Monthly Archives: July 2011

York City board looking at uniform possibilities

The York City School Board is establishing a committee to study “uniformly addressed attire,” Supt. Deborah Wortham said Wednesday. “Stay tuned,” she said. Parents want to see students “looking like students,” she said. That’s one thing people have been telling … Continue reading

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YTI York wins community service award

YTI Career Institute’s York campus received the 2011 annual Community Service Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators, according to a news release. The award recognizes a member school that demonstrates outstanding community service and leadership and exemplifies … Continue reading

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City teacher wins award for financial education

A William Penn Senior High School teacher was among five in the state to win an award for working to improve financial education for students. Melissa Golden was one of the winners of the “Ripple Effect” awards, given at an … Continue reading

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Measure makes it tougher for those with certain criminal backgrounds to work in schools

A measure proposed by state Sen. Jeffrey Piccola making it tougher for those with certain criminal backgrounds to get hired in schools was included in amendments to the school code. Amendments to the school code were passed along with the … Continue reading

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New Hope kicks off performing arts program with “Jesus Christ Superstar”

New Hope Academy Charter School is kicking off its new performing arts program this weekend with performances of “Jesus Christ Superstar.” That’s Candace Kearse, 17, rehearsing in the file photo above. Performances are slated for 7 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. … Continue reading

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Want to meet the city superintendent?

The York City School Board and Crispus Attucks Association are holding an event to introduce new Supt. Deborah Wortham to the community. The event is at 6 p.m. July 28 at Crispus Attucks, 605 S. Duke St., York.

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Find a summer lunch program near you

This week, the state Department of Education launched a website to help families find meals over the summer. “The Summer Food Service Program is available in many areas throughout the state. At these sites, meals are provided at no charge … Continue reading

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York City plans kick-off rally before school starts

The York City School District will hold a kick-off rally for the new school year on Aug. 27 at Penn Park in York. The rally will run from 1 to 3 p.m. and will include food, games, bounce houses, community … Continue reading

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Local rap/vocal group raising funds for trip to talent show

Team B.A.D., an all-girl rap/vocal group made up of four William Penn Senior High School seniors, will be holding a car wash on Saturday to fund a trip to New York, where they’ll compete in the second round of a … Continue reading

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Bobcat Foundation grants requests for items

The Bobcat Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports the Northeastern School Dsitrict, recently approved about $33,000 in requests for items to benefit students, according to a news release. Here’s a list of what was approved: Six document cameras for Northeastern … Continue reading

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