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  • Be Our Guest! Free Summer Lunch

    City youngsters 18 and under are welcome for breakfast and lunch, July 3 through August 11, 2017, when a nutritious breakfast and lunch is served at no charge, Monday through Friday.

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  • Roosevelt's Ed DeChent Honored With Leadership in Education Award

    The most significant impact on Roosevelt’s success story is the leadership of Principal DeChent. His soft spoken demeanor demands respect and in turn empowers students to learn by example and mirror his behavior.

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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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  • 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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  • LaTasha Thomas - Employee of the Month

    Ms. Thomas loves her work as a Museum School 25 school aide. She is an integral member of the entire school community, she goes above and beyond her assigned role, and is an unending source of support for the students, the faculty, and the administration.

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  • Fearless Fathers

    Next in the Fearless Fathers series is special guest Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools who will share his journey as a father, and as an educator, Thursday, April 27, 2017 beginning at 6:30PM at School 22.

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  • Honors for Young Writers & Their Teachers

    The students are participants in the Youth Mentoring Initiative for International Understanding, a collaboration of Lawrence College’s graduate writing program, the Greater New York Chapter of the Fulbright Association and Yonkers Public Schools.

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  • Art Show Celebrates Talent of Students in Autism Program

    An exhibit of artwork created by students in the Yonkers Public Schools Autism Program will be on display in the Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Branch during the month of April.

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    d white Our school, from its foundation, has stressed academic excellence.  Our goal is to provide the best education for each student.  Our school’s success rests on parental involvement, a rigorous curriculum and a dedicated staff. We look forward to working together as partners to ensure your child is successful.

    Dianne White

    Principal

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  • Mission Statement

            The staff and parents of the Kahlil Gibran Elementary School are committed to establishing a safe, positive environment for learning.  Our curricula will reflect diversity of cultures to enhance the development of each student.  This will be accomplished through our Reading Writing Magnet Programs.  Our students will be literate and productive citizens.  Our expectations for academic excellence are high.  Students are taught in a challenging environment that encourages creativity, participation and involvement. This philosophy is enhanced through positive open lines of communication with each child, parent, teacher and school administrator.  Higher order thinking is encouraged to assure each child's future success.

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