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.

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Attention all students grades 3-8:
 
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YCSD 2014-2015 Google Calendar(s)
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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

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.

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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.


Important News for Kindergarten Parents

Attention Parents of
Incoming Kindergarten Students:

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

Daily Announcements

 

November 21, 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians,

On behalf of the Mohansic staff, I wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope that your holiday weekend is filled with wonderful times with family and friends, lots of laughter and lots of good food!

The children have had a very busy few months and have really given their BEST. Each day, I marvel at their efforts, determination and kind and caring spirit. They are all wonderful and my staff and I feel privileged to be a part of their school life each day.

On behalf of my staff, I wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving.

Sincerely,

Susan Berry

Principal



Attention Parents/Guardians!

Please see the Principal's Page for regularly updated important information.

Welcome to our school! We are a child centered primary school that believes in developing the whole child. Mohansic has a dedicated and talented staff who is committed to providing each child with a solid foundation in academic, behavioral, social and emotional skills. We encourage independence, and individuality while understanding the responsibilities we have to one another. Mohansic has a strong partnership with our parent body as well as the Yorktown community. It truly is "a special place."