Daily Announcements

Congratulations to Mr. Thiessen and the Robotics team for winning the Rookie award. They will be attending the National Competition in St. Louis later this month!

Congratulations to the YMHS FACULTY BASKETBALL TEAM for their Victory over Saunders HS yesterday at SSaunders.  Way to go Bulldogs!!!!!

YMHS - SG -Rocking Rainbows and Butterflies

In honor of Autism Awareness Month the students and staff of the Autism Program have assembled beautiful hair clips, pins, magnets, and jewelry to sell on the 17th and 24th of April-periods 4-7 outside of the cafeteria. We have also created beautiful gift baskets to be raffled off by the end of the day!!!

"Fiddler On The Roof" will be performed at Yonkers High School on Saturday, April 26th, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 27th at 2:30. Tickets are $10.00 Please e mail or see Mrs. Van Hee in room 2051 for further information.


The Dance for a Chance Dance-A-Thon will be on Friday, May 2 from 3-6pm.  We will have a DJ, facepainting, tattoos, raffles, dancing, and dance battles. Hair Dimensions Salon will be here to shave heads and apply purple extensions to any student or teacher interested.


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.


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Student Showcase

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

District Showcase

Siragusa Students Hop, Jump and Score for the American Heart Association
Rosemarie Ann Siragusa students put their hearts on the line during the school's annual benefit for the American Heart Association.

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.

Making A Difference Is A Daily Part of Life
Welcoming the holiday season, festivities throughout Yonkers Public Schools combined a celebration of the community's diversity with heartfelt philanthropic efforts. 

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

Adorned in shirts proclaiming “College Is in My Future,” kindergarten students personify one of the District’s main objectives, to make post-secondary study part of every student’s educational journey. undefined

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)

Friday, April 25
No School for Students
Teachers are required to score the New York State 
English Language Arts Assessments for grades 3-8. 
District scoring of State Exams is an unfunded State mandate. 
Students will not need to make-up this day.
Monday, May 5
full faculty meeting
Tuesday, May 6
Legal Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, May 15
Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Monday, May 19
full faculty meeting
Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, May 21
Board of Education Stated Meeting
7:30 PM
Saunders High School Auditorium
Monday, June 2
full faculty meeting
Thursday, June 12
Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Monday, June 16
department meeting
Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, June 18
Board of Education Stated Meeting
7:30 PM
Saunders High School Auditorium

Today, 4/24/2014
High: 61 Low: 39
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/25/2014
High: 62 Low: 47
Slight chance rain showers
27% chance of precipitation.

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