High School Science Research Symposium
Monday, June 6
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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.
There will be a Student Exhibition Opening Reception at HVCCA on June 9 from 6-8 p.m. This exhibition includes works done by Peekskill High School students who have been working with HVCCA’s In-School Artists Residents, as well as works by students from the organizations’ Young Docents Program.
Congratulations to Peekskill High School students, Jovanny Elliot and Keyana Griffith, who were both recently awarded the 2016 Jandon Foundation Scholarship and will receive $12,000 each for college. The Jandon Foundation Scholarship is the result of a collaborative effort between the Westchester County Board of Legislators and the Jandon Foundation. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must have excellent academic records and SAT scores, involvement in extra-curricular activities and evidence of good character. The award is distributed over the student’s four year college career.
Congratulations to Peekskill High School’s Advanced Science Research (ASR) student Brittney Pauta for being accepted to the New York Medical College STAR Program, which matches a student to conduct authentic research with a medical scientist/professor at NY Medical College. Brittney is the first PHS ASR student to be accepted to this program. She will work this summer with Dr. Kobets to research epigenetics. When Brittney returns in fall, she will have real data to write her research paper, and compete in prestigious fairs.
Take a minute to congratulate the PHS Tennis Team on having one of the best tennis seasons ever! Players Joey Muschette, Aaron Breton, Karlos Chamba, Anthony Castro and Devonte Woodton are part of a blended team alongside Putnam Valley students. Click on the headline above to read more about the team's amazing season.
Congratulations Iron Devils! On Sunday, April 3 the Peekskill Iron Devils Robotics Team took part in the New York Rube Goldberg competition at the Engineering Expo in White Plains, coming in second place out of 10 teams from across the state. Click on the headline above to read more about this story.
8:00 AM PHS Awards Grades 9-11