YCS Selected As DOE Showcase School for 2016-17

For the second year in a row, YCS has been named a DOE Showcase School!  The selection recognizes the excellence demonstrated by the entire YCS Community, including teachers, staff, administration, parents and partners.

From the DOE website: “The Showcase Schools program was launched by Chancellor Carmen Fariña in 2014, who believes that “collaboration, not competition” is the key to school improvement. With the support of the Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning, Showcase Schools each host three visits where visitors will learn about specific practices, the conditions that contribute to their growth and sustainability, and the story of how they came to be. There are currently 26 schools participating in Showcase for the 2015-2016 school year.”


Toast of the Town Auction a Big Success

ToTT_1Thank you to everyone who made this year’s auction such a great success.  In addition to raising a lot of money for enrichment programs that benefit every YCS student, we also had a great time.

Special thanks to our food sponsors


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YCS Spring Auction: Saturday May 14th

ToTT_1This Saturday (May 14th) is the YCS Spring Auction: the biggest YCS PTA fund raising event of the calendar year… and also the biggest Party! This year’s theme is “Toast of The Town,” highlighting our recognition as a NYC DOE Showcase School and the role YCS plays in our community.

Please CLICK HERE to purchase auction tickets, purchase the special Golden Raffle Tickets, browse items that will be up for bid and learn how you can get involved and help make the auction a success

Here is the schedule of events for the evening:

6:00 pm – Doors open, music, cocktails, silent auction etc.
7:00 pm – Dinner Tent Opens
8:45pm – Special Champagne Toast, Guest Speakers and Live Auction Begins
10:20 pm – 50/50 Raffle Drawing
11:00 pm – The End

YCS Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for a perfect Mother’s Day present? Check out our fabulous mugs-for-moms — only $10 each!

YCS Cups

Order your choice of mug by printing out this post, completing the information and sending it to school in an envelope with your payment of $10 per mug.

Please enter the quantity of each mug you wish to purchase:
_____ YCS Drawing – YCS Moms Rock!
_____ Heart – Best YCS Mom Ever! I Love You.
You can also select to pre-order a mug for Dad (same design choices with “Dad” instead of mom) — we will notify you when the mug is available.
_____ YCS Dads Rock!
_____ Heart – Best YCS Dad Ever! I Love You.


Child name: __________________

Class: _____________

Contact email//phone: _______________

If we receive your order by Thursday, May 5th, the mug will come home in your child’s backpack by Friday.
If you prefer to pick it up at the PTA office Thursday or Friday at drop-off, check here ______.

Quantities are limited – order today!

For questions, email us at PTA@yorkvillecommunityschool.org

Happy Mother’s Day

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