Details About William Penn Senior High School Evacuation

Details about response to accident involving district school bus

This morning, a bus transporting students from William Penn Senior High School to the Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy was involved in an accident. Six students were transported to the hospital for assessment of possible injuries. As of 3 p.m., each of the students had been treated and released from the hospital. The driver of the school bus was also transported to the hospital. All other students on the bus were evaluated by school nurses.

The school district contacted parents of the affected students and will report more information to the public when it is available. The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. We appreciate the community’s support and patience as we continue to investigate.

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STEAM Academy accepting applications for 2019-20 school year

Posted on March 19th, 2019

The Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy, a district school that emphasizes a project-based learning approach to education, is accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year.

Any student who lives in York City is eligible to apply. The STEAM Academy will serve grades 3 through 10 during the 2019-20 school year.

Students must submit an application to be considered for enrollment. A completed application for each grade level includes a student questionnaire, a parent/guardian questionnaire and a teacher recommendation. Students entering grades 5-10 must also submit an essay and secure a second teacher recommendation.

The deadline for completed applications is Monday, May 13. Applications may be submitted to the main office at the student’s home school or at the STEAM Academy, 701 Texas Ave.

Each application will be reviewed by a committee at the STEAM Academy, and acceptance letters will be sent by Friday, June 3. Students who are placed on the waiting list will be acknowledged via mail by June 7.

For more information, contact the STEAM Academy at (717) 849-1240. Applications are available in PDF format below and in the main offices of each school.

thumbnail of EFS STEAM Application Grades 3-4 2019-20 English

Grades 3-4 | English

thumbnail of EFS STEAM Application Grades 5-10 2019-20 English

Grades 5-10 | English

thumbnail of EFS STEAM Application Grades 3-4 2019-20 Spanish.doc

Grades 3-4 | Spanish

thumbnail of EFS STEAM Application Grades 5-10 2019-20 Spanish

Grades 5-10 | Spanish

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