Daily Announcements

To all Juniors & Seniors: The Admission Representative from Tompkins Cortland Community College will be here on Tuesday, March 31st during 8th period. This is a great community college that has dormitories; students can have the living on campus experience at a community college. If you are interested please sign up in Office #3011.

"Guys and Dolls"
Yonkers Middle High School Musical
May 1 at 7 p.m. and May 2 at 7 p.m.
Tickets $10.00
See Mrs. Van Hee in room 2051 or any cast member for ticket sales.

8th Grade Harvard University Early College Program 

The academy structure at Yonkers Middle School is designed to prepare students for a higher level of academia. I am excited to invite you to a program sponsored by Harvard University. The Early College Program is designed to introduce students to college life, academic requirements and financial aid. A light breakfast will be available and there will be door prizes. This is a great opportunity for students and parents of the Columbia Academy. Unfortunately, we only are allowed to provide this opportunity to 50 students. All applicants will be chosen on a first come first serve basis. The event will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 8:30am – 12:00pm, at the Yonkers Middle High School arena. If you plan on attending this event please complete this form and return to Ms. Connally by Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 

To All Juniors: The Admission Representative from Lehman College will be here on April 8, 2015 during 4th period. If you are interested, please sign up in Office #3011

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.  For more information 
go to  www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact

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

Schools Open March 30, March 31 & April 6
Parent and Staff Take Note:

Due to the 5 Emergency Closing Days already used
(January 27, February 2 & 9, and March 5 & 6)
schools will be open for instruction on:
March 30, 2015, March 31, and April 6, 2015.

Yonkers Council of PTSA

Link to budget information

Link to the archive of Yonkers Board of Education Meeting WebCasts and Agendas

Yonkers Partners in Education

Library Resources

Yonkers Quick Links

Yonkers Online Academy

  • 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)

Tuesday, March 31
Schools Open - Snow Makeup Day

Wednesday, April 1
Application Deadline for 15-16 Non-Public School Transportation
Schools Closed - Spring Break

Thursday, April 2
Schools Closed - Spring Break

Friday, April 3
Central Office Closed - Good Friday
Schools Closed - Spring Break

Monday, April 6
International Gala practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Schools Open - Snow Makeup Day
Mon, Apr 13 - Fri, Apr 17
International Gala practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Monday, April 13
faculty meeting
Tuesday, April 14
Board of Education Audit, Budget & Finance Committee Meeting/Workshop
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, April 16
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Friday, April 17
Gala Rehearsal, Pds. 6 8 in the arena
Mon, Apr 20 - Thu, Apr 30
Musical rehearsal in arena 2:30 - 4:30
Monday, April 20
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Today, 3/31/2015
High: 43 Low: 30
Chance rain/snow
50% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/1/2015
High: 43 Low: 33
Mostly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.

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