2016-2017 Kindergarten Registration Open!
Please remember, as stated in this previously posted letter, that progress reports and report cards will no longer be mailed home for students in Grades 6-12. You must register in the Parent Portal to access this information. In addition to grades, you will also find other academic information such as schedules and assignments in the Portal. Click here if you need to register for a Parent Portal account.
Parent Portal Information Session: August 31 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building
At this information session you will learn how to register for a Parent Portal account and access your student's information.
While most of her peers are relaxing for the summer months, Peekskill High School’s Science Research student Brittney Pauta is hard at work at the New York Medical College (NYMC), where she was accepted to participate in the college’s Summer Trainees in Academic Research (STAR) Program. The five-week internship, which matches a student with a medical scientist/professor at NY Medical College for the purpose of conducting original research, recently commenced. Click on the headline above to read more on this story.
On Friday, July 23, actor Richard Kline and the Peekskill High School Drama Club teamed up to bring the residents of Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center a very special live performance. Kline, known for his role of "Larry Dallas" on the hit sitcom, "Three's Company" watched as Peekskill students recreated an episode of the show for a live audience. After the show, students and residents participated a question and answer session with Kline, led by PHS student, Karina Roberts. Click on the headline above to read more and for a photo album from this event.
The City of Peekskill Police Department and Peekskill City School District have once again teamed up to host their Second Annual Real Talk Tailgate Party on August 30, from noon until 4 p.m. at Peekskill High School. The back to school event, which coincides with Freshman Orientation, is part of a collaborative program between the two agencies and is designed to improve relations between the Peekskill Police Department and the community, using Peekskill High School students as catalysts. Click the headline above to read more about this event.
Please welcome Ms. Ellen Hackett, who has joined the Peekskill City School District as our new Director of Special Services. Ms. Hackett will be working in the District full-time and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Special Education Department and clinical and health services. Ms. Hackett has over fifteen years of experience in the education, mental health and social service field. Ms. Hackett comes to Peekskill from the Haldane Central School District where she most recently worked as the Director of Pupil Personnel Services and Innovative Instructional Practices. To learn more about Ms. Hackett and her roll at PCSD, please click on the headline above.
The Peekskill City School District is a District in Good Standing with one identified LAP School. Hillcrest School is required to develop a Local Assistance Plan and complete a diagnostic self-review document. The document is public and BOE approved. The plan is posted on our web site below. If you have any questions regarding the plan, please contact the Office of Elementary Education 914-737-3300 ext. 352.
10:00 AM PHS August Graduation Ceremony
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM PKMS Jump Start
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Board Of Education Meeting
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM PHS Real Talk Tailgate Party
7:00 PM Parent Portal Info Session