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A Look Back: YMA 2016-17

A Look Back: YMA 2016-17

June 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The staff of the YMA Freedom Post takes a retrospective look at the past year . . . what has impacted our lives, in school and out. ENJOY and have a wonderful summer  !!!!! CLOWNS HOMECOMING MANNEKIN CHALLENGE YOU GOT SERVED TRUMP/ELECTIONS STRANGER THINGS SALT MEME LEGACY CHALLENGE ...

Meet YMA’s Val and Sal

Meet YMA’s Val and Sal

June 4, 2017


Filed under News

Yonkers Takes A Bite Out Of Crime

Yonkers Takes A Bite Out Of Crime

Rina Ismaili, Christina Ljuljic, Brianna Miclat, and Kerry Mills

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Every year The YMA Freedom Post hosts a “Lunch With” program to immerse themselves in a new and interesting career.  After 2 years we were finally able to coordinate schedules with the Yonkers K-9 Unit led by Officer Chris Barca.  We really lucked out . . . talk about timing . . .  because on...

Important Women: A LOOK BACK

Important Women: A LOOK BACK

Rina Ismaili, Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Close Up, News

If you had to make a list of how many times you’ve heard “like a girl” used in the form of an insult, your list would be pretty long. Since the very beginning of time, society has portrayed women to be minorities. Being female was considered equivalent to being “weak.” However, many women stood...

Child Brides

Child Brides

Rina Ismaili, Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under News

Do you remember what it was like being a child? Playing with dolls, running around the park, planning your dream wedding? Little did you know that one day you’d be all grown up with real-life worries and goals. Fortunately, we live in a society where children get to experience a normal childhood. They...

ALTICE High Speeds Into Yonkers

ALTICE High Speeds Into Yonkers

Alyssa Richiez, Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Monday, March 13th 2017, Altice USA made an appearance at Yonkers Montessori Academy to announce that it has partnered with the City of Yonkers and the Yonkers Public Schools to raise awareness of its low-cost Optimum broadband service, which provides eligible families and seniors in the tri-sta...

Stew Leonards Gives Back

Stew Leonards Gives Back

Dioni Vega

February 15, 2017


Filed under News

As the winter holidays loomed, Stew Leonard’s sought much needed help in several areas of their store. Frank De Santis, a Human Resource Specialist for Stew Leonards created a special program for participating Schools and their students.  Through this program Stew Leonards provided many students from...

Starbucks’s Red Cups Make a Comeback !!

Starbucks’s Red Cups Make a Comeback !!

Christina Ljuljic and Kerry Mills, Writer

January 17, 2017


Filed under News, The Arts

Last year, Starbucks decided to terminate the festive holiday themed red cup that was distributed throughout the holiday season. However, this sparked great controversy amongst many people, especially Christians. They believed that a solid red cup with a green logo showed that Starbucks was being...

YMA Stuffs A Bus

YMA Stuffs A Bus

Talib Thompson, Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Once every November, the warm hearted community of Yonkers Montessori Academy, holds an annual donation for the children in need called Stuff-A-Bus. Each year YMA stuffs a bus full of pajamas and books to the children in shelters and homes through the Pajama Program.   Many of the 1,000,000 children t...

YMA’s Multicultural Day

YMA’s Multicultural Day

Kerry Mills and Christina Ljuljic

November 30, 2016


Filed under News

At Yonkers Montessori Academy, one of the most highly anticipated days of the year is Multicultural Day.  Multicultural Day, is a day where the intermediate students (grades 4/5/6) celebrate their diversities with the Pre-K to sixth grade community through presentations and performances.  Since Y...

YMA Through The Years

YMA Through The Years

Amara Valerio, Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Yonkers Montessori Academy is the first public Pre-K through twelfth grade public school in America.  Did you know that our large community campus was once actually two different schools called Mark Twain Middle School and Montessori School 11 ??  Or that it wasn’t even located where it is now? Pub...

Election 2016

Election 2016

Rina Ismaili, Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under News

November 8, 2016 was either the best or worst day for Americans. After a long (nasty) journey, it has been announced that Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Hillary Clinton supporters and Anti-Trump citizens have been furious and fear for our country’s future. The election’s...

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