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Layoffs and Punishing Program Cuts Reluctantly Approved for Yonkers Public Schools

Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Educationreluctantly 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.

Margarita Roche is the Employee of the Month

The lady with the brilliant smile gets it all done at School 17 from the moment she arrives (early) until the moment she leaves (late).

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.

Information About Enterovirus

The New York State Department of Health recently issued an advisory about the signs and symptoms of enterovirus EV-D68.

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