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News

PHS Blood Drive Helps Save Lives

PHS Blood Drive Helps Save Lives

March 21

Student Athletes Honored At Winter Sports Awards Night

Student Athletes Honored At Winter Sports Awards Night

March 21

Peekskill High School Holds 12th Annual Food Festival to Celebrate National Foreign Language Week

Peekskill High School Holds 12th Annual Food Festival to Celebrate National Foreign Language Week

March 21

“Wired Within Society” – Socially Inspired Student Art Displayed at Garrison Art Center

“Wired Within Society” – Socially Inspired Student Art Displayed at Garrison Art Center

March 21

Emergency Evacuation Drill Held at PHS; Students Safely Guided to Paramount Theater

Emergency Evacuation Drill Held at PHS; Students Safely Guided to Paramount Theater

February 7

PHS Students Visit Paramount to Watch “I Have a Dream”

PHS Students Visit Paramount to Watch “I Have a Dream”

February 7

Little Mermaid Auditions to be Held by PHS Drama Club

Little Mermaid Auditions to be Held by PHS Drama Club

December 6

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Advice

Procrastinating My Grades Away!

Procrastinating My Grades Away!

Danielle Scozzafava, Advice Columnist

Q: Dear Danielle, I have a really bad procrastination habit. It first started when I became a freshman in high school. In middle school I always handed in my work on time,...

January 27No Comments

Ditched for the BF

Ditched for the BF

Danielle, Advice Columnist

Q: Dear Danielle, lately I have been feeling left out. My best friend just recently got a boyfriend and she's really happy with him. But lately, she's been ignoring me for...

November 19No Comments

When You’re Stressed Over a Test!!

When You’re Stressed Over a Test!!

Danielle, Advice Columnist

Q: I have a test coming up in my math class and I am stressed about it. I studied almost all night last night and I have a lot of pressure from my parents to do well on my...

October 1No Comments

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PHS People

Chelsea Ogindo Receives Athletic Scholarship to Binghamton University

Chelsea Ogindo Receives Athletic Scholarship to Binghamton University

Chelsea Ogindo, a Peekskill High School senior, signed a letter of intent on Tuesday, November 17 stating that she would attend Binghamton University next fall. She received...

November 23No Comments

A Day at the American Museum of Natural History

A Day at the American Museum of Natural History

November 8

No-Shave November for a Cause

No-Shave November for a Cause

November 6

School Spirit Week: Red & Blue Day, PEP Rally & Homecoming Football Game!

School Spirit Week: Red & Blue Day, PEP Rally & Homecoming Football Game!

October 19

Class Pride in The House

Class Pride in The House

October 16

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College Corner

May Scholarships!!!

May Scholarships!!!

February is a BIG month for Scholarships!  Currently, there are 19 scholarships that have a deadline in February.  MAKE SURE TO APPLY BY THE DEADLINE!!  If you haven’t don...

May 7No Comments

March Madness: Scholarship Deadlines

March Madness: Scholarship Deadlines

March 10

February is Scholarship Month!

February is Scholarship Month!

February 12

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Sports

Welcome to Section 1!

Welcome to Section 1!

February 2

Records Set at Girls’ Divisional Swim Meet

Records Set at Girls’ Divisional Swim Meet

October 26

Peekskill Falls to Magnus 56 – 49 at the County Center

Peekskill Falls to Magnus 56 – 49 at the County Center

March 3

Lanay Rodney Scores 1,000!

Lanay Rodney Scores 1,000!

February 24

Modified Wrestling

Modified Wrestling

February 8

Lanay Rodney Named Player of the Week

Lanay Rodney Named Player of the Week

December 24

The Season Begins: Red Devil JV Boys Win Over Putnam Valley 68-51 in Opening Home Game

The Season Begins: Red Devil JV Boys Win Over Putnam Valley 68-51 in Opening Home Game

December 3

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Opinions

Power of Peace: The feelings unfold

Power of Peace: The feelings unfold

Jason Gonzales

Introduction Power of peace is a program in which young adults learn to deal with situations and conflicts to create a safer sense of community in educational settings. These young ...

February 2No Comments

To Shop or Not To Shop on Thanksgiving That is The Question

To Shop or Not To Shop on Thanksgiving That is The Question

Nataisha Hill, Reporter

Has the true meaning of Thanksgiving been crushed? Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday where people give thanks and show appreciation for the things they’re already...

November 19No Comments

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The School Newspaper of Peekskill High School
The School Newspaper of Peekskill High School