All PreK-12 Grade Students Virtual Learning

Please click the link below to access more information on the reopening of schools plan. This plan as been approved by the School Board of Directors at the School Board Meeting on Wednesday, August 19, 2020     https://www.ycs.k12.pa.us/blog/all-k-12-virtual-learning/

Friday, Jan. 4: Girls JV basketball game at Boiling Springs canceled

Due to a flu outbreak at Boiling Springs High School, the girls' JV basketball game has been canceled. However, the varsity teams will still play. Game time is 7 p.m. at Boiling Springs. Get well soon, Boiling Springs! And good luck, Bearcats!

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William Penn Device Deployment August 31st – September 2nd

Posted on August 28th, 2020

Dear William Penn Senior High School Bearcat Families,

This is a message about the device deployment starting Monday 8/31. You only have to pick up a district device if you need one, you are able to use your own device to access your coursework.  Students must have their student ID cards or travel with a parent or guardian who has a valid picture ID.  Students will not be able to receive a new device unless they have returned their old device from March.  Device deployment will take place at door 33 the gym entrance off of Princess street.

If you are a rising junior or senior you are scheduled to pick up your device on Monday, August 31, from the hours of 8 am through 11 am or 12 pm through 3 pm.  If you are a rising freshman or sophomore your day to pick up your device will be Tuesday September 1st from 8 am through 11 am or 12 pm through 3 pm.  There is a scheduled make up day for those students and parents who are not able to make those times on Wednesday, September 2nd from 8 am through 11 am or 3 pm through 6 pm.

As a reminder please wear a facemask and continue to adhere to the social distancing protocols.


Queridas familias Bearcat de la escuela secundaria William Penn, 

Este es un mensaje sobre la entrega del aparato electrónico la cual va a ser  a partir del lunes 8/31. Sólo tienen que recoger un aparato electrónico del distrito si lo necesitan, pueden usar su propio aparato electrónico para acceder a su trabajo de curso.  Los estudiantes deben tener sus tarjetas de identificación de estudiante o venir con un padre o tutor legal  que tenga una identificación con foto válida.  Los estudiantes no podrán recibir un nuevo aparato electrónico a menos que hayan devuelto su antiguo aparato electrónico que se les dio en  marzo.  La entrega del aparato electrónico tendrá lugar en la puerta 33 de la entrada del gimnasio de la calle Princess.   

Si usted es un estudiante de 11 o 12 grado, debe recoger su dispositivo el lunes 31 de agosto de 8am a 11am o de 12pm a 3pm.  Si usted es un estudiante de noveno (9) o decimo (10) grado, su día para recoger su aparato electrónico será el martes 1 de septiembre de 8am a 11am o 12pm a 3pm.  Tenemos programado el  día  miércoles 2 de septiembre de 8am a 11am o de 3pm a 6pm. para los estudiantes y padres que no puedan llegar en los  horarios que les corresponde. 

Como recordatorio, por favor usen un tapabocas y sigan los protocolos de distanciamiento social.


Chè Fanmi Bearcat nan Lekòl Segondè William Penn, 

Sa a se yon mesaj sou livrezon nan aparèy elektwonik la ki pral soti nan Lendi 8/31. Yo gen sèlman pou yo ranmase yon aparèy elektwonik nan distri a si yo bezwen li, yo ka itilize pwòp aparèy elektwonik yo pou yo jwenn aksè nan travay yo. Elèv yo dwe gen kat idantite elèv yo oswa vini avèk yon paran oswa gadyen legal ki gen yon foto ID valab. Elèv yo pap kapab resevwa yon nouvo aparèy elektwonik sof si yo te retounen ansyen aparèy elektwonik yo te bay yo nan mwa mas la. Livrezon an nan aparèy la elektwonik pral pran plas nan pòt 33 nan antre nan jimnastik la sou Princess Street. 

Si ou se yon elèv klas 11yèm oswa 12yèm ane, ou dwe ranmase aparèy ou an nan Lendi 31 out nan 8am a 11am oswa soti nan 12pm rive 3pm. Si ou se yon nevyèm (9) oswa dizyèm (10) elèv klas, jou ou nan ranmase aparèy elektwonik ou yo pral Madi, Sèptanm 1 soti nan 8am 11am oswa 12pm ak 3pm. Nou pwograme pou mèkredi 2 septanm, 8am jiska 11am oubyen ant 3pm ak 6pm. pou elèv ak paran ki pa ka rive nan bon moman yo. 

Kòm yon rapèl, tanpri mete yon mask epi swiv pwotokòl distans sosyal. 

Virtual Town Hall Meeting August 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Posted on August 24th, 2020

The School District of the City of York presents Virtual Town Hall Meetings.

Each school building will be hosting a virtual meeting to discuss back to school information for families.

To access the meeting on the day of please click the “Zoom Link” and follow the instructions to access the meeting.

If you can not attend the Zoom meeting do not worry all virtual town hall meetings will be recorded and posted on our YouTube Channel!

Information on how to access Zoom: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us

Town Hall Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/9874706271

Meeting ID: 987 470 6271


Presentamos las reuniones públicas virtuales de Bearcat!

El Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York presenta las reuniones públicas virtuales.

Cada escuela será la sede de una reunión virtual para discutir la información de regreso a la escuela para las familias.

Para acceder a la reunión del día de por favor haga clic en el “Zoom Link” y siga las instrucciones para acceder a la reunión. Si no puede asistir a la reunión de Zoom no se preocupe, todas las reuniones públicas virtuales serán grabadas y publicadas en nuestro canal de YouTube!

Información sobre cómo tener acceso a Zoom: https://support.zoom.us/hc/es

las reuniones públicas virtuales: https://zoom.us/j/9874706271

Meeting ID: 987 470 6271

The SAT will be held at William Penn SHS on Saturday, August 29th, 2020 from 7am-3pm

Posted on August 18th, 2020

Students registered to take the SAT on August 29th, 2020 at William Penn SHS, please read the following prior to test day:

Test Day Entrances:

Examinees registered for the Standard SAT (or who will be opting out of the Essay) : Enter at Door #13 (College Ave).

Examinees registered for the SAT with Essay, SAT Subject Tests, Non-standard SAT: Enter at Door #15 (Corner of Pershing Ave and College Ave).

Doors open at 7:10 am and will close at 8:10 am

  • All examinees are required to bring and wear a protective face covering/mask throughout the testing day (extras will be on hand if needed).
  • All examinees must maintain 6ft of distance from others upon arrival to the test center and throughout the testing day.
  • All examinees are required to answer the COVID-19 questionnaire upon check-in. One or more positive responses may result in a student being ineligible to remain for testing at this location.
  • All examinees must follow the guidance and procedures of the test center at all times. Failure to comply with staff and procedures may result in your removal from the testing center.

***If you are sick, displaying symptoms of the virus that causes COVID-19, or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days, please remain at home and contact College Board to reschedule your test.***


Los estudiantes registrados para tomar el SAT el 29 de agostode2020 en William Penn SHS, por favor lean lo siguiente antes del día del examen:

 

Entradas de día de prueba:

Exám examinadores registrados para el SAT estándar (o que se excluirán del ensayo): Ingrese en la puerta #13 (Ave de la universidad).

Exámenes registrados para el SAT con Ensayo, Pruebas de Asignaturas SAT, SAT No Estándar: Ingrese en la puerta #15 (Esquina de Pershing Ave y College Ave).

Las puertas se abren a las 7:10 am y cerrarán a las 8:10 am

  • Todos los exámes son necesarios para llevar y usar una cubierta/máscara protectora durante todo el día de prueba (los extras estarán disponibles si es necesario).
  • Todos los exámenes deben mantener 6 pies de distancia de los demás a su llegada al centro de pruebas y durante todo el día de la prueba.
  • Todos los exámes están obligados a responder al cuestionario COVID-19 en el momento del check-in. Una o más respuestas positivas pueden resultar en que un estudiante no sea elegible para permanecer para la prueba en este lugar.
  • Todos los exámenes deben seguir las instrucciones y procedimientos del centro de pruebas en todo momento. El incumplimiento del personal y los procedimientos puede resultar en la eliminación del centro de pruebas.

Si usted está enfermo, mostrando síntomas del virus que causa COVID-19, o ha estado en contacto con alguien que ha dado positivo para COVID-19 en los últimos 14 días, por favor permanezca en casa y póngase en contacto con College Board para reprogramar su examen.***

 

William Penn Senior High School Virtual Summer School

Posted on July 6th, 2020

William Penn Senior High School presents the 2020 Virtual Summer Session.  If your student is actively enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year at William Penn Senior High School and has previously failed a class in the areas of Math, Science, Social Studies, English and Language Arts, or Health/Physical Education your student is given the Free opportunity to recover their credits.  Take full advantage of this Free opportunity to get back on track towards graduation.  To register for the Free classes, visit:

tinyurl.com/WPSHS2020summer and complete the form.

Don’t delay your classes start on July 6th and end August 6th.

Class of 2020 Diploma Pick-up/ Virtual Graduation Information

Posted on May 30th, 2020

Haga clic aquí para obtener toda esta información en español.

Klike sou lyen sa a pou wè enfòmasyon sa a an kreyòl ayisyen

Greetings Bearcat Family,

We are excited to present our Seniors with their diplomas on Thursday, June 4, 2020, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. At this time, the student must return all textbooks, electronic devices, and district-loaned items (such as instruments, calculators, costumes, etc.).

Senior Device and Textbook Dropoff/Diploma Pick-up/ Locker Clean-out

  • All attendees are required to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines
  • Students should report to Door 33 (Princess Street Gym Doors) and find the assigned line based on their last name.
  • Students say their names to be identified on the list, return the district-issued electronic device, textbooks, and other district-loaned items.
  • Once cleared on the list, the students will be issued their diploma and any awards in which they were to receive.
  • Students will be asked if they have any personal items that they would like to retrieve from their lockers. If “yes”, students will be escorted into the building to retrieve them. If “no” you are giving permission to the School District of the City of York to discard any remaining items left in the school locker.

Note: Parents and/or guardians (with appropriate ID) are permitted to drop off and pick up the items listed above.

