Mrs. Melchiori

 Mrs. Melchiori



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Mrs. Melchiori

As an instructor of learning, I have worked in the New York City Public Schools for ten years, and then in the Yonkers Public School System for the past seventeen years.  During that time, I have served as an Elementary School Teacher, a Magnet Science Liaison, a Staff Developer for the elementary, middle, and high schools, and a Grant Writer and Auditor for New York State.  Additionally, I have received a scholarship from the Yonkers Superintendent's Office and completed my principalship certifications for the district as well as on the school level for the last twelve years.  Presently, I am pursuing a Ph.D Degree in Psychology, Technology, and Curriculum Instruction.  My passion is to continue stimulating a desire for learning among our students, as well as to provide the necessary skills that would allow them to be a balance human being in society. 

Please contact me during the hours from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM from Monday through Friday during school closure.


Valerie Gowie-Melchiori




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      Password: student's birthday

Content -- Lest we forget Remembrance Day

  • Extra Credits -- Memorial Day Project

    Students!  Please click on the "Assignments" tab and view the video on "What is Memorial Day?"  Then, write a short paragraph about what Memorial Day means to you.  Send it to my email by May 21, 2020.  Thanks!

    NEW Assignment

    Districtwide New Memorial Day Activity for Friday, May 22 through May 25, 2020.

    Memorial Day is an American holiday, that is observed on the last Monday of May, remembering the people who have died while serving in the United States Military. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Our school have always given tribute to those who have served and lost their lives for our freedom. To observe Memorial Day througout our learning community, each student is asked to participate and create an activity that is important to Memorial Day which is due by May 25. 

    Please go to the link below for examples and different ideas.

    Parents! On June 2, 2020, at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM you can pick up your child's belongings.



    To view your child's Report Card you must go through the Power School Parent Portal, you must be registered

    If you did NOT REGISTER your child click on this link You will need an ACCESS ID for your child.  I WILL SEND THE ACCESS ID THROUGH REMIND.COM

    Report Cards will be available on the PowerSchool Parent Portal by the end of this week.

    How to Access Student Grades 

    Parents/guardians received letters via postal mail with personalized instructions about how to access their children's attendance records and current grades in the Yonkers Public Schools PowerSchool Parent Portal.

    Parents will receive a separate letter for each child.  

    To access your child's information, please follow these steps:

    1. Open an internet browser on any web accessible device.
    2. Link to 
    3. Choose "Create Account" to start the process.
    4. Create your account by following the on-screen prompts. You will need to supply your first name, last name, email address, username, password, and relationship to child. Please make note of your username and password.
    5. To link to your child, use the provided Access ID and Password. The Access ID is case sensitive. The password is your child's date of birth in this format: mm/dd/yyyy. For example, if his/her birthday is February 2, 2010, you will enter 02/02/2010.
    6. If you have more than one child in the district, you may link them on this screen, or in the Parent Portal. You will need a unique Access ID and password for each additional child

    Once you successfully create your account, you will be able to use your username and password to sign in to your child's account and monitor his/her academic progress.

    If you have any questions or problems please contact the Student Information Department at this email,


     Last day of School:  Thursday, June 18th  


    Cut and paste this link into your browser to complete your Summer Packet.  There are added video lessons on the Assignment page for your review.  In addition, use the previous assignments on the Assignment Page to review for the Summer.


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    Yonkers Public Schools Virtual Learning

    July 7-July 30, 2020 • 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

    FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE ENTERING GRADES 5 THROUGH 8 School Contact: Montessori School 31
    7 Ravenswood Road, Yonkers, N.Y. 10710 • (914) 376-8623

    Our students are living during a remarkable time of change in a city that has a remarkable history. The Humanities Virtual Summer Academy is designed to engage students as they investigate their city and how it has changed through The Yonkers History Project, a study of Yonkers and their own lives. The academy’s teachers and students will take a project- based learning approach; including investigating what life was like during Yonkers’ past and what it is like living in the city today. Students will use their creativity and develop their own voices through developing digital projects using computers and different technologies under the guidance of their teachers in this collaborative and interactive academy for students entering grades 5 through 8.


    • Conducting investigations
    • Collaborating with other students
    • Weekly virtual field trips
    • Small group discussions and problem solving
    • Strengthening literacy skills (speaking, presenting, researching, writing, reading)
    • Using computer technology
    • Creating virtual projects for a community showcase

    To register, fill out the online form or call (914)-376-8275

    Applications are due by June 26, 2020. Registration is first come, first served