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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The School District of the City of York sends thanks to Shippensburg

Posted on November 14th, 2018

The following is a statement from Acting Superintendent Dr. Andrea Berry on behalf of the School District of the City of York:

The School District of the City of York thanks the Shippensburg Area School District for its gracious acknowledgment of inappropriate comments directed at York students and supporters after the Nov. 9 playoff football game between the Bearcats and the Shippensburg Greyhounds.

We appreciate the decisive action of the Shippensburg superintendent and the district’s Board of School Directors at a recent meeting to publicly condemn this hurtful behavior. (Click here for a link to a statement from the Shippensburg Area School District.)

We join the Shippensburg Area School District in taking seriously our responsibility to teach all children the inherent dignity of all people.

As we celebrate this historic Bearcat football season, let’s also celebrate the fact that we have built young men and women of strong character at the School District of the City of York.

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