School District Of The City Of York

Details regarding Incident at William Penn Senior High School

Posted on January 17th, 2020

William Penn Senior High School is secure, students and staff are safe. A generic message was sent to students at William Penn via social media. At no point in time was a threat directed to William Penn Senior High School. All of our safety security protocols are in place. The building is secure, students and staff are safe. Students will be dismissed at their regular time

You are Invited! Parent Listen and Learn

Posted on January 15th, 2020

Good Afternoon!

Dr. Andrea Berry cordially invites all Bearcat Parents/Guardians to attend the “Parent Listen and Learn!”

Dr. Andrea Berry, Superintendent of Schools, along with other District Administration, will be hosting listen and learn meetings. This meeting is intended to identify areas of strength and improvement as we work together to move the School District of the City of York forward!

When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: New Covenant Community Church 116 S. West St. York, PA. 17401

This is an opportunity to bring all Bearcat parents/guardians together to have an open conversation about our district. We look forward to your attendance!

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Fundraiser: Ferguson K-8’s Chipotle

Posted on January 13th, 2020

Ferguson K-8 invites the community to grab lunch or dinner at Chipotle!

Where: 890 Loucks Rd, York PA

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 5 pm-9 pm

Show this flyer when you ask for your meal!

Flyer with a burrito on it that advertises that our ferguson K-8 building is having a fundraiser.

 

 

 

Office of Special Education Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) 2019-2020 Public Notice

Posted on January 13th, 2020

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires Pennsylvania to ensure that the total number of students assessed in each subject using the PASA does not exceed one percent of the total number of all students in the state assessed on the statewide assessments. Each local educational agency (LEA) must complete and submit the PASA 1.0 Percent Participation Threshold Justification to BSE if it anticipates that more than 1.0 % of its students enrolled in grades 3-8 and 11 will be assessed using the PASA. A list of LEAs who anticipate exceeding the threshold will be made publicly available on the PDE website, in accordance with 34 CFR 200.6 (c)(3) regulations.  LEAs must also make the document publicly available upon request, removing any personally identifiable information. The School District of the City of York anticipates exceeding the 1.0 percent threshold for PASA participation for the 2019-20 testing cycle.  The necessary justification information has been submitted to the Bureau of Special Education.  Questions on The School District of the City of York participation rates should be directed to Deborah Neiman, Supervisor of Special Education or Dr. Linda C. Brown, Assistant Superintendent of Special Education.

If you should have any questions, please call the Office of Special Education at 717-849-1431.

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El Acta Todo Estudiante Triunfa (ESSA) require a Pennsylvania que asegure que el numero total de estudiantes evaluados en cada materia usando el PASA no exceda un porciento de el numero total de todo estudiante en el estado evaluado en las evaluaciones a nivel estatal.  Cada agencia educativa local (LEA) debe completar y presentar el PASA Participacion de 1.0 Porciento Justificacion Umbral a BSE si anticipa que mas de un 1.0% de sus estudiantes registrados en grados 3-8 y 11 seran evaluados usando el PASA.  Una lista de LEA’s quienes anticipan exceder el umbral sera disponible publicamente en el sitio web, de acuerdo con regulaciones 34 CFR 200.6 (c) (3) .  Los LEA’s tambien deben hacer el documento publico disponible al pedido, removiendo cualquier informacion personal identificable.  El Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York anticipa exceder el umbral de 1.0 porciento para participacion PASA para el ciclo de examenes 2019-2020.  La informacion justificada necesaria ha sido presentada a el Bureau de Educacion Especial.  Preguntas en el indice de participacion deberan ser dirigidos a Deborah Neiman, Supervisora de Educacion Especial o a la Dra. Linda C. Brown, Asistente Superintendente de Educacion Especial.

Si tiene alguna pregunta/prepocupacion favor de llama la oficina de Educacion Especial al 717-849-1431.

 

Tonight’s Bearcats Basketball Games Rescheduled

Posted on January 8th, 2020

Due to the closings of schools, tonight’s game for the Girls Bearcat Varisty and Junior Varsity is postponed with a makeup date of Wednesday, January 22nd. This game will still be our scheduled Alumni/Youth night and we hope that everyone can still make it out for the event.

The Boys Junior Varsity and Varsity games have also been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, February 3rd at Southwestern.

Both games will be 6:00 pm Junior Varsity start and the Varsity to follow at 7:30 pm.

Thank you all for your support!

You are Invited! Community Listen and Learn

Posted on January 2nd, 2020

Dr. Andrea Berry cordially invites you to attend our first meeting in a series of “Listen and Learn” events!
Dr. Andrea Berry, Superintendent of Schools, along with other District Administration, will be hosting listen and learn meetings. There will be 3 categories of meetings. “Community Listen and Learn”, “Parent Listen and Learn”, and “Teacher & Staff Listen and Learn”. These meetings are intended to identify areas of strength and improvement as we work together to move the School District of the City of York forward!
This Monday, January 6, 2020, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm we will be hosting our “Community Listen and Learn.” This is an opportunity to bring community stakeholders of all kinds together to have an open conversation about our district.
We look forward to your attendance!
(This event is intended for members of the York City Community. Parents are encouraged to attend the “Parent Listen and Learn” once that date is announced)
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Details for Winter Break

Posted on December 17th, 2019

Details for Winter Break

Last Day of School: December 19, 2019
No School for students: December 20, 2019 (All offices will be open)
Winter Break: December 23, 2019 – January 1, 2020 (The entire district will be closed)
Students Return: January 2, 2020

Have a wonderful winter break Bearcats!

Congratulations to our newly elected School Board of Directors!

Posted on December 9th, 2019

The School District of the City of York would like to officially congratulate our newly elected School Board Members!

Mr. Michael Breeland
Ms. Diane Glover Brown
Mrs. Carman Bryant
Mrs. Cassandra Liggins
Ms. Arleta Riviera

We would also like to congratulate our new School Board President Ms. Tanoue Onishi Sweeney and our School Board Vice-President Mrs. Carman Bryant!

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School Board of Directors 
 
Ms. Tanoue Onishi Sweeney – President
Mrs. Carman Bryant- Vice President
Mr. Michael Breeland
Ms. Diane Glover Brown
Ms. Lisa Kennedy
Mrs. Cassandra Liggins
Mrs. Margie Orr
Ms. Arleta Riviera
Mrs. Tonya Thompson-Morgan

 

 

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