March 1 - April 6
All classes are free for Parents of Peekskill Public Schools. Childcare is provided for children ages 5 & up (Limit 2 children per family, proof of age is required). Please inform us when you register that you will need childcare.
Las clases son gratis para los padres de estudiantes de la escuela publica de Peekskill y se provee cuidado de niños para niños de 5 años y mayores. (2 niños por familia, cuando se inscriba informenos si necesita cuidado para ninos).
PKMS Career Day - Speakers Wanted!
April 28, 2017
Volunteer your time to speak with our students about YOUR career!
Click here to fill out our electronic volunteer form. Please respond by April 12, 2017.
Special Olympics Track Time Trial Event – Volunteers Needed!
Our Special Olympics Track Time Trial Event returns to Peekskill for 2017 and we need 200 volunteers to help make this year a success! Please fill out this electronic form if you would like to volunteer.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Torpy Field
Free t-shirts to those who sign up to volunteer. Community service credit available for students who need it.
The Peekskill Basics
Five fun, simple, and powerful ways that every family can give every child a great start in life.
Event: General Discussion
Date: Saturday, February 11
Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Place: BOE Room, Administration Building
Event: Kickoff Event!
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Place: Woodside Elementary
L.E.A.P Session II
Peekskill Middle School recently welcomed Harvard University sophomore Miss Claire Sukumar for a visit. Students listened as Sukumar spoke to them about the Harvard admissions process, course offerings, financial aid resources and job opportunities. She also offered advice on college life in general and let students know about the real world expectations they will face throughout their academic career.
Special thanks to the Xi Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated of Peekskill, NY, for recently donating healthy holiday snacks to Peekskill Middle School. The 108 year old national sorority was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and the sorority’s members are committed to education, empowering families and wellness. Ms. Marie Elena Grossett, Chapter President along with Program Chairwomen Ms. April Wainwright and Natasha Clare coordinated the colorful holiday bags filled to the brim with healthy snacks for the PKMS students.
In recognition of Computer Science Education Week, which is celebrated worldwide from December 5 – December 11, students at Peekskill Middle School recently took part in a variety of Hour of Code activities. Students in Mr. Frank Bucci’ class programmed and mobilized app controlled Sphero robots, while students in Mr. Troy Lepore’s class also spent the week coding during their math block. Children in both classes engaged in various other coding challenges via educational websites and programs such as Code Monkey, Lightbot and Code Combat.
On Tuesday, November 15, award winning author Thanhhà Lai came to Peekskill Middle School to talk about her life and her books with PKMS students. The students, who recently completed reading Lai’s novel, “Inside Out and Back Again,” listened as Lai told her own life’s story which inspired the book. Lai was born in Viêt Nam and relocated to Montgomery, Alabama as a war refugee in 1975. Students also had the opportunity to take part in a question and answer session with Lai during her visit.