Category Archives: Inside schools

West York leader named 2014 Superintendent of the Year

Emilie Lonardi, West York Area School District superintendent, has been named 2014 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators.

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LIU program works to raise awareness about homeless students

This week is Pennsylvania’s Education for Youth Experiencing Homelessness Awareness Week.

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NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education list includes five from York County

Five York County school districts are among more than 300 named the Best Communities for Music Education 2013 by the NAMM Foundation.

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Watch state mock trial championships on PCN starting Friday

The final round of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Statewide Mock Trial Championships will air on PCN Friday at 7 p.m., according to a news release.

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Finalists announced in York County Student Essay Contest

The 28 finalists have been named in the York County Student Essay Contest, and on April 7, they’ll find out who among them are the top winners.

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Community members organize session on Keystone exams

Community members have organized “The Keystone Exams: What every parent needs to know,” a session to be held at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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York County Alliance for Learning awards Innovation Grants to educators

The York County Alliance for Learning recently awarded $8,000 to 11 educators through its Innovation Grants program, according to a news release.

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Principals do crazy things: roller skating, cheerleading, superhero edition

Principals in the area sometimes take to silly antics to motivate their students, from roller skating around school to performing a cheerleading routine.

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A visit to math class: Power Teaching at Shallow Brook Intermediate School

Lorraine Coombes uses a strategy called “Power Teaching” to get kids more engaged in math class.

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Red Lion foundation provides scholarships, funds for school projects

The Red Lion Area Educational Foudnation, a nonprofit, supported various projects in the school district in 2012.

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