Daily Announcements

Builder's Club Announcements:

Annual Gift Wrapping for American Cancer Society at Barnes and Nobel successfully raised $450.00 Thanks to all that helped.

Winners of the Yonkers Middle School Holiday Hunger Games Food Drive:
7th Grade Ms. Freih's homeroom (7-7) & 8th Grade Ms. Ryan's homeroom(8-6). Total cans raised by entire Yonkers Middle School for the Westchester food Bank and Salvation Army Food Bank was 1113 items.

Thanks to all that participated in the Salvation Army Bell Ringing we raised over 100 dollars. 

The after-school Book Club will be reading "The Help".  
Interested students should see Mr Riley  to get a copy of the Book. 
Our next meeting is January 13th in the Library at 2:30pm.

The YMHS Winter Concert and Art Show will take place this Thursday evening in the Arena at 6:30 pm.   The concert is free to all guests.   Several Clubs will be there fundraising please support our clubs. 

Attention all parents, teachers, and students, our online Spirit Wear store is live.  Please visit the website so you can place your order.  The web site is  and it is up and running as of today.  You can also find this link in the parent or student section of our homepage. 

Attention all Yonkers High School Students!!!  Please See the attached announcement for a contest sponsored by the student council!!!  ugly_sweater_and_festive_hat_spirit_day.pdf

The National Art Honor Society is Sponsoring A Photo Booth Where You can take a Holiday Photo and Get A Post Card.  This Monday Through Friday During Lunch Periods On the Dock Side Of the Cafeteria.   

The Photography club is holding a digital camera raffle.  Please see a club member to purchase your ticket for only $1. 

Attention all parents, students and staff the Dignity Act Liason for our Building is Assisant Principal Y. Ledesma if you need to to contact her the Phone Number is 914-376-8191, or email is y.ledesma@yonkers.ypschools.org.  

Attention parents Weschester County Board of Health is offering


Immunization Clinics


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:

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!

Yonkers Public Schools News

  • 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)

Thursday, December 18
Winter Concert 6:30 pm
Winter Concert 6:30 pm
Friday, December 19
PEARLS, Academically Talented Program & HS Century Honors Application Deadline
Monday, December 22
Department meeting
Wednesday, December 24
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Thursday, December 25
Central Office Closed - Christmas Day
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Friday, December 26
Central Office Closed
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Monday, December 29
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Tuesday, December 30
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Wednesday, December 31
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Thursday, January 1
Central Office Closed - New Year's Day
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Friday, January 2
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed

Today, 12/18/2014
High: 44 Low: 31
Mostly cloudy
7% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/19/2014
High: 42 Low: 28
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.

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