A Message from Superintendent Pero: Remember to Vote on March 28
As the vote date of March 28 approaches, please remember to vote. The capital improvement project proposal for Pittsford Central School District includes $69,822,169 in repairs and renovations with no planned increase in the tax levy due to State Aid and capital...
Board Insights: An Update on Advocacy Efforts and the 2023 Capital Improvement Project
One of the Board of Education’s responsibilities is advocacy on behalf of the District and its students. The Board promotes the District’s interests to various elected officials and agencies throughout the year...
Capital Improvement Project Update
On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, the residents of the Pittsford Central School District will be asked to cast their vote on the 2023 Capital Improvement Project proposition. This project has been years in development and is an important step toward achieving key goals set forth in our long-range facilities plan...
New Voting System for PCSD Elections
When Pittsford Central School District residents come to vote for the March 28, 2023, capital improvement project and the May 16, 2023, budget vote and Board of Education election, there will be a new, more secure, streamlined electronic voting system in place...
2023-2024 PCSD School Calendar
The 2023-2024 PCSD school calendar has been approved by the Board of Education...
A Message from Superintendent Pero: Capital Improvement Project on the Ballot for March 28
On March 28, residents will vote on a proposition for the authorization of a capital improvement project consisting of alterations, renovations, and improvements to the District’s school buildings and associated facilities for a total aggregate maximum cost of $69,822,169...
Board Insights: An Update on Budget Season and the Capital Improvement Project
The Board of Education’s first budget work session was on February 7. That session, and all budget work sessions, are open to the community. The school budget process is virtually a year-long process and involves input from many sources. To frame this important work...
PCSD Celebrates Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, Pittsford Schools celebrated Black History Month to recognize the achievements of Black Americans and their central role in U.S. history by participating in curriculum-connected activities and events as a way of sharing and understanding Black heritage and culture...
Mendon High School Students Host Heritage Day
As a way to honor and raise awareness of Pittsford’s diverse student body, Mendon High School students organized a Heritage Day event on February 9, 2023. In what they hope to be the start of an annual tradition...
Congratulations to Richard Minnamon on 40 Years as a School Bus Driver!
Pittsford Schools honored Richard Minnamon on February 3, 2023, for his 40 years of dedicated service as a school bus driver. Fellow bus drivers, administrators and staff members gathered...
A Message from Superintendent Pero: Capital Improvement Project Focuses on Safety and Security Renovations and Addresses Instructional Space Inequity
Every day our students are encouraged to “be their best, do their best and make a difference in the lives of others.” The ability to meet this mission...
Board Insights: Proposed Capital Project Continues Great Work to Serve our Students.
Happy new year to all of our students and Pittsford community! What an incredible first half of the school year we had. December was a packed month with our Power Hour focused on supporting students with anxiety, Candlelight Night in the Village, Pittsford Celebrates...
Bus Driver Hiring Event - Feb. 4
Take a ride on a school bus, learn more about a career in transportation, and interview for a job on-site at the upcoming Bus Driver Hiring Event on Saturday, February 4 from 9 a.m. to noon...
Andrea Lynch Appointed Assistant Principal of Mendon High School
After a thorough search and interview process, Andrea Lynch has been named Assistant Principal of Mendon High School. Pittsford Schools’ Board of Education approved this appointment at their January 10, 2023 Board meeting, and she will begin her new role on January 23...
Student Philanthropy Events Raise Nearly $70,000 for Charity
The Pittsford community once again came out in full support of two highly anticipated philanthropic student events – the Rainbow Classic Basketball Games on December 22, 2022 and Pink the Rink Hockey Games on Saturday, January 7, 2023...
A Message from Superintendent Pero: Hear from Our Students in New Video about Inclusivity
“I Am Pittsford Schools” is the theme of a new video that highlights the diversity of backgrounds and unique stories that make up the student body of Pittsford Schools.
By interviewing students of different ages, abilities, religions, race, gender identities and backgrounds...
Board Insights: Reflecting on December and Looking Ahead
2022 is quickly coming to a close, and December has been a very busy and exciting month in Pittsford Schools. The District hosted a Power Hour on December 5 on Supporting Students with Anxiety. As a testament to just how important this topic is to the community...
