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We look forward to welcoming students to the 2015-16 school year:

  • Wed 9/2/15 - Half-day
  • Thu 9/3/15 - Half-day
  • Fri 9/4/15 - Full-day

Free Bus Transportation for Eligible High School Students

Contract for Excellence

Summer of Reading: Reading Lists

FREE Breakfast & Lunch

Immunization Clinics

2015-16 Calendar (PDF)

Student Not Attending YPS in September Form

Su Hijo(a) No Asistira a Las Escuelas Publicas de Yonkers en Septiembre del 2015

SCHEDULE: Commencement Ceremonies Replay WDMC

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Yonkers Board of Education Accepting Applications for Library Trustee

Dr. Nader J. Sayegh, president of the Yonkers Board of Education, announced that the Board is accepting applications for Trustee(s) of the Yonkers Public Library to serve a five-year term and/or an unexpired term.

Free Bus Transportation for Eligible High School Students

Now is the time for high school students eligible for free bus transportation to submit documentation to the Transportation Department. What you need to know >>

Student Athlete Physicals Week of August 3

Student athletes and families, please note the week's schedule of physicals for **fall** interscholastic sports participants.

2015-2016 Calendar & Handbook Coming Soon

This gorgeous showcase of student art is also the District's award winning annual calendar and handbook. Its 48 pages are packed with information you need and use all year. Families can expect a printed copy before school starts. Get a sneak peak here.

Thank You to Governor Cuomo and our State Legislators

Board of Education President Dr. Nader Sayegh and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Yazurlo thanked Governor Cuomo, Senators Stewart-Cousins & Latimer, Assemblymembers Mayer & Pretlow, Speaker of the Assembly Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Flanagan on behalf of the entire Yonkers Public Schools community for their support in averting staff layoffs and programs cuts.

Meet the Class of 2015

We bid farewell to a class of outstanding young men and women who earned more than $60 million in scholarships and incentives, acceptances at highly competitive colleges and universities, and the respect and best wishes of our entire city.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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