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A New Superintendent. What’s Next?

  As the York Suburban School Board of Directors announced on Monday, April 23, their efforts during the past five-month search to find the next superintendent of schools for the York Suburban School District (YSSD) ended successfully with the unanimous approval of Dr. Timothy Williams to that position. If you followed along with the monthly updates, you know the intense interview process the board used to screen and interview the applicants for this top leadership position. The board received 30 applicants from around the country and up and down the East Coast for the position, … [Read More...]

Students Step Up to Make an Impact

  The York Suburban Education Foundation's student-led Impact Foundation’s outreach has been rapidly expanding since its start in 2015.  A growing number of elementary students are becoming “backpack buddies” in the Food for Thought progr … [Read More...]

PMEA District 7 Performers

  Junior Zoe Prats, Cellist, Makes PMEA Central Region Orchestra   York Suburban junior cello player, Zoe Prats, advanced to perform with the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Central Region Orchestra at Messiah … [Read More...]

2018 Middle School Art Show May 2

Mrs. McAuliffe is proud to announce the 2018 York Suburban Middle School Art Show    Over 900 artworks will be displayed!    " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" … [Read More...]

Remembering Dr. Philip Avillo, Jr.

Our York Suburban family lost a pillar of our community recently.  Dr. Phillip Avillo, Jr. was an outstanding community leader who was elected to the York Suburban School Board of Directors for three terms, serving seven years as … [Read More...]

East York Elementary is in the Greenhouse Business

  In January, Mrs. Dorene Ridgway started a Greenhouse Club at East York Elementary.  This was made possible by a grant received from the York Suburban Education Foundation.  Many thanks to Mr. Wayne Ingerto and his staff for … [Read More...]

New Pre-Apprenticeship Program for County Seniors

2017-18 was the inaugural year for a Pre-Apprenticeship Program in Construction for York County high school seniors. Offered by Kinsley Construction, Inc. in conjunction with York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL), the program enrolled two York … [Read More...]

Students Write Books for Haiti

For the second year, students from French levels 1 through 5 wrote and illustrated books for children in an orphanage in Haiti. These orphans from ages four to 18 will use these books to learn French and practice their reading skills. Volunteers from … [Read More...]

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen is a nutrition program taught in third-grade classrooms around York County. In addition to learning about healthy foods, each student makes a nutritious fruit and yogurt parfait. A health educator teaches the class about the … [Read More...]

York Suburban Volleyball Gray-Out

On Friday evening April 13, the girls junior high and boys high school volleyball teams both took to the court. The girls started the evening with a match against Delone Catholic High School and the boys followed with a victory over Chambersburg Area … [Read More...]

Kindergarten Registration Support

  York Suburban School District uses an online, electronic registration process (click to view) which requires a computer, internet, and the ability to scan documents. In order to provide support and service to our new registrants, we are … [Read More...]

East York Elementary May Festival and Art Show

  East York Elementary’s May Festival and Art Show is Friday, May 4 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  All are welcome to come and enjoy a fun night of games, activities, inflatables, and good food!  View the work of our very talented East Y … [Read More...]

BOB 2019 Volunteers Needed

Plans are underway to organize the 8th Battle of the Buildings event.  Past organizers Jamie Evans and Eric Hoffman are looking forward to participating as competitors this next time around. YS Dollars for Scholars is very excited for Eric and … [Read More...]

York Suburban Swimming Makes the Grade

Three members of the York Suburban Swim Team have been recognized by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America (NISCA). Anne Baskwill, Aidan Fryar, and Zezette Pflaum qualified for Academic All-American status. Over … [Read More...]

York Traditions Bank Supports YSEF

  Many thanks to York Traditions Bank for their $1,000 contribution to York Suburban Education Foundation (YSEF) through the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Thank you for helping YSEF do more for our students! … [Read More...]

Junior Achievement Prepares Students at Yorkshire Elementary

Junior Achievement volunteers help young students understand the world around them, from what it takes to be a good family member to being a good citizen in the community. Using hands-on activities relevant to student interests and lifestyles, Junior … [Read More...]

Steven Courtney Rocks Kindness

Valley View Elementary students were fortunate to have Steven Courtney  visit this week for a rocking assembly that emphasized kindness, love of learning, and friendship. If your student did not talk about the assembly, please take time this … [Read More...]

Family Reading Night at Yorkshire

Reading specialists, Mrs. Amy Bartlett and Mrs. Kelly Gulley, planned a Reading Make and Take at Yorkshire Elementary School. During the interactive sessions, students and parents rotated through four stations that focused on essential early reading … [Read More...]

YSEF Tribute Card Recipients

Tribute Cards are a unique gift to honor a York Suburban School District staff person or community member.  The York Suburban Education Foundation (YSEF) would like to recognize those YSSD staff and community members that received Tribute Cards … [Read More...]