School District Of The City Of York

You are Invited! Parent Listen and Learn

Posted on February 19th, 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: Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Phineas Davis K-8 300 South Ogontz Street York, PA 17403

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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Information about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

Posted on February 18th, 2020

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 2018-19 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 2019.

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. More information is available on the Pennsylvania Department of Education website here.

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

Pre-K Program now enrolling for 2020-2021 school year!

Posted on February 18th, 2020

Registration will be at the District Administration Building 31 N. Pershing Ave Registration Contact Information & Details Initial Registration Date & Times:

· March 26th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & March 27th – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

· April 15th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

· April 16th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

· May 12th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Registration is by APPOINTMENT ONLY! To make an appointment, call (717) 849-1398. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT TO REGISTER! Children DO NOT need to be present for registration

Contact: Vicki Landis, Pre K Office Manager at 717-849-1398 or landivic@ycs.k12.pa.us Registration Details:

· Children MUST be 4 yrs old by August 31st 2020

· Families MUST meet specified income requirements to qualify

· Parents MUST bring the following items to registration: -Birth Certificate of Child and parents photo ID -Proof of Address (lease or utility bill) -Immunization Records -Proof of Income You must have all your paperwork with you at your appointment if not, the appointment will be rescheduled for another day.

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You are Invited! Community Listen and Learn!

Posted on February 6th, 2020

Calling on the York City Community!

Dr. Andrea Berry cordially invites you to attend our second meeting in a series of “Listen and Learn” events!

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!

When: February 18, 2020, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Central Administration Building 31 N. Pershing Ave. York, PA

We look forward to your attendance!

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Snow Make-up Day: February 14, 2020, School is in session!

Posted on February 5th, 2020

Due to the inclement weather on Wednesday, January 8, we will be using our fourth snow-makeup day and school will be in session on Friday, February 14th. Students are expected to arrive on time and ready to learn. Thank you!

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Debido a las inclemencias del tiempo del pasado  jueves, 8 de enero, estaremos usando el cuarto día de recuperación de clases por mal tiempo, y habrá clases el viernes 14 de febrero. Se espera que los estudiantes  lleguen a clase a tiempo y listos para aprender.

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Parent Teacher Conferences Information/ Dismissal Schedule

Posted on January 27th, 2020

Please see below important information regarding Parent-Teacher conferences/ dismissals this week!
Wednesday, January 29th (early dismissal day for students, Smith STEAM Academy will be dismissed at 1 pm, William Penn at 1:15 pm and all other buildings will be dismissed at 1:30 pm.)-Conferences 1:30 pm- 3:55 pm;
Thursday, January 30th (Normal School Day) – Conferences 5:15 pm -8:15 pm
Friday, January 31st (No School for students) – Conferences 7:45- 12:30.

 
If you have any questions please contact your school directly!
 
¡Por favor vea la información importante acerca de las Conferencias con los Padres-Maestros y los días de salida temprano esta semana!
 
​Miércoles, Enero 29, (día de salida temprano para los estudiantes, Smith STEAM Academy saldrá a la 1p.m., William Penn a la 1:15 p.m. y el resto de las escuelas saldrán a la 1:30 p.m.) – las Conferencias serán de 1:30 pm – 3:55 pm;
Jueves, Enero 30 (Día normal de escuela) las Conferencias serán de 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm;
Viernes, Enero 31 (No hay escuela para los estudiantes) – las Conferencias serán de 7:45 am – 12:30 pm.
 
¡Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, por favor comuníquese con su escuela directamente! 

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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