The Yorktown Central School District will be on a THREE-hour delayed opening schedule today, Thursday, March 5, 2015. 

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


March 2, 2015

Dear Parents, Guardians and Members of the Yorktown Community,

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”  -- Muhammad Ali


Mildred E. Strang Middle School Students Present “Shrek Jr.”

Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, at 7:30 PM in the YHS Auditorium

See press release

Cast & Crew, password-protected until Wednesday, March 4 @ 4:00 p.m. Order Tickets Here

  




Due to overwhelming demand, the Yorktown District PTSA Council has added another Harlem Wizards v. Yorktown Superstars game on Saturday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m.  Please click on this link to order tickets for this fundraiser, which benefits all Yorktown schools.

"Hello, Dolly!" YHS musical tickets now available via this link

Friday, March 6 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 7 @ 7:30 PM

YHS Student Senate Senior Citizens' Luncheon & Musical:
Sunday, March 8 @ 12:00 PM; Matinee @ 2:00 PM

Please see press release


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.

Read more...



Attention all students grades 3-8:
 
Please click here for resources to help learn how to type!

Important Announcements from Dr. Napolitano

January 29, 2015 letter re important dates, weather make-up days 



Continuously updated events from community partners

Save the Date:  April 11, 2015

Foundation for Excellence in Yorktown Education Dinner Dance/Casino Night (see link)

Each year the Foundation honors those who personify excellence. All are welcome to honor five outstanding educators in our district, one from each school. Collectively they are smart, engaged, invested and creative:


2015 Honorees:

Emily Kluga from YHS
Elizabeth WP from MESMS
Jeff Whalen from Crompond
Camille Luongo from Brookside
Antonella Dable from Mohansic


Yorktown Central School District Named as Winner of Soil and Water Conservation Achievement Award 

Director of Facilities Dennis Verboys, MESMS Principal Linda Grimm and MESMS teacher Darrell Nansen accept award on behalf of district

The Yorktown Central School District was recently named as a recipient of the first annual Soil and Water Conservation Achievement Award for its Stormwater Management and Habitat Restoration at the Middle and High School Campus. This recognition, sponsored by the Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District, recognizes projects completed within the past three years which promote the conservation, management and restoration of soil and water resources. In improving water quality and controlling excessive stormwater runoff by applying best stormwater management practices and advocating this through public education and outreach. Students from the district’s middle and high school utilize the habitat as an outdoor classroom in sustainability and science education classes. Read complete release


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

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, March 9, 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 February 23, 2015, 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.


MESMS Character Education

Please visit the MESMS Character Education website to learn more about what we're doing to make our school and community a safe, responsible and respectful place to learn!

Important News from Mrs. Grimm

2014-2015 PBIS Student Behavior and Eligibility Policy (1).pdf
2014-2015 PBIS Student Behavior and Eligibility Policy (1).pdf

Student Handbook 2014-15.pdf

Student Handbook 2014-15.pdf

Daily Announcements

Student Pick Up Form

Dismissal Pick Up Form.pdf
Please check the MESMS Health Office website often for updated information.  Mrs. Epstein

MESMS News

Mildred E. Strang Middle School Receives 2011 National Blue Ribbon Award

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has recognized the Mildred E. Strang Middle School (MESMS) as a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School, one of only 19 schools in New York, and one of a total of only 256 public schools chosen nationally to receive this award. Read more...

MESMS Announcements

Grade 6 & 7 Band/Orchestra/Chorus Letter
Grade67MusicBand1516.pdf
Second Language Letter
Langgr62232015.pdf
Grade 8 High School Electives Letter-Form 2015-2016
Incoming Ninth Graders Letter - 2015-2016 (1).pdf
Grade 8 Parent Letter - "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me" Assembly
Grade 8 parent letter You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me 12114.pdf
7th Grade High School Earth Science Letter 11 2014
7th Grade High School Earth Science Letter 11 2014.pdf
MESMS Student Parent Handbook Letter 2014-2015
MESMS Student Parent Handbook letter 2014-2015.pdf
Attention MESMS Parents-  Please click here for 2014-15 student supply lists- thank you!

MESMS Summer Reading 2014
MESMS Summer Reading Activities 2014 - final (3).pdf