School District Of The City Of York

(Virtual) School Board Meeting January 19, 2022- 6:30 PM

Posted on January 18th, 2022

The School District of the City of York Board of School Directors will hold a virtual School Board Regular (voting) Meeting at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.  The agenda for the Regular Meeting will be available via the following link prior to the start of the meeting:  https://app.agendamanager.com/ycsd

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform and streamed live through YouTube.

City of York residents seeking to make comments during the Special Meeting should enter via Zoom. City of York residents not seeking to make comments should view the meeting using the YouTube link. We are restricted to 100 visitors in the Zoom video conferencing platform.   

  • Please click the following link to view the YouTube live stream of The School District of the City of York January 19, 2022, Regular School Board Meeting: https://youtu.be/5DzYJOaTkh0
  • Please click the following link to attend the meeting via Zoom: Registration Link To complete your request to attend the Regular Meeting, you will be emailed a meeting ID and password needed to join the Regular School Board Meeting via the email you provided.  If you do not receive your meeting ID and password by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting, please email Mrs. Jessica Althoff, Director of Technology, at althojes@ycs.k12.pa.us for assistance. (Please note – passwords and meeting IDs will be sent before 4:00 pm on the day of the meeting).
  • In addition, City of York residents wishing to share comments to be read during the Regular Meeting may email the comments to Ms. Lori Ferrell, Board Secretary, at ferrelor@ycs.k12.pa.us.  Emails must be received by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, and must include the name and address of the City of York resident.

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Pop-Up Mobile Mammography- January 17, 2022

Posted on January 10th, 2022

Join WellSpan Health and the York Pearls as we honor Dr. King’s legacy of service. This Mobile Mammography Pop-Up event will take place Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10:00AM – 4:00PM at Hannah Penn School K-8 in York, PA.

To schedule your appointment call: (717) 466-2666 or (717) GO-MAMMO

Parent/Family Survey

Posted on January 5th, 2022

We are asking all parents and/or family of the School District of the City of York to complete this survey. The goal of the School District of the City of York Parent/Family survey is to collect and understand parent/family opinions, perspectives, attitudes, and perceptions towards the school, their students, and education in order to develop and create successful outcomes for both our students and families. This survey is aligned with Joyce Epstein’s Framework on Six Types of Involvement. Joyce Epstein states “The way schools care about children is reflected in the way schools care about the children’s families”.

Please click the below link to participate in the survey:

York City Family / Parent Involvement Survey

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Estamos pidiendo a todos los padres y/o familias del Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York que completen esta encuesta. La meta de la encuesta de los Padres/Familias del Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York es recaudar y entender las opiniones, perspectivas, actitudes, y precauciones de los padres/familias hacia la escuela, sus estudiantes, y la educación para poder desarrollar y crear resultados favorables tanto para los estudiantes como para sus familias. Esta encuesta está alineada con El Marco de Joyce Epstein en los Seis Tipos de Envolvimiento Joyce Epstein indica “La manera en que las escuelas se preocupan por los niños está reflejada en la manera en que las escuelas se preocupan por las familias de los niños”.

York City Family / Parent Involvement Survey

Virtual Town Hall Meeting- William Penn Senior High School 6:30 PM

Posted on December 13th, 2021

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William Penn Senior High School Parents/Guardians:

Hello, please join Dr. Blair Smoak, principal of William Penn Senior High School on Thursday, December 16th at 6:30 PM for a Virtual Town Hall Meeting being held on Zoom. We are asking that all students, parents, and guardians attend this call as the principal will address two different topics. The first is student dress code options and the second will be addressing educational resources. We hope to have you on the call, Thursday, December 16th at 6:30 PM. Thank you.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/91911795463?pwd=WjZKUUxzS2lXQVJ2alp5eUpqLzlXUT09

Meeting ID: 919 1179 5463

Passcode: 15U00M

For more details, contact us: 717-849-1218

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Padres/Encargados de la Escuela Superior William Penn:

