Friday February 19, 2021- No Breakfast/ Lunch Served

This is an official message from the School District of the City of York. Friday, February 19, 2021, will continue as an Asynchronous or Independent At-Home Learning Day for all K-12 students. Your teacher will reach out for activities and assignments. Bearcat Cyber Academy students should follow their schedules as normal. Offices will open at 10:00 AM. Breakfast and Lunch will not be served today due to the inclement weather. Stay home and stay safe bearcats.


Este es un mensaje oficial del Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York. El viernes, 19 de febrero de 2021, continuará como un Día de Aprendizaje Asincrónico o Independiente en Casa para todos los estudiantes de K-12. Los maestros de sus hijos se pondrán en contacto para darles las actividades y las asignaciones. Los estudiantes de la Academia Bearcat Cyber deberán seguir sus horarios normales. Las oficinas abrirán a las 10:00 AM. Les llamamos para informarles que el desayuno y el almuerzo no se servirán hoy debido al mal clima. Quédense en casa y manténganse seguros Bearcats.

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 Senior High School Closure January 25-January 29, 2021

Posted on January 24th, 2021

Due to instances related to Covid-19 and out of an abundance of caution all students and staff at William Penn Senior High School will be asked to stay home for the next 5 school days with a return date of Monday, February 1, 2021. Learning will continue virtually for all students. Bearcat Cyber Academy will continue as normal. As a result, William Penn Senior High School will be closed for all services and appointments. Students will still be able to pick-up a Breakfast and Lunch from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at the neighboring K-8 school buildings. Deep cleaning of the entire building will occur over the subsequent days of the closure. Thank you.

FAPE Statement for Families

In order to be proactive and limit the possible community spread of COVID-19 cases in our community, William Penn Senior High School will be holding all classes virtually during the week of January 25-29, 2021. There are no in-person classes during the week. The schedule for the week is as follows:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: Virtual learning with live Zoom sessions for all students
  • Wednesday, January 27: Asynchronous learning day. Assignments given ahead of time by teachers.
  • Friday, January 29: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS. No assignments or learning activities on this day.

What to Expect for Your Child:

  • A schedule of Zoom sessions and other assignments will be communicated ASAP from your child’s teacher
  • Learning activities and lessons created based on your child’s IEP
  • Related services (speech and language, occupational therapy, social work) will continue virtually as outlined in your child’s IEP
  • Individualized support from your child’s teacher or support staff team member based on their IEP goals and specially designed instruction
  • Teaching and support staff available for support during the regular hours of 8:00 am – 3:15 pm

Le llamamos para informarle que debido a instancias relacionadas con Covid-19 y por abundancia de precaución se les pedirá a todos los estudiantes y al personal de William Penn Senior High School que se queden en casa por los próximos 5 días escolares con fecha de regreso el lunes 1 de febrero del 2021. El aprendizaje continuará virtualmente para todos los estudiantes. Bearcat Cyber ​​Academy continuará con normalidad. Como resultado, William Penn Senior High School estará cerrada para todos los servicios y citas. Los estudiantes todavía podrán recoger un desayuno y un almuerzo de 11:00 AM a 1:00 PM en los edificios escolares vecinos de K-8. La limpieza profunda de todo el edificio ocurrirá durante los días subsecuentes del cierre. Gracias.

YCCOSP Scholarship (Full Tuition Scholarship) Information Sessions!

Posted on November 10th, 2020

The York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program offers William Penn Senior High School 10th and 11th grade students the opportunity to receive full tuition to attend York College of Pennsylvania for 4 years! You are invited to attedn one of the YCCOSP information sessions with your parent/guardian via zoom! Click on the PDF. below to access the zoom meeting links!

 

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William Penn Senior High School Keystone Exams September 28th- October 2nd

Posted on September 24th, 2020

On September 28, 29, 30, October 1, and 2 the Keystone Exams will be administered at William Penn Sr. HS. The Keystone Exam is a requirement in the State of Pennsylvania for graduation so attendance is very important.

The sign-in time is between 7:45 and 8:15 am. Testing is scheduled to start at 8:17 am. Temperature screenings will be conducted for all students coming into the building. Masks and social distancing is required- no exceptions.

Students will need to bring their laptop – fully charged and their power cord – paper, pencils, etc. will be provided by the school. Please bring a calculator to the Algebra I testing session.

All electronic devices, except laptop, this includes cell phones, smartphones, etc. are prohibited. We suggest leaving these devices at home, however if you bring an electronic device other than your laptop you will need to turn it over to the staff until after the test. Refusal to do so will lead to be asked to leave the testing session.

Students with the last names beginning with “A” through “Sm” will enter through Door 15 and will take their exam in the cafeteria.

Students with the last names beginning with “So” through “Z” will enter through door 33 and will take the exam on the upper deck areas of the gym.

Upon completion of the test each day – students will be permitted to retrieve their cellphone/device (if they brought one) and leave.

We wish each of you the best of luck on the exams. We look forward to seeing each of you. Each of you should have received a letter with this information.


El 28, 29, 30 de septiembre y 1, 2 de octubre, los Exámenes de Keystone estarán siendo administrados en la Escuela Secundaria William Penn. El Examen de Keystone es un requerimiento en el Estado de Pensilvania para poder graduarse, así que, la asistencia es muy importante.

El registro es entre las 7:45 y 8:15 a.m. El examen está programado para comenzar a las 8:17 a.m. Estaremos conduciendo una revisión de la temperatura a todos los estudiantes que entren a la escuela. Se requiere usar una mascarilla y usar el distanciamiento social – sin ninguna excepción.

Los estudiantes tienen que traer su computador portátil – con la batería totalmente cargada y el cable de conexión para cargarla – papel, lápices, etc., serán proporcionados por la escuela. Por favor traer una calculadora para la sesión del examen de Algebra.

Todos los dispositivos electrónicos, con excepción del computador portátil, esto incluye los teléfonos celulares, smartphones, etc. están prohibidos. Le sugerimos dejar estos electrónicos en casa, sin embargo, si tu traes un dispositivo electrónico aparte de tu computador portátil, tu tendrás que entregarlo al personal y recogerlo hasta después haber terminado el examen. El no hacer esto, resultará en que te pidan que te retires de la sesión de examen.

Los estudiantes con los apellidos que comienzan la “A” hasta “Sm” entrarán por la Puerta 15 y harán el examen en la cafetería.

Los estudiantes con los apellidos que comienzan con “So” hasta “Z” entrarán por la Puerta 33 y harán el examen en la parte superior de las áreas del gimnasio.

Una vez completado el examen cada día – los estudiantes serán permitidos recoger sus teléfonos celulares/dispositivos (si es que trajeron uno) y retirarse de la escuela.

Les deseamos a cada uno de usted la mejor de las suertes en los exámenes. Nos dará mucho gusto verlos a cada uno de ustedes. Cada uno de ustedes debió haber recibido una carta con esta informacion.

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-ou

  • 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)

 

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