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You’re Invited to

A Presentation on

The Lives of Teens and What Parents Want to Know!

Please Join us for a Community Discussion About Teen Trends, and Ways to Engage Young People in Positive Activities

The Prevention Needs Assessment (PNA) is a survey of Berkshire County middle + high schoolers participation in pro-active and risky behaviors regarding friendships, alcohol use, and early sexual behavior (to name a few). You’ll gain an honest view of teen lives in this presentation.

Choice of Two Different Dates

The Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club     May 22    5:30-6:30

Herberg Middle School                June 6    6:00-7:00

This discussion night will be facilitated by Pittsfield School Guidance Counseling staff, Berkshire United way staff and Boys & Girls Club staff.

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.


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Quarter 4 Underclassmen Benchmarks

  • Grades close Friday 6/15

Final grades due 6/20 by 5:00pm


Test Dates






Social Studies






World Language






Quarter 4 Senior Benchmarks

  • Seniors will take benchmarks in their respective classes by period.


Test Dates


Period 1+2


Period 3+4


Periods 5+6


Period 7 + Makeup (by appointment)



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.


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

Morning Announcements

May 29th 2018

SAT - any Junior coming to PHS this Saturday, June 2 to take the SAT please arrive no later than 7:30 AM, remember to bring a photo ID, your admission ticket, pencils and a calculator.  If you do not have a photo ID - please see your School Counselor BEFORE Friday.

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

• P - Personal Achievement
• H - Honorable Actions
• S - Strength in Community

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

Spring Orchestra Concert

Photos above are from the Pittsfield High Orchestra concert, performed on May 8, 2018.

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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