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More than 3,000 educators and support staff enthusiastically share the Yonkers Public Schools mission to empower all students to take their place in the world as knowledgeable, competent, responsible citizens. If you would like to share in this mission, please see Career Opportunities.

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Student Athlete Physicals Underway for Fall Sports

Students should report at the scheduled dates and times for their home school.

Class of 2016 Graduates With an Astounding $85 million in Scholarships, Incentives & Grants

Assembled in their eye-catching academic gowns, the Yonkers Public Schools Class of 2016 graduated in eight commencement ceremonies steeped in tradition and pageantry originating in the universities of medieval Europe.

Four Inducted Into The Teacher Hall of Fame

The Yonkers Board of Education inducted Mrs. Christine Heidelberger, Mrs. Mary Flaherty, Mrs. Sharon Schaeffer, and Mrs. Aferdita Silverman into the Teacher Hall of Fame during its June 22, 2016 Stated Meeting.

Asiya Abbas is the City's 5th Grade Spelling Champ

Seventy nine Yonkers 5th graders were thinking on their feet in an all out effort to be the last student standing at the 52nd Annual Fifth Grade Spelling Bee. Asiya Abbas ended up in that enviable position.

Making Miracles

Paideia School 15 raised $14,690.45 for the Miracle League of Westchester, the result of a sustained commitment to the school's core values.

Meet the Winners of the Annual Mayor's Oratorical Contest

Yonkers middle and high school students recited Lincoln's Address on The Battlefield of Gettysburg during the Mayor's Annual Memorial Day Oratorical Contest.

New Building Capacity Study Finds Yonkers Public Schools Overcrowded by 4,428 Seats

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada announced the findings of a recently commissioned building capacity study of Yonkers Public Schools

Montessori 31's Sharon Banks-Williams Honored With Leadership In Education Award

"Her voice echoes through our minds. Parents send us the best that they have and we must do our best to prepare them for a successful life."

Yonkers Montessori Academy Intersession

YMA students participate in an intensive field study intersession program that takes them out of the classroom and into a world of possibilities.

Board of Education Elects Officers, Trustees Take Oath

At the 135th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees elected Rev. Steve Lopez and Ms. Judith Ramos Meier to serve as president and vice-president respectively. Both will serve one-year terms in their leadership posts.

Staff Appreciation Week: A Message to the Unsung Heroes

This week we celebrate the staff of Yonkers Public Schools - unsung heroes whose passion is the success of our students.

Mayor Spano Appoints Andrea Brown to the Yonkers Board of Education - Reappoints John Jacono

Mayor Mike Spano today appointed Ms. Andrea Brown to serve as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education for a five-year term. Ms Brown, who also serves as the President of the NAACP Yonkers Branch, will take the Trustee's oath of office at the May 10th Annual Meeting of the Board, but her service to the children of Yonkers begins immediately.

Meet the Class of 2016 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

These remarkable young people and their parents were honored at the annual breakfast that introduces them to a proud city.

US News Names Two Yonkers Public High Schools Among the Nation's Best

Yonkers Middle/High School is once again a Gold Medal school, ranking 149th in the country, and 26th in the State. Saunders Trades and Technical High School is also a repeat finalist.

Yonkers Board of Education Appoints Dr. Quezada Superintendent of Schools

The Yonkers Board of Education appointed Dr. Edwin M. Quezada Superintendent of Schools at its March Stated Meeting. The Trustees adopted a contract for Dr. Quezada effective through June 30, 2019.

Yonkers Schools Improve on New York State Education Department Accountability Status

Roosevelt High School Early College Studies made the greatest gains, attaining State Education Department accountability status of "Good Standing" for the remainder of the 2015-16 school year and for the 2016-17 school year.

Their Secret Ingredient is Love!

Valentines for Veterans is School 13's annual service project that shows the love to the V.A. Medical Center in Montrose.

Reminder About Weather Related Announcements

Winter is still with us. Here's what you need to know about how we communicate delayed opening and/or school closing information.

Yonkers Rises to the Challenge

Yay for Yonkers! Today, there were no school bus delays. Our youngsters got to school on time. Thank you!

"Tuesday's With Morrie" Becomes Thursday With Pat Quinn

A reading assignment for students at Family School 32 took the youngsters to a whole new level.

Graduation Rate Up Again For Class of 2015

The 78% Cohort Graduation Rate extends the pattern of improvement with increases or stability since the 2009-2010 school year.

Yonkers Police Department Conduct Training Exercise at Palisade Prep

The Yonkers Police Department will conduct a training exercise for new recruits at Palisade Preparatory School after students and staff are dismissed, Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Tomorrow's training is a proactive collaboration between Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and the Board of Education.

Celebrating Grandfamilies

The special love of grandparents raising their grandchildren creates grand families. Yonkers Public Schools celebrates these unsung heroes.

The Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education appointed Dr. Edwin M. Quezada Interim Superintendent of Schools at a Special Meeting held on November 30, 2015. He served most recently as Acting Superintendent, and as Deputy Superintendent.Yonkers Board of Education Appoints Dr. Quezada as Interim Superintendent

The Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education appointed Dr. Edwin M. Quezada Interim Superintendent of Schools at a Special Meeting held on November 30, 2015. He served most recently as Acting Superintendent, and as Deputy Superintendent.

Mr. Edgar Santana took the oath of office as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education at its November 30, 2015 Special Meeting. Appointed by Mayor Mike Spano on November 19, Mr. Santana is now serving a five-year term of office.Mr. Santana Takes Oath of Office

Mr. Edgar Santana took the oath of office as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education at its November 30, 2015 Special Meeting. Appointed by Mayor Mike Spano on November 19, Mr. Santana is now serving a five-year term of office.

Yonkers Public SchoolsNYS 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.

Yonkers Public SchoolsBoard of Education Names Mr. Caro Employee of the Month

No two days are alike for maintenance mechanic Anthony J. Caro. He wouldn't have it any other way. 

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.

Eric Pollard is the Civil Service Employee of the Year

The Yonkers Board of Education and the Exchange Club of Yonkers honored Mr. Pollard, who "does the right thing every day."

"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."

Yonkers Career & Technical Education Advisory Board Meets

A breakfast meeting of the Yonkers Career & Technical Education Advisory Board helped to strengthen the already dynamic collaboration between the school district and the business community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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