Seven Yorktown High School Students Sign Letters of Intent to Play Lacrosse at Collegiate Level
Seven Yorktown High School students have signed National Letters of Intent to play lacrosse at the collegiate level. Emily Concialdi has committed to play at the University of Southern California, Emma Kaishian and Nicole Prestiano have both committed to play at Manhattan College. Nick DelBene has committed to Towson University and twin brother Dan DelBene to Manhattan College. Michael Dedvukaj has committed to Monmouth University and Ryan Baker to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
Yorktown High School head coaches Ellen Mager and Dave Marr declared, “We are extremely proud of these student athletes’ commitment to both the classroom and the lacrosse field. This is a culmination of many years of hard work by them, their parents, and their teammates.” Athletic Director Fio Nardone added, “These offers reflect the fact that Yorktown continues to help produce outstanding student athletes. These young men and women are proving themselves worthy contributors to this tradition.”
An Announcement from the Office of Curriculum & Instruction:
All students in grades kindergarten through grade eight will be participating in the STAR Renaissance Assessments in November.
- Students in grades kindergarten through grade two will participate in the STAR Early Literacy Assessment.
- Students in grades three through eight will participate in the STAR Reading Assessment and STAR Mathematics Assessment.
These assessments for learning are diagnostic and online. Students will take the assessments during their scheduled computer lab class or during their English Language Arts and Mathematics classes. The purpose of these short online assessments is to closely monitor student growth over time.
Please see the November 3, 2014 Board of Education report on the STAR Assessments via the website
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.
1. The District is in contact with the Westchester Health Department for guidance in minimizing the spread of colds and viruses including the Enterovirus D68.
2. Nurses are aware of the signs and symptoms of the Enterovirus D68. Please see the YCSD Nurses' website(s) for more information.
3. Teachers are reminding students of good hygiene habits such as covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and washing your hands.
4. Custodial staff is vigilant in disinfecting common areas.
5. School nurses will be in contact with parents of students who are hospitalized due to a respiratory illness. Please contact the school nurse to report an absence.
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.