The Yorktown Central School District will be on a THREE-hour delayed opening schedule today, Friday, January 30, 2015. 

YHS Senior Class Fundraiser:  Husker Pride Blankets

Yorktown High School's Senior Class is holding a districtwide "Yorktown Huskers Blanket Sale" to increase Husker Pride and to raise funds to defray the cost of the Senior Prom.  Please follow this link to complete the order form. The order form and payment must be submitted by Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
YHS Bands Invite the Community to Attend Sixth Annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance and Concert 

Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, the entire community is invited to enjoy live music and dancing at the high school gym at the sixth annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance, hosted by the Yorktown High School Concert Band, Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble.  Bring your friends and family for a night of dancing to live music; swing era attire is encouraged. There will be a dance lesson provided by professional swing dance instructors from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., and then all are invited to show off their new moves from 8:00 – 10:30 p.m. for the dance and concert.  Light refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 for students and senior citizens, and $8 for adults.

"Hello, Dolly!" YHS musical tickets now available via this link

Friday, March 6 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 7 @ 7:30 PM

YHS Student Senate Senior Citizens' Luncheon & Musical:
Sunday, March 8 @ 12:00 PM; Matinee @ 2:00 PM


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The Yorktown Central School District is taking a proactive stance in maintaining a healthy school environment. The following procedures are being implemented to ward off potential colds and viruses.

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For Parents:  Please see this site for continuously updated information to help get the new year off to a great start!

Attention Parents of 
Incoming Kindergarten Students:


Please see the Kindergarten Registration web site for important information about the process and documentation you will need.

Yorktown Central School District Named as Winner of Soil and Water Conservation Achievement Award 

Director of Facilities Dennis Verboys, MESMS Principal Linda Grimm and MESMS teacher Darrell Nansen accept award on behalf of district

The Yorktown Central School District was recently named as a recipient of the first annual Soil and Water Conservation Achievement Award for its Stormwater Management and Habitat Restoration at the Middle and High School Campus. This recognition, sponsored by the Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District, recognizes projects completed within the past three years which promote the conservation, management and restoration of soil and water resources. In improving water quality and controlling excessive stormwater runoff by applying best stormwater management practices and advocating this through public education and outreach. Students from the district’s middle and high school utilize the habitat as an outdoor classroom in sustainability and science education classes. Read complete release


Please see the full text of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Napolitano's Letter:
Pride in Yorktown Schools, Staff and Students

January 23, 2015

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”

--Jacques Barzun


Dear Parents and Community Members,

I hope that all of you are well and staying warm during this very cold January.

I wonder if you would mind if I took you on a journey that began for me in 1974.  At that time, my fiancee (now my wife of thirty-nine years) and I began our teaching careers in the Bronx.  Newly degreed and in receipt of our provisional (initial) certification, we began what we believed to be the most important job in the world, teaching children to be competent, compassionate and caring citizens who would make a difference in their community.  Forty years later, this goal from 1974 has not changed...full text of letter...




The entire community is welcome to attend all public Board of Education meetings.  

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Thursday, January 29, 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 December 15, 2014, are here. Each 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.