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    New School Calendar

    The Board of Education approved a revised 2017-2018 school calendar.  It can be found under Quick Links on your school home page.

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    PCHS Marching Band Christmas Tree Sale is 12/2 and 12/3, from 10-4 on the PCHS Tennis Courts

    One Weekend Only!  December 2 and 3.   Support the Marching Band and buy your Christmas Tree at the band's annual sale.   The sale is located at the PCHS Tennis Courts (corner of Neuton Ave and Wesley Ave).  Local delivery available for a nominal fee.   All proceeds benefit the Port Chester High School Marching Band.

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    Professional Development Team from Edison School to Receive Prestigious National Award

    Three teachers from Thomas A. Edison School – Barbara Terracciano, Kelly Brucale and Amy Simmons – along with two educators from Manhattanville College – Dr. JoAnne Ferrara and Dr. Dee Gomez – will be the recipients of the 2018 Claudia A. Balach Teacher Researcher Award.  This prestigious award is given annually by the Professional Development School Research Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).  The educators will be honored at the AERA 2018 Annual Meeting in New York City in mid-April.

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Head Start Pre-Kindergarten / Free for Port Chester Children

In partnership with Westchester Community Opportunity Program, the Port Chester Schools will offer up to 345 slots to a free, full day, Pre-Kindergarten program for children who:

  • Will be 4 years old by December 1, 2017
  • Are residents of Port Chester
  • Meet the established Federal and State income guidelines

The New York State Education Department and the Federal Government as the grant funding entities have established an income standard for families to be eligible for the Pre-K program.

In Pre-K, the children will build necessary social, emotional and academic skills, preparing them for Kindergarten through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Children with special needs are included. Each site offers classroom configuration options for working parents. 

The school day for ALL Pre-Kindergarten students is 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM and will run concurrent with the school district calendar.  Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is now closed. 

Location / Enrollment

Port Chester Head Start Pre-Kindergarten is held at two locations in Port Chester:  

  • Port Chester Head Start Pre-Kindergarten • 17 Spring Street •  Open 7:30 AM until 5:30 PM • (914) 937-5863
  • Port Chester Children's Place Pre-Kindergarten • 400 Westchester Ave •  Open 7:30 AM until 4:30 PM • (914) 690-0860

Enrollment and more information, call (914) 937-5863.

Enrollment Now Closed