YONKERS, NY – May 23, 2019 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today, joined by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, members of the Yonkers Board of Education, Yonkers City Council and the State Assembly, presented the School of the Month Award for April 2019 to the deserving administration, faculty, staff, parents and students of the Kahlil Gibran School. Under the leadership of Principal Dianne White, Khalil Gibran School was recognized for their exceptional efforts in community outreach and charitable endeavors both locally and globally this school year. Kahlil Gibran School students, parents, teachers, staff and PTA have supported causes in the areas of hunger, homelessness, human rights, health, clean water and global citizenship.
“The Kahlil Gibran School has excelled academically this school year and the impact they have made by giving back to our local community in Yonkers is outstanding,” said Mayor Mike Spano. “The administrators, teachers and staff should be proud of the work they’ve accomplished – exposing our young ones to diverse experiences that are crucial to their early childhood development. By affording our students the opportunity to learn while helping others, we’re cultivating a learning environment each and every day.”