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  • Peekskill Rotary’s “Golden Bookshelf” Program Helps Reinforce PCSD’s Peekskill Basics Initiative

    The Peekskill Rotary has teamed up with Hudson River Health Care, Peekskill Basics and the Peekskill City School District to bring the Golden Bookshelf initiative to the Peekskill community. Through the Peekskill Rotary's Reading is Fundamental Committee, the Literacy Lovers program was created to educate, inspire and instill a love of reading in parents and their young children ages birth to Grade 8. Click here to learn more about where you can find bookshelves around our city.

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  • Mobile Food Pantry at Hillcrest Elementary

    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 chernandez@peekskillcsd.org.

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Principal's Corner

  • March Onwards!
    Randy L.

    News and Musings from Mr. Lichtenwalner

    I’ve always liked the month of March, not for the final burst of snowstorms, but for the word “march.”  In English, “March” is the name of the month (named after the Roman god Mars), but it also is a noun (a song with a strong regular rhythm), and a verb (to move forward, purposefully, in regular treads with determination).  I like the verb “to march” for all that it means at this time of year in the month of March... Read more here...


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