Monthly Archives: October 2015

Teachers turn to onlind fundraising for classroom items

Books, musical instruments and just run-of-the-mill classroom supplies are among the things teachers in the area need and are turning to online fundraising to get. Those items are among the requests made on DonorsChoose.org, a website that allows teachers to … Continue reading

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York City School Board: Just enough candidates on Nov. 3 ballot

What will the ballot for York City School Board look like Nov. 3? Technically, the race is not contested (there are just enough people on the ballot to fill all the seats). But there’s at least one write-in candidate trying … Continue reading

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Auditor General: Poorly performing schools should have gotten help

Several York County schools are among those that state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says should have received help from the education department based on their School Performance Profile scores. According to 2013-14 SPP scores, around 800 schools scored lower than … Continue reading

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Lincoln Charter School to mark International Walk to School Day

Wednesday is International Walk to School Day, and Lincoln Charter School is ready as usual. If you’re nearby, around 9 a.m., you’ll see students walking around the charter school’s neighborhood with parents, teachers and community leaders. The Lion Drum Line … Continue reading

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Starbucks helps York City students start the year off right

Starbucks teamed up with Communities in Schools to help make sure York City students have the supplies they need this school year. Crystal Mayers, manager of the Arsenal Road Starbucks, is in charge of community giving for the York region … Continue reading

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