“Enchantment Under the Sea” Auction a Great Success

With the generous support for the YCS community and tireless commitment from many volunteers, this year’s YCS spring auction generated more money for the school than any other auction.  This year’s theme was, “Enchantment Under the Sea”, and the cafeteria was transformed into a magical underwater kingdom, filled with student’s art work.  Local politicians showed their support by attending and telling the audience that,”YCS is the school other schools want to be.”  Attendees enjoyed food and drink donated by local restaurants as they party until the lights came on.  A great time had by all!

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YCS Spring Auction: Enchantment Under the Sea

Enchantment LogoThis year’s YCS Auction is scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017.

The YCS Auction is the single largest fundraising event of the year and funds in-class enrichment programs, classroom supplies, library books, lunch aides, and recess help.

More than a great fundraiser, this event is also a great party with food from local restaurants, refreshments, both a silent and a live auction all taking place in the “cafetorium”, transformed to support our theme of Enhancement Under the Sea.

Please CLICK HERE to buy tickets and learn more about volunteering and donation opportunities

YCS International Night

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first YCS International Night.  Not only was the attendance excellent and the food outstanding, it was also a very special night to celebrate the diversity of our YCS community.

Please click on the collage below to see more photos from the event.

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YCS Receives Excellent NYC DOE School Quality Report!

In addition to being selected as an NYC DOE Showcase School for the second year in a row, YCS also received an excellent NYC 2015-16 School Quality Snapshot report from the DOE. Please CLICK HERE to read the entire report (also attached).  Our strong rating is based on the strength of our teachers, administrators and staff and our students excellent test scores, which showed a 20% improvement over the previous year’s State Test results. Way to go YCS!


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