SEPTO's All-Star Basketball Clinic
Saturday, April 30
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration deadline: April 8
In celebration of February being Dental Health Month, The Peekskill City School District teamed up with Hudson River Health Care to host the school’s first Annual Dental Health Fair at Oakside Elementary on February 25. The school has offered a Dental Sealant Program for almost 30 years and this year wanted to expand on student’s awareness of the importance of proper dental health. The Dental Fair was coordinated by Oakside staff, as well as Arlene Swanlie, a Certified Dental Assistant and Ivette Alicea, a Registered Dental Hygienist, both of HRHC Peekskill. Dr. Clifford Hames, the supervising dentist for the Dental Sealant Program at HRHC also joined in the day’s fun. Click on the headline for more on this story.
Students in Ms. Soucy's third grade class at Oakside Elementary recently completed their research about the life of Dr. King and Ms. Ella Fitzgerald. In January, students described Dr. King’s character traits, and wondered what his dream would be today. The class also celebrated Ella Fitzgerald as their heroine for the month of February. Students read, "Skit-Skat Raggedy Cat" and were introduced to Ms. Fitzgerald’s life story and the art of ‘scatting.' Click on the headline above for a photo album of our students and their
In celebration of Black History Month, Oakside students have been learning about famous African Americans who have accomplished great things! Click on the headline above to find out which classroom is “nuts” about George Washington Carver and to learn more about Wilma Glodean Rudolph, who was once known as “the fastest woman in the world.”
Oakside students and their family members celebrated “The POWer of Working Together” at a recent literacy workshop which featured the school’s Superhero Reading Team. At the event, student volunteers read original poems about the power of reading and spoke about the different locations they enjoyed books, such as school, home or even the grocery store. Adult attendees also had the chance to practice reading exercises to do at home with students. Click on the headline above to read more about the evening's events.