Monthly Archives: February 2013

Schools watch, wait to hear more about sequestration impacts

York County school officials are waiting to see exactly how automatic federal budget cuts could be felt locally.

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Principals do crazy things: roller skating, cheerleading, superhero edition

Principals in the area sometimes take to silly antics to motivate their students, from roller skating around school to performing a cheerleading routine.

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A visit to math class: Power Teaching at Shallow Brook Intermediate School

Lorraine Coombes uses a strategy called “Power Teaching” to get kids more engaged in math class.

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Red Lion foundation provides scholarships, funds for school projects

The Red Lion Area Educational Foudnation, a nonprofit, supported various projects in the school district in 2012.

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York City group looking for high impact ideas for district’s future

The advisory committee looking at the York City School District’s future is looking for big ideas.

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All middle, high schools to get copies of ‘Lincoln’

Copies of “Lincoln,” which is nominated for Best Picture and several other awards, will be given to all U.S. middle and high schools, public and private, once the movie is out on DVD, according to a news release from Participant Media.

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Tome race funds new driving simulator at Spring Grove Area High School

The Spring Grove Area Educational Fund donated a driving simulator to the high school for use in drivers’ education classes, according to a news release.

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Financial firm: York district could see future deficits grow, if nothing changes

The York City School District could see deficits grow to about $20 million by 2018, according to baseline projections by a financial firm.

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YorkCounts recommends an all-charter system for the York City School District

A YorkCounts education work group recommended that the converting the York City School District to an all-charter system could be the kind of change needed.

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How much money could your school district get through liquor privatization?

School districts in York County could get millions in one-time funding through the sale of the state’s liquor stores, according to numbers released by the state on Tuesday.

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