Junior College Night
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Topics Covered: Senior Timeline, College Search, Scholarship Info, Naviance
Parent Teacher Conference Night
Thursday, February 11, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Peekskill High School Interact Club will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, February 11 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Please stop by and donate if you are able to.
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.
The Peekskill Coffee House had a few more art enthusiasts than usual making their rounds through the building recently when parents, teachers, students and community members all came out for the opening reception of the Peekskill City School District's Annual Art Show on February 3. If you didn't have the chance to stop by, fret not- student artwork will be on display until the end of the month. For photos from this event, click the headline above.
Peekskill High School recently hosted its First Annual Artist Alumni Celebration. Over 30 current PHS students in grades 9-12 gathered to listen to Peekskill graduates Alana Herrera (F.I.T), Jenny Lyn Curtin (SUNY New Paltz) and Sophia Bonafide (School of Visual Art) as they discussed their art work, college life, art courses, professors and the cost of college.
The Peekskill City School District is excited to announce that their Girls’ Varsity Swim Team has been honored by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) as Scholar Athletes. To receive the title of “Scholar Athlete” from NYSPHSAA, all members of a varsity team must maintain an average of 90 or higher throughout the athletic season. This was accomplished by all 21 members of the Peekskill Girls Varsity Swim Team. To celebrate their success, the girls, and their coach, Chrisanna Hickey, were honored at a Peekskill Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, January 19. Click the headline above to read more on this story.
Peekskill High School students participated in a field trip recently to the American Museum of Natural History as part of the OC 21 Online Learning Program; students from ten Westchester school districts are enrolled. PHS teacher Anita Prentice teaches an online course in anthropology, and a visit to the Museum's Culture Halls and Anthropology Department is part of the course. Students are shown with a Museum Curator on a "behind the scenes" tour.
Peekskill High School track star Chelsea Ogindo signed a national letter of intent to attend Binghamton University next fall. Ogindo's friends, family members and coaches joined the celebration which was held in the Peekskill High school Library. Click on the headline above to read more on this story.