Category Archives: Angie Mason

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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Northeastern Middle students receive Chromebooks

Northeastern Middle School recently placed Chromebooks into the hands of about 100 seventh- and eighth-grade students. The school’s GOLD team is participating in a 1:1 pilot program for the rest of the school year. Many school districts around the county … Continue reading

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West York students tackle future city design

Seventh-graders at West York Area Middle School recently imagined a city of the future and brought it to life for the Future City Competition. The Central Pennsylvania regional finals of the competition were held Jan. 24, at the State Museum of … Continue reading

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Read Lincoln Charter renewal documents

Last week, the York City School Board voted to approve a renewal agreement that allows Lincoln Charter School to remain open for another five years. The charter school’s board had previously renewed the agreement, which contains performance goals and other … Continue reading

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Students put their view of York into a mural

In the cafeteria at Ferguson K-8 School, panels of a mural rested against the wall recently, waiting to be hung. Students in the school’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) program created the mural with help from artist Ophelia … Continue reading

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Check out events for Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week is Jan. 24 to 30, and schools around York County will be among those celebrating with the theme of “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Events begin Saturday, with a York Deanery Celebration Mass at 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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City teachers attending Wolf inauguration day breakfast

York City teacher Clovis Gallon will be among those attending a breakfast with Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on inauguration day. Gallon said the VFW in Mount Wolf is hosting a breakfast where Wolf is expected to appear, and the past commander … Continue reading

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Students urge parents to call about charter alternatives

Some William Penn Senior High School students are distributing fliers, urging parents who don’t want their child to attend a charter school to let the state education department and chief recovery officer David Meckley know. Ashlee DeSantis, a student who … Continue reading

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