Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy Halloween

Our well loved, Halloween tradition: Gather in All School Activity groups Dress your senior(s) in recyclable materials Carve a few pumpkins Move to the theater Have a senior fashion show Oooh and Aaah over the pumpkins Middle schoolers get an … Continue reading

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Fish Provides Lessons on Humanity for Middle School with Global Read Aloud 2015

A few weeks ago, we gathered the middle school students and advisors together and began to read Fish, by L.S. Matthews. Reading aloud is not uncommon in middle school, but on this particular day, we joined with hundreds of classrooms … Continue reading

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Service Learning: Making in Many Ways

Well designed service learning has students serve with partners in the community to “make” in many ways. Continue reading

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How to Write a Scary Story– without getting scared

Scary stories written by PDS students, and dating back to 2000, are on display in the MSLC this month. We start getting ready for Halloween rather early in middle school. Since the end of the twentieth century, the Poughkeepsie Journal’s … Continue reading

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