Please see the full text of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Napolitano's Letter
October 1, 2014
“Intelligence plus character: that is the goal of true education.”
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I hope that this letter finds you well and enjoying the start of the fall season. As I write to you today, October begins and the late summer anxieties and adjustments that often accompany the start of any school year appear to be a distant memory.
Each day as I visit our schools, it is apparent to me that the children are happy, learning and actively participating in their educational experiences. Our fall sports season is well underway and at a recent volleyball game that I attended, our team prevailed with three straight wins over the Somers squad. Whenever I attend a Yorktown event I am so proud of the motivation, persistence, determination and commitment that is always demonstrated by our students and staff. It is exactly these qualities that our students live and portray that support their excellence in all undertakings...
The entire community is welcome to attend all public Board of Education meetings.
The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, Ocotober 6, at 7:00 p.m. at Mildred E. Strang Middle School. Please see BoardDocs for each meeting agenda.
All Board of Education videos, including the latest from September 22, 2014, are here. It is annotated in conjunction with the agenda to make it viewer-friendly.
The most current BOE meeting video is shown via YCSD-TV via FIOS channel 27 and Cablevision channel 18 at both 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.
Mildred E. Strang Middle School and Yorktown High School Named as New York State Reward Schools
Based on significant student progress over the past three consecutive years on New York State assessments, Commissioner King and the Board of Regents have designated the Mildred E. Strang Middle School and Yorktown High School as Reward Schools, among 359 schools from across the state that have made the most progress or have the highest performance with no significant gaps in student achievement. See full release Read more...