District to operate on 2-hour delay schedule Thursday (2/21/19)

The school district will operate on a two-hour delay schedule Thursday (2/21/19).
 
Students in Kindergarten through 12th grade should report to school no later than 10 a.m. Breakfast will not be served. (Exceptions: Pre-K students should report to school by 10:15 a.m. STEAM Academy students in 9th grade should report at 9:50 a.m. STEAM students in grades 3-8 should report at 10:15 a.m.)

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BOYS BASKETBALL: On a winning streak, Bearcats compete again Thursday (2/21)

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by ejames

Having clinched the title of YAIAA Division 1 champions for the fifth time since 2009, the Bearcats will compete at home Thursday against Northeastern for the second round of playoffs. The Bearcats defeated New Oxford on Friday for the league title. On Monday, the team beat Gettysburg 85-50 in the first round of the District […]

Information about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by ejames

The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTCP) was created pursuant to Act 85 of 2012.  This program enables eligible students residing within the boundaries of a low-achieving school to apply for a scholarship to attend another public or nonpublic school. A low-achieving school is defined as a public elementary or secondary schools within this Commonwealth […]

CALENDAR UPDATE: Schools will be open Friday, Feb. 15 and Monday, March 11

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by ejames

To minimize students’ exposure to extremely cold temperatures, the district closed all schools on Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31. As a result, the district will be open and students will be expected to report to school on the two remaining “snow make-up days” built into the 2018-19 calendar (which you can review here). […]

Preparing for cold weather: Here’s what parents/guardians should know

Posted on January 28th, 2019 by ejames

Forecasters predict very cold temperatures in the York area through the end of this week. A letter from Acting Superintendent Dr. Andrea Berry is going home with students today (1/28/19) with helpful information about the District’s plan to notify families of closings/delays and ways we can work together to keep children safe and warm. A […]

District announces kindergarten registration details for 2019-20

Posted on January 24th, 2019 by ejames

On Feb. 1, the School District of the City of York will begin accepting online registrations for 2019-20 kindergarten students. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2019 to register for kindergarten during the 2019-20 school year. Online registration is available to parents/guardians at this link. Parents/guardians can also register their […]

Registration open for YMCA spring sports programs

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by ejames

The York YMCA is now accepting financial assistance applications and registrations for multiple programs beginning in early February.  Group Basketball Training for ages 6-11 begins Feb. 4. A Co-ed Floor Hockey program for ages 11-14 and a Co-ed Indoor Soccer League for ages 4-11 begins Feb. 9.  Girls interested in learning fundamental volleyball skills can […]

Free English classes offered to parents, guardians of District students

Posted on January 3rd, 2019 by ejames

The School District of the City of York is offering free English-as-a-second-language classes to the parents and guardians of District students. Beginning on Jan. 14, 2019, classes will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays through May 21, 2019. Childcare will be provided to children ages 5 to 11. Beginner and advanced […]

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