* Gracias por ser un maestro importante en la vida de sus hijos.
* Gracias por ser activo en la educación de su hijo.
* Gracias por traerlos a Oakside cada día para que puedan aprender y crecer y jugar.
At the beginning of the school year, Oakside students set out with a goal to read over 8,000 books as a school community. Not only did the students meet their goal, they exceeded that number by reading a total of 9,468 books throughout the school year! In celebration of this amazing feat, Oakside held its Second Annual Carnival at the school playground on June 14. Click on the headline to read more about this celebration.
In honor of Memorial Day, Oakside Elementary students kept with their annual tradition of honoring our local veterans. Under the direction of Oakside teacher Ms. Martha Lynch, students from all grade levels handcrafted cards and notes, which were brought to the Montrose Veterans’ Home and distributed to residents.
On Saturday, May 13, ten Oakside Elementary students were honored, along with other students from the tri-county area, at Beacon High School for their great sportsmanship, commitment to a healthy lifestyle, cooperation and athleticism. Oakside Elementary Physical Education Teacher Tim Murphy accompanied the students to the event. Click on the headline above for a list of those honored.
The Oakside S.W.A.T Team is a group of third graders who are learning the basic functions of computers by studying the machines' different components and hardware pieces. Recently, the team took a break from studying computers to host a Science Fair at the school. Thank you to Oakside Tech TA Ms. Denise Chavarria for sharing these photos of the event with us.
If you see a photo of a lighthouse on the front of a classroom door inside one of Peekskill’s schools, it’s not for simple decoration. It’s a symbol of the dedication and learning going on behind the door. CLick on the headline above to learn how Peekskill's Literacy Leaders are "lighting" the way for their students.