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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.

Attention Parents:

Please see this important letter from Dr. O'Connor regarding the results of the New York State Assessments.



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.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Board of Education of the Yorktown Central School District shall hold a public hearing on the 15th day of December, 2014, at 7:30 P.M., at the Mildred E. Strang Middle School, Yorktown Heights, New York, for the purpose of discussion of the Board of Education adopting the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption pursuant to §458-a of the Real Property Tax Law for eligible veterans who served during a period of war or have received an expeditionary medal for assessment rolls prepared on the basis of the taxable status dates occurring on or after January 1, 2015.

DATED: November 20, 2014

Rebecca Lloyd, DISTRICT CLERK


Please see the full text of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Napolitano's Letter

November 2014

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share!”
-- W. Clement Stone

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As I write to you today, we are preparing for the end of the first quarter. The fall sports season has quickly concluded and we admire and appreciate all of our student athletes, particularly those whose performances brought boys and girls soccer, field hockey, volleyball and football to the sectional finals...full text of letter...


Attention Community:

Please note that there will be no YCSD Board of Education meeting on Monday, December 1, 2014.  This was mistakenly included in the print calendar and has been corrected in the Google calendar.


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

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m. at Mildred E. Strang Middle School.  Please see BoardDocs for each meeting agenda. There is no meeting on Monday, December 1, 2014, (contrary to the print YCSD calendar).

All Board of Education videos, including the latest from November 17, 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.


The December 9 Foundation for Excellence meeting has been cancelled; the next meeting will be Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:30 PM the Brookside Elementary School Library.

Thanks to all who participated in the YCSD/SEPTA Fall Wellness event!

Continuously updated events from community partners

YCSD 2014-2015 Google Calendar(s)
Most current!    

See video tutorial to help maximize use

YCSD 2014-2015 Calendar PDF (36 pp)
Print calendars will be mailed to all households with students in schools by 8/30.

YCSD 2014-2015 Calendar-at-a-Glance