District News

2017-2018 School Year

The first day of school for students in grades K-12 is Tuesday, August 29. Please note that Wednesday, August 30, is a full day of school (not a late start) for students in grades 7-12. Pre-school starts on Tuesday, September 5. Also, our district-wide Open House is Monday, August 28. The Open House schedule includes 7th and 9th grade orientation from 4:30-6:00 p.m., a cookout at 5:30 p.m., and an opportunity to meet new and returning teachers from 6:00-7:00 p.m.


Extended Learning Opportunity: Horseback Riding and Physical Education

My name is Jessica Rainville and I am a sophomore at Pittsfield Middle High School. I have a passion for horseback riding. I have been riding horses at Townsend’s Training Farm with Kim Chadbourne and Dick Townsend for almost 10 years now. I am writing this article as part of my Extended Learning Opportunity that combines my life with horses with my school life to earn my P.E credit.

Horseback Riding has physical and mental benefits to your health. Horses are majestic creatures that give so much to people that some may not even realize. Horseback riding is a great way to stay healthy, train muscles, improves cardio performance, clear your mind and be happy. (more…)


Summer Academies

Summer Academies are back again this year! Mr. Anthony and Mr. Davitt are advising students in Create Your Own Summer Adventure from July 10-20th. Students will be kayaking, fishing, hiking, bowling, and participating in archery. Mr. Courtney, Mr. Cobern, and Mrs. Pinto will be at Camp Greylag for the Environmental Leadership Academy from July 11-14th. Students will be studying the ecosystem. The final presentation of learning is Thursday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the PMHS lecture hall. We hope you can join us!