Category Archives: South Western School District

South Western, York Suburban students head to state Mathcounts competition

Two teams of local students will compete in the state level of the Mathcounts Competition Series tomorrow in Harrisburg.

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What’s behind graduation gown colors, anyway?

Districts around York County have different traditions when it comes to what colors students will wear at graduation.

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South Western, Spring Grove, West York top seat belt challenge

Three local high schools — South Western, Spring Grove Area, and West York — took the top honors in the Second Annual York/Adams High School Seat Belt Challenge, according to a news release.

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South Western students win mobile app design contest

Emory H. Markle Intermediate School, in the South Western School District, was among 10 winners in a national competition challenging students to develop mobile apps to address a need or problem in their schools or communities.

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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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Cameras common in school buses, often at the districts’ expense

A couple of weeks ago, the Northeastern School Board debated spending $10,000 on 10 cameras for F&S Transportation school buses, eventually deciding to spend the cash. Cameras aren’t part of the written agreement the district has with the school bus … Continue reading

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South Eastern student wins regional MATHCOUNTS competition

A South Eastern Middle School Student won the 28th annual Lincoln Chapter MATHCOUNTS compeition on Saturday. The competition included 189 students from 31 schools in Lancaster, Lebanon, York and Adams Counties, according to a news release. Jacob McKnight, from South … Continue reading

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York County students win scholarships

A William Penn Senior High School student was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Comcast Foundation, which also awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven other York County students. The scholarships were awarded through the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, which recognizes … Continue reading

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PA back in Race to the Top

Pennsylvania was named a finalist in the second round of the federal Race to the Top funding competition. Read the governor’s press release here. An EdWeek assessment indicates that second-round applications were stronger than first. In the first round, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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