Click below to view the YES teachers' "office hours" for March 8.
Teacher Office Hours 3_8_14.pdf
Daylight Saving Time Begins March 9th. Turn your clocks forward one hour at 2:00 AM on Sunday.
State Mandated Testing – YES will test students on the following schedule:
ISTEP+ for 3rd thru 5th grades will be Tues., Mar. 11th – Fri., Mar. 14th.
IREAD-3 will be given on Mon., Mar. 17th.
Parents are asked to please have their child(ren) well rested, well fed, and to school on time during the testing window. It would be appreciated if parents would not schedule appointments during the testing window. YES will offer breakfast for $1.50 (.30¢ for reduced students).
2013-2014 Book Fees
3rd Grade - $143.25
3rd Grade High Ability - $160.75
4th Grade - $139.75
4th Grade High Ability - $161.75
5th Grade - $204.00
5th Grade High Ability - $243.00
Yearbooks--YES held a yearbook sales blitz all during the month of February. Yearbook purchases may no longer be accepted in the YES office; however, parents may order yearbooks online until March 10th by visiting the following website: ybpay.lifetouch.com. The YES online ordering code is: 3085914. The cost of the yearbook is between $15 and $24 depending upon the options chosen.
YES is participating in the Box Tops program. A monthly contest is held for the most Box Tops collected. The winning classroom receives an ice cream treat party. The next collection date is April 25th.
On days of school closings and/or delays, information can be received through the following communication services:
YCS’s mass phone call system (if signed up)
YCS’s mass email system (if signed up)
If you are not signed up to receive automated calls or mass emails from Yorktown Community Schools, contact the YES office at 759-2770 to get signed up.
On two hour delay days, child care is offered at Yorktown Elementary for students in kindergarten through fifth grades. Parents may drop off any K-5 student at YES's main door starting at 7:30 AM. No prior sign-up or spot reservation is necessary. Qualified school personnel will oversee supervision. The cost is $4.00 in cash upon arrival for each student using the child care. Breakfast will not be served; however, students are encouraged to bring their own breakfast with them. In case of unforeseen school closures on days that are initially delayed, parents must pick up students by 10:00 AM or a fee of $50 will be assessed to cover the cost of staffing. Bus transportation for K-2 students will be provided to transport students to PVE at the conclusion of the delay.
Comcast - $9.95 Information Flyer (see Attached)
Please contact Comcast directly, the school has no affiliation with the program.
Click below to view the YES Student Handbook and Attendance Policy.
2013-2014 Student Handbook Attendance Policy
Parents--please note that attendance letters are mandated by the State of Indiana. Attendance letters are sent weekly.
Y.E.S. School hours: Students may enter the building at 7:30; school begins at 7:50. Dismissal is at 2:20.
Attention Fifth Grade Parents – Visit the YCS homepage (http://www.yorktown.k12.in.us) to read information about how to resolve issues with student laptops and home Internet connections. After going to the YCS homepage, scroll down and click on the YCS Technology link on the left side of the screen and then click on Tech Setup, Tricks, and Troubleshooting.