District News

Coming Events

The following is a look ahead at coming events in the school district. To view the complete public events calendar, see the Google calendar on the right hand side of each school webpage.

  • Friday, January 31, Fifth and Sixth Grade Winter Concert, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 1, Town Deliberative Session, 10:00 a.m. (PES gym)
  • Wednesday, February 5, School District Deliberative Session, 7:00 p.m. (PES gym)
  • Thursday, February 6, School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 11, Girls on the Run Registration Night, 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 12, PTO Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 20, School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

Superintendent

School District Warrant Articles 2020-2021

Article 1:  School Lunch Program.  To see if the Pittsfield School District will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $330,000 for the support of the School Lunch Program.  This appropriation will be funded by a like amount of revenue from the sales of food and state and federal sources.  (Estimated tax impact of this article:  $0.)

Recommended by the Pittsfield School Board.  Recommended by the Pittsfield Budget Committee (12 yes, 0 no).  (Majority vote required)

  • YES vote supports allowing the district to operate the food service program for students and staff at no cost to the district, including service to students who qualify for free or reduced price meals.
  • NO vote supports restricting the district from operating the food service program altogether.

Article 2:  Receive and Expend Grant Funds.  To see if the Pittsfield School District will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $850,000 for the support of Federal and private foundation grant-funded educational programs of the Pittsfield School District.  This appropriation is contingent upon receiving revenue from Federal grants and private foundations and will be expended in accordance with Federal and State requirements upon approval by the New Hampshire Department of Education or private foundation requirements.  (Estimated tax impact of this article:  $0.)

Recommended by the Pittsfield School Board.  Recommended by the Pittsfield Budget Committee (12 yes, 0 no).  (Majority vote required.)

  • YES vote supports allowing the district to receive grant funds; these funds are primarily federal funds intended to support students in need of special education services, Title I services to struggling students, and Title II services to support professional development of educators in the district.
  • NO vote supports restricting the district from receiving and expending grant funds altogether.

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Middle High School Calendar

Current Events

School District Budget Information

The proposed and default budgets for the 2020-2021 school year are linked below.

Proposed Budget 20-21

Proposed Budget Revenue

Default Budget 20-21

Default Budget Revenue

School District Candidacy Notice

Declaration of Candidacy for open positions can be filed at the Pittsfield Town Hall beginning January 22, 2020.  Declarations will be accepted until January 31, 2020 until 5:00 p.m.

School Declaration of Candidacy Notice

Declaration of Candidacy Form

Public Hearing Notice

The Pittsfield Budget Committee will host a public hearing for the school district and town budgets on Thursday, January 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the PMHS lecture hall.