Saturday Academy

Saturday Academy events are held from 10am–1pm in the Peekskill Middle School at 212 Ringgold Street.


Schedule for the 2019/2020 School Year:

September 28, 2019  •  Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us for the Fall Kickoff of this year’s Saturday Academy program!

October 26, 2019  •  Fall Fun and Trunk-or-Treat
Join us for a day of autumn-themed crafts and activities, including the PHS Interact Club’s Safe Halloween! The PTO will host our annual Trunk-or-Treat event in the staff parking lot.

November 16, 2019  •  Giving Thanks
Join us for a celebration of Thanksgiving. The PTO will sponsor the Adventure Bound Wild & Crazy Challenge, a high energy, fast paced, and engaging game show with rounds of fun trivia and nutty physical challenges for all ages.

December 14, 2019  •  Celebrate the Holidays
Join us for our multicultural holiday celebration!

February 8, 2020  •  Black History Month
We will celebrate Black History Month as a community. The Children’s Theater Company of Peekskill will present Pegasus, an original musical theater piece, featuring a cast of local kids.

March 14, 2020  •  Be Green for St. Patrick’s Day
The PTO will sponsor a special show by Mad Science, featuring spectacular interactive demonstrations on the properties of fire and combustion! Students can also visit the Slippery Slime Station to create their own squishy, gooey cup of madness to take home. All PCSD families are invited to walk with us in the Peekskill St. Patrick’s Day parade, immediately following Saturday Academy.

April 18, 2020  •  Celebrating Differences
In April, the PTO will sponsor literacy events and activities! We will host an all-ages book fair in the gym, and we have invited local authors and illustrators to sign books and engage in discussion with attendees. In the auditorium, Agostino Arts will perform their Bodacious Book Show, a fast-paced variety show that gets the whole audience thinking and talking about great books.

May 16, 2020  •  Spring Carnival

This year the PTO will be collaborating with the school district to offer themed enrichment activities at Saturday Academy. Saturday Academy was launched in Nov. 2018 as part of the District’s community schools initiative and features community partners, workshops, guest speakers, crafts, free resources and more!