“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart.”
Dear Parents, Guardians and Community members,
I hope that this letter finds you well and fully relaxed from your Thanksgiving and Hanukkah celebrations. I love the holiday season. The quote from Helen Keller truly speaks volumes about what the holidays do for us; they give us many opportunities to create heartfelt memories with our families, neighbors and friends. It is my sincere hope that all of you will experience many memorable moments throughout the season. See complete letter Read more...
Dear Parents, Guardians and Members of the Yorktown Community,
I hope that this letter finds you and your family well and enjoying the season. I am writing to you about a very important decision that our Board of Education made back on Monday, November 4, 2013. Based upon my recommendation, the Board of Education has opted out of the Race to the Top (RTTT) funding. See complete letter. Read more...
Board of Education videos, including the latest from November 18, 2013, are here. It is annotated in conjunction with the agenda to make it viewer-friendly.
BOE videos are usually shown via YCSD-TV via FIOS channel 27 and Cablevision channel 18 at both 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.
Many thanks to the community for their support as the district transitioned to a new broadcast system!
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...