District Announcements (Please Scroll Through)

  • Band Night is June 6

    BBQ at 5:00 PM, Music starts at 7:00 PM.  50/50 Raffle!

    Rain date - June 7 or 8

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  • Breaking News: PCHS Drama Club Nominated for 3 Metro Awards

    Congratulations to Grace Herbert, Taylor Masi and Elisabeth Montemurro for  being singled our by the Journal News for their outstanding performances in our spring musical "9 to 5!"

    More information about the Metro Awards and the nominees from other lower Hudson Valley high schools can be found at lohud.com 

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  • June 4th - It's the Taste of Port Chester!

    Don't miss this year's A Taste of Port Chester.  June 4, noon to 3:00.  sponsored by Tamarack Tower Foundation. All proceeds go towards our students' education.  See the attached flyer for ticket cost and other information.

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  • New York State Now Offers Tuition-Free Excelsior Scholarships for 2- and 4-year Colleges

    Parents and students can now take advantage of New York's new Excelsior Scholarships -- and a tuition-free college education - if they attend a SUNY or CUNY 2- or 4-year degree program, take 30 credits per year, maintain good academic standing and graduate within 2 or 4 years.

    This program starts immediately and is available for students whose families earn up to $100,000 annually beginning in fall 2017.  It will extend to families making up to $125,000 annually by 2019.  The application is available on June 9.

    Learn more: Fact Sheet.   Website.   Or text COLLEGE to 81336 for updates.

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  • Congratulations to the 68 PCHS Students Inducted into National Honor Society

    68 outstanding juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on May 2.  These students have each achieved a minimum grade average of 85% and have demonstrated character, leadership and service.  See the attached press release for the full list of inductees. 

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  • School Calendar Announcement

    The 2016-2017 has been revised to reflect snow days.  You can download the revised calendar and the one-page 2017-2018 school year calendar below.

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  • Port Chester High School Ranked Among Top 2.4% in Nation

    Port Chester High School earned a Silver Medal in the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best High Schools Rankings – a ranking awarded to just 2.4 percent of eligible high schools nationally.  According to the publication's data, PCHS ranked 161 among the more than 1500 public high schools in New York State.  Read more about it in the attached document.

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  • Port Chester Summer Softball Camp for Girls going into 5th - 12th Grades

    There are two week-long sessions:  June 26-30 and July 3-7, both from 9:00 AM - Noon, at Port Chester High School Softball Field

    The goal is to coach each athlete to her highest potential.  See the attached document for more details, costs, and an application.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE is June 16.

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  • Add Our Calendars to Your Device

    Here's everything you need to know about adding our school or district calendars to your personal devices

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About the Board of Education

The Board of Education develops policies governing the operation of the Port Chester Public Schools. The Board's executive officer, the Superintendent of Schools, has responsibility for implementing those policies. Trustees, who are elected by district residents, serve three-year terms without compensation.  

Regular board meetings generally are held on the last Wednesday of the month at Port Chester Middle School on Bowman Avenue. Work sessions usually are held the second Thursday of each month in the central office board room at the Middle School, unless otherwise indicated. Check the web site calendar or the cable education access channel for changes in date time and venue. Residents are encouraged to attend and participate. Board members also welcome comments and suggestions, either mailed to them at Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District, P.O. Box 246, Port Chester, N.Y. 10573, or through e-mail.

 

 Superintendent of Schools:    Dr. Edward A. Kliszus (914) 934-9701

District Clerk:    Cathy Maggi    934-7922 

BOE President:  James Dreves   Term of Office:  2015-2018 

BOE Vice President:   Christopher Wolff    Term of Office:  2016-2019

Trustees:    Carolee Brakewood   Term of Office:  2016-2019

                      Anne Capeci    Term of Office:  2014-2017

                                Robert H. Johnson    Term of Office:   2014-2017

Accessibility Notification

It is the goal of the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District that the information on our website be accessible to individuals with visual, hearing or cognitive disabilities.  Good faith efforts have been made to ensure that our site complies with New York State standards on website accessibility (New York State OFT Policy, P04-002, Accessibility of State Agency Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications).  The majority of pages in our site are available in HTML format that can be deciphered by screen readers.  If you are unable to access any page(s) in our site, please email the district clerk (link opens your email) with detailed information on the location of the page or document you were attempting to access. Be sure to include your name, email address and phone number so that we may contact you to provide the information in another format.