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Pupil Personnel Announces FREE Workshops for Special Education Families

The Mid-Hudson Regional Affiliate of the NYS Special Education Task Force works to improve educational access and outcomes for students with disabilites by offering forums and free informational workshops where parents, advocates, attorneys, school personnel, service providers and individuals with disabilities can learn more about special education and discuss a variety of related topics impacting students.  See flyer for more details.

PPS Workshop - Creating Networks of Support for Families Living with Special Needs

Join Devereux and Marist College for a day of information and inspiration, featuring noted Positive Psychologist Dr. Maria Sirois. In her keynote address, Dr. Sirois will help families of individuals with disabilities, and professionals who serve them, learn to build resilience. The author of A Short Course in Happiness and Every Day Counts, Dr. Sirois will draw on the scientific basis for the practice of resilience. Blending humor and compassion, she will offer practical strategies to help conference participants make choices every day that lead to happiness and thriving, even in difficult circumstances.

FFA Fall Festival FFA Fall Festival

FFA Fall Agricultural Festival Schedule

October 6 & 7, 2017

Stissing Mountain Jr. & Sr. High School

2829 Church Street, Pine Plains, NY  12567

Email s.rhoades@ppcsd.org  for information on event or for participation.





Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Buses

Mark your calendars!  The Pine Plains Central School District is pleased to announce that on October 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at our newly completed Bus Maintenance Facility.  Please join us for some light refreshments from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.

Bus Maintenance Facility
41 Academy Street
Pine Plains, NY  12567

October 4, 2017
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Excellence Awards for Pine Plains Staff Members excellence

Pine Plains Central School District is pleased to announce that three of our staff members will be receiving awards for excellence this fall:

Maryann Stoorvogel, Director of Special Education – recipient of the 2017 Educators of Excellence from the New York State English Council.

Renee Rundall, Academic Intervention Services – recipient of the 2017 Teaching - SUNY Dean’s Award from the Mid-Hudson School Study Council.

Jill Atherton, Custodial Worker - recipient of the 2017 Teaching Support Staff Services from the Mid-Hudson School Study Council.

These staff members have gone above and beyond in their service to our students, district and community.  We are extremely proud of their accomplishments and recognition.

Legal Notice: 2017-18 School Tax Collection Tax Collection

I, Karen S. Orton, School Tax Collector, have received the Tax Warrant for the collection of school taxes for the Pine Plains Central School District.  Taxes will be collected in the Tax Office at the Stissing Mountain Junior-Senior High School, 2829 Church Street, Pine Plains, NY  12567.  The days and hours of collection are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., except holidays.