Reflecting on the district’s priorities of being equitable and understanding the impact of COVID-19 we have decided to forgive any remaining balances or financial obligations that were incurred for this school year.

Virtual Graduation Ceremony 

The School District of the City of York is pleased to present a professional video commemorating the Class of 2020. This commemorative video will be streamed at 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The link to view the live stream is available below.

Facebook Live:

https://fb.com/mvphd/videos/264828561386006/

YouTube Live:

https://youtu.be/cpgi5nYwlRg

 

Those who wish to view the live stream will be able to access the link to enter the video platform 30-minutes prior to 7:00 PM to ensure you have an adequate amount of time to prepare for the celebration. We encourage you to post congratulatory pictures and videos enjoying the Virtual Graduation Ceremony by using the hashtag #WPSHSClassof2020.

 

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Graduation Program Class of 2020 (English)

 

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Graduation Program Class of 2020 (español)

 

2020 Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

Posted on April 27th, 2020

Dear William Penn Advanced Placement (AP) Students and Families,

The 2020 AP Exams will be held from May 11th- May 22nd 2020. With the closure of schools nationwide due to COVID-19, the College Board has implemented changes to their testing schedule and test formats. Students will be able to take tests at home on their devices.  Teachers are committed to providing students with support, guidance, and resources that will aid in preparing for exams. Students are encouraged to follow the guidance of teachers to help prepare for the test; read emails they receive from the College Board, and review the most up to date information on all things related to the 2020 Advanced Placement Exams on the AP website here https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students .

 

Best of luck to our AP students!

9th-12th Grade Continuity of Education Plan

Posted on April 6th, 2020

The School District of the City of York has developed a plan to ensure the continuity of education for our students while keeping the health and wellness of everyone a top priority. Click the links below for instructions and guidance on how all 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students will be expected to continue learning through this mandated-closure. We encourage you to use patience as 9-11 grade courses will be uploaded in the coming days, continue to follow these steps daily to check for updates on your course work.

How to Login to District Laptop (Click Link)

9th-11th grade Cyber learning Directions (Click Link)

Student remote help email and the text line are running behind because of the volume of requests. Please be patient as our IT department is working diligently to answer your messages. When you write into technical support you must include the following:
1. First and last name of student
2. Grade of student
3. The program you are trying to log in to and or the issue you are experiencing
Messages that do not include the information outlined above may experience a longer wait time.

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El Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York ha desarrollado un plan para asegurar la continuidad de la educación de nuestros estudiantes, manteniendo la salud y el bienestar de todos como una prioridad principal. Haga clic en el siguiente enlace para obtener instrucciones y orientación sobre cómo se espera que todos los estudiantes del 9th-12th grado continúen aprendiendo a lo largo de este cierre mandatorio. Les pedimos que tengan paciencia mientras que las clases de los grados 9-11 se cargarán al sistema en los próximos días, por favor sigan estos pasos diariamente para comprobar las actualizaciones de su trabajo de clase

Cómo iniciar sesión en la computadora portátil del distrito (haga clic en el enlace)

Instrucciones de aprendizaje cibernético para los grados 9-11 (haga clic en el enlace)

Las lineas de correo electronico y de mensaje de texto de apoyo a distancia para los estudiantes  están atrasadas debido al alto volumen de solicitudes. Por favor, tengan paciencia ya que nuestro departamento de IT está trabajando arduamente para responder a sus mensajes. Cuando escriban a la linea de apoyo técnico deben incluir lo siguiente:
1. Nombre y apellido del estudiante
2. Grado del estudiante
3. El programa al que está intentando ingresar y o el problema que está experimentando
Los mensajes que no incluyan la información antes mencionada pueden experimentar un tiempo de espera más largo.

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Distri Lekòl Vil York la te devlope yon plan pou asire kontinyasyon edikasyon pou elèv nou yo, pou kenbe sante ak byennèt tout moun yon pi gwo priyorite. Klike sou lyen sa a pou jwenn enstriksyon ak konsèy sou kijan yo atann pou tout elèv lekòl segondè yo kontinye aprann nan tout fèmti obligatwa sa a. Nou mande pou ou pasyan ke klas 9-11 rive nan sistèm lan nan pwochen jou yo, tanpri swiv etap sa yo chak jou pou tcheke pou dènye nouvèl sou travay klas ou.

Kouman pou konekte avèk laptop distri lekòl la (Klike sou lyen)

Enstriksyon pou aprann Cyber ​​pou elèv lekòl segondè (klike sou lyen)

Imèl sipò Remote ak liy mesaj tèks pou elèv yo anreta akòz volim segondè nan demann. Tanpri pran pasyans kòm depatman IT nou an ap travay di pou reponn a mesaj ou yo. Lè w ap ekri nan liy sipò teknik la yo ta dwe gen ladan sa ki annapre yo:
1. Non ak ti non elèv la
2. Klas elèv la
3. Pwogram nan w ap eseye antre nan oswa oswa pwoblèm nan w ap fè eksperyans

Mesaj ki pa gen ladan enfòmasyon ki anwo a ka eksperyans yon tan rete tann pi lontan

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