PHS girls from the Feminenza Young Women’s Leadership Program recently went to New York City to meet and interview 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, who is best known for leading a non-violent movement in 2003 that brought together Christian and Muslim women and put an end to the civil war that had been raging in Liberia for 14 years.
Congratulations to Peekskill Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Cami Basso, who recently won the title of “Coach of the Year” from the Westchester/ Rockland/Putnam/Dutchess Coach’s Association. Basso was nominated for the award by a group of her peers which included coaches from the Hendrick Hudson, Ossining, Beacon, Lakeland, and Walter Panas high schools.
Thanks to one of our wonderful music teachers, Ms. Crystal Hernandez who sent us this photo of our PCSD carolers. Student, staff and parent singers spent last Saturday spreading holiday cheer at the gazebo in downtown Peekskill.
Enrichment students at Hillcrest Elementary recently put on a special show for parents, teachers and classmates when they performed the Native American tale, “How Chipmunk Got His Stripes.” In preparation for the show students spent weeks researching relevant topics such as Native American folklore, language, and more. Click the headline for photos from this event.
Over 50 Peekskill Middle School students and the special men in their lives recently turned out for the school’s second Annual Men’s Night. he evening was spent focusing on strengthening the male relationships in students’ lives by inviting dads, grandpas, uncles, brothers, teachers and friends to participate in bonding activities such as arts and crafts, physical games, brain teasers and intimate discussions.