Yorktown High School (New York)
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|Yorktown High School|
2727 Crompond Road
|School district||Yorktown Central School District|
Yorktown High School is a public high school in Yorktown Heights, New York that serves students in grades 9-12. The school offers academic electives, sports, and student news and literary publications. The school is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. As of Sept. 2018, the Superintendent is Dr. Ron Hattar. The Principal is Joseph DeGennaro and he has been at the post since the Fall of 2008.
Yorktown High School has a history of successful lacrosse teams.
The school received local and national media attention after its principal was abruptly fired in February 2008. All of the students walked out to protest the firing and many parents expressed concerns. Despite the opposition, the firing was upheld.
- Roy Colsey, professional lacrosse player
- Andrew Kavovit, Class of 1989, actor (As the World Turns)
- Jeff Modesitt, former NFL player
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, American politician
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- Russ Swan, former NFL player
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