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Principal's Corner


Posted by Jacqueline Liburd
on 5 - 1 -17
Jacqueline Liburd, Principal

Dear Hillcrest Families, 

The month of May brings many exciting things here at Hillcrest. Read more...

2016-2017 District Calendar

Click here for our 2016-2017 PCSD flip calendar.


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Hillcrest News & Announcements

  • PCSD Art Show

     Please join us in celebrating our young artists!
    Opening Reception: Monday, May 22
    6-7 p.m.
    Westchester Community College- North Division Street
    All are welcome to attend!

    Art work on display until May 26.

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  • Hangin' @ Hillcrest


    Thursday, May 24th

    6:00- 7:00 PM

    * Please bring a water bottle with you to this event!


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  • Spirit Day:

    Friday, May 26th

    Dress UP day! Dress to impress and show your school pride!


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  • Literacy Leaders Shine “Light” in Peekskill Classrooms

    If you see a photo of a lighthouse on the front of a classroom door inside one of Peekskill’s schools, it’s not for simple decoration. It’s a symbol of the dedication and learning going on behind the door. CLick on the headline above to learn how Peekskill's Literacy Leaders are "lighting" the way for their students.

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  • Science Enrichment in Ms. Rice's Classroom

    At Hillcrest Elementary, young scientists in Ms. Rice’s classroom were able model the process of digestion through a lab activity called, "Plastic Bag Digestion." With the help of this hands-on activity, which was created by Ms. Rice, the students were able to better understand how the human digestive system works.

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  • Family Paint Night at Hillcrest

    Hillcrest artists recently had a chance to show off their skills at the school's Family Paint Night, which was led by art teacher Taylor Coleman. The event was part of the Hangin' at Hillcrest series that features a variety of monthly activities for students and their families.

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  • Excitement Erupts at Hillcrest's 3rd Annual Science Fair

    From homemade slime to bridges built of fettuccine, Hillcrest's 3rd Annual Science Fair had had it all, complete with erupting volcanoes! Check out the hard work our future scientists put into their projects by browsing the event's photo album. (Click on the headline above for the photo album link).

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  • Kraft Mobile Food Truck to Visit Hillcrest Elementary Monthly

    The Kraft Mobile Food Truck is coming to Hillcrest! Once a month on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. we will need volunteers to help set up, distribute food and clean up. Volunteers can sign up for one or two hour blocks. Please call Phyllis Elliott at 914-739-2284 ext. 243. Dates for 2016-2017 are as follow: December 22, January 19, February 16, March 9, April 13, May 18 and June 15.

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