfast and lunch – and grab-and-go breakfast starting this week

Not only are breakfast and lunch free to all students at all schools here in Pine Bush, there are some new offerings available as well as grab and go breakfast carts coming to all elementary and middle schools! That’s right, students in our elementary and middle schools won’t have to go to the cafeteria for …

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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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