Phone: 914-376-8455


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Deidre Grimaldis


I am celebrating my 14th  Year as a Yonkers Public School educator. My career began in Pre-K for three years, and for the last 10 years as a Primary Montessori educator at Montessori 27❤️💙💚"The Best School in Yonkers"😊

I was once told ...."If you love what you do, you won't work a day in your life"- I haven't worked a day yet...distance teaching doesn't count 😷😃!




Hybrid Primary Class Arrival/Dismissal/ Lunch:

Mrs. Grimaldis Arrival 8:30 a.m. @ MAIN DOORS-VALENTINE LANE Dismissal 2:55 P.M

Main Doors Monitored by: S.O. Bryant,  Dr. Gleeson,  Nurse Sharon

LUNCH: Grimaldis • Eat from 11:55-12:25 p.m. • Recess from 12:25-12:55 p.m. (Assigned location on field).

                            (Cohort A) Monday & (Cohort B)Thursday Lunch in the Cafeteria

                             (Cohort A) Tuesday & (Cohort B) Friday Lunch in the Classroom



Our Remote Learning



8:35-9:05  Student “Live Teams Check-in,  Morning Meeting, and Morning Math”:   Students are launching their Math Workplan ,seeking support  from Mrs. Grimaldis and Mrs. Scanlan.

9:10-9:40 “ Live Teams Instruction” with Mrs. Grimaldis on Wednesday only….students  have*(Mon.-Gym)*( Tues.-Ms. Parker) *(Thurs.- Art) *(Fri.-Ms. Parker)

9:45-10:15” Live Teams Instruction Math Block Grade 1” with Mrs. Grimaldis everyday  but *(Wed.-Gym/Art)

10:20-12:00 “Live Teams Instruction  Math Block Grades 2 and 3”.

12:00-1:00 Lunch-YUM!

1:00-1:30 “Live Teams DEAR TIME/ Calendar Writing “

1:30-2:50 “Live Teams Instruction Benchmark ELA Block  -Grades 1, 2, and 3.”

2:50-3:10 Teacher Conferencing/Social Emotional Check


     ***The day will include several mask breaks for students.                                                                                                                                                    


 📕📘📗Please have  3 Journals for Calendar Writing, ELA, and Math available for the first week of school.📕📘📗

📕Grade 1- Red journals

📘Grade 2- Blue journals  

📗Grade 3 -Green Journals

📕📘📗Please have a folder at home for your child to keep all documents generated from email attachments.📕📘📗

I have all of the durable plastic folders in school for when the kids return to the classroom...hopefully soon!🐝