Peekskill students William Carrasquillo, Nicholas Orhelein, Nicole Troche, Jasmine Vele, and Selina Carchi joined students from five other school districts in Westchester and Putnam Counties as their OC21 course visited the American Museum of Natural History. Peekskill High School teacher Ms. Anita Prentice and PHS Technology Teaching Assistant Ms. Millie Rivera led the trip.
Recently the PHS Foreign Language Department received a Proclamation from Governor Cuomo which recognized the school for its observance of Foreign Language Week and for highlighting “the benefits of programs that encourage American youth to broaden their horizons and scope of knowledge by learning a second language.”
Visitors from IBM recently conducted a “Women in Technology” workshop for 31 7th grade girls at Peekskill Middle School. During the workshop students learned how to read and write code and used this new knowledge to create their own mobile application.
Members of the PKMS Environmental Club recently had the chance to sit down with Michael Welti, the Director of Planning for the City of Peekskill, to discuss how the City’s waterfront development project will impact the surrounding environment. The information gathered at the meeting will be used to help the club shape their presentation for this year’s Wheelabrator Environmental Symposium.