October 13, 2016 - December 3, 2016
All classes are free for Parents of Peekskill Public Schools. (Thurs & Sat Only)-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).
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Please remember, as stated in this previously posted letter, that progress reports and report cards will no longer be mailed home for students in Grades 6-12. You must register in the Parent Portal to access this information. In addition to grades, you will also find other academic information such as schedules and assignments in the Portal. Click here if you need to register for a Parent Portal account.
Mark your calendars: “Dads Take Your Child to School Day” is taking place in schools across Westchester County on Tuesday, September 20. To promote the importance of the day, County Executive Robert P. Astorino joined with Legislator John G. Testa, Peekskill Schools Superintendent Dr. David Fine, and over two dozen fathers, educators and advocates for a kickoff at Oakside Elementary School on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Read more about the day's event by clicking on the headline above.
Before the members of Peekskill High School’s freshman class stepped into their classrooms for the first time last week, they had a chance to get acquainted with the building at PHS’ Freshman Orientation, which was followed by the school’s 2nd Annual Real Talk Tailgate Party. The day marked another successful collaboration between the high school and the Peekskill Police Department. Click on the headline above to read more about this story and to see a photo album from the day.
We are excited to announce that our very own Mrs. Naima Smith Moore has accepted a new position at the Peekskill City School District and will now serve the District as an Assistant Principal at Peekskill High School. Mrs. Smith Moore is responsible for assisting her fellow PHS administrators in overseeing the day-to-day operations of Peekskill High School, including the PHS Freshman Academy program. Click on the headline above to read more about Mrs. Smith Moore.
Peekskill High School graduate Jim Robinson has been hired as the new girls varsity basketball coach! The announcement came at a Peekskill City School District Board of Education meeting on September 6. lick on the headline above to read more about Coach Robinson.
Recent Peekskill High School graduate Oswal Perez is one of the finalists in the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge! Perez, the CEO and chief creator of Oswal's Bags, invented a book bag with interchangeable zippers that allow the bag to transform to meet the carrier's needs. Now Oswal needs your vote to help his invention win. Click on the headline above to access a link to vote for Oswal's Bags.
While most of her peers are relaxing for the summer months, Peekskill High School’s Science Research student Brittney Pauta is hard at work at the New York Medical College (NYMC), where she was accepted to participate in the college’s Summer Trainees in Academic Research (STAR) Program. The five-week internship, which matches a student with a medical scientist/professor at NY Medical College for the purpose of conducting original research, recently commenced. Click on the headline above to read more on this story.