Gretchen Carlson, host of Fox News’ “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson,” will be joining us at Oakside Elementary on Monday, June 8, 2015 to speak with our student body about her career and work ethic. In addition to her career as a television host, Ms. Carlson is also a former Miss America winner and a March of Dimes Board member. Her biography, “Getting Real” will be published June 16, 2015.
Congratulations to 3rd grade Oakside student Princess Golden who recently excelled at the Amateur Athletic Union North Eastern Indoor Track and Field Championship which took place last month. Golden, who has been running for only a year and a half, came in first out of 76 participants in her age group for the 55 meter race. She also won the silver medal in the championship’s 400 meter race. To read more about this story, click on the headline above.
The Peekskill City School District introduced a new Elementary Enrichment program for Grades K-5 in the 2014-2015 school year to help address the unique needs of every child. Thanks to the initiative, teachers at PCSD have recently reported a higher level of student engagement since the program began. In addition, as they enter the second half of the school year, students continue to show genuine excitement about being part of an interdisciplinary program that aligns and enriches the curriculum.