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Principal's Corner


Posted by Jacqueline Liburd
on 4-2-17
Jacqueline Liburd, Principal

Dear Hillcrest Families, 

With Spring now here...

2016-2017 District Calendar

Click here for our 2016-2017 PCSD flip calendar.


  • MySchoolBcks   
    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

  • Spring Coffee with the Superintendent

    **Saturday, April 22 at 10 a.m. in the Administration Building.**
    Please note there will be a make-up date on May 3 at 6:30 p.m. for those unable to attend this event because of the Special Olympics games taking place the same day. 

    Click here for flyer.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • Hangin' @ Hillcrest


    Thursday, April 27th

    6:00- 7:00 PM

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  • Scholastic Book Fair at Hillcrest!

    Buy One- Get One FREE

    April 24-28th

    9:00 Am- 2:30 PM





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  • Excitement Erupts at Hillcrest's 3rd Annual Science Fair

    From homemade slime to bridges built of fettuccine, Hillcrest's 3rd Annual Science Fair had had it all, complete with erupting volcanoes! Check out the hard work our future scientists put into their projects by browsing the event's photo album. (Click on the headline above for the photo album link).

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  • Mrs. King's Class Welcomes Special Guest for The Polar Express and "Hot Cocoa"

    On December 9, Mrs. Tara King’s Grade 4 class welcomed a special guest to Hillcrest Elementary to take part in a festive enrichment activity. Student Isabella Gomez’s mother, Mrs. Gomez, visited the class and read the children, “The Polar Express,” by Chris Van Allsburg. Mrs. Gomez provided the children with a Polar Express themed literacy activity packet, and then set out to help students create mugs of “hot cocoa,” by using giant marshmallows, mini candy canes, chocolate frosting and cookies. Mrs. King's class will add this holiday recipe to the classroom’s cookbook, which they are developing to share with their families.

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  • Enrichment Activities at Hillcrest Teach Students Life Skills

    Just before the Thanksgiving break, Hillcrest Elementary School students in Ms. Rice and Ms. Reeves’ classes were busy planning their own Thanksgiving meal. The task of assembling the feast helped teach Grade 4 and 5 students real life skills by requiring them to set their own budget and plan for the food and supplies that they needed for their feast. Click on the headline above to read more on this story.

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  • Kraft Mobile Food Truck to Visit Hillcrest Elementary Monthly

    The Kraft Mobile Food Truck is coming to Hillcrest! Once a month on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. we will need volunteers to help set up, distribute food and clean up. Volunteers can sign up for one or two hour blocks. Please call Phyllis Elliott at 914-739-2284 ext. 243. Dates for 2016-2017 are as follow: December 22, January 19, February 16, March 9, April 13, May 18 and June 15.

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