YHS Music Boosters Tag Sale
Benefitting both YHS Bands & Orchestras
Saturday, October 18 9:00 AM-2:00 PM @ YHS Cafe -
FLYER

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Donate new or gently used collectibles, books, household items, small (working) appliances, clothing, furniture, toys, sports equipment or other treasures. Please NO baby items (except clothing), stuffed animals, upholstered furniture, mattresses, pillows or exercise equipment.

Donations will be accepted on Friday, Oct. 17 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the YHS Band Room. For more info contact Band Director Emily Kluga (ekluga@yorktown.org) or Orchestra Director Nancy Torrente (ntorrente@yorktown.org), or call 914-243-8050 x22249.
For Parents:  Please see this site for continuously updated information to help get the new year off to a great start!

To All Parents/Guardians/Staff:

Last week was a great start to the 2014-2015 school year for Yorktown students, staff and family members.  To help streamline the PTA communication process, and on behalf of the six Parent-Teacher Associations, the district is facilitating the link to register for PTA online communications. Membership is NOT required to be added to PTA e-news, although everyone is welcome.  Each PTA plays a vital role as advocates for children, providing parents and staff with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child. The Council of Yorktown Parent Teacher Student Associations (PTSA) serves as a coordinating executive committee whose role is to unite the efforts of the six independent PTAs in Yorktown.

Please consider taking a moment to subscribe to one or more PTA e-newsletters by clicking below.  New this year: By completing this form, facilitated by the YCSD PTSA, you will have the option to select the school(s) from which to receive PTA electronic communications.  You will not need to subscribe individually in each school!  If you have already completed a form at the building(s) of your choice, it is not necessary to complete this form.

SUBSCRIBE HERE

This link is housed on the Yorktown PTSA website.  

Please note that at this time, the PTAs are not able to process PTA memberships online; these will continue to be handled by each PTA.

For further information or questions, please contact the Yorktown District PTSA (email address YCSDPTSA@gmail.com).


CALENDAR CHANGE: 

The Yorktown Central School District College Fair is on October 21 (not Oct. 23) at Yorktown HS at 6:30 PM.


Attention Parents of 
Incoming Kindergarten Students:


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

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

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life...The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we embrace for the day.  We cannot change our past; we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.  We cannot change the inevitable.  The only thing we can control is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I respond to it. You are always in charge of your attitude.    -- Charles Swindoll


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

The nextt meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, September 22, 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 8, 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
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