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  • PHS and Hillcrest Students Collaborate on Art Project

    Our Commitment to Character theme for the month of January is, "Community." In keeping with this theme, Peekskill High School teacher Ms. Nicole Kossowsky took five PHS students to Hillcrest Elementary to work with three of Ms. Coleman’s Grade 4 art classes. Click here to read more!

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  • PHS Hosts 4th Annual FTC Robotics Challenge

    On Saturday, Peekskill High School hosted the 4th Annual FTC Robotics Tournament! The day welcomed 22 teams from the regional area. Attendees included students, parents, administrators, Peekskill Board of Education members, elected officials and more. Members of the Peekskill PTO, the Peekskill Education Foundation, the Computer Science Club and the Exchange Club were also present to show their support and/or participate in the day’s activities. Click here to read more.

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  • PHS' Madeline Cairl Wins 1st Place in 2019 American Freedom Essay Contest

    Congratulations to Peekskill High School’s Madeline Cairl, who was selected out of hundreds of entries as the first place winner of the 2019 American Freedom Essay Contest in the "High School" category. Miss Cairl is enrolled in Mrs. Zorielle Rodriguez-Alcazar’s Advanced Placement Government class and is also a member of the Academic Competition Club. As an award for her achievement, Miss Cairl has won a free field trip for her entire class to visit the Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia!

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  • 2020 January Regents Information

    The New York Regents Exams will be administered starting on Tuesday, January 21 and will end on Friday, January 24. Selected students are only expected to come to school if they are scheduled to take an exam. Students taking a morning exam must arrive before 8 a.m. and students taking an afternoon exam must arrive before 12 p.m. If you have any questions regarding if your child is scheduled to take an exam, please contact your child’s school counselor.

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  • eNews from Peekskill Schools

    Click here to read the Peekskill City School District's monthly eNewsletter.

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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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  • College Essay Writing and Application Help Available

    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!

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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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  • 2019-2020 General PHS Supply List

    Click here for our 2019-2020 Supply List!

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  • PHS' Kimberlyn Lopez Herrera Selected as 1 of 3 Semi-Finalists in the NFTE New York Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneur Challenge

    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!

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  • Peekskill Students Win at Science & Engineering Fair

    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!

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  • PHS Students Visit Microsoft Office in NYC

    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.

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  • PHS' Hope Dias Presents at International Neuropsychological Society Conference in NYC

    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!

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  • Peekskill MBK Students Visit the Culinary Institute of America

    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.

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  • PHS Winter Concert (In Photos)

    Click on the headline above to access a photo album from the PHS Winter Concert.

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  • PHS Alumni Return to Host College Round Table Discussions

    Peekskill High School recently welcomed back alumni to speak with our current student body about college life and what current high school students can do now to better prepare for the next stage of their education. Alumni came representing Harvard, Georgia Tech, Howard University, NYU and more! Thank you to our PHS graduates for taking the time to return and give back to our school community!

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  • PHS Students Head to NYC to Visit the International Center of Photography

    On December 14, Peekskill High School’s senior photography students spent the day in NYC taking photos at Rockefeller Center and viewing the Eugene Richards photo exhibit at the International Center of Photography in SoHo. Richards’ photo essays focus on disenfranchised groups. The students found the exhibit to be very powerful.

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  • PHS Students Attend Educational Workshop at Seton Hall University

    Members of Peekskill High School’s Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers program traveled to South Orange, NJ last Thursday to attend an educational workshop sponsored by Seton Hall University. Students learned about Seton Hall’s Education Department and the school's admissions process, and gathered financial aid information as well. While there, students also engaged in a discussion with a college professor about the power of teaching in today’s political climate. As part of the day's events, students were able to win prizes from Seton Hall’s anti-drug and alcohol awareness table. Following the trip, PHS students returned to school to share what they learned with their peers as part of Red Ribbon Week.

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  • 25 PHS Students Selected as 2018 University at Albany Multicultural High School Achievers

    Congratulations to the 25 Peekskill High School students who were recently selected as 2018 University at Albany Multicultural High School Achievers! This honor recognizes their exemplary high school performance and leadership in the school and/or community. Click on the headline to see the names of those honored.

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  • PHS PACE Students Practice Team Building while Hiking Blue Mountain

    Students in Peekskill High School's PACE program recently summited Blue Mountain, crossing flooded paths and helping to support one another as they went. From the summit, some continued to challenge themselves and others by racing back to base camp at Depew Park. Others that did not take part in the hike instead chose to collectively complete in a science scavenger hunt throughout Depew Park and Blue Mountain. After completing the scavenger hunt students participated in team building activities. A couple of parents also showed up at the park to say hello.

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