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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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  •  STEAM Fridays!

    This school year, the Eugenio Maria de Hostos MicroSociety School has instituted STEAM Fridays across all grade levels. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles, and makes more sense to all types of learners, because it is based on the natural ways that people learn and are interested in things. Students like STEAM lessons because they are almost always investigating things that matter to them. An average lesson starts with giving students a reason to be interested in the topic. Then students research things to learn the content they need to know to gather and analyze data, then they plan and build something, correct it, analyze it and report on it. Ask your student about their STEAM Friday experiences.

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  • We are collecting items for our STEAM resource center.

    STEAM Materials List

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