Hannah Penn to dismiss at 12:30 p.m. today (5/23/17)

Hannah Penn will dismiss early today (5/23/17) at 12:30 p.m. as a precaution due to an issue with the school's fire-suppression system. Students in Pre K, kindergarten, first and second grades must be picked up at the school by a parent or guardian. All other students will be permitted to walk home. Thank you for your understanding. Robo calls will go out shortly.

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Information for parents about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

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 that ranked in the lowest 15% of its designation as elementary for the 2013-14 school year based on the combined Mathematics/Algebra I and Reading/Literature scores from the annual assessments (PASA, PSSA, and/or Keystone) administered in the 2014.

Please click here for more information from the Pennsylvania Department of Education about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program, including instructions to apply and parental responsibilities regarding child enrollment.

The following district schools are designated as low-achieving:

Davis K-8

Devers K-8

Ferguson K-8

Goode K-8

Hannah Penn K-8

Jackson K-8

McKinley K-8

William Penn Senior High School

 

School Police offering SAFE Camp this July

Posted on June 15th, 2017

York City students ages 9 to 12 are invited to SAFE Camp presented by the York City School Police Department.

The three-week program will expose students to a wide range of enrichment, educational and athletic opportunities starting Tuesday, July 11. The free program is open to 75 students, and spots are going fast!thumbnail of safe camp

To sign up, fill out the application below and turn it in to any school district building. Or, email it to ycschoolpolice@ycs.k12.pa.us.

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District offers free summer lunch program starting June 19

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

The School District of the City of York is treating kids to a free lunch this summer!

Children (18 years old or younger) who live in York City are invited to enjoy a meal at four locations Monday through Friday starting June 19 and ending August 4. Lunch will be served each day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

No registration or sign-up is necessary. Just show up and eat.

The four locations are:

Hannah Penn K-8, 415 E. Boundary Ave.

Ferguson K-8, 525 N. Newberry St.

Bethel Commandment, 1000 S. Queen St.

Fairview Full Gospel Missionary, 465 S. Pine St.

Also, please help us spread the word by sharing this flier:

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School board announces special meeting June 5

Posted on June 1st, 2017

The Board of Directors of the School District of the City of York, Pennsylvania will hold a Special Board Meeting on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. regarding the Helen Thackston Charter School and any other matters that may come before the Board.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 31 North Pershing Avenue, York, Pennsylvania.

Mindy A. Wantz, Board Secretary

Board of School Directors

 

City students invited to theater summer camps

Posted on May 23rd, 2017

TAFE, which stands for Theater Arts For Everyone, has announced a series of “Imagination Activation” summer camps to be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 700 E. Market St.

Full-day camps cost $175, and half-day camps cost $75. The first week of camp begins July 10.

Camps are open to students ages 5 to 19.

For more information TAFE’s website or click here to see a flier.

 

York City Bureau of Health announces vaccination clinics

Posted on May 23rd, 2017

New Pennsylvania school immunization requirements start with the first day of the 2017/2018 school year. Your child will need to be up-to-date with their vaccines or risk being excluded from school!  Please contact your health care provider or school nurse to make sure your child has all required vaccines.

If your child is not up to date with his/her vaccines and

  • is a city resident AND
  • is on Medicaid OR does not have health insurance

the City of York-Bureau of Health may be able to assist you.

Immunization clinics will be held at the Bureau of Health, located at 435 W. Philadelphia St., on the following dates:

  • June dates and times are available upon request
  • Monday July 10th and Wednesday July 12th 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Monday July 17th and Wednesday July 19th 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Monday July 24th and Wednesday July 26th 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Monday July 31st 8:30am – 6:00pm
  • August 22nd – 25th please call for an appointment time

To schedule an appointment, please call 717-849-2299

Without a scheduled appointment, your child may not be able to be seen but, an appointment for a future time/day may be arranged.

Immunization flyer Spanish

Click on the fliers below for information about vaccination requirements for attendance in Pennsylvania schools provided by the York City Bureau of Health.

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English

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Special school board meeting scheduled for May 24

Posted on May 15th, 2017

The Board of Directors of the School District of the City of York, Pennsylvania will hold a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. regarding the Crispus Attucks Charter School and any other matters that may come before the Board.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 31 North Pershing Avenue, York, Pennsylvania.

 

Mindy A. Wantz, Board Secretary

Board of School Directors

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