Reading to Build a Bridge

Posted on February 13th, 2017 by Laura Graceffa
This month I’ve
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Outside/Inside

Posted on February 8th, 2017 by Ben Chant
I’ll start by apologizing for the weather — no, really! I’m sorry about all the delays at the start of the day. I know it throws your day for a loop. I’ve never spent so much time looking at weather
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Bring Box Tops to School by February 16

Posted on February 8th, 2017 by kimcarpenter
The PDS PA is asking all PDS parents to submit their Box Tops to school by February 16. Students can hand them in to their teachers. The PDS Parents Association uses the money raised by the Box Top program to
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Get Your Tickets Now for NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2017!

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
PDS has partnered with NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2017 and will receive money when parents purchased tickets. Tickets are selling quickly! NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2017 is just around the corner (February 24 – March 19th) and will
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Green Future Campaign: Call for Donations of Gift Cards

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
We’re looking for everyone’s help obtaining donations of gift cards and certificates for the February online auction benefiting the PDS Green Future Capital Campaign. Several families have let us know they are obtaining cards and certificates by: –Raiding
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Parent Art Days

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Mary Ellen Kenny
By Debby Brooks, LS & MS Art Teacher Lower School Parent Art Days are back in full swing in the Gilkeson café! On Friday, January 27th, Pre-K and Kindergarten artists welcomed their families and shared three of their favorite art
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Building Blocks of Community in After

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by gillianeames
If you’re ever wandering around the Gilkeson hallways, you might want to pause to see the busy block building that goes on in the After room. The wooden blocks get continuously built up and taken down and put away again
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College Information for 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Families

Posted on January 26th, 2017 by gabesmiley
If you were unable to attend our 7th – 9th Grade Information Night, please find the slides posted on the High School Site here. To summarize, Ben distributed the Frank Bruni book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll
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PDS PA Awards Two Faculty Grants

Posted on January 24th, 2017 by kimcarpenter
The PDS Parents Association is pleased to announce two Faculty Grants in Honor of Josie Holford awards for the 2016-2017 school year. The first grant recipient is Lisa McVey. Her grant will be used toward the purchase of an 8′
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PDS Families March Across the Hudson

Posted on January 23rd, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
Logo designed by Zsofi ’22 PDS is proud of two of our families who organized one of the more than 650 women’s marches that took place on Saturday, January 21, all across the globe. Lisa Kaul P’20 and Paulina Bren
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