Yorktown, Lakeland Ready Schools for Opening Day

Corridors are blocked off as classroom painting begins at a Yorktown school.
A new canopy is being built at Yorktown High School.
Renovations to the entrance of Mildred E. Strang Middle School
The tennis courts are being refurbished at Yorktown High School
New LED lighting is being installed in the Lakeland High School library.
New cabling is being installed at all Lakeland buildings.
At many Lakeland buildings, concrete pads have been added in anticipation of the installation of generators.
The new security station at Van Cortlandtville Elementary School

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - It has been a busy—but productive—summer on the campuses of Yorktown and Lakeland schools, with numerous building upgrades and improvements under way throughout the districts.

In Yorktown, crews are completing projects in all school buildings. These include a new front entrance at Yorktown High School, a renovated entrance and kitchen at Mildred E. Strang Middle School, the repurposing of a computer lab for a reading room at Crompond School, library renovations at Mohansic Elementary School and boiler replacements at Brookside Elementary School.

Throughout the district, classrooms, offices and cafeterias are getting fresh coats of paint and upgrades are being made to air-conditioning systems. Additionally, the technology department is overseeing upgrades to the district’s computer systems that will improve security and enhance digital services. The goal is to improve the infrastructure to maximize teaching and learning.

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The work will be finished by Sept. 1, when students return to school, but in the meantime some parking areas and access roads are closed to the public.

Across town, crews are also finishing up work at all Lakeland school buildings. The work includes a new cabling for the new phone system and video cameras at all buildings; new LED lighting and a new ceiling in the main hall at Lakeland High School; new air conditioning and new lighting in the Lakeland High School library; new air conditioning in the Lakeland High School auditorium; and a new security station at Van Cortlandtville Elementary School.

At many buildings, concrete pads have been added in anticipation of the installation of generators at those buildings.

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