Category Archives: high schools

More on school consolidation in York County

York County Heritage Trust Director of Library and Archives, Lila Fourhman-Shaull, shared a dedication program for Chanceford Elementary School with me. As noted in my previous post, the school was dedicated on August 31, 1958. The program gives a history … Continue reading

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Students Strike at York County High School

The York Gazette reported that when a favorite teacher was let go, seemingly as a cost-cutting measure, Codorus Township High School students took matters into their own hands. The teacher didn’t let matters rest either, and the case ended up … Continue reading

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York’s Small’s Meadow Field Had Real Hay and Cows

Small Field, the athletic field for York High, was the subject of a recent post. I checked further into the files at York County Heritage Trust and found that the gift was a real surprise to the York City school … Continue reading

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Small Field in York Named for the Small Family

January 1916 drawing of Small Field by T. Tyrrell Heiges, Engr. A recent letter to the Editor in the York Daily Record mentioned Small Athletic Field, which is owned by the York City School District and site of York High … Continue reading

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Apples, Always Apples in York County

50 years ago this week, Judith Brown, a 17-year-old senior at Kennard-Dale High School, was declared the winner of York County’s apple baking dessert contest. She competed against five other county high school students: Nancy Jones, Spring Grove, runner-up; Pauline … Continue reading

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