Monthly Archives: September 2010

West York students organize breast cancer fundraiser

West York High School will host its second “Dig Pink” volleyball match Monday (Oct. 4) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event will be held in the high school gym. The Lady Bulldogs willt ake on the Spring … Continue reading

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College fair coming up

More than 100 colleges will be represented at the York County College Fair on Oct. 18 at York College. The fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center. Students in grades 10, … Continue reading

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Education at the movies

The subject of education has been hitting movie screens a lot lately. An article in the latest issue of Education Next says education reform is the latest hot topic in documentary film. Here’s a look at some of the movies: … Continue reading

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Benefit Sunday in memory of Dallastown teacher

A benefit to raise money for the children of Terri Fleagle, a Dallastown teacher who was killed in a motorcycle crash in June, will be held from 1:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Dallastown Community Park. The event is hosted … Continue reading

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York Catholic grads named AP Scholars

Three 2010 York Catholic graduates earned AP Scholar Awards for their performance on Advanced Placement exams, according to a news release from the school. The Advanced Placement program offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses while in high school … Continue reading

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Overcrowding discussed in the city

The York City School Board addressed the issue of overcrowded classrooms during its meeting Wednesday night. Parent Dawn Squire submitted a letter to the board, saying that the furlough of teachers (which happened earlier in the summer) led to overcrowded … Continue reading

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See the new Yorkshire Elementary

See the new Yorkshire Elementary during an open house from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 13. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 6:15 p.m. The school is at Eastern Boulevard and Mills Street in East York.

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Pricetag for school instruments

Check out this blog post from biz editor Cathy Hirko. Her son decided to play the tuba at school, and she found out there’s a hefty price for losing it. Anyone ever rack up a bill losing a school instrument? … Continue reading

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More on PSSAs

One of the great things about having a blog is that I can include information here when it didn’t necessarily make it into the paper. And when it comes to PSSA scores, there’s always plenty of information left. So here … Continue reading

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PSSA scores released

The state Department of Education released results of the 2009-10 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment today. Click here to read a summary of the results. There’s also a searchable database where you can find your school’s results. Any thoughts on … Continue reading

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