Yonkers Public Schools News

School Five News

Attention all Girls - Grades K through 5 will again be asked to participate in the Girl Scout program on Mondays during their recess time.  Please watch for information from the GS Council and return the permission form with your daughter.

Dr. Pisacreta will be our Liaison for the school year 2014-15.  Any questions should be directed directly to Dr. Pisacreta.  Thank You for your cooperation. 

Has your child/children lost a coat, sweater, lunch box, hat, etc. - Please have them check the LOST & FOUND in the crates outside the Main Office.  PreK items are kept in their own classroom.  We thank you for your cooperation.

Mrs. Morello 4th Grade & Mrs. Graham's 5th Grade - Are planning a trip to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT on Friday, January 23.  Please watch for information from the teachers and the permission slip.

On Friday, December 19 Mrs. Fata, Ms Grotto & Mrs. Martinez 1st grader will be going to see Frosty at Lehman College in The Bronx.  Please watch for information, permission slips from the teachers.  Also please ask your child how they like a live performance of this holiday classic.

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Mrs. Amanna, Mrs. Ennis, Mrs. Farielo & Mr. DiFate's classes are going to the New York Botantical Gardens in The Bronx for a hands on workshop re: the Plant Cycle.  Please watch for further information and the permission slip.  Also, please ask your child what they saw & learned on this trip.

Our PTA will be holding a Movie Night on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.in the School 5 Auditorium.  Please watch for the flyer which will have more information and the name of the Movie.  Refreshments will be sold.

School 5 PTA web site is ps5pta.my-pta.org.  Please check the site for information of upcoming meetings or events.  Also, you may contact us on eMail site - YPS5PTA@yahoo.com

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 24
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Thursday, December 25
Central Office Closed - Christmas Day
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed
Friday, December 26
Central Office Closed
Holiday Recess - Schools Closed


Today, 12/22/2014
High: 42 Low: 38
Chance rain
39% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/23/2014
High: 51 Low: 46
Chance rain
51% chance of precipitation.

Have you moved?  Have you changed your telephone number?  Both of these are important contact information that the office should have.  If you have moved, the office must have 3 proofs of your new address to change your address so that you receive mail from the school.  If your telephone has changed - it must be changed in the computer system so that you receive all calls from our ConnectEd system.  We thank you for your cooperation.

Our 6, 7 & 8th Grades are planning the year-end trip.  Destination - Boston, Mass.  Letters have gone home requesting a deposit to help plan this trip.  There will be fund raisers to help offset the cost - so please watch for flyers with further information.  At this time the trip is planned for Wednesday, May 27. 

Please inform our School Nurse of any medication that your child/children may be taking.  If your child needs medication during the school day, we must have a signed form from your doctor detailing information.  Also, if your child has been sick, they must be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.  We thank you for your cooperation.