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.
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.
Spring is almost here! Longer days to enjoy the sun and warmer weather are right around the corner. It is my hope we have warmer weather on the way and that students can begin enjoying their outside activities once again. Many classes will celebrate Woman’s History Month and learn about many famous women who have help to shape our country...read more.
La primavera está casi aquí! Días más largos para disfrutar del sol y el clima más cálido están a la vuelta de la esquina. Espero que tengamos un clima más cálido en el camino y que los estudiantes puedan comenzar a disfrutar de sus actividades externas una vez más. Muchas clases celebrarán el Mes de la Historia de la Mujer y aprenderán sobre muchas mujeres famosas que han ayudado a dar forma a nuestro país...leer mas.