Monthly Archives: September 2011

More on York City’s secondary PSSA results

I didn’t have this in time for my story about York City School District’s PSSA results, so here is a little more information about the secondary schools. The secondary schools — William Penn Senior High School, Hannah Penn Middle School, … Continue reading

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Search for your school’s PSSA results

Yesterday, the state Department of Education released the results of the 2010-11 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment and “adequate yearly progress.” Click here to read a story about countywide results and to find a database you can use to search … Continue reading

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St. Rose of Lima school schedules ‘Shadow Week’

Children can shadow students at St. Rose of Lima School for a day during “Shadow Week” Oct. 17 to 21 to see if they’d like to attend the school. Parents can call 792-0889 to schedule a visit, and visits can … Continue reading

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Facebook page for posting education news

I’ve started a Facebook page that I’m going to use to post education news and other items. Click here to “like” it!

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Applications being accepted for middle school grant program

A grant program aimed at middle school teachers is now accepting applications. The “Ready, Steady, GO!” grants are sponsored by the Kids in Need Foundation, Office Depot Star Teacher Program and the Office Depot Foundation. Applications are being accepted through … Continue reading

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District security director has hidden talents

Don’t let Michael Muldrow’s title fool you. “He works security,” said Sam Beard, York City School Board president. “That’s not who he is.” Muldrow, the district’s safety and security director, was applauded at the last school board meeting for efforts … Continue reading

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Speakers scheduled at York College Sept. 29

York College has a few speakers lined up for Sept. 29. At 3:30 p.m., Erika Doss, a professor at the University of Notre Dame, will speak about her publication “Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America. The free event, part of … Continue reading

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Flood victims can seek PHEAA grant reconsideration

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is advising state grant recipients who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee or other disasters to seek possible reconsideration of their award. Those recipients are advised to complete and … Continue reading

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Red Lion district also participating in evaluation pilot

The Red Lion Area School District contacted me to let me know they, too, are participating in the state’s pilot program for a new teacher evaluation system. The Pennsylvania Department of Education had told me that the Dover Area and … Continue reading

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Help Clearview Elementary send principal to the roof

If the Clearview Elementary School PTO raises $10,000 through upcoming fundraisers, Principal Todd McClimans has promised to spend a night on the school roof. On Oct. 1, a yard sale/flea market will be held at 8 a.m. Space costs $10, … Continue reading

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