Category Archives: Angie Mason

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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State website includes more district financial info

You can now find more school district financial information on the same website you find school academic scores. Today, state Rep. Jim Christiana, who was behind the SchoolWATCH proposal, announced that the additional information can be found on the PA … Continue reading

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Hershey Story contest recognizes young writers

Entries are being accepted until Feb. 15 for the “History Contest for Young Writers,” sponsored by the The Hershey Story, the Museum on Chocolate Avenue, according to a news release. The contest is open to students in grades five through … Continue reading

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West Shore selling 12 used buses

Wanna buy a bus? West Shore School District can hook you up.

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Looking back on 2014 York County education news

Control of the York City School District, the closing of New Hope Academy and other stories dominated education news in York County in 2014.

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Dallastown’s science fair scheduled for January

More than 300 student projects are registered for the 55th annual Dallastown Area High School Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held Jan. 23-25.

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Who’s behind the York Community Foundation Charter School?

Update: Comments from Charter Schools USA and Margie Orr have been added at the bottom of this post. At last night’s York City School Board meeting, questions came up surrounding a nonprofit entity that would be the charter holder if the … Continue reading

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Penn State York cancer survivor raises money with poker tournament

Penn State York senior and cancer survivor Jimmy Clark is continuing his efforts to help children battling cancer. Clark was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, when he was a sophomore at Red Lion Area Senior High School, according … Continue reading

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