Daily Announcements

Dominican Republic Independence Day 

Please join us as our principal, Ms. Wermuth is acknowledge for her commitment and dedication to the Latin community. The flag raising event and acknowledgements will take place in City Hall (40 South Broadway) on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 4:30pm. 
MASH Program for 8th graders 

We have the wonderful opportunity of hosting the MASH Medical Academy of Science Health. Students will be introduced to the professional side of the medical field. They will have the opportunity to participate in hands one workshops and lectures. Only thirty students will be chosen for this program. Please find the application on the Columbia tab of the Yonkers Middle High School website and return to Ms. Christie Clarke in room 4033 no later than Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
2015 MASH Career Day Student Application (3).pdf
Middle School Basketball Clinic 

We have a wonderful opportunity to offer a free after school program. The program is available after school Mondays and Thursdays until 4:30pm. Buses will be provided to selected bus stops. To find out more information please look on the Yonkers Middle High School website under the Columbia Academy tab. All students who are currently signed up for the TASC program should come prepared to participate. Those students who wish to sign up should down the application and turn in the complete copy to Ms. Connally.  

Attached is the application and the bus schedule. Please have your child circle the bus stop that is most convenient. If you don't see a stop that works well, please have them write their regular bus stop on the form. We will try to make accommodations.
Congratulations to the Following IB Visual Art Seniors who will be exhibiting their art work at the Katonah Museum of Art in the 2015 Young Artists Exhibition,  Janene Pintado, Andy Ortega, Joseph Marasigan, Aida Mehovic, John Moran, Karla Cardenas, Umaima Ansari, Jacklyn Lopez, Valentina Villa, & Almeira Ozmeragic.  The Opening reception will be held March 1st, from 3 to 5 pm at the museum and all are invited to attend.  The artwork is outstanding!!!!  

 The PTSA is collecting Box Tops.  Please send in your Box Tops and place in the PTSA yellow box in the main office.  Deadline for submission is March 3rd.  

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

Schools Open April 6
Parent and Staff take note: Due to the 3 Emergency Closing Days already used [January 27, February 2 & 9] schools will be open for instruction on 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)

Mon, Mar 2 - Fri, Mar 6
Talent Show practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Mon, Mar 9 - Fri, Mar 13
Talent Show practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Monday, March 9
faculty meeting
Tuesday, March 10
Board of Education Facilities Committee Meeting
4:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Board of Education Audit, Budget & Finance Committee Meeting/Workshop
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, March 12
LOTE Honor Society Inductions in the arena; 6:30 8:00 PM
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Mon, Mar 16 - Fri, Mar 20
Talent Show practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Monday, March 16
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, March 18
Board of Education Stated Meeting
Saunders High School Auditorium
7:00PM Communications From the Community
7:30PM Stated Meeting
Friday, March 20
Talent Show Rehearsal, Pds. 6 8 in the arena
Talent Show; 6:30 9:30 PM
Mon, Mar 23 - Fri, Mar 27
International Gala practice in the arena; 2:30 4:30 PM
Monday, March 23
department meeting
Monday, March 30
Schools Closed - Spring Break

Today, 3/1/2015
High: 31 Low: 29
Snow likely
75% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/2/2015
High: 38 Low: 16
Mostly cloudy
19% chance of precipitation.

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