Monthly Archives: January 2016

Standardized Testing Q&A with Teacher, Ben Olewiler

Ben Olewiler, fourth grade teacher at West Manheim Elementary School in South Western School District, answers questions about standardized testing to give us a teacher’s point of view on the topic. Q: How do you think standardized tests help students, … Continue reading

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Q&A: YDR Web Producer Anthony Machcinski

Have you ever wondered who works behind the screens of York Daily Record’s website? Anthony Machcinski a the 26-year-old web producer, apart of a handful of other YDR employees, controlling it all. This 2011 La Salle University graduate earned his bachelors … Continue reading

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Finding the route to your roots

One could say seventh grade social studies teacher at Southern Middle School, April Melato, is catching up with lost time by teaching her students a very important lesson: genealogy. In the April of 2015 Melato launched a genealogy project for … Continue reading

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The Trigger

“There is always a trigger in a politician’s career. It came about when I saw a lack in the community. I wanted change and I felt it was up to me to put that into action.” This quote was shared … Continue reading

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A review: No romance needed for “Joy”

My sister and I are not fans of “Star Wars”, so when our parents went to see the latest installment of it, we were totally fine when we were offered the option of watching “Joy” instead. “Joy” is about a young … Continue reading

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Team Jenny: How one school came together to fight against cancer

Last year, students and staff at Susquehannock High School banded together to support a Warrior of their own. One year ago this month, Susquehannock High School junior Jenny Smith was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, a type of cancer. The news was quite a … Continue reading

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Preview: Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week is a week that all Catholic schools look forward to each year. It is a week where the students and teachers all have something in common. During the week, many exciting events take place such as the … Continue reading

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York 2.O

State Rep. Kevin Schreiber set the tone for the recent “Fixing York” meeting by saying, “Fixed means something is wrong. Something is broken. This should be more than anything a constructive dialogue.” Schreiber spoke during a panel discussion organized by … Continue reading

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Seek it out and master it: An interview with Brad Jennings

As assistant manager editor for presentation and digital innovation at the York Daily Record,  Brad Jennings manages how any or all stories are presented in the newspaper, or online or on mobile devices. He works closely with photographers, videographers and … Continue reading

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