School Photo Day – Forms Due 10/2!

On Tuesday, October 9th, Irvin Simon Photography will return to YCS for School Photo Day.  Your child will be photographed individually and with his/her class. We will be sending order forms home today in your child’s backpack.  Please return these forms with your payment in your child’s folder.  The forms are due no later than October 2nd.  Please note there is no online order form. If you have any questions, please contact the main office.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

As you get ready for the first day of school for the new 2012-2013 school year, please read this important information concerning arrival and dismissal procedures.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lori McDermott, YCS’s Parent Coordiantor. Daily Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Next PTA Meeting

Please join us for the First General Membership PTA Meeting of the 2012-2013 School Year on Tuesday morning, September 25, 2012 at 8:40 AM.  A copy of the PTA Meeting Agenda will be posted prior to the meeting. Some important issues on the Agenda will include nominations and a special expedited election for a position on the School Leadership Team (SLT).  The SLT meets monthly and is comprised of an equal number of parents and staff including the Principal, a PTA Co-President, and others who work together to determine the structure for school-based planning, share decision-making, and make policy decisions.  Nominations will also be held for the election of two (2) Member-at-Large positions on the PTA Executive Board in October. If you are interested in signing up for a Committee and are willing to donate your time or expertise to …

Y.C.S. School Supply Lists

See below for a complete list of recommended School Supplies for each grade for the 2012-2013 School Year.  While the list of supplies is not mandatory it is recommended that if possible, you please purchase the items and bring them during the first week of school. It is not necessary to label the supplies with your child’s name. If you purchased a kit through SchoolKidz back in the Spring, you do not need to purchase anything additional – your child’s supplies will be delivered directly to YCS for pick-up on the first day of school. If you have any questions, please contact  Thank you. School Supply List 2012-2013

Upper East Side School Re-Zoning

Please be advised that at the November 8, 2011’s CEC District 2 meeting the Department of Education (DOE) presented the final plan for re-zoning our Community District.  Please find the proposed map presented here.  If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Filler or Michael Rawlings, YCS PTA Co-Presidents at