Monthly Archives: March 2013

York City group hears charter parents’ perceptions, talks about why they matter

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Wrightsville principal, York Revolution to make good on reading reward promise

Wrightsville Elementary School Principal Don Gillett will sleep on the school roof starting April 18, when the York Revolution season opens, until the team loses a game. It’s a reward for his students reading more than 2,000 books as part of Boomer’s Book Club.

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Watch state mock trial championships on PCN starting Friday

The final round of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Statewide Mock Trial Championships will air on PCN Friday at 7 p.m., according to a news release.

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Finalists announced in York County Student Essay Contest

The 28 finalists have been named in the York County Student Essay Contest, and on April 7, they’ll find out who among them are the top winners.

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Central students collecting toys for Bosnian children

Central York High School’s chapter of the Interact Club, a national service organization sponsored by the Rotary Club, is collecting toys for Bosnian children, according to Central’s weekly e-newsletter.

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Kids hit Boomer’s Book Club reading goal, so Wrightsville Elementary principal will sleep on roof

A principal will sleep on the roof of his school because his kids read more than 2,000 books as part of Boomer’s Book Club, an initiative of the York Revolution.

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Dover student organizing mini-Thon as senior project

Tyler Bentzel, a senior at Dover Area High School, is running a school-wide mini-Thon to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund.

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Kindles for Keystones: Good scores earn York City students a reading reward

Martin Library board members donated eight Kindles, which were given to students who had scored proficient or better on their Keystone exams.

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South Western students win mobile app design contest

Emory H. Markle Intermediate School, in the South Western School District, was among 10 winners in a national competition challenging students to develop mobile apps to address a need or problem in their schools or communities.

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Northeastern raising money for Make-a-Wish campaign to send local teen to Hawaii

Northeastern High School is sponsoring a Make-a-Wish campaign, working to raise $4,000 or more to send a local 15-year-old with a brain tumor to Hawaii. Tonight at the Springettsbury Township location of Isaac’s Restaurant and Deli, across from the Galleria … Continue reading

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