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SCHEDULE: Commencement Ceremonies Replay WDMC

Summer of Reading: Reading Lists

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Immunization Clinics

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PEARLS 8th Grader Places In National History Day Competition

Congratulations to PEARLS 8th grader Gianna Ray on her impressive 3rd place showing in the National History Day Competition.

Board of Education Inducts Three Into the Teacher Hall of Fame

Ms. Tiffany Soares, Mr. Joseph Giannantonio, and Dr. Dean Saghafi-Ezaz were selected based on nominations submitted by students, parents, and colleagues.

Board of Education Inducts Three Into the Teacher Hall of Fame

Ms. Tiffany Soares, Mr. Joseph Giannantonio, and Dr. Dean Saghafi-Ezaz were selected based on nominations submitted by students, parents, and colleagues.

Andre Edwards is the Employee of the Month

Thousands and thousands of students have earned a belly laugh from Andre Edwards during his 28 years caring for and protecting them at the school that gives Rockland Avenue its heart.

Yonkers Economic Development Program Awards $125,000 in College Scholarships to Thirty High School Seniors

Thirty seniors in Yonkers high schools were awarded $125,000 in college scholarships under a program sponsored by the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (YIDA) that promotes higher education as well as economic development. 

Staff Layoffs and Programs Cuts Averted

Letter to families from Board of Education President Sayegh & Superintendent Yazurlo

Funding Yonkers Public Schools: Myth vs Facts

Yonkers Public Schools is facing devastating budget cuts. That’s because the State failed to renew $28 million in funding it provided to the School District last year. Here are the facts.

Paideia School 15 Raises Over $13,000 for Ronald McDonald House NYC

The School's 2nd Annual Charity Walk held under gorgeous skies was a joyful expression of the Paidieia 15 philosophy: We Learn. We Teach. We Respect. We Achieve.

Yonkers Career & Technical Education Advisory Council Honors Students, Educators and Business Partners

The Yonkers Career & Technical Education Advisory Council celebrated students teachers and business partners at its annual breakfast Wednesday, June 5, 2015.

Annual Student Art Exhibit - 2015 Edition

The lustrous month-long celebration of the artistic vision of our students and their teachers is underway in the event space of Yonkers Riverfront Library now through June 30, 2015.

How do you spell E-X-C-I-T-I-N-G?

Seventy seven Yonkers 5th graders were thinking on their feet in an all out effort to be the last student standing at the 51st Annual Fifth Grade Spelling Bee.

School 16's Cynthia Eisner Honored With Leadership In Education Award

Cynthia Eisner is a compassionate, driven principal who uses her educational expertise and strong leadership style to inspire students, staff and families.

Board of Education Delays Budget Cuts

The Trustees voted to delay taking action on program and staffing cuts at its May 20 Stated Meeting.

Layoffs and Punishing Program Cuts Reluctantly Approved for Yonkers Public Schools

Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education reluctantly approved $25.9 million in staff and program cuts for the next school year that will be voted on at the May 20, 2015 Stated Meeting.

Board of Education Re-Elects Dr. Sayegh & Rev. Lopez, Mr. Cavanaugh Begins Full Term

At the 134th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees re-elected Dr. Nader Sayegh and Rev. Steve Lopez to serve as president and vice-president respectively. Both will serve one-year terms in their leadership posts. Prior to the election, Mr. James Cavanaugh, who was appointed by Mayor Spano in 2014 to fill the unexpired term of a former trustee, took the oath of office to officially begin a five-year term of service.

Draconian Layoffs and Punishing Program Cuts Imminent for the Yonkers Public Schools

Faced with the mandate to provide the City of Yonkers with a balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year by May 26th, the Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education began considering actions with harsh consequences to the students we serve.

YCPTA Takes Action

The Yonkers Council of PTA is spearheading an advocacy campaign highlighting the serious budget issues impacting our schools and our students. Please add your voice by signing the YCPTA petition to the governor and NYS officials - Yonkers Public Schools Students NEED YOUR HELP NOW!! (External link)

No Room for Hate At School 21

YWCA Yonkers and the learning community of School 21 once again took a stand, vowing to make the world a better place.

Class of 2015 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

The breakfast honoring the Class of 2015 valedictorians & salutatorians and their families is steeped in ceremony and touched with heart-felt emotion. Please meet these remarkable young people.

Saunders Forms Alliance With London & NYC Teams To Bring Robotics Win to Yonkers

Saunders High School's experienced robotics team made it to the US FIRST World Championship robotics competition with a win at the New York City regionals this weekend. The team also earned the coveted Excellence in Engineering Award.

College-Bound Gorton Seniors take FLIGHT - Graduate a Semester Early

Early graduation for seniors from Gorton High School’s FLIGHT Program gave “lift off” to post-secondary aspirations.

Yonkers Public Schools Graduation Rate Increases 4%

The high school graduating rate is up to 76% districtwide for 2014, an increase of 4% from 2013.

City of Yonkers Human Rights Commission Honors Young Essayists

Ten Yonkers Public Schools students were recognized by the City of Yonkers Human Rights Commission.

Full-day Prekindergarten Grant: 33 Million Over 4 Years

Board of Education President Dr. Nader J. Sayegh: "Full-day Prekindergarten is back for September 2015!" Learn more

Lincoln Science Research Submit Research Proposals to Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

It's full S.T.E.M. ahead for Lincoln High School's Science Research Program which produced 28 research proposals for consideration by Johns Hopkins University.

Carol Ann Ford is the Civil Service Employee of the Year

Mrs. Ford is the welcoming and steadfast anchor of the School 30 community. But that's not all! Learn more about this lady of many hats.

Lincoln's Jeremiah Minyard Has "The Heart of A Giant"

Miah has already been recognized by USA Football and the Hospital for Special Surgery for his unparalleled work ethic and passion for football - now he needs your vote.

Mayor Mike Spano Names Saunders the School of the Month

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano recognized Saunders Trades and Technical High School as Yonkers School of the Month for September 2014.

 

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