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Laura Belfiore

Community Advisor

Laura Belfiore has served the Peekskill City School District as their Communications Specialist and Website Content Manager since 2012. Besides her work in Peekskill, Ms. Belfiore is also a part-time Communications Specialist for Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES and a freelance journalist/photographer for a number of nearby print news publications.

Laura Belfiore's Contributions

  1. Woodside Elementary School Showcases Peekskill Mural

    Woodside Elementary School Showcases Peekskill Mural

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- A Peekskill Open Studios is set for Saturday, June 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Woodside Elementary School so the public can view the school's newly created mural.The students worked with artists recently on a large-scale mural project based on the diverse community of Peekskill.Artists Andrew Barthelmes, Geoff Feder, Lance Johnson and Donna Mikkelsen and the children ...

  2. Peekskill Kids, Artists Create Mural On Diversity

    Peekskill Kids, Artists Create Mural On Diversity

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Students at Woodside Elementary School worked with artists recently on a large-scale mural project.Artists Andrew Barthelmes, Geoff Feder, Lance Johnson and Donna Mikkelsen and the children collaborated as part of Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art's In-School Artist Residency Program. The program brings artists into the school to work with students, aiming to ...

  3. Two Peekskill Students Receive $12K College Scholarships

    Two Peekskill Students Receive $12K College Scholarships

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill High School students Jovanny Elliot and Keyana Griffith, who were both recently awarded the 2016 Jandon Foundation Scholarship, will receive $12,000 each for college.The Jandon Foundation Scholarship is the result of a collaborative effort between the Westchester County Board of Legislators and the Jandon Foundation. In order to be eligible for the ...

  4. Peekskill High School Hosts Harlem Wizards

    Peekskill High School Hosts Harlem Wizards

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Harlem Wizards are coming to Peekskill High School on Friday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. The evening is hosted by the Peekskill City School District Parent-Teacher Organization. The POT said they have brought The Wizards into town for the benefit of district students and to help fund PTO sponsored ​​cultural enrichment programs, field trips and STEM projects. Tickets ...

  5. Woodside School Celebrates Arbor Day

    Woodside School Celebrates Arbor Day

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Woodside Elementary School students celebrated Arbor Day by planting a floribunda crabapple tree on the side of the Peekskill school's parking lot. At the ceremony, students read facts about trees and Arbor Day, as well as lines from Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax." The tree was dedicated to the building's multiple retirees.

  6. Woodside Hosts Multilingual Poetry Café

    Woodside Hosts Multilingual Poetry Café

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Woodside Elementary School recently hosted its 1st Annual Multilingual Poetry Café in honor of National Poetry Month. Thirty-eight kindergarten and first grade students performed an original or favoritepoems at the Poetry Café before parents, teachers, administrators and staff. Poems focused on family, friendship, favorite animals and the poets themselves. Poems were ...

  7. Grant Helps Peekskill Students Catch Broadway Show

    Grant Helps Peekskill Students Catch Broadway Show

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Students from the Peekskill’s Summit Academy were able to catch a play on Broadway recently thanks to a grant.The student saw “Eclipsed,” a play that stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o as a woman held captive by rebels during the Liberian civil war.The students took the train into the city where they had lunch in Bryant Park and visited the New York Public Library ...

  8. Peekskill High School Performs 'Hairspray'

    Peekskill High School Performs 'Hairspray'

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The cast and crew of the Peekskill High School Drama Company recently put on four performances of "Hairspray" at the Peekskill High School Theater. The show, directed by PHS Theater Teacher Terry Sandler, was double cast for the lead roll of Tracy Turnblad, with freshman Kennedy Bordas and junior Arianna Hurtado each giving the character their own unique ...

  9. Peekskill's Brittney Pauta Accepted To NY Medical College STAR Program

    Peekskill's Brittney Pauta Accepted To NY Medical College STAR Program

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill High School's Advanced Science Research (ASR) student Brittney Pauta was accepted to the New York Medical College STAR Program, which matches a student to conduct authentic research with a medical scientist or professor at New York Medical College. Pauta is the first science research student to be accepted to this program. She will work this summer with Dr. ...

  10. C.V. Starr's Student Artists Compete In Visual Arts Olympics

    C.V. Starr's Student Artists Compete In Visual Arts Olympics

    BREWSTER, N.Y. -- C.V. Starr’s Grade 5 Creative Arts students traveled to Saratoga to present four art pieces at the Olympics of Visual Arts competition on Thursday, April 21. The pieces, which have been on display in the school’s lobby since October, were juried by judges, students and teachers from all over the state of New York. One group of sculpture students created a huge piece ...

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