Dear Parents/Guardians,

In the Yorktown Central School District we continue to be dedicated to maintaining a strong home and school connection in the most efficient manner. To ensure that we have the most accurate and up to date Parent/Guardian, emergency contact and allergy-related information for your children, we have generated a customized Demographic Validation Form for every student. This report can be viewed by parents/guardians via the secure eSchoolData (eSD®) Parent Portal login. Please see complete text of letter and directions...

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 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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Continuously updated events from community partners

Dear Families,

It is our hope that the holidays are a special time for celebrating and enjoying family and friends. Sometimes, however, the holidays can present an additional hardship. We have listed the Food Pantry resources that are available within our local area below, should you or anyone you know need assistance.

Please see this link to access the YCSD Social Workers' website and the letter re food pantry resources.

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

December, 2014


Dear Parents and Community Members,

I hope that this December greeting finds you well, happy and staying warm.  During a season when happiness, joy and peace are the pervasive themes, many still struggle to feel this way.  In the  Yorktown schools, we try our best to make the world a better place every day...


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 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 Videos

Please click here to see the MESMS Character Recognition Night video.
Other videos, including concerts, can be found here.

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 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 - "Fill a Truck" Fundraiser
FILL A TRUCK (1).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