Peekskill City School District Headlines

  • 2020 PCSD Advocacy Information

    Since 2007, the Peekskill City School District has lost over $69 million in Foundation Aid. This aid needs to be fully restored so our district can fund staff and programs that continue to create educational opportunities for our children. Click here to learn more about how you can help Peekskill Schools advocate for fair and equitable funding from NYS.

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  • PCSD Alumni - Share Your Stories Here!

    We often highlight the great things happening with our current students, but now we are also expanding our efforts to recognize our alumni as well, as they serve as living examples of our District's successful outcomes! Are you, or do you know, a Peekskill alumni who would like to be highlighted by our District? If so, click the following link for our alumni “Where Are They Now” form. We will be showcasing what our former students are up to in upcoming newsletters, social media posts and more! Click on the headline to share your story now!

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  • District Wide Art Show Opens February 5

    The Art Department would like to invite you to their annual district wide Art Show. The opening reception will take place on February 5 from 6-7 p.m. The elementary and middle school students will have work displayed at The Peekskill Coffee House and the high school students will have their work displayed at The Beanrunner Cafe. If you are unable to attend the opening event, you are encouraged to stop by the Coffee House and the Beanrunner Cafe any time in February, as all of the artwork will be showing for the entire month.

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  • 2020-2021 Transportation Request Forms Due April 1, 2020

    Transportation request forms for the 2020-2021 school year are due April 1, 2020. Please click here for more information.

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  • PHS Hosts 4th Annual FTC Robotics Tournament

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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' 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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