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The PTSA will be selling raffles for our annual Spring Basket/Gift Card Raffle Fundraiser at the High School Spring Concert on Wednesday April 30th.  Please review the Raffle Basket list attached and choose only the baskets you want.  Pre-order your baskets with the form filled out and give to Donna Grandazzo before April 30th.  Please make your checks payable to PCHS-PTSA. 
                                            



The Next Four Years
A video for incoming freshman, starring PCHS students.

 
 You can also view this program on your smartphone or tablet!


District News & Updates

The 2014-2015 School Calendar
has been approved by the Board of Education

View the calendar here


Calculate Your Estimated Taxes
under the
2014-2015 Proposed School Budget

Link to the online calculator


Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections are May 20


Spring Concert Schedule

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Calling All PCHS Band Alumni
for
2014 Band Night on June 7
70th Anniversary Year
Visit the Band Night Web Site for More Information


Student Residency Verification Tip Line

We work to ensure that students who attend our schools actually live within the boundaries of the district.  Non-resident students may not attend school without formal permission from the Central Office and are required to pay tuition.   If you have information about any non-resident students who are attending our schools without permission, please send an email to:  nonresidencytips@portchesterschools.org.  
All tips will be treated as strictly confidential.


Línea de Sugerencia para la Verificación de Residencia del Estudiante

Trabajamos para asegurar que los estudiantes que asisten a nuestras escuelas en realidad viven dentro de los límites del distrito.   Los estudiantes no residentes no pueden asistir a la escuela sin permiso formal de la Oficina Central y están obligados a pagar la matrícula.  Si usted tiene información sobre algún estudiante que no es residente y  asiste a nuestras escuelas sin permiso, por favor envíe un correo electrónico al: nonresidencytips@portchesterschools.org.
Todas las sugerencias serán tratadas de manera estrictamente confidencial.


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WATCH VIDEO "ON DEMAND"

Board of Education Meetings
"Our Schools"  Programming
   • Musical Performances and Concerts 
PCS-TV - Cable Program Schedule

Wednesday, April 23
Standardized Testing
NYSESLAT Speaking
PTA Meeting
PTA/PTO Presidents' Council
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Superintendent's Conference Room
Thursday, April 24
Standardized Testing
NYSESLAT Speaking
PCHS
Junior Ring Ceremony
7:30 PM
Fri, Apr 25 - Sat, Apr 26
Music / Theater
NYSSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival
Chappaqua
Friday, April 25
Standardized Testing
NYSESLAT Speaking
PCHS
Latinos Unidos Spring Dance
7:00 PM
Saturday, April 26
PCHS Band
Mattress Sale
Monday, April 28
Standardized Testing
NYSESLAT Speaking


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For those who have not yet heard, we have received authorization to offer the IB Diploma Program at Port Chester High School.  Here is a link to the press release sent out on May 29.
 
We have received wonderful responses to this news.  I share every bit of the joy, excitement, and pride with the staff who have played a role in making this happen - from attending and hearing about this idea at a Board meeting in November 2011, to participating on the IB Exploratory Committee, the IB Application Committee, in IB Teacher Training, or supporting the cause in any other way. 
 
This point forward marks a new day for Port Chester High School as we embark on our future as an IB World School, offering the IB Diploma Program to junior and seniors and guiding and supporting our underclassmen toward future IB opportunities.  This is a significant step for this institution.
 
None of this could have been possible without the dedicated efforts of prospective IB teachers who assisted with the application by developing course outlines that they hoped to teach.  As a team of IB teachers, they will be asked to meet for one period during the day to ease our transition to offering the IB Diploma Program, coordinate assignments, and grow together with the program that they are building.  They will be pioneers here and are brave to have sought to be part of this endeavor.  They will get to work with some of our most motivated students and that to any teacher is a reward in and of itself.
 
Again, congratulations to us all for this accomplishment for our school.  I look forward to what the IB will bring in terms of additional positive changes.
 
Regards,
Mitchell A. Combs, Ph.D. Principal

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Weather

Today, 4/23/2014
High: 59 Low: 37
Breezy
13% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/24/2014
High: 62 Low: 41
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