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Yonkers Public Schools News 2016-2017

  • Mental Health Awareness: Talking About 13 Reasons Why

    13 Reasons Why is a fictional TV-MA rated series streaming on Netflix about a teenage girl who dies by suicide. There is growing concern among mental health professionals about the content. The District is providing information resources for students and families.

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  • Mayor Spano Reappoints Dr. Sayegh to BOE

    As a trustee of the Board of Education, Dr. Sayegh joins eight other members to represent the official policy making body of the Yonkers Public School District.  He previously served a full term, including three years as Board President.

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  • Trustees Elect Officers

    At the 136th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees re-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.

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  • BOE April Meetings

    The Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education welcome the community to the April committee meetings, and the monthly Stated Meeting.

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  • Schools Open Monday, April 15: Snow Makeup Day

    It is necessary to make up a day of school because of the number of snow days used so far this school year. As per the District calendar adopted last April, makeup days were scheduled for Spring Recess, if required. Therefore, Monday, April 15, 2019 will be a regular school day. All schools will be open for instruction.

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  • Not to Be Missed: The Annual All City Concert Thursday, 4/11

    Yonkers Public Schools presents the Annual All-City Concert Thursday, April 11, 2019 beginning at 7:00PM at Lincoln High School, 375 Kneeland Avenue. The concert, a cherished tradition for more than 30 years, features the All City Secondary Concert Band, the All City Jazz Band, the All City Elementary Choir, and the All City High School Choir. Yonkers residents are welcome to enjoy the evening. There is no charge for admission.

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  • Family Math Day!

    The first Yonkers Public Schools Parent/Child Family Math Day is set for Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:00AM to 1:30PM at Lincoln High School. The day is filled with hands-on workshops for Kindergarten through Grade 5 students, including, Multiplication Bingo, Play Dough Sculpting, Sudoku for All! and so much more. Info & Registration at the link.

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  • 3rd Annual Artists with Autism Exhibition Opening Gala

    The annual art exhibition celebrating young artists with autism is underway in the event space at Yonkers Public Library Riverfront branch now through April 30, 2019. A gala reception honoring the artists, teachers and families, was held at the library last week, officially opening the exhibit, and is open throughout the month of April. Highly recommended!

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  • Lincoln High School is Mayor Spano's School of the Month

    Under the leadership of Principal Ian Sherman, Lincoln High School boasted an 88% graduation last year – the highest in school history.

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  • Public Hearing on Application for a New Charter HS set for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    The Yonkers Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing Wednesday, March 20, 2019 beginning at 5:00PM at Saunders Trades & Technical High School, 183 Palmer Road, to solicit comments regarding the International Academy for Culture, Arts, Science and Technology Charter School (“The CAST Charter School”) pending request to SUNY Charter Schools Institute.

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  • Mayor Spano & City Advocates Call on New York State to Fund Yonkers Schools Fairly

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, along with the Yonkers Board of Education Trustees, the Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, Yonkers City Councilmembers, local union leaders and Yonkers Public School students, today gathered at Yonkers City Hall to call on New York State to provide additional state education aid to Yonkers.

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  • Normandy Veteran Captivates Fermi Students

    Nineteen year old Frank Fortuna was among the thousands of American, British, and Canadian troops who crossed the English Channel by ship and plane in June 1944, landing on the beaches of Normandy, France in the decisive, bloody battle that would change the course of the second World War.

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September 2018 Assignments


The Class of 2017 shattered every record, earning an astounding $97.6 million in scholarships, incentives, and financial aid. The young men and women of the Yonkers Public Schools Class of 2017 have proved themselves to be the young adults that colleges and universities want in the Class of 2021.


Today a vibrant learning community of 27,000 students from 100 cultures, backgrounds and nationalities in grades prekindergarten through 12 is challenged by a rigorous core curriculum and innovative programs in 39 schools throughout the City of Yonkers.