10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturday Academy at PKMS
6:30 PM SEPTO Meeting, Admin. Building
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PHS Interact Club Blood Drive
7:00 PM PHS Fall Drama Production
The Peekskill City School District’s would like your feedback on our communication efforts. As the parents/guardians of our students, we want to be sure we’re communicating our information to you as best as possible. To help us do this, we ask that you take this short, 3 minute survey to help us determine where we are succeeding, and where we can improve. Click here to take our 2019 Parent Communication Survey.
With winter weather upon us, we wanted to ensure our families know where to find information regarding our closings and delays. Click here to learn more!
Stingy businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is known as the meanest miser in Victorian London. He overworks and underpays his humble clerk, Bob Cratchit, whose little son, Tiny Tim, is ill. One Christmas Eve, Scrooge finds himself visited by three ghosts. He is given one last chance to change his ways and save himself from a grim fate. The Peekskill High School Drama Company is excited to present the Paul Sills adaptation of this classic play by Charles Dickens. Sills is known as the master of improvisation, the founder of The Second City theater troupe and is the creator of Story Theater. He has influenced some of theater's most important directors, writers and actors, including PHS Theater teacher, Mr. Terry Sandler, who studied under Sills at one time.
All are invited to join Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Mauricio for "Conversations with the Superintendent" on Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parent Resource Center located at Uriah Hill Elementary.
Help is available for any senior student needing assistance with their college application or essay. Come to the PHS Library at 3PM on Tuesdays to learn more!
Peekskill High School STEM and Chemistry students recently welcomed Engineers from Entergy in recognition of Nuclear Science Week. These engineers gave students the opportunity to learn about the methods of production, protection and other uses of nuclear energy. Students asked questions and enjoyed dressing up as nuclear scientists.
Attention PHS students taking August Regents Exams! August Regents Exams will take place on Tuesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 14. Students should arrive at 7:45 AM for morning exams and 11:45 AM for afternoon exams. Students who arrive late, may not be permitted to take their exam. Students must have already registered to take August Regents Exams. Students who did not register by the deadline, may not be permitted to take the exam.
On Tuesday, May 14, three students from the Peekskill High School Entrepreneurship program attended the NFTE New York Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneur Challenge at Microsoft in Times Square. Over 3,000 students participated in this year’s program. In the quarterfinals, Kimberlyn Lopez Herrera, Johan Flores (partner to Jocelyn Ortega), and Asusena Velesaca competed against 70 other students. These students represented 47 businesses from NYC, Westchester, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our students presented original product ideas and answered hard hitting questions from volunteer judges, many of whom represented local NYC businesses. Click on the headline to read the good news about our students' successes!
Peekskill Science Research (PSR) students attended the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF) at Sleepy Hollow High School on Saturday, March 16. Our dedicated students spent long hours (8:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.) at the fair, and were among a total of 670 student competitors from Westchester and Putnam Counties. The PSR Team consisted of twelve junior and senior students, each who researched their projects for months to prepare for the poster competition. Our students' great efforts were recognized by both judges and attendees. Click on the headline to read more about our students' successes!
On Friday, March 15 teacher Mr. Alex Latorre took four PHS students to Times Square to visit one of Microsoft's NYC offices. The event was coordinated in conjunction with the company’s Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) program, and offered students the opportunity to interact with exciting tools and resources, while also learning about career opportunities available in technology. Click on the headline to read more about the day.
On Thursday, February 21, Peekskill Science Research (PSR) program student Hope Dias attended the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. Click on the headline to read more!
On Tuesday, Febraury 19, MBK met CIA as Peekskill students from the My Brother's Keeper program enjoyed a tour of the Culinary Institute of America's classrooms. Attendees learned about becoming a chef and met current CIA students. The morning was topped off by a wonderful lunch in the Ristorante Caterina de'Medici. Great thanks and appreciation to Mr. Darryl Francis of the Peekskill Youth Bureau who arranged the visit.