Category Archives: West York Area School District

Are public schools failing? No, say local superintendents

Are public schools failing? No, some local superintendents told those gathered at the York County Economic Alliance’s Economics Club Breakfast Wednesday morning.

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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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West York foundation gets to work; Northeastern foundations merge

A new educational foundation has formed to support the West York Area School District, and foundations in the Northeastern School District have merged.

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More chances to see the Pittsburgh Steelers play basketball against local school employees

There are several opportunities to see the Pittsburgh Steelers basketball team play against local school employees coming up.

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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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West York student wins anti-smoking poster contest

A WestYork student is featured in the summer issue of Keystone Physician magazine after winning the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars poster contest. Alexis Colon, 11, is a student at Lincolnway Elementary School, according to the article. She … Continue reading

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West York alumnus wants to help grads with college

A man returning to his West York roots is working to start a scholarship to help students at his alma mater who may have grown up like he did. Bill Kling, a member of the West York Class of 1966, … Continue reading

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Hundreds of kids still in need of updated immunization records

There’s been a lot of news lately related to students and their immunizations. To recap: new immunization regulations kicked in for the 2011-12 school year, but there was an eight-month grace period for students to get up to date. That … 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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Meet an ‘outstanding’ West York teacher

Jenifer Swope, a learning support teacher at Lincolnway Elementary in the West York Area School District, was recently named an “outstanding” teacher by Shippensburg University’s School Study Council. Swope said that she always wanted to be a teacher, and she … Continue reading

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