Monthly Archives: August 2013

York Suburban hosts Wellness Day and 5K Sept. 7

The York Suburban School District will host a Wellness Day and 5K event Sept. 7 as part of an overall effort to incorporate wellness into students’ learning.

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How local teachers are marking 50 years since the March on Washington

Some local teachers are marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in their classrooms.

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Pinterest founder, a York Suburban grad, talks about site’s future

York Suburban High School grad Evan Sharp, one of the co-founders of Pinterest, talks about the social sharing site’s future.

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Live coverage: York College students move in, new president greets first class

About 1,100 first-year students are expected to arrive on York College’s campus today. Pamela Gunter-Smith, York College’s new president, will welcome her first class to campus. We’ll have live coverage throughout the day.

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Checking in with Northeastern’s new superintendent

Shawn Minnich took over as Northeastern School District’s superintendent July 1. He has been with the district since 1996.

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College students might want to add insurance to back-to-school list

College students – those living off campus and in dorms – might want to check into their insurance coverage as they head back to school.

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York City district schedules Welcome Home events in schools

The York City School District has scheduled “Welcome Home” events at each of the schools around the district.

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Advocacy group asks for investigation into alt-ed programs

The Education Law Center has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice, asking for an investigation into the placement of students in alternative education programs.

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Community invited to meet the Northeastern High School marching band

Community members are invited to meet the Northeastern High School marching band at 7:30 tonight.

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How does Day of Silence work in schools?

Some York Suburban school administrators raised concern about an event that asks for students to be silent to draw attention to harassment and bullying of LGBT students.

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