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Attention all middle school parents and children,  middle school pictures will be taken on Wednesday October 29th.

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 Please read the letter from the Superintendent on the parent tab of echalk  regarding our partnership with the YPD and the Police Dogs to keep our school safe ....

Do you have a Yonkers Public Library card?  If not, you can get one through the school Library.
I've attached an application or you can pick one up at the circulation desk. Simply fill it out and return to me and I'll get you your own YPL card.
James Riley
Library Media Specialist
YMHS

Do you have a Yonkers Public Library card?  If not, you can get one through the school Library.
I've attached an application or you can pick one up at the circulation desk. Simply fill it out and return to me and I'll get you your own YPL card.
James Riley
Library Media Specialist
YMHS

The IB Biology students are once again carving pumpkins to illustrate a biological structure or concept.
Please stop by the rooms listed below on Monday, October 27th to vote for your favorite pumpkin.
Room 3029 Kaszczak
Room 3027 Santos
Room 2035 King-Lukunku

This week college visits are as follows: Monday: 7th per. Roger Williams University; 8th per. Alfred University. Tuesday: 3rd per. Berkeley College, 4th per. Rutgers University, 5th per. Sarah Lawrence College, 7th per. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Thursday: Washington College, 3rd. per. Brandeis University, 8th per. Wentworth Institute of Technology. Friday: 3rd per. SUNY Binghamton, 4th per. Barnard College.

Attention parents Weschester County Board of Health is offering

Back-to-School

Immunization Clinics

Read more...

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.

 


The story featuring the IB program in Yonkers is finally on the Great
Schools site and can be found here:
http://www.greatschools.org/education-terms/international-baccalaureate/
6950-what-is-ib-international-baccalaureate.gs?page=all

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!


  • 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, October 24
Senior Ring Night @ the Riverview; 7 11 PM
Wednesday, October 29
Middle School pictures will be taken
Friday, October 31
Citywide Halloween Curfew

Monday, November 3
faculty meeting
Board of Education Legal Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
5:30 PM
4th floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Tuesday, November 4
Schools Closed - Election Day

Friday, November 7
Powder Puff Game 3-5
Senior Dues, $70.00
Monday, November 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
Tuesday, November 11
Schools & Central Office Closed Veterans/Armistice Day

Thursday, November 13
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Monday, November 17
department meeting
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, November 19
Board of Education Stated Meeting
Saunders High School Auditorium
7:00PM Communications From the Community
7:30PM Stated Meeting

Today, 10/24/2014
High: 66 Low: 46
Slight chance rain showers
44% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/25/2014
High: 67 Low: 48
Partly cloudy
0% chance of precipitation.

 
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