Peekskill City School District

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  • PKMS Drama Club Presents, "Frozen, Jr." January 24 & 25

    Join the Peekskill Middle School Drama Club for, "Frozen, Jr." on January 24 and 25! Click here for a flyer with more information.

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  • Saturday Academy Returns December 14 at PKMS

    Our next Saturday Academy will take place on December 14 from 10 AM-1 PM at PKMS. The day's activities will include multicultural holiday celebrations from around the world! There will be brunch, yoga, and our friends from the Two By Two Zoo. Our farmers market returns this week and we'll have a special performance on the PKMS stage at noon.

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  • Parent Feedback Needed! Take our 2019 Parent Communications Survey!

    The Peekskill City School District 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.

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  • Important Information Regarding Winter Weather Closings & Delays

    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!

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  • Oakside Students Welcome Special Guest for Studies on Colombia

    Grade 3 Oakside students in Ms. Nancy Castro’s class have recently been studying the country of Colombia. Ms. Castro had the idea to invite Peekskill High School’s Mrs. Maria Gordineer, a Colombian native, to the elementary classroom to share her first hand experiences and knowledge of the country with the children. This week, Mrs. Gordineer stopped by Ms. Castro’s class to give a presentation, tell stories and even share some traditional Colombian lollipops and coconut candy with the third graders. Mrs. Gordineer also brought some traditional Colombian clothing for Ms. Castro to model for her class. The students had a great time with their special guest!

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  • Entergy Engineers Come to PHS to Recognize Nuclear Science Week

    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.

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  • Oakside Welcomes Mrs. Crystal Hernandez as Acting Principal

    Although Mrs. Hernandez is new to Oakside, she is not new to Peekskill. Mrs. Hernandez has served Peeksill for the past eight years in a variety of ways, most recently as the Assistant Principal of Hillcrest Elementary School. She is elated to join the Oakside team and to serve the Peekskill City School District in this new capacity. Mrs. Staci Woodley will continue to serve the building as Assistant Principal.

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  • Mobile Food Truck At Hillcrest Elementary

    The Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Hillcrest! Food items will be available for pick up on the following 2019 dates: August 15, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12. 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 abuenodeleon@peekskillschools.org.

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  • 2019 Summer Reading & Supply Lists

    Click here for each schools' Summer Reading Packets and 2019-2020 Supply Lists.

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  • Peekskill City School District Welcomes New Director of Multilingual Learners

    The Peekskill City School District welcomes Ms. Madeline Sanchez as our new Director of Multilingual Learners. Ms. Sanchez will be responsible for aligning Multilingual Learner programs throughout the District. Click on the headline to read more!

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  • Peekskill City School District Welcomes New Director of STEM

    The Peekskill City School District welcomes Dr. Anchala Sobrin, who has been appointed to the position of Director of STEM. Dr. Sobrin’s responsibilities will include aligning science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives throughout the District. Click on the headline above to read more!

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  • Peekskill City Schools Appoint Austin Goldberg as New Athletic Director

    The Peekskill City School District welcomes Mr. Austin Goldberg, who has been appointed to the position of Director of Physical Education, Health and Athletics at Peekskill City School District. Goldberg will begin his new role on August 14, 2019. Click here to read more!

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  • PKMS Students Win Writing Awards from the General Foundations Women’s Club

    Each year, the General Foundations Women’s Club (GFWC) holds a contest for students to use their creativity to inspire others. For the contest, participants are asked to draw upon their own experiences to craft fictional narratives and poetry. GFWC sponsors this creative writing contest to foster community spirit, talent and growth. On Tuesday, May 14, five students from Peekskill Middle School received awards for their outstanding writing! These awards ranged from the club, district and state level. Also for the first time, we have students from Peekskill competing at a national level! Click on the headline above for a list of our winners!

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  • Oakside Students Win NYS South Eastern Zone (SEZ) Physical Education Award

    Congratulations to our Grade 3 Oakside students who received the NYS South Eastern Zone (SEZ) Physical Education Award, which covers Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess counties. The students were nominated by Oakside’s Coach Murphy and Coach Gardner, and were selected as winners because they demonstrated excellent sportsmanship, citizenship, physical fitness/health and cooperation. The group of students were honored along others from the region at the 54th annual awards ceremony at Arlington High School on May 4.

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  • "Team 26" Cyclists Ride Through Peekskill to Spread Their Message of Peace, Hope & Love

    Peekskill Middle School social studies students recently welcomed cyclists from Team 26, a group riding in honor of those who lost their lives at Sandy Hook. The bikers, who left Sandy Hook this morning, visited PKMS as part of their 600 mile trip. The purpose of the ride is to visit schools and communities to promote a message of peace, hope and love. Speakers also talked to students about the importance of being socially conscious and following current events. The group reminded the students that their voices matter and that they shouldn’t be afraid to speak up about issues that are important to them. The riders also challenged students to find a way to use their passions to make the world a better place.

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Superintendent's E-Corner

  • Superintendent's E-Corner
    Dr. David Mauricio
    Dr. David Mauricio
    Click here for this week's Superintendent's Communication Brief
     
    12/12/19: Please see this important letter from Dr. Mauricio regarding Peekskill Middle School and Peekskill High School. 
     
     
     
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    Follow #mauriciosmoments to keep in touch with Dr. Mauricio on Twitter!
     
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