District Showcase

Siragusa Students Hop, Jump and Score for the American Heart Association
Rosemarie Ann Siragusa students put their hearts on the line during the school's annual benefit for the American Heart Association.

Welcome To Seussville
Board President Sayegh, Trustee Perez, and Interim Superintendent Yarzulo were among the young at heart readers who delighted in sharing their love of reading during the annual Read Across America celebration.

Making A Difference Is A Daily Part of Life
Welcoming the holiday season, festivities throughout Yonkers Public Schools combined a celebration of the community's diversity with heartfelt philanthropic efforts. 

Siragusa Students Put Philanthropy to Work for Others
When the Ronald McDonald House van pulled up to the Rosemarie Ann Siragusa School on the Thursday before Thanksgiving, students were waiting to spring into action. More

Adorned in shirts proclaiming “College Is in My Future,” kindergarten students personify one of the District’s main objectives, to make post-secondary study part of every student’s educational journey. undefined

Sharon Baker-Bosque's grandfather was very special to this School 17 teacher. So much so that his service to the country during World War II inspired a lesson for her students that was at once deeply personal and richly rewarding. More

To nurture a healthy learning environment where mutual respect is the cornerstone, School 22 held a Pro-Peace Assembly More

School News & Events

On September 20, 2013, Montessori School 31 students joined with millions all over the globe to mark the International Day of Peace. Our gesture was more than symbolic. Maria Montessori believed that "establishing everlasting peace is the work of education."- From the Yonkers Public Schools website.

Student Showcase

Congratulations to our own Jessica Costello of Mrs. Kennedy's class.  Jessica was one of the three winners of the city of Yonkers’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic I Have A Dream speech.  Her essay was chosen from all of the elementary school submissions.  We couldn't be more excited for her.  Read more about this wonderful event here:  Mayor Mike Spano Names Three Yonkers Students Winners of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

Our School

What is Montessori Education?
Montessori is a method of education named after Dr. Maria Montessori. She was the first woman in Italy to obtain the degree of Doctor of Medicine. Because she was a doctor, Maria Montessori looked at education from a scientific level. She believed that education should prepare a person for all aspects of life. She designed materials and techniques that would promote a natural growth of learning in students. They are common to all Montessori classrooms.  Working with these materials and techniques forms a pattern that children carry over naturally to reading, writing, and mathematics. Each skill is developed to interlock with another. 
Friday, April 25
No School for Students
Teachers are required to score the New York State 
English Language Arts Assessments for grades 3-8. 
District scoring of State Exams is an unfunded State mandate. 
Students will not need to make-up this day.
Tuesday, May 6
Legal Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, May 15
Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Monday, May 19
Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, May 21
Board of Education Stated Meeting
7:30 PM
Saunders High School Auditorium

Today, 4/21/2014
High: 65 Low: 44
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/22/2014
High: 68 Low: 47
Chance rain showers
55% chance of precipitation.