Category Archives: Northern York County School District

Northern teacher talks about working on the Common Core

While I was working on stories about the Common Core, I spotted some local names among those educators participating in state committees that worked on the new state standards. One is Emily Reed, a reading specialist at Dillsburg Elementary School in the Northern York County School District.

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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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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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Washington Twp. group’s petition to move from Dover schools heads to state

A Washington Township group’s petition to try to move from Dover schools will soon head to the state education department.

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York County teachers named to Shippensburg ‘outstanding’ list

Many York County teachers have received Shippensburg University Study Council’s 2012-13 Outstanding Teacher honors.

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York County schools offfer reassurance, resources after Newtown tragedy

Local school districts are working to reassure parents and students about the safety of their children after the tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Northern students’ artwork displayed at state education department

Works by seven Northern artists were chosen for display at the Pa. Dept. of Education through the month of October with two receptions held to honor those exhibiting.

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Washington Township group’s secession efforts moving in court

The Washington Township Education Coalition’s efforts to switch school districts is moving along in court.

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Dillsburg Elementary students learn about the Olympics before the London 2012 games

Dillsburg Elementary School held a summer program for students to learn about the Olympics before the summer 2012 games in London.

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See who is retiring from your school district

York Catholic teacher Sam Spiese is retiring after 44 years, and his wife, Nancy, is retiring after 21. Both are graduates of the school, too. After interviewing the Spieses, I sent out requests around the county, asking for the names … Continue reading

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