District News

End of School Year Special Events

For a complete listing of upcoming events and activities, please see the school calendars, located on the right hand column of each webpage.

  • June 7 – Exhibition Night, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • June 12 – Kindergarten Celebration, 6:00 p.m.
  • June 15 – Senior Awards Night, 7:00 p.m.
  • June 16 – Commencement Ceremony, 10:00 a.m.
  • June 19 – Sixth Grade Promotion Ceremony, 6:00 p.m.
  • June 21 – Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony, 6:00 p.m.
  • June 22 – Last Day of School (early release)

For PES families, a link to flyers and letters related to May/June events is available here.

Feature

Exhibition Day

Thursday, June 7, is our annual Exhibition Day! Students will have a chance to share the projects they have worked on this year, demonstrate the inquiry and research skills they have been developing, and exhibit their growing abilities as independent thinkers and learners.

PMHS students have an alternative schedule for the day. The school day will run from noon to 7 pm. Students may pick up a bagged lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. The schedule for the day is linked here. Faculty considered feedback from previous years, so now students will be presenting throughout the day to be able to spread out the presentations and allow multiple options for them to present. Please ask your student(s) what block(s) they signed up to present. You may also reach out to their advisor to find the time. Families are invited to join us any time after 1:00 p.m. on Thursday for presentations. We will ask that you still sign in as a visitor. Students are expected to stay at school until 7:00 p.m. Students that need to leave early must follow the standard dismissal procedure.  Attending the full day of school will allow for them to finish their reflections and clean up, so we are ready for Field Day on Friday.

Administration

School Funding Workshop

Reminder to Pittsfield taxpayers that the school district will be hosting a workshop on New Hampshire’s school funding system at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at PMHS.  All are invited.

The workshop will be presented by Attorney Andru Volinsky, a current Executive Council member and former lead attorney in the most recent challenges to the state’s funding system, which became known as the Claremont Cases.

In an opinion written for the New Hampshire Bar News and published in April, Attorney John Tobin, also a member of the Claremont legal team, recognized that the “inequities in NH school funding” have not only not been addressed by the state, but are indeed worsening.

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