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Principal's Corner


Posted by Jacqueline Liburd
on 02-01-16
Jacqueline Liburd, Principal

Dear Hillcrest Families,

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2015-2016 District Calendar


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    The Peekskill City Police Department has released the following information as of March 10, 2015. Please click
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  • School opens for students: 8:00 AM
    Class begins: 8:20 AM
    School dismisses: 2:47 PM 
    Half day dissmisses: 11:35 AM
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Hillcrest News & Announcements

  • Peekskill Schools Open House Event

    Wednesday, Feb. 10

    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Administration Building

    Come and learn about what makes Peekskill Schools great!

    Click here for a flyer with more information. (Haga clic aqui para obtener un folleto con mas informacion.) 

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  • PCSD Annual Art Show

    Opening Reception at the Peekskill Coffee House

    Wednesday, February 3 from 6 p.m. -7 p.m.

    Student art will be on display for the entire month of February.

    Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see the work of our talented student artists!

    Click here for flyer.

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  • Hangin' @ Hillcrest


    Who dunn it!? Math Investigation Night

    Wednesday, February 24th

    Time: 7:00-8:00 PM


    Permission slips are required for this event!

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  • Spirit Day:


    Friday, February 12th

    Pink and Red day! Show your school pride!





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  • Hillcrest's Snow Ball in Photos

    Students at Hillcrest Elementary had the opportunity to dance the night away at the school's recent Snow Ball. From the dance floor to the photo booth, a great time was had by all. Click on the headline above to link to a photo album from this event.

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  • Hillcrest Students Celebrate National Computer Science Week with "Hour of Code" Event

    Students at Hillcrest Elementary recently participated in an “Hour of Code” event in celebration of National Computer Science Week. The program familiarized students with the process of computer coding, using the popular game Minecraft as an example. Students enjoyed learning the new skill and were surprised at how easily they were able to create games and graphics using computer coding.

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  • Hillcrest's Artist of the Week (11/9): George Chimbo

    Hillcrest is shedding some light on our talented students by featuring a new “Artist of the Week” each week of school. Click on the headline above to read student composed essays and/or interviews with our featured artist.

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  • Local Assistance Plan

    The Peekskill City School District is a District in Good Standing with one identified LAP School. Hillcrest School is required to develop a Local Assistance Plan and complete a diagnostic self-review document. The document is public and BOE approved. The plan is posted on our web site below. If you have any questions regarding the plan, please contact the Office of Elementary Education 914-737-3300 ext. 352.

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Hillcrest Featured Video: Winter Concert 2015