5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Uriah Hill Pre-K Carnival
9:00 AM Coffee with the Superintendent
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Uriah HIll Pre-K Parent Workshop
7:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
2:00 PM PHS Spring Musical Matinee
7:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
After an extensive search, the Peekskill Board of Education announced on Friday, April 6, that Dr. David Mauricio had been selected to serve as the district’s next Superintendent of Schools and Instructional Leader. Dr. Mauricio, who is currently serving as the Chief of Strategic Alignment and Innovation at Buffalo Schools, was officially appointed to the Peekskill position at a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. He will replace Peekskill’s Interim Superintendent, Dr. Mary Keenan Foster and begin his three year contract effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Foster will return to her previous position as Peekskill’s Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education.
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The Peekskill High School Drama Club is excited to present Disney's, "Beauty and the Beast" April 26-28. Click here for more information on these shows or to purchase your tickets.
The Special Olympics will once again be returning to Peekskill's Torpy Field on Saturday, April 21. Volunteers are needed to help make this day a success. Please click here for more information on the event, or to sign up to help out as a volunteer.
Peekskill Science Research (PSR) students participated in the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF) held on Saturday, March 17 at Sleepy Hollow High School. Students took part in the fair under the direction of Peekskill High School Science Research teacher Ms. Erum Hadi. Competing with close to 600 participants from across Westchester and Putnam counties, PSR participants won 4 awards in various categories and made Peekskill proud, once again.
Students at Oakside Elementary have created two permanent art fixtures with the help of Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art’s resident sculpture artist, Leslie Pelino. The works of art are shaped as trees and consist of locally gathered driftwood that has been wrapped in various salvaged materials such as loose thread, fabric, ribbon and plastic tubing. Click on the headline to read more on this story.
On Friday, February 16, eight Peekskill High School students took part in the Westchester Business Olympics hosted by Morgan Stanley and the African American Men of Westchester. Peekskill students competed against peers from 15 other school districts and came out with a first place victory! Students received Chromebooks and trophies as prizes.
The Peekskill City School District would like to thank our Core Planning Team members, as well as those at Peekskill schools and the members of our community who provided feedback as we revisited our district’s mission statement. The following is a product of several Core Team meetings and many hours of discussion. This proposal will be presented to our incoming superintendent once a candidate has been hired. This information can be found for reference on our District website under the Board of Education tab.
What do students from Peekskill have in common with their peers from Bronxville, Chappaqua, Eastchester, John Jay, Lakeland, Panas and Valhalla? They’re all taking a leap into the 21st Century together thanks to PNW BOCES’ OC21 program. On Monday, January 8, over 60 students from these high schools gathered at Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES’ Yorktown campus to take part in the OC21 program's Fall Symposium. The event was the first of the program’s two bi-annual symposiums, and invited students to discuss their classes and share their final projects with each other. Click on the headline to read more on this story.
The Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Hillcrest! Food items will be available for pick up on the following dates: March 22, April 12, May 10 and June 28. Pick up will be held from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise announced. We encourage our families to take advantage of this free resource. To help our efforts, we will also need volunteers to help set up, distribute food and clean up. If you are able to lend a hand, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.