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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College, Economic Diversity, and Social Mobility

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by gabesmiley
On the heels of a new study released by The Equality of Opportunity project which examined tax return records for over 30 million college students between 1999 and 2013, the New York Times “The Upshot” section has recently published a
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Author Jan Brett Inspires Pre-K

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by Mary Ellen Kenny
By Judy Purcell and Sue Parise, pre-k teachers As winter has settled in, the pre-k has been reading many books written and illustrated by Jan Brett. Many of her stories are fairy tales that she has retold. The children have
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IBM Poughkeepsie Designers Host Poughkeepsie Day School Programming Class

Posted on January 19th, 2017 by Carol Bahruth
Written by Cheryl D. Loughlin, IBM Software Engineer What do junior and senior programming students at Poughkeepsie Day School have in common with IBM Poughkeepsie designers? Quite a bit, actually. We all like to innovate and solve problems! Theresa Hans,
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From Germantown to Peekskill, Families Choose PDS

Posted on January 12th, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
PDS draws a diverse group of families from all over the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas. They come from as far south as Peekskill, from Kerhonkson in the west, as far north as Germantown and all the way from Sharon,
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January 19 PDSPA Meeting

Posted on January 12th, 2017 by kimcarpenter
Please join us for the next PDS Parents Association Meeting on Thursday, January 19, at 8:30am. We plan to discuss the Faculty Grant Program, upcoming events and our PA budget. Remember that all PDS parents are members of the PA,
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Food Matters: Recipe for Kale Salad

Posted on January 11th, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
by Monica Cleslak, CIA graduate and Cafeteria Assistant Do you know about kale? Do you know that it is low in calories, high in fiber and has no fat? It’s also full of vitamins and great for your heart! That’s
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Hosting Lower School Assembly

Posted on December 28th, 2016 by Mary Ellen Kenny
By Lynn Fordin, grade 2 teacher Lynn’s grade 2 shares their poetry at lower school assembly It seems like hosting Lower School Assembly is easy, doesn’t it? Well, there is quite a lot that goes on behind the scenes in
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Food Matters: Chicken Noodle is not the only Choice

Posted on December 14th, 2016 by Laura Graceffa
Even when the weather was still balmy, soup was a popular choice for our students. With a chill settling in, the soup bar has grown more popular. Students can choose soup every day at lunch. Soups are a great way
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