From the Principal

         Welcome to Kahlil Gibran School !  Our school, from its foundation, has stressed academic excellence.  Our goal is to provide the best education possible for each student.  Our school's success rests on parental input and involvement, therefore, it is imperative for us to work together as partners in your child's education. 

About Our School

Welcome to the Kahlil Gibran School Website!


Our Mission
        The staff and parents of the Kahlil Gibran Elementary School are committed to establishing a safe, positive environment for learning.  Our curricula will reflect diversity of cultures to enhance the development of each student.  This will be accomplished through our Reading Writing Magnet Programs.  Our students will be literate and productive citizens.  Our expectations for academic excellence are high.  Students are taught in a challenging environment that encourages creativity, participation and involvement. This philosophy is enhanced through positive open lines of communication with each child, parent, teacher and school administrator.  Higher order thinking is encouraged to assure each child's future success.
 

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    Kahlil Gibran School   

2014-2015

  GIBRAN’S STEPS TO SUCCESS

 

v    Set Goals

v    Be Respectful

v    Be A Good Listener

v    Follow All School Rules

v    Complete All Classwork Assignments

v    Complete All Homework Assignments

v    Study – Study – Study                    


In Celebration of
READ ACROSS AMERICA

which celebrate the birthday of 
Dr. Seuss
Kahlil Gibran School

will have a
 
Read-a-thon Day on Thursday, March 5th 10am-11:30

The Extended Learning Program will begin
Monday, February 2nd and continue until Thursday March 26, 2015.   

Please refer to the following days, times, and grades:

3rd grade will meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3:15 – 4:30.

4th & 5th grades will meet on Mondays & Wednesdays at 3:15-4:30. 

Please be advised the 6th grade students will meet:  
Tuesdays/ Wednesdays with Ms. Romano for Math at 3:15 – 4:30
Tuesdays/ Wednesdays with Ms. Dillon for ELA at 3:15 – 4:30. 

7th/8th grade will meet for Math & ELA on Mondays/Thursdays at 3:15 – 4:30  

*There will be NO BUS TRANSPORTATION. All students will be dismissed from the cafeteria, therefore, please plan to arrive by 4:15pm to pick up your child.    

*If your child is not picked up on time, he/she will be dropped from the program. Also, any student who has a behavioral issue in class will also be removed from the program. 

ELA State Assessments will take place on Tuesday April 14th - Thursday April 16, 2015.
MATH State Assessments will take place on Wednesday April 22nd - Friday April 24, 2015.    

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Click the link below for a list of extended practice and test preparation for students beyond the school day.

 http://yps.yonkerspublicschools.net/testprep

 


Supply Lists

Use this link to access the supply lists for the 2014 - 2015 school year.


Library Resource


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Yonkers Public Schools News


Schools Open April 6
Parent and Staff take note: Due to the 3 Emergency Closing Days already used [January 27, February 2 & 9] schools will be open for instruction on April 6, 2015.

Yonkers Council of PTSA

Link to budget information

Link to the archive of Yonkers Board of Education Meeting WebCasts and Agendas

Yonkers Partners in Education

Library Resources

Yonkers Quick Links

Yonkers Online Academy


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 10
Board of Education Facilities Committee Meeting
4:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Board of Education Audit, Budget & Finance Committee Meeting/Workshop
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, March 12
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Monday, March 16
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Wednesday, March 18
Board of Education Stated Meeting
Saunders High School Auditorium
7:00PM Communications From the Community
7:30PM Stated Meeting

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