Students represent their school district at convention

Marissa Freed, a 5th grader from Dillsburg Elementary School’s K-Kids, and Olivia Keyser and Caitlin Tern from Northern Middle School Builders Club represented Northern York County School District at the Circle K convention in Hershey March 29. The girls each gave a speech at the Kiwanis family breakfast to a room filled with Circle K members and Kiwanis dignitaries. Pennsylvania Kiwanis Governor, Mark Mishinski, stated that the future of Kiwanis and service in our community is in good hands with young people like these girls.

 

 

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Shown from left, Marissa Freed, 5th grade K-Kid at Dillsburg; Elissa Hill, Governor of Key Club; Caitlyn Tern, member of NMS  Builders Club; Mark Mishinski, Kiwanis Governor; Olivia Keyser, member of NMS Builders Club; and Katie Auwaerter, Governor of Circle K.

 

 

 

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From left, Emily Reed, Marissa Freed, Pat Franko, Dillsburg Elementary Principal.

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Local middle school places in PA Chess Championships

 

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West York Middle School Chess Team members from left, Augie Citrone, James Ye, Elizabeth Arbogast and Jack Citrone, display their trophies from placing 4th in the Pennsylvania State Scholastic Chess Championships.

 

 

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West York Middle School 6th graders Augie Citrone and Jack Citrone are shown with their individual trophies. Augie won 4 of his 5 matches, finishing in 5th place; and Jack also scored 4 victories, winning 3rd place.

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Wal-Mart provides grant

 

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The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) of Orendorf Elementary School received a monetary grant totaling $450 from the Newberry Township Wal-Mart.  Several kindergarteners spent some time with Wal-Mart Personnel Manager, Jo Vaughan, to thank her for the store’s generous donation. The grant money will be used to purchase several 8ft. folding tables. Shown from left to right, top row are: Principal of Orendorf Elementary School Dr. Monos, Personnel Manager of the Etters Wal-Mart Jo Vaughan, Kindergarteners Ian L. Nittany, Ian K., Olivia, Micah, PTO Member Heather Goebeler; and bottom row are: Kindergarteners Demitra, Elijah, and Gelia.
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Student presents gift to school board

 

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Chloe Stonesifer, Wellsville Elementary School student, presents a framed piece of her original artwork titled “Hand Mandala” to Northern York County School Board’s president Greg Hlatky, left, in honor of School Board Recognition Month. The artwork will be on display at Northern York High School’s library. Also shown is Dr. Eric Eshbach, superintendent.

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Students from Southern York County School District participate in the National Geography Bee

 

 

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The winners from Friendship Elementary , shown with assistant principal Mary Dankosky are from left, CJ Munch, Allison Scharff and Jacob Barnhart.

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Shrewsbury Elementary winners, shown with Principal Jodie Sauers, far right, and assistant principal Lisa Boyer, left, are Eric Saenz, Jacob Calp and Michael Fisher.

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Southern Elementary winners, shown with assistant principal Mary Dankosky are from left, Kylie Miller, Emily Heiser and Julia Wagner.

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Students compete in chess championship

 

 

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From left, West York Middle School Chess Team members, Jack Citrone, Augie Citrone, Jason McSherry and Jacob Landis won 2nd place in the middle school junior varsity division of the Greater Baltimore Scholastic Chess Championship on Dec. 14. Augie Citrone also won an individual 3rd place trophy by winning four of his five matches.

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Superintendent gets award

 

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Emilie M. Lonardi, superintendent, West York Area School District, center, was named Pennsylvania’s 2014 Superintendent of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators. She was also was recognized by, from left, Chris Reilly, York County Commissioner; Kevin Schreiber, State Representative; Doug Hoke, York County Commissioner; and Seth Grove, State Representative.

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Snow inspired poem

White rooftop landscape.
Hares sprinkle tracks silently,
throughout the pine trees.

Stubbles of thin grass,
poke through the snow stubbornly,
against the child’s wish.

But soon to be gone,
those stubbles of grass, covered,
by glistening flakes.

- Ashley Robinson
Dallastown Area Intermediate School
Grade 6

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