Category Archives: Southern York School District

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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Southern York County School District, YMCA branch work together on cost-saving intiative

A partnership between the Southern York County School District and the Southern Branch YMCA is saving money for the school district and recently earned recognition from the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials.

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Local students win regional robotics competition

A team of local high school students won a the regional level of a robotics competition held recently, according to a news release.

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School districts are making preparations for Hurricane Sandy

School districts around York County have been taking some steps to prepare for the possibility that Hurricane Sandy could hit the area early next week.

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Susquehannock teachers do their own “Call Me Maybe” rendition

Susquehannock High School teachers performed their own rendition of “Call Me Maybe” and presented it to students around the start of the school year.

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Are your schools using social media to communicate?

Some school districts are using social media like Twitter and Facebook to communicate with families.

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Candidates describe why they want to be Dallastown’s next superintendent

Last night, the Dallastown community met two candidates to be the school district’s next superintendent. To be fair, they already knew one. Ron Dyer, a York Township resident, has been assistant superintendent in Dallastown since 2005 and has been acting … Continue reading

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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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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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Dallastown board member earns accreditation

A Dallastown Area School Board member recently received Master School Board Member accreditation from the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. Don Yoder, a board member since 1999, was one of four board members in the state to receive the recognition, which … Continue reading

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