Congratulations to PCSD senior Anthony Hull who was one of only four students in Westchester County to recently receive the Overcoming the Odds awards from Student Advocacy, an organization which helps struggling students obtain the help they need to succeed in school. Hull will be receiving his Regent’s diploma this June and will be attending Moorehouse College in the fall to study psychology.
Guest engineers from IBM recently visited Peekskill Middle School for their 7th Annual Women in Technology Program. During the event, over 35 female students were challenged to build a website for a hypothetical start-up business. IBM instructors taught how the girls how to construct a basic website design while students also learned the foundations of HTML coding and discussed technology related careers.
Peekskill Middle School students from Rachele Rice’s Period 2 class recently took a walk to Woodside Elementary to read to the school’s Kindergarteners as part of Rice’s Book Buddies program. Upon arriving at Woodside, the middle school students broke into small groups and paired up with children from Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Kadin’s classes. After reading to the Kindergarteners, PKMS students asked their younger counterparts what they enjoyed about the books.
Congratulations to PHS students Elizabeth Granda and Stephanie Barahona who were both recognized at last week's BOCES National Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Granda was inducted as a new honor society member and Barahona showcased her senior project (a beautiful wedding cake) for BOCES' Baking & Pastry Arts Program.