The Yorktown Central School District will be on a THREE-hour delayed opening schedule today, Friday, January 30, 2015.
Please see the full text of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Napolitano's Letter:
Pride in Yorktown Schools, Staff and Students
January 23, 2015
“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”
Dear Parents and Community Members,
I hope that all of you are well and staying warm during this very cold January.
I wonder if you would mind if I took you on a journey that began for me in 1974. At that time, my fiancee (now my wife of thirty-nine years) and I began our teaching careers in the Bronx. Newly degreed and in receipt of our provisional (initial) certification, we began what we believed to be the most important job in the world, teaching children to be competent, compassionate and caring citizens who would make a difference in their community. Forty years later, this goal from 1974 has not changed...full text of letter...
YHS Senior Class Fundraiser: Husker Pride Blankets
Yorktown High School's Senior Class is holding a districtwide "Yorktown Huskers Blanket Sale" to increase Husker Pride and to raise funds to defray the cost of the Senior Prom. Please follow this link to complete the order form.
The order form and payment must be submitted by Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
YHS Bands Invite the Community to Attend Sixth Annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance and Concert
Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, the entire community is invited to enjoy live music and dancing at the high school gym at the sixth annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance, hosted by the Yorktown High School Concert Band, Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble. Bring your friends and family for a night of dancing to live music; swing era attire is encouraged. There will be a dance lesson provided by professional swing dance instructors from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., and then all are invited to show off their new moves from 8:00 – 10:30 p.m. for the dance and concert. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 for students and senior citizens, and $8 for adults.
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.