Just a reminder that Girls Jr. Pro will be tomorrow, December 3rd, from 11-12:30 pm. This will be for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade girls. 6th grade girls will now be playing Jr. High basketball in the winter, so will not need to attend.
Good Evening Wildcat families, We have great news to share, the Jackson County ISD Technology team has been working hard to restore the critical operating systems for schools in both Jackson and HIllsdale Counties and we are able and prepared to welcome students back to school tomorrow, Thursday, November 17, 2022. Our number one priority was to get kids back in school and we're thrilled to be able to do that tomorrow. While the restoration efforts continue, the essential systems are back online and this allows us to safely resume operations. However, students will continue to have limited access to several technology resources when they return tomorrow, as the teams continue to work on restoring additional systems. We understand the challenges this has created for our community. Unfortunately, the criminals responsible for ransomware attacks such as these have been targeting schools across the country. We understand that there may be additional questions surrounding the incident, however, the investigation into the incident remains ongoing. Thank you to our students, families and staff for their patience and understanding during this tough situation. We look forward to seeing the students' smiling faces tomorrow morning! Have a great evening! Mr. McDowell
Congratulations to our Elementary Cool Cat award winners for September and October! We celebrated them with an assembly in the cafeteria with all elementary classrooms and the students' families. The classroom teacher presented each student with their award and spoke about why they received it. The students who received the awards received a "Cool Cat" cookie and a book, donated by the Parent's Club.
Good Evening, Tomorrow night's Jr. High basketball game against Waldron has been cancelled. Have a great night! Mr. McDowell
Please see the ransomware status update from Kevin Oxley, Superintendent of Jackson County ISD. Good Afternoon, I’m writing to provide an important update on school operating status for tomorrow, Wednesday, 16, 2022. While we have made tremendous progress on our restoration efforts since our last update, we still have some work to do to ensure every system is safe and secure before bringing them back online. The security of our learning environment is a top priority and any attempt to rush this process could unfortunately put our networks at additional risk. Unfortunately, until this restoration process is completed, schools will remain closed for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16, 2022. We ask that you please continue to refrain from using any school-issued devices until the network is deemed secure. We have top cybersecurity experts on site who are continuing to work around the clock to resolve this situation and we hope to have additional updates to share soon. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused and appreciate your patience and understanding. Sincerely, Kevin Oxley Superintendent, Jackson County Intermediate School District
Good Evening, Pittsford Area Schools will be closed again tomorrow, Wednesday, November 16th due to the ransomware attack on the Jackson County ISD Technology Consortium. Law Enforcement and external cybersecurity advisors have been called in to investigate and assist in the safe restoration of the systems. The JCISD Technology Consortium teams have been working around the clock to restore the systems. The status of tomorrow's home Jr. High Basketball game against Waldron will be determined by 3 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. Have a great evening! Mr. McDowell
Good afternoon Wildcat families, JV and Varsity girls basketball teams will practice today from 3-6 pm. Please turn off the wi-fi on your mobile devices and do not use other school devices when at school. Jr. High basketball practice is cancelled today. I am hoping to find out more about school tomorrow when I hear from the JCISD Technology Consortium this afternoon. Stay tuned for updates. Have a great day!! Mr. McDowell
Good Evening Everyone, Pittsford Area Schools will be closed tomorrow, November 15th due to Jackson County ISD technology consortium experiencing a systems outage. The outage affected critical operating systems in the district, including but not limited to heating, telephones, and classroom technology. Jackson County ISD technology staff is working to fully investigate the disruptions and to restore affected systems. Due to this taking some time, superintendents from both Jackson and Hillsdale counties have determined the best course of action is to close schools for tomorrow, Tuesday, November 15th. Have a great evening! Mr. McDowell
All school activities including athletics are cancelled tomorrow, Monday, November 14th as well. Have a great day! Mr. McDowell
Good Evening Everyone, Pittsford Area Schools along with all public schools in Hillsdale and Jackson Counties will be closed tomorrow, November 14th due to Jackson County ISD technology consortium experiencing a systems outage. The outage affected critical operating systems in the district, including but not limited to heating, telephones, and classroom technology. Jackson County ISD technology staff is working to fully investigate the disruptions and to restore affected systems. Due to this taking some time, superintendents from both Jackson and Hillsdale counties have determined the best course of action is to close schools for tomorrow, Monday, November 14th. Have a great evening! Mr. McDowell
Thank you to everyone who went out and voted yesterday! The Operating Millage Proposal for Pittsford Area Schools passed last night. We appreciate the communities support of our students and staff! The Operating Millage is for a period of 3 years and will generate approximately $530,000 of revenue for our school in 2023. The community also voted in two new Board of Education members. The new Board Members are Bradley Cramer and Lindsey Bryner. I would like to congratulate and welcome them to the School Board. I look forward to working with Bradley and Lindsey in the future! The community also re-elected Board Members Stacie Clark, Melissa Curtis and Mike Pidd. Thank you to all of the candidates for running for the Board of Education positions. We appreciate your support and service to our students and community! Have a great day and Go Wildcats!! Mr. McDowell
Hello Wildcat families and community members! Please remember to vote today. Pittsford Area Schools has the Operating Millage Renewal and School Board vacancies on the ballot today. Have a great day! Mr. McDowell
CONGRATULATIONS to the MHSAA District 119 Champions! The Lady Wildcat Volleyball team defeated the Vandercook Lake Jayhawks in thrilling fashion 3-2. The Wildcats advance to Regionals and will play Tuesday in Bellevue at 7 pm vs Lenawee Christian.
Attention Wildcat Families, Report cards went home with all students k-12 today. Please check your student's backpacks for those after school. If you have any questions related to the report cards, please contact your child's teacher. Also, don't forget to come out this evening to support our Ladycat Volleyball team in the District Finals against Vandercook Lake at home at 5:30 pm. Our Cross Country team competes in the MHSAA State Finals at MIS tomorrow. Kade Spahr runs at 9:30 a.m. and the girls team runs at 10:50 a.m. Go Wildcats!
Pittsford High School vs. Vandercook Lake High School. Watch Girls Varsity Volleyball Friday, Nov 4th, 2022 at 5:30 PM EDT on the NFHS Network! https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/pittsford-high-school-pittsford-mi/gamdcb6a7da3f
Tonight's MHSAA District Volleyball matches are on! First match starts at 5:30 as the Wildcats face the Rams of North Adams Jerome. Jackson Prep and Vandercook Lake will follow at 7pm
Pittsford Area Schools is closed today, November 3rd. Have a great day!
Pittsford Area Schools is in a 2 hour delay today due to the fog. School will begin at 9:55 a.m. We will not be bussing to the Career Center this morning. Have a great day and be safe!
Volleyball Hype Video
Any boy interested in playing basketball in grades 9-12 this year, there is a sign up sheet is outside Mr. Burger's room. Practice will officially start on 11-21-2022.