Hola, por favor únase al Dr. Blair Smoak, Principal de la Escuela Superior William Penn  William Penn el jueves 16 de diciembre a las 6:30 PM para una reunión comunitaria virtual que se llevara a cabo por Zoom. Estamos pidiendo que todos los estudiantes, padres, y encargados asistan a esta reunión siendo que el principal hablara sobre dos temas diferentes. El primero es las opciones del  código de vestimenta y  en el segundo se hablara sobre recursos educativos. Esperamos verlos en esta reunión  virtual, el jueves 16 de diciembre a las 6:30 PM. Gracias

Únase a la Reunión Virtual: https://zoom.us/j/91911795463?pwd=WjZKUUxzS2lXQVJ2alp5eUpqLzlXUT09

Código de la Reunión: 919 1179 5463

Contraseña: 15U00M

Para más detalles comuníquese con nosotros: 717-849-1218

(Virtual) School Board Meeting December 15, 2021- 6:30 PM

Posted on December 13th, 2021

The School District of the City of York Board of School Directors will hold a virtual School Board Regular (voting) Meeting at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  The agenda for the Regular Meeting will be available via the following link prior to the start of the meeting:  https://app.agendamanager.com/ycsd

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom video conferencing platform and streamed live through YouTube.

City of York residents seeking to make comments during the Special Meeting should enter via Zoom. City of York residents not seeking to make comments should view the meeting using the YouTube link. We are restricted to 100 visitors in the Zoom video conferencing platform.   

  • Please click the following link to view the YouTube live stream of The School District of the City of York December 15, 2021, Regular School Board Meeting: https://youtu.be/iArliUsPvxQ
  • Please click the following link to attend the meeting via Zoom: Registration Link To complete your request to attend the Regular Meeting, you will be emailed a meeting ID and password needed to join the Regular School Board Meeting via the email you provided.  If you do not receive your meeting ID and password by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting, please email Mrs. Jessica Althoff, Director of Technology, at althojes@ycs.k12.pa.us for assistance. (Please note – passwords and meeting IDs will be sent before 4:00 pm on the day of the meeting).
  • In addition, City of York residents wishing to share comments to be read during the Regular Meeting may email the comments to Ms. Lori Ferrell, Board Secretary, at ferrelor@ycs.k12.pa.us.  Emails must be received by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, and must include the name and address of the City of York resident.

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Student Recognition- Semantics and Advertisement

Posted on December 7th, 2021

Student Recognition:

This student was given an assignment in Odysseyware that asked to create a multimedia presentation incorporating semantics and their own advertisement. This student went above and beyond to create this presentation. A teacher at the Bearcat Cyber Academy (BCA) wanted to showcase this students hard work and ingenuity!
Great things are happening at BCA!
Check out the video below!

¡El Próximo examen ACCESS 2.0 (WIDA) para los EL’s (estudiantes de inglés como Segundo idioma)! – Upcoming ACCESS for ELLs WIDA testing! 

Posted on December 6th, 2021

¡El Próximo examen ACCESS 2.0 (WIDA) para los EL’s (estudiantes de inglés como Segundo idioma)!

El Estado de Pensilvania requiere que los estudiantes de Ingles como Segundo Idioma (EL) en los grados del K-12 sean administrados el examen ACCESS para los EL’s (WIDA). Este examen es una oportunidad para los estudiantes de demostrar todas las maneras que ellos entienden y pueden comunicarse en inglés.

El examen comienza el 6 de enero, 2022. Contactar al maestro de ELL su hijo para cualquier pregunta y/o más informacion acerca del examen. Una sesión virtual para los padres será presentada el 16 de diciembre, a las 5:30 p.m. Favor oprima el siguiente enlace.

https://zoom.us/j/2482431384

Meeting ID: 248 243 1384

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Upcoming ACCESS for ELLs WIDA testing! 

Pennsylvania requires English Learners in Grades K-12 to be administered the ACCESS for ELLs WIDA assessment. This test is an opportunity for students to demonstrate all the ways that they understand and can communicate in English.

Testing will begin January 6, 2022. Contact your child’s ELL teacher for questions and/or more information about testing. Virtual parent zoom session will be on December 16th at 5:30 p.m. Click the link below.

https://zoom.us/j/2482431384

Meeting ID: 248 243 1384

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