Welcome to Yorktown Schools

2014-2015 Calendar
2014-2015 Calendar.pdf
2013-2014 School Calendar
2013-2014 Calendar updated 3-10-2014.pdf

Announcements

5th Grade Dodgeball Tournament Canceled
The fifth grade dodgeball tournament that was scheduled for Fri., Apr. 18th has been canceled.  It may be rescheduled for May.

Weather Permitting:

The Transportation Department at Yorktown Community Schools will be conducting

Elementary School Bus Evacuation Drills

April 16th, 17th, & 18th, 2014

And

Middle School/High School School Bus Evacuation Drills

April 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, 2014 

Please be advised that your student may arrive home a few minutes late on the days prior to these Evacuation Drills.  Drivers will take a few minutes to explain to the students, their role in the process of a “Safe” and “Orderly” School Bus Evacuation.  Your Bus Driver Thanks You! 


Yorktown Elementary will conduct the second round of ISTEP+ testing beginning April 28th.  The test schedule by grade level is as follows:

3rd Grade -- 5/6 -- 11:50 to 1:30; 5/7 -- 8:15 to 10:45; 5/8 -- 8:15 to 11:25
4th Grade -- 4/28 -- 8:20 to 10:55; 4/29 – 8:15 to 10:45; 4/30 – 8:15 to 11:25; 5/1 -- 8:15 to 10:40
5th Grade -- 5/1 -- 11:05 to 2:00; 5/2 -- 8:15 to 10:45; 5/5 -- 8:15 to 11:25; 5/6 -- 8:15 to 10:50

Please avoid scheduling appointments during testing times.  Also, please have your child(ren) well-rested and fed breakfast so he/she can perform their best.  YES will serve breakfast, as usual, for $1.50.

 

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

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.

2013-2014 School Supply Lists:

3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade

Closings/Delays
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)
WLBC radio
WTHR-TV
http://www.yorktown.k12.in.us/

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.
Thank you!
Comcast.pdf
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.


Weekly Announcements

Click below to read the announcements from 4-18-14.
YES Announcements 4-18.pdf
Click below to read the announcements from 4-11-14.
YES Announcements 4_11_14.pdf
Click below to read the announcements from 4-4-14.
YES Announcements 4-4.pdf

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 19
Adult Basketball
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
in gym
Monday, April 21
YCS in session
Tuesday, April 22
Midterms
Read Live
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Girl Scout Troop 2709 Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
in gym
open doors at 5:30