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  •  School 5 Welcome Back Open House

    School 5 Welcome Back Open House

    The School 5 community is invited to the Welcome Back Open House and Tour Monday, February 27, 2017 at 2:00PM celebrating the completion of $2.3 million in emergency repairs that began December 18, 2016 due to a burst standpipe.

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  •  City & District Unveil Next Step in Rebuild Yonkers Schools Advocacy

    City & District Unveil Next Step in Rebuild Yonkers Schools Advocacy

    Mayor Spano unveiled the campaign’s latest step at Yonkers Middle High School to over 100 Yonkers Public Schools student leaders and asked them to contact state legislators to fund the $2 billion infrastructure plan, with #Fund2Rebuild.

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  • Yonkers Student Artwork on Display

    Mayor Spano's African American Advisory Board challenged students to recreate the paintings of Henry Ossawa Tanner, the most significant African American artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada will host a series of Town Hall meetings

    Conversations: Budget Town Hall Meetings

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada will host a series of Town Hall meetings on the proposed 2017-2018 budget beginning March 17, 2017. The Superintendent will speak briefly about the budget, and then respond to questions.

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  • The District’s graduation rate increased to 82% for students who first entered 9th grade in 2012, o

    Graduation Rate Up. Again.

    The District’s graduation rate increased to 82% for students who first entered 9th grade in 2012, outperforming the Big Five school districts, and the dropout rate was cut in half to 2%, below the state average of 6%.

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  •  Board of Education Accepting Applications for Library Trustee

    Board of Education Accepting Applications for Library Trustee

    The Yonkers Board of Education is accepting applications for one position of Trustee of the Yonkers Public Library to serve an unexpired term beginning March 16, 2017and ending December 31, 2018.

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  • All are welcome to Yonkers Board of Education meetings!

    February Board of Education Meetings

    All are welcome to Yonkers Board of Education meetings! The Trustees busy schedule includes working meetings of the Facilities, Audit, Budget and Finance, Instructional Affairs, and Policy committees, and the monthly Stated meeting when community input is welcome.

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  • With sufficient credits under their belts, a fabulous group of Gorton High School students are off a

    College-Bound Gorton Seniors take FLIGHT - Graduate a Semester Early

    With sufficient credits under their belts, a fabulous group of Gorton High School students are off and running to college a semester early thanks to their participation in the FLIGHT program (Future Leaders Inspired and Getting a Head Start on Tomorrow).

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  •  Call for Nominations: Teacher of the Year

    Call for Nominations: Teacher of the Year

    The Yonkers Kiwanis Club in collaboration with the City of Yonkers and Yonkers Board of Education will present the 2017 Teacher of the Year Awards to three deserving members of the Yonkers Public Schools faculty. Teachers will be selected based on nominations submitted by students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

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