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How many students were in Peekskill High School (2020-2021)

988

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What famous actor was born in Peekskill, NY?
Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman)
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How many churches are there in Peekskill?
16
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What are the two delis near Peekskill Middle School?
Baisley's and DaSilva's
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What is the name of the river located behind the Peekskill Middle School?
The Hudson River
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How many full time teachers are there in Peekskill High School? (2020-2021)

82.52

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Who was the former New York Governor who served 1995-2006? He was born and raised in Peekskill, NY
George Pataki
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How many public libraries are there in Peekskill NY?
1 (The Field Library)
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How many ice cream/frozen yogurt locations are in Peekskill, NY?
Four
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How was the Hudson River Valley formed?
The valley was carved out by glaciers
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How many schools are there in Peekskill NY?
Six
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Who was the 16th President of the United States, who stopped in Peekskill, NY?
Abraham Lincoln
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When was Depew Park created?
1901 when land was donated by Senator Chauncey Depew
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How many different places can you get pizza in Peekskill?
Eleven
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Was does the word "kill" mean in Peekskill?
"Kill" is the Dutch word for creek.
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Who was the principal of Peekskill High School? (2020-2021)

Mr. Rodney Arthur

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What famous actor from the movie, Braveheart, was born in Peekskill and lived here until he was 12 years old, before moving to Austrailia
Mel Gibson
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When was Assumption Church in Peekskill NY built?
1859
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What is the name of the brewery located in Peekskill?
The Peekskill Brewery
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What group of people were the primary explorers of the Hudson River Valley around the time that Peekskill was founded?
The Dutch
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When was the new Peekskill STEAM center built?

2022

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This famous actor was born in Peekskill and was a main character in The Hunger Games
Stanley Tucci
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Who is the firefighter monument dedicated to at the Peekskill Water Front?
All the firefighters who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks.
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What is the name of the Irish Pub located in Downtown Peekskill?
The Quiet Man
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What is the name of the mountain you can see across the river from the middle school? Hint: We take a trip there for the end of the year 7th-grade trip.
Bear Mountain
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