Capital Improvement Project Under Consideration
An updated referendum proposal was presented to the Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 13. Board members reviewed financial and architectural considerations including the addition of vestibules that will provide more secure entrances at every school, building repairs and renovations...
Pink the Rink
The 13th Annual Pink the Rink Hockey Games to Benefit the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester will take place Saturday, January 7, 2023 at the Bill Grays Regional Ice Plex. Pittsford Panthers face off against Fairport starting at 6 p.m. for JV and Varsity at 7:30 p.m...
Winter Recess Reminder
Reminder: Schools are closed for Winter Recess from Friday, December 23, to Monday, January 2. Classes resume Tuesday, January 3.
A Message from Superintendent Pero: SSAC Seeks to Make a Positive Impact
The energy and excitement of being part of something impactful was palpable as new and returning students of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) animatedly greeted each other, snacked on pizza and found themselves effortlessly slipping into conversations...
Board Insights: Gratitude to PCSD Community
As we wrap up the first quarter of the school year, the Board of Education would like to take a moment to reflect upon our outstanding Pittsford Schools community. At the center of our work are always our Pittsford students who lead us to do our best work and be our best selves...
Safe School Helpline Launch
Pittsford CSD knows that keeping children safe is a top priority for parents/guardians and schools. On November 7, 2022, PCSD introduced the Safe School Helpline®, a service used by school districts nationwide that offers an easy anonymous way for anyone to report information about situations that might affect safety at our schools...
BOE Budget Development Meeting Schedule
The development of a school district’s budget is a thoughtful, year-long, multi-faceted process that includes careful long-term planning, budget preparation, presentation, review by the Board of Education and community members, formal budget adoption...
Pittsford Students Participate in Rochester’s 3rd Annual Summit to End Hate
Members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council attended “Brave Spaces 2022: Rochester’s Third Annual Summit to End Hate” on Friday, October 21, at the Memorial Art Gallery. Students participated in breakout sessions on “Bullying and Mental Unwellness..."
A Message from Superintendent Pero: Academics, Rigor and Achievement
As a PCSD community, we continuously strive to provide academic rigor and high levels of achievement to best prepare our students for the future. It is my distinct pleasure to see firsthand the rigor that takes place in our classrooms on a regular basis...
Board Insights: What Does it Mean to be a Board of Education Member?
It has been a wonderful start to the 2022-2023 school year. The Board of Education is thrilled to see students back in the classroom and engaged in a full array of extra-curricular activities...
October 17-21 is School Board Recognition Week!
Pittsford Central School District joins public school districts across New York State in honoring its Board of Education members during School Board Recognition Week, October 17-21, 2022...
National Principals Month - Send an e-Postcard!
October is National Principals Month! Pittsford Schools honors its principals and assistant principals for all they do to help ensure the success and well-being of our students. Join us as we celebrate our principals and vice principals throughout the month of October...
Pittsford Seniors Named to List of 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists and Commended Students
Congratulations to the Pittsford Central School District seniors named 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists and Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation...
A Message from Superintendent Pero: Summer Training Focused on Physical Safety and Social-Emotional Wellbeing
Over the summer, PCSD continued to review and strengthen safety and security measures in its schools. This included physical safety training as well as staff professional development...
Board Insights: Working Together to Keep Our Community Safe.
It has been a busy summer and the BOE is looking forward to working with administrators, faculty and staff to welcome students back for the 2022-2023 school year...
Michael Vespi appointed Assistant Superintendent for Business
Pittsford Central School District’s Board of Education appointed Michael Vespi to the position of Assistant Superintendent for Business replacing Darrin Kenney who retired after 17 years of dedicated service to the District...
Board of Education Announces its President and Vice President
The PCSD Board of Education elected Ted Aroesty as its president and Robin Scott as its vice president at the reorganization meeting on July 12, 2022...
Linda Dickey Appointed as Assistant Principal of Pittsford Sutherland High School
Pittsford Central School District’s Board of Education approved the appointment of Linda Dickey as Assistant Principal of Sutherland High School at their August 9, 2022 Board meeting, with a start date of August 29...
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