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2018 Commencement

A beautiful evening furnished the backdrop for the 59th York Suburban High School Commencement at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 24. Student Council Vice President Katelyn Hill welcomed the crowd and Abbey Probert, Student Council President,  provided a moment of reflection to begin the ceremony.  Following a performance of "Go the Distance" by the Concert Choir,  Valedictorian Charlotte Nesbitt and Class President Socratis Rodas addressed the friends, family, and faculty on behalf of the Class of 2018. Maya Lehman was named salutatorian.  Following the presentation of … [Read More...]

YS Dollars for Scholars Creates Provard Award

  The York Suburban Dollars for Scholars organization is establishing a one-time, four-year Ronald Provard Scholarship in memory of the district’s long-time teacher and business manager. Ron Provard died on December 15, 2017. Contributions … [Read More...]

YSHS Earns Medal in 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best High School Rankings

York Suburban High School has once again been recognized as one of America’s Best High Schools by U.S. News and World Report.  The high school was identified as one of 2,211 silver medalists (500 schools were recognized as gold medalists) from a … [Read More...]

First Dollars For Scholars Ronald Provard Award Presented

  Aidan Fryar is the recipient of the one-time Ronald Provard Scholarship at York Suburban High School. The grant, awarded as part of the YS Dollars for Scholars program, was established in memory of Ron Provard, a long-time teacher and … [Read More...]

Sportsmanship Leads to Scholarships for Girls Basketball Seniors

Earlier this year, the York Suburban Girls Basketball Team, recognized by the York-Adams League for their outstanding sportsmanship, were awarded the Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Award. This distinction made it possible for the team's seniors … [Read More...]

Dollars for Scholars 2018 Award Recipients

York Suburban Dollars for Scholars is pleased to announce the following awards for the 2018-19 academic year, totaling $36,750.  In all, we have 11 new awards going to 8 students and 19 renewable awards for support going to 25 students for the … [Read More...]

History in Wax

The fourth-graders of Indian Rock Elementary School opened their Wax Museum of Historical Figures on May 9 and 10 for the public.   Students read about a chosen historical figure and collected important facts about this person.  The … [Read More...]

2018 YSEF Grant Recipients 

  The York Suburban Education Foundation (YSEF) is pleased to announce it has awarded seven grants totaling $42,883.40 through its 2018 Grant program. Gardens in the Classroom – Dr. Brian Ellis, Leslie Gentzyel and Joan Hammond (York S … [Read More...]

Young Writer’s Workshop

On Thursday, May 17, Indian Rock Elementary students shined brightly as they proudly shared their best writing pieces at the annual Writers' Conference. Each student had the opportunity to share a writing piece to a group of third, fourth, and fifth … [Read More...]

YSEF Highlights Volunteer Fry

Spotlight on York Suburban Education Foundation(YSEF) Volunteer and YSHS Senior Carter Fry... "I’ve always loved telling stories and making videos. Even all the way back in elementary school. I will take any chance I get to create. Not even just w … [Read More...]

DFS Contributors

York Suburban Dollars for Scholars would like to acknowledge the following donations received in celebration of Ellen and Gordon Freireich's 50th Wedding Anniversary:   Paul & Brigitte Englert Karen G. Evans and Family Dr. Steven … [Read More...]

Post Prom Thanks York Suburban Community

The 18th York Suburban Post Prom was held on Saturday, May 19, from 11:15 PM to 3:00 AM at York Suburban High School. Since 2001, volunteers have provided a safe and supervised environment for students to enjoy a final event of entertainment and time … [Read More...]

34th Annual Robert L. Dovey Academic Awards

On Monday, May 14, York Suburban High School once again celebrated our Annual Academic Awards, named after former School District Superintendent Robert L. Dovey.  The top students of York Suburban High School and their families joined together … [Read More...]

Annual Awards Night Highlights Student Achievement

On Tuesday, May 1, York Suburban High School celebrated its annual awards night recognizing scholarship recipients and other school-based award winners. This year, 29 different honors were bestowed and over $50,000 in scholarships were awarded. … [Read More...]

Prats Presented with Wellesley Award

Zoe Prats, Class of 2019, was recently awarded the Wellesley College Book Award, an award bestowed upon a junior who has shown strong academic leadership throughout her past three years in high school.  Candidates for the award were nominated … [Read More...]

Presidential Achievement Awards for Elementary Students

Presidential Award for Educational Excellence 2017-2018  East York Elementary   Simon Bellenbaum Viet Cao Chloe Chevaux Adyson Coleman Dahmaj De’Shields Brennan Hykes Liana Hoerner Madelyn Marino Kegan M … [Read More...]

A Community of Encouragement

Valley View Elementary would like to extend sincere gratitude to the Wonder Family. Upon noticing the absence of a stage flag, the Wonders offered to purchase, assemble, and deliver this flag to VVE. It will now be present on the VVE stage for … [Read More...]

Senior Nickels Receives Turnaround Achievement Award

  Seth Nickel, son of Jayme Simmers and Heath Nickel, was presented with the York Area Bowling Proprietors' Association's 2018 Turnaround Achievement award.  This award is presented to a student who has shown perseverance and … [Read More...]

Moms Inspire Kindness in Fourth-Graders

Fourth graders showed love and kindness while making bird feeders for their special mothers for Mother's Day.  They painted the clay saucers with beautiful colors and designs, then decorated grapevine wreaths with a variety of flowers. Birdseed … [Read More...]

Yorkshire Hosts Kindergarten Countdown

Building principal Dr. Stoltz, kindergarten teachers, and Yorkshire PTO members spent the evening of May 10 hosting next year’s kindergarten students and their families, as they toured Yorkshire Elementary. Parents met the teachers and incoming s … [Read More...]

Kindergarteners Celebrate Graduation

Kindergarten graduation at Valley View Elementary took a massive audience and provided a 'making memories' themed experience on May 30. The event included a three station rotation: The Playground Station The playground has been a critical area … [Read More...]

YSEF Thanks Celebration Sponsors

On April 21, York Suburban parents, alumni, teachers, administrators and supporters gathered at Heritage Hills Golf Resort to celebrate the innovative, creative and excellent learning opportunities that were funded by the York Suburban Education … [Read More...]