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

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff, Friday’s news that we will remain closed for the remainder of the year has hit many hard. Whether it’s the loss of cherished traditions, like field trips and proms, the prospect of trying to maintain the more taxing effort of online learning, or just the realization that teachers won’t …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Schools to remain closed through the end of the school year

Good evening, Today the Governor finally announced what many of us had anticipated: Schools throughout New York will remain closed to the end of this school year. He also indicated that in-person summer school will not be decided until the end of May, so I will wait until then before making any final decisions about …

Kudos to our Food Service workers on School Lunch Hero Appreciation Day

While school buildings have been closed since mid-March, most everything else about school as we know it has continued. Teachers have prepared lesson plans and taught their students in a new way. Administrators have worked diligently on developing a contingency plan for the remainder of the closure. The school board has met regularly doing the …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – State opening slowly by region; cloth masks will be distributed at district

Good evening, The governor has announced that he would be opening up the state after May 15 slowly – by regions and in stages. He has been pretty clear that stage 1 would include construction and manufacturing and he has said that each stage will last for at least a two-week period in order to …

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

Dear Pine Bush parents and staff, On Sundays I have been reviewing the work of author David Rock, who identified five arenas of social needs in the brain that align with the acronym SCARF. When you find yourself (or you notice others) blowing up, wanting to be left alone or being frozen with indecision, it …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Four-session series to help with stress being offered; child care scholarships available

Good evening, Today is the first day of Ramadan, regarded as the most special month of the year for Muslims, as it was the month in which the Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad.  During Ramadan, adult Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.  To our Muslim families I say Ramadan Kareem! For all of our …

New York using federal funds for child care scholarships for essential workers

New York State is using a portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds to provide child care to income eligible essential workers at no cost. Essential workers who must work outside of the home and who are using a regulated child care provider will receive a scholarship for …

Message from Superintendent Tim Mains – Celebrating Earth Day; Pine Bush virtual classrooms featured in Wallkill Valley Times

Good evening, Today is Earth Day. In fact, it is the 50th anniversary of this event meant to emphasize our need to protect and preserve our planet. National Geographic is encouraging kids to start their own safaris by creating artwork featuring their favorite animals (there are resources on their website – https://www.nationalgeographic.com – to get …

Resources from CISM to help parents and students

The Critical Incident and Stress Management (CISM) provides resources for parents and students to promote social connectedness, maintain good mental health, wellness and selfcare tips and much more. Click here for a list of the group’s helpful resources.

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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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