District News

  • 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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  • April Board of Education Meeting Schedule

    The Trustees busy schedule includes four committee meetings, and the monthly Stated meeting when community input is welcome.

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  • Parent Workshop: Writing the College Application Essay

    A must for high school parents (and their students)! Learn practical tips about the college application essay, and resources & strategies to support the entire application process, Thursday, March 23, 2017.

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  • Dear Parent/Guardian and Future College Graduate:

    We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back to Gorton High School for the 2016-17 school year. Simon Sinek stated "Our visions are the world we imagine, the tangible results of what the world would look like if we spent every day in pursuit of our Why." We will embark on our journey to continue to work together to make Gorton High School a place where every stake holder is living their


    It is expected that students come prepared with a loose leaf notebook, 8.5 x 11, with sections for each subject, pens and pencils and a positive attitude for a full day of instruction (7:45 a.m. - 2:29 p.m.).

    Our mission, "To prepare our learning community for the future", will continue to guide our work and focus our actions. Welcome Aboard!


    Ms. Gail Joyner-White, Principal

    Mr. James, Ms. Neufville , Mr. Ramirez and Ms. Williams, Assistant Principals

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