Category Archives: Angie Mason

York City School District’s community action committee takes shape

Carol Saylor, chief recovery officer for the York City School District, said about 50 people have been tapped for the community action committee she and York Mayor Kim Bracey are to lead. Here’s a look at who’s on the list. … Continue reading

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School construction reimbursement part of budget battle

Districts around York County are among those awaiting reimbursement from the state for construction costs. Just how those costs should be covered by the state is one of the many issues associated with the state budget. Here’s a look at … Continue reading

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She helped a garden grow at Windsor Manor Elementary

For 15 years, Melanie Markowski has helped the Junior Garden at Windsor Manor Elementary School blossom. But all good things, it seems, eventually come to an end. Markowski, of Windsor, said the garden will be removed in July because of … Continue reading

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York City schools see principal changes

Principals in York City are shuffling around for the 2015-16 school year. A large school board agenda Wednesday night contained a lot of personnel related items, including the rearranging of some principals in the district. Here’s a look at the … Continue reading

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Superintendents get letter on spending Wolf’s proposed education increase

A letter to Pennsylvania superintendents from acting education Secretary Pedro Rivera describes how the state wants school districts to use proposed additional funds in classrooms. Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget would increase basic education funding by $400 million, the letter … Continue reading

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Are mini-horses coming to school? Probably not, but just in case …

This tweet first drew my attention.   I tweet about miniature horses as service animals in my school district and neigh a response. pic.twitter.com/jhCccJlpUk — Steve Whiteley (@whiteley) March 3, 2015 That’s when I learned York Suburban School District was looking … Continue reading

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Mentors take York boys to Temple University

A group of third- and fourth-grade boys from York City School District recently spent a day at Temple University, thanks to a group of mentors. Jeff Kirkland, one of the trip’s organizers, said it was arranged through BT Express, a program … Continue reading

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Miss White Rose City to promote early reading around York

Caroline Jones, Miss White Rose City, will visit area schools next week to highlight the importance of reading early and often to children, according to a news release. Through the United Way of York County, Jones will visit the following … Continue reading

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Scholarships available for York City students

Attention York City seniors: York City Dollars for Scholars wants to give you a scholarship! Well, they’d like to consider it anyway. But you have to apply. The organization needs more students to apply for its scholarships, school board member … Continue reading

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York County superintendents weigh in on state issues

Three York County superintendents testified before the state House education committee last week on issues including Keystone exams and ever-changing state standards. Red Lion Area School District Supt. Scott Deisley, Northern York County Supt. Eric Eshbach and Central York Supt. … Continue reading

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