Daily Announcements

All students interested in playing football, there will be a meeting afterschool on Tuesday 4/28 outside of the weight room.   

Attention all YMHS Students parents and faculty,  there will be a Poetry Slam on Friday May 22, 2015 at 6pm located at the Barnes and Noble on Central Park Avenue. If you are interested in sharing your Poetry, Artwork , or musical talents please see Ms. Hedges.  During the poetry slam you can also participate in a book fair. A percentage of the proceeds of your Barnes and Noble purchase will be donated to the American Cancer Society   Please come out and support our talented students. 

Class of 2016...
You only have ONE more opportunity to order your SENIOR RINGS...
The representative will only be next Wednesday, April 29th, on the dock side of the cafeteria during periods 6 and 7.
If you are not free, you can also place orders with Ms. Carris beforehand  and then just be sized by the representative next week.

Peanut Butter And Jelly Food Drive

Support your community by

donating to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive hosted by

Youth Giving Back!

Bring donated jars of peanut butter and jelly to your school!

-No glass jars-

Drop off donations in Ms. Harvey’s room 4018 or the boxes by the main office. 

Class of 2015

and 2016

 Are you planning on going to the Prom or Junior Dinner Dance?


Win a Free Prom or Dinner Dance Ticket

 Raffle Cost: $1 each or 6 tickets for $5

The drawing will be held the week of April 20th.

See Ms. Harvey in room 4018 or a member of Student Council to get your ticket today. 


The following students are scholarship recipients of the Association of Hispanic Professionals (AHP) and will be honored at a dinner on May 14th :  Franco M. Camacho Villazian and Katelyn M. Andrade.   Please come and celebrate with them!!! 

"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.

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

Columbia and Duke Academies welcomes Senator Andrea Steward-Cousins 

The academies of the Middle School celebrate monthly themes and develop a culminating awards ceremony. This month’s award ceremony will focus on being good citizens. In the month of April students participated in activities that included: raising awareness for Autism, attending the Harvard University Early College Program, volunteering at the Yonkers Clean-Up Day and other activities. Senator Cousins will visit YMHS on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 1pm to celebrate “Good Citizenship Month”. We hope you will join us. 

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)

Mon, Apr 20 - Thu, Apr 30
Musical rehearsal in arena 2:30 - 4:30
Monday, April 27
department meeting
Tuesday, April 28
Science and Math Honor societies Induction ceremony April 28 4-5 pm in library
Fri, May 1 - Sat, May 2
HS Musical "Guys and Dolls" 7pm
Friday, May 1
Spring Musical rehearsal period 5-8
Monday, May 11
full faculty meeting
Tuesday, May 12
Board of Education Audit, Budget & Finance Committee Meeting/Workshop
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Board of Education Annual Meeting
6:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, May 14
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Monday, May 18
department meeting
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, May 20
Board of Education Stated Meeting
Saunders High School Auditorium
7:00PM Communications From the Community
7:30PM Stated Meeting
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day Observed - Schools & Central Office Closed
Wednesday, May 27
Senior BBQ and Yearbook distribution, Pds. 6 8

Today, 4/25/2015
High: 59 Low: 41
Mostly sunny
6% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/26/2015
High: 60 Low: 44
Mostly cloudy
18% chance of precipitation.

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