Dear Parents/Guardians,

As the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Assessments are on the horizon, several questions have been raised regarding a parent or student’s ability to refuse testing. Please see Dr. O'Connor's 3/26 letter regarding NYS assessments...

Please see Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Please see the BOE-adopted 2015-2016 Calendar-at-a-Glance.  Note that parent-teacher conference days and other school and community partner dates will be mapped in over the next few months and complete within the Google calendar(s) by August, as usual.

Please see the YCSD Advocacy website for BOE resolutions, sample letters, legislator contacts and more to help inform educational policy decisions.

Important Announcements from Dr. Napolitano
  • Please note that the district has used all five days allotted for inclement weather.  Schools will be in session Monday, March 30, Tuesday March 31 and Monday, April 6.  If necessary, weather make-up days will be taken in the following order:

    • Wednesday, April 1
    • Thursday, April 2
    • Friday, April 3
January 29, 2015 letter re important dates, weather make-up days (Updated as of March 5, 2015)
Please see Message from Town of Yorktown regarding Road Conditions

Wanted:  Gently Used Plastic Toys!
March 12-April 15
Drop toys off in lobby bin at Yorktown High School
The YHS Environmental Club thanks you!
See flyer for details

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

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.


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

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

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

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday,April 13, 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 March 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!

Daily Announcements


Enjoy your spring recess!

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**Grade 6 Solutions to Weekly Practice Word Problems

Student Pick Up Form

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


Check Out "The CORE!"

During Mr. Nansen's 40-minute sixth period CORE class, students are using Chromebooks and iPads to produce, film and edit 20-30 second segments for a daily 2-3 minute news program.  Please click here to check them out his YouTube channel!

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

MESMS Announcements

Upcoming Spring Events 2015
UpcomingSpringEvents2015 (1).pdf
Grade 6 & 7 Band/Orchestra/Chorus Letter
Second Language Letter
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