12th Grade Internships Going Swimmingly

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by gabesmiley
Another round of congratulations is in order for our 12th graders, who are beginning their third week at their internships. After much self-exploration and research, they have spread across the region, country and globe to work and learn. We have

Join us for the PDS PA meeting on May 18

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by kimcarpenter
At this month’s Parents Association Meeting, we will be talking about Teacher Appreciation plans and priorities for next year. All parents are invited to attend. Join us on Thursday, May 18 at 8:30am in the Kenyon House Solarium. Added bonus:

Animal Behavior Class Creates Learning Opportunities for Younger Students

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by Christina Powers
Last week, high school students in the Animal Behavior class hosted a shared reading event with grade 2. The Animal Behavior students took on the challenge of either writing and illustrating original children’s books, creating a digital series of zoo

Pre-k Interviews Community Members

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by Andrea Tufts
by Judy Purcell, Pre-k teacher Pre-k visits with Emma Sears, middle school science and health teacher May has been a busy month in the  pre-k class! We have recently started our school community interviews. We are learning about a lot
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ROV Used to Monitor Blueback Herring Migration

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by Karen Nichols
by Dr. Brent Boscarino, high school science teacher On May 11, 2017, a group of PDS HS students utilized an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to monitor and record the annual blueback herring migration during the group’s routine American eel
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Farewell to Seniors 2017

Posted on May 9th, 2017 by Laura Graceffa
Our last All School Activity for this year carried on the tradition of bidding farewell to the seniors. The task for groups was to make a magic wand and write a special spell. One of the favorite “Caffeinator” to make
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Congratulations to our seniors on their college decisions!

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by gabesmiley
The Poughkeepsie Day School College Office is pleased to announce the colleges and universities that our seniors have chosen to attend in the fall. After many years of rigorous academic work, coupled with sincere exploration of ideas, activities and interests,
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PDSPA Used Book Fair and Book Cafe

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by kimcarpenter
By Lisa Kaul, chair PDSPA Used Book Fair It’s that time of the year when you can de-clutter for a cause! Please consider donating books to the Annual PDSPA Used Book Sale. Proceeds are used, among other things, to help
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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

Posted on April 28th, 2017 by gabesmiley
May 1st is a few days away, and it is time for seniors to make THE BIG DECISION. While this can be a daunting task for many, here are a few strategies that may make it easier. 1) Make a
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Art History Students Visit The Netherlands

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Karen Nichols
by Wayne Toepp, high school and middle school art teacher
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