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Parents/Guardians: Please click here for the instructions on how to access your student's grades through Powerschool   

If you need any assistance, please email kshields@pittsfield.net.

Welcome Class of 2022!


Rules and Expectations for PHS Dances

  1. PHS students are allowed to bring one (1) guest to school dances.  Guest must be pre-registered with Administration, prior to the day of the dance.  PHS students are responsible for the behavior of their guests.

  1. Students must be present in school the day of the dance.  Students can not attend the dance if they are suspended (including ISS) for that school day (Friday suspension carry through the weekend).  Students with chronic discipline must get approval from an administrator.

  1. Students will be granted entry to the dance up to ½ hour after the start of the dance.  Any student arriving after the first ½ hour will not be admitted.
  1. When students arrive at the dance, they must enter the dance and stay inside at least until ½ hour before the end of the dance.  Students may leave only if the parent/guardians are contacted.
  1. There will be no provocative dancing.  Face-to-face dancing only.  Violators will be asked to leave the dance and possibly receive administrative consequences.
  1. Students are expected to adhere to school dress codes. No exposed midriffs, short shorts or skirts or low-slung tops or bottoms will be allowed. Violators will receive administrative consequences.  For Semi-Formal dances, boys are expected to wear a tie and it is suggested that no sneakers and jeans are allowed.
  1. Dances are considered school events so all school expectations, including the drug/alcohol policy, apply.  

Students who do not adhere to the rules will receive administrative consequences and will not be allowed to attend school activities and future dances.

Information on the 50th reunion scheduled for October 20-21 is here


NOTICE: Re Work Permits

Please note: No work permits will be issued from the office at 269 1st Street from March 5th to March 8th 2018. Please plan accordingly to prevent inconvenience. 

Link to Parent Teacher Conference 2017-2018 letter
Link to Parent Teacher Conference sign-ups

Take a look at the newest edition of the Parent Newsletter

Please view Pittsfield High School's 2017 State Report Card here.


PHS Morning Announcements

September 20th


Any student or staff that is interested in being involved in the Purgatory Rd. haunted corn maze this year please sign up in the nurses office or the main office.  The dates are October 12, 13, 19, and 20th. All proceeds go to Teen Suicide Prevention so come help a great cause and have tons of fun scaring people! If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nurse Walker or Mrs. Shank in the main office. 

Please remember to turn in your demographic sheets to your homeroom teachers by September 21st.

 Attention all students: Current meal applications must be in by September 28th. Meal applications may picked up in the main office, guidance, and in the cafe.


Attention Sophomores: If you are interested in signing up to take the PSAT on October 10th, please see Ms. Boyle in the School Counseling Office.  You will need a check made out to PPS in the amount of $17.  There are 65 spots.


About PHS

NEASC Team Report

The Visiting Team from NEASC - the New England Association of Schools & Colleges - visits schools to assess their eligibility for accreditation.

 Read the report of the committee's visit to PHS here.


PHS Beliefs


Learning Expectations

Students will be able to SOLVE complicated problems in a variety of contexts.

Students will demonstrate an INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY in the pursuit of their own talent.

Students will be able to COMMUNICATE to a variety of audiences.

Students will demonstrate a KNOWLEDGE of their local and global communities.

Students will demonstrate and evaluate an AWARENESS of their own actions and beliefs.

Point   Preparing Respectful Individuals for a Diverse Environment   Point

Slideshow Photos

For the complete galleries of photos from this event—and more pictures from all our schools—please visit our photo gallery.

Partners in Education

Please click here for a list of Pittsfield High partnerships from higher education, business and community organizations.

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