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Attention parents Weschester County Board of Health is offering

Back-to-School

Immunization Clinics

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Attention all ymhs athletes for the 2014 school year, the SUMMER DOCTOR DATES are as follows: 

SITE: SCHOOL 23 @ Spruce & VanCortlandt Pk. Ave

August 5    Tuesday from 9-11 am
August 11   Monday from 9-11 am

The Nurse will be in the office on the above dates and also on
Wednesday August 6  9-11 am
Thursday     August 7  9-11 am
to collect HSR forms and pvt. MD sports Forms

Nurse's office Phone  914-376-8175

CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERY BUSINESS PLAN TEAM WHO PRESENTED DURING OUR 2 DAY NFTE BUSINESS EXPO COMPETITION HELD IN THE ARENA(6/9 AND 6/10).

These are Business teams who placed:

1st Place - The Fun food Store, H@O, Fully Charged and Hot School Supplies
2nd Place - Customize It, Dream, The Tech. Store and Clean Tees
3rd Place - Kool Pops, Icy Soles, Gym Packets and Peppermant
4th Place - Problem Solvers, Cultural Dishes, M.A.D. and Anti-bullying squad
5th Place - Popco, Health Shack, Galaxy and Good Eden

EVERY BUSINESS PLAN WAS A WINNER!!!! NFTE- (Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship
)

Attention all Juniors who will be Seniors in 2014....please see the attached schedule for your senior portraits
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Attention Parents,, Please check out the new information regarding parent workshops located in the parent resources section of eChalk,  there you will also find links to help you with financial aid information, and other items you may need.  Read more...

Attention all Seniors!!!!! Check our school web college visit calendar for visiting college representatives.  Remember, YOU MUST SIGN UP IN ADVANCE to participate.  See your guidance Counselors to make an appointment. 

Yonkers Middle School Mission Statement:

 

We will ensure that ALL students have the skills necessary to reach high levels of academic achievement, respect self and others, and become lifelong learners. We will provide a safe, supportive, nurturing environment for a culturally diverse population to promote student achievement and academic success.  

Yonkers Middle School Goals:

  • Every student will be involved in creating a safe environment that enhances learning while demonstrating the social skills necessary to act responsibly in the school and community.
  • Every student will meet or exceed the promotion requirements in order to transition successfully into high school.

Yonkers Middle School students believe that:

 

We are important and have value.

 We are learners and will succeed.

 We are able to achieve our potential through great effort.

 We are safe, respectful, and honest.

 We are preparing ourselves for the future.

 


The story featuring the IB program in Yonkers is finally on the Great
Schools site and can be found here:
http://www.greatschools.org/education-terms/international-baccalaureate/
6950-what-is-ib-international-baccalaureate.gs?page=all

Welcome to Yonkers High School

Student Showcase

Students are doing great things at Yonkers Middle High School! 
We look forward to an exciting year ahead!

District Showcase

The Yonkers Public Schools Summer Food Service Program Serves FreeBreakfast & Lunch to Children Ages 18 and Younger
The Yonkers Public Schools Food Services Department invites community youngsters to dine for free beginning Monday, June 30 or Tuesday, July 1.

A New Playground for the School 9 Community
More than 200 volunteers joined forces to build a magnificent new School 9 playground.

Fermi's Fabulous Vocabulists Earn A Championship
The fabulous vocabulists at Enrico Fermi School for the Performing Arts know the precise word to describe themselves. “Champions” will do very nicely, thank you!

Unified Yonkers Student Leadership Council Reports to the Superintendent
Student government representatives who meet monthly during the school year to discuss ideas, issues and actions to enhance their leadership, met with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Yazurlo for an end-of-year luncheon.

Yonkers Montessori Academy Hosts Swedish Sister School
As part of the Montessori International Studies Program, Yonkers Montessori Academy recently hosted a visit from its sister school, Montessoriskolan Älvkullen, located in Kungälv, Sweden.

