Monthly Archives: November 2010

Zumbathon to benefit Logos Academy playground

A Zumbathon will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 to benefit the Logos Academy playground fund, according to a news release. Body Rhythms Life Fitness and the Women’s Club of York are partnering for the event. Tickets are $15 … Continue reading

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Suburban posts budget suggestions

York Suburban has posted a list of all the suggestions gathered last weekend at its community budget workshop. It’s interesting to look at what people suggested. I’m going to list a few from each category here, but you can check … Continue reading

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Dallastown foundation awards grants

The Dallastown Area Educational Foundation has awarded its fall Educational Improvement grants, according to a news release. Most school districts in the county have foundations that raise money to support activities that might not otherwise be funded. Dallastown’s foundation awarded … Continue reading

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York celebrates families

There was a lot of recognition happening at Wednesday night’s York City School Board meeting. A Smith Middle School family was honored in what will soon become a regular monthly featured called “Celebrating Families.” The Drummond family — mom Stephanie … Continue reading

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Central teacher wins civics curriculum award

A Central York High School teacher won first place in the state Civics First Curriculum Contest, according to a news release. The contest was sponsored by the Pennsylvania Coalition for Representative Democracy, the state education department and the National Constitution … Continue reading

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Bracey’s teacher to be honored Thursday

York Mayor Kim Bracey’s second-grade teacher will be honored Thursday as part of American Education Week. TeachersCount, a nonprofit dedicated to teacher appreciation, is recognizing Bracey and Mary Beatty, a teacher at McKinley Elementary, as part of its “Behind Every … Continue reading

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Teachers: get discount tickets for Waiting for Superman

Teachers can get a discount to see Waiting for Superman in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Presenting your teaching credential will get you in at a child’s ticket price, according to the movie’s website. Frank Theaters in York Township is … Continue reading

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Network to connect Diocese of Harrisburg schools

Bishop Joseph P. McFadden is set to launch a wide-area computer network for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg, according to a news release. The network will connect 37 schools in the diocese and provide video conferencing and distance … Continue reading

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Dallastown students advance in cyber defense challenge

Five students from Dallastown Area High School have advanced in CyberPatriot, the nation’s largest youth cyber defense challenge, according to a news release. The CyberPatriot competition’s second round of competition was held Nov. 6. Junior ROTC units of all Services … Continue reading

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Global warming ‘skeptic’ at York College draws some concern

A speaker often labeled a “global warming skeptic” is set to visit York College tonight, and some in the school’s science department have concerns about his message. Richard Lindzen, a professor at MIT, is set to present “Alarming Global Warming: … Continue reading

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