PHS & The NAACP Present...
Financial Choices That Matter Workshop
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
This workshop is open to ALL members of the Peekskill Community! Please join us.
Click here for a flyer of topics that will be covered at the workshop.
Peekskill High School and Kaplan SAT Prep is partnering to give students a significantly discounted SAT Prep Course at Peekskill High School. Before we start the program, we need some feedback from you so that we can ensure what we offer is the best possible. Please click on the link below and fill out a quick, 8 question, survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!
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).
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.
On Saturday, December 3, Peekskill High School will host a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge, a regional robotics competition for 14 high school robotics teams and youth robotics clubs from throughout the area. Peekskill High School’s own robotics team, the Iron Devils will act as hosts at the event, while the school’s rookie team, the Mechanical Devils, participate in the competition. Admission to the event is free for all. Click on the headline above to learn more.
“Hard working” and “dedicated,” are just a few of the words that teachers have used to describe Peekskill High School senior Autumn Jacobs, who was recently named a BOCES Student of Distinction at a Peekskill Board of Education meeting on November 15. Jacobs is a second year student in the Culinary Program at BOCES Tech Center and says the program has greatly helped shape her future. Click on the headline above to read more on this story.
Thank you to all who recently came out to celebrate our Fall Sports Awards Night. Our athletes had a great season and we couldn't be prouder! Click on the headline above for a complete list of athlete honorees and a photo album from this event.
Students and faculty at Peekskill High School recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. While there, the group toured he Holocaust Museum, the Museum of American History, the Vietnam Memorial, and the Lincoln and Washington Memorials. PHS' school newspaper, Mercury, was on hand to cover the adventure. Click on the headline above for a link to more photos from this trip.
To reward the Peekskill City School District for implementing the Breakfast After the Bell program, a strategy of the NFL and Dairy Association's Fuel Up to Play 60 program, over 100 students and school administrators recently participated in a "thank you" dinner hosted by the Cabot Farmer's Gratitude Grill, Former Giant's Wide Receiver Amani Toomer and the American Dairy Association North East. Click on the headline above to read more and for a photo album from this event.
On Tuesday, October 4 members and supporters of the Peekskill City School District gathered at Ossining High School to join others in the EdWalk for CFE (Campaign for Fiscal Equity). The walk, which was spearheaded by the Alliance for Quality Education of New York, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity court decision which ruled that the state is systemically underfunding Black, Latino, and low-income students in many districts across New York. Click on the headline above to read more about this event.
6:30 PM PTO Executive Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting - Middle School
6:00 PM PHS Guidance Junior Night
6:30 PM PTO General Meeting at Woodside
7:00 PM PHS Winter Concert
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Board of Education Meeting - High School