Attention Students and Parents:

Thanks to the Library Media Specialists in each of the schools, here is a link to all 2015 summer reading lists.

Mildred E. Strang Middle School Designated as National School of Character

National character education advocate recognized the Mildred E. Strang Middle School as one of 64 schools and 3 districts designated as  2015 National Schools of Character.  It is the only school in Westchester County to have received this honor, and is one of only six in New York to be so recognized.  Principal Linda Grimm declared, “We are so honored to be designated as a 2015 National School of Character.  This award acknowledges the values and culture our faculty, staff, administrators, students and families are proud to promote and maintain.”  The school also received recognition in April 2015 as a New York State School of Character by the Sage College.

The Schools of Character application process provides an opportunity for schools to receive feedback as well as recognition for growth and excellence in the area of character education. The finalists underwent an intensive screening process that included site visits, conference calls, and analysis of the impact that their character related efforts had on academics, student behavior, and school culture. The 2015 application process was a collaborative effort facilitated by Mrs. Marie Horowitz, Assistant Principal and the MESMS Character Education Committee, consisting of more than 35 school faculty, administrative and community members.

Becky Sipos,’s President & CEO, stated, “Being designated a National School of Character recognizes the hard work that these schools put in to develop strong character education programs. They have created caring schools climates and prepare students to be future leaders who care about their communities. We are very proud of all today’s honorees.” will honor the designated schools and districts from October 15-17, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit this link to learn more about the national award; visit this link to learn more about the state award.
See press release

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

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.

Continuously updated events from community partners

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

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday, June 1, 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 May 11, 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

**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


See new safety video!

Students in Mr. Ypsilantis' Career Exploration & Media class have shared their first safety video, developed with Yorktown Officer Mundy.  Please check it out and stay tuned for more to come!

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 Student Handbook
Student Handbook 2014-15.doc
2014-2015 PBIS Student Behavior and Eligibility Policy (1).pdf
2014-2015 PBIS Student Behavior and Eligibility Policy (1).pdf

MESMS Announcements

MESMS Summer Reading 2015
MESMS Summer Reading 2015.pdf
Grade 8 Non-Fiction Reading Suggestions
8th grade Non-Fiction Reading Suggestions.pdf
Grade 8 Summer Reading Quote Assignment 2015
8th Grade Summer Reading Quote Assignment 2015.pdf
6th and 7th Grade Lock Letter
Supply List - 6th Grade (2015-2016)
6th Supplies 2015 (1).pdf
Supply List - 7th Grade (2015-2016)
7th Supplies 2015.pdf
Supply List - 8th Grade (2015-2016)
8th Supplies2015.pdf
MESMS June 2015 Events Calendar for Parents and Guardians
MESMS June 2015 Events Calendar for Parents and Guardians (3).pdf
Letter for Grade 8 Parents - Science Performance Exam
Science Performance Exam 2015.pdf
Letter to Grade 8 Parents -  Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK)
Commencement Letter April 2015
Commencement Letter April 2015.pdf

Honors English Grade 9 YHS Parent Letter 2015

Honors English Grade 9 YHS Parent Letter -2015 (2).pdf
YHS Regents Earth Science Grade 7 Parent Letter 2015
YHS Regents Earth Science Grade 7 Parent Letter 2015.pdf
Making Good Choices and Positive Decisions
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