Paideia School 15's First Annual Walk Raises Over $10,000 for American Red Cross
The Paideia 15 school community proved that “Together We Can Make A Difference” when they raised more than $10,000 in the first annual Walk for American Red Cross.

Gorton Agriscience Students Sowing Seeds For Market and Their Future
The spring planting season was officially underway when Gorton’s Agriscience Pathway students filled flats with soil and seeds, and then transplanted them into gardens they will tend this summer.

Yonkers Montessori Academy Students Wrap A Rocket
Yonkers Montessori Academy students are participating in the “Dream Rocket” project, an ambitious initiative of the International Fiber Collective, that links the humanities to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.


Board of Education Appoints Dr. Michael Yazurlo Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools
The Trustees approved a two-year contract for Dr. Michael Yazurlo to serve as Superintendent of Schools, effective May 22, 2014. Dr. Yazurlo has been serving as the District's Interim Superintendent of Schools since February 19, 2014.

Teresa Tralli Named Teacher of the Year
Teresa Tralli, third grade teacher at School 22, has been named the 2014 Yonkers Public Schools Teacher of the Year and will be inducted into the Teacher Hall of Fame. 

Principal Elda Perez-Mejia Named 2014 Administrator of the Year
Elda Perez-Mejia, Principal of Eugenio María de Hostos MicroSociety School, has been named the Yonkers Public Schools Administrator of the Year, earning the Leadership in Education award sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yonkers - East Yonkers in association with the Yonkers Board of Education.

Gorton's Academy of Medical Professions First Hand Training at St. Joseph's Medical Center
St. Joseph’s Medical Center provided tenth grade students from Gorton High School’s Academy of Medical Professions with first-hand training in the field of Infection Control.

Class of 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians
These remarkable young people and their parents were honored at the annual Valedictorian-Salutatorian Breakfast. 


Three Yonkers Public High Schools Named Among the Nation's Best
Yonkers Middle/High is a repeat Gold medalist, Saunders Trades and Technical High School is a repeat Silver medalist and Palisade Preparatory School earned its first medal, a Silver. 

Welcome To Seussville
Board President Sayegh, Trustee Perez, and Interim Superintendent Yarzulo were among the young at heart readers who delighted in sharing their love of reading during the annual Read Across America celebration.

Siragusa Students Put Philanthropy to Work for Others
When the Ronald McDonald House van pulled up to the Rosemarie Ann Siragusa School on the Thursday before Thanksgiving, students were waiting to spring into action. More

Sharon Baker-Bosque's grandfather was very special to this School 17 teacher. So much so that his service to the country during World War II inspired a lesson for her students that was at once deeply personal and richly rewarding. More

To nurture a healthy learning environment where mutual respect is the cornerstone, School 22 held a Pro-Peace Assembly More
  • US News and World Report - Gold Level Award - #5 IBSchool in the Nation (January,2012)
  • US News and World Report - Gold Level Award - #41 of Top 100 in the Nation (January, 2012)
  • US News and World Report - Gold Level Award - #37 of Top 100 in the Nation (December, 2008)
  • Newsweek Magazine Ranked YHS #80 in the nation (May, 2008)
  • US News and World Report - Bronze Level Award - Top 1,086 in the Nation (December, 2007)
  • Magellan Foundation - Benchmark School #41 out 671 New York State High Schools (October, 2007)
  • New York State High Achieving School 2006, 2007, 2008
  • 97.5% College Acceptance (Class of 2008)
  • 6.7 Million in scholarships (Class of 2008)
  • 99.9% Graduation Rate (Class of 2008)
  • Research Collaboration with Sarah Lawrence College
  • 87% of the Class of 2008 enrolled in two or more I.B. courses
  • 33 I.B. Diplomas Awarded - May, 2008
  • U.S. News & World Report recognized Yonkers High School with the GOLD MEDAL AWARD ranking YHS #37 among the Best High Schools in the Nation!!! (December 2008)


Today, 7/28/2014
High: 84 Low: 72
Thunderstorms likely
60% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/29/2014
High: 79 Low: 62
Slight chance rain showers
23% chance of precipitation.

 
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