Yorktown High School is committed to educating students to make healthy choices in all areas of their lives. The school's educational program, and school-wide program in social-emotional learning, strive to educate students on the importance of good decision making.
Yorktown's health curriculum covers the topics of drug and alcohol education and prevention. Guest speakers, occasional assemblies and school counselors assist in educating students on these topics.
Milagros Vascones-Gatski received her undergraduate degree from la Universidad Catolica de Peru. She then attained a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Ms. Vascones-Gatski has worked in both private and public settings with children, adults and families. She has worked on both mental health and substance use concerns. She maintains clinical licensure. Ms. Vascones-Gatski has done private practice work, as well.
Milagros Vascones-Gatski, LCSW, MAC
School Substance Abuse Counselor