Superintendent of Schools Submits Resignation for Health Reasons
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Yazurlo today submitted, with regret, a letter of resignation to Dr. Nader J. Sayegh, President of the Yonkers Board of Education. Dr. Yazurlo's resignation, citing health reasons, is effective immediately. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Edwin M. Quezada will serve as acting Superintendent to maintain stability and continue the District's forward moving path.
NYS Assembly Speaker Visits Roosevelt
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited Roosevelt High School Early College Studies where he was wowed by students proud of their school, its heritage and its future.
Mayor Spano Appoints Edgar Santana to the Yonkers Board of Education
Mayor Mike Spano today appointed Mr. Edgar Santana to serve as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education for a five-year term. Mr. Santana will take the Trustee's oath of office at the next meeting of the Board, but his service to the children of Yonkers begins immediately.
"C" is for College
They've got their eyes on the prize! At the very beginning of their education journey, the
Class of 2028 is on the path to higher education because "College is My Future."
Get Ready: School Choice Season Begins Soon
The School Choice Process kicks off with a Districtwide Fair Saturday, December 5, 2015, and the application period begins Saturday, February 6, 2016. Children new to the Yonkers Public Schools should register NOW.
Montessori International Day Celebration
Montessori students throughout the District dressed-up, performed, and captivated in celebration of the gorgeous mosaic that is Yonkers during the International Day Fair.
Roosevelt Goes Pink in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The annual Roosevelt High School Early College Studies Pep Rally had a decidely pink hue as the school community turned out in force to show their pride in their school and their passion in the fight against breast cancer.
Let's Go Mets!
Lots of excitement at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy where the children lunched on a quintessential baseball stadium meal in celebration of the 2015 World Series. Some very special grownups joined them.
2015-2016 Calendar & Handbook
This gorgeous showcase of student art is also the District's award winning annual calendar and handbook. Its 48 pages are packed with information families need and use all year.
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.