Wellsville students help their community

 

Wellsville Students Help Community II

Fifth grade students of Miss Henry’s class at Wellsville Elementary School spent a few hours doing community service including mulching, washing fire trucks, picking up sticks and pulling weeds. Some of the participants included from left, Bradey Makenzie, Cody Stoner, Jenna Williams, Elly Bubb, Dalton Strine, Braydon Maclay, David Pluff, Owen Kitts and Jeremy Rodgers.

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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.

 

 

Circle K1

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.

 

 

 

Circle K2

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

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Student presents gift to school board

 

Chloe

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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Walmart gives back to teachers

 

 

Wal Mart Teacher Rewards

 

As part of Walmart’s “Teacher Rewards Program” some of Northern School District’s elementary school teachers received a $1,000 donation to use in their classrooms. Shown from left to right are Northern Elementary School principal Joyce Cal, kindergarten student Alejandro Bustamante and Walmart representatives Steve Myers and Carol Shew.

 

 

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Elementary students rock in spring musical

Students rehearse Schoolhouse Rock.

Students rehearse Schoolhouse Rock.

Young singers and dancers from the Northern York County School District’s four elementary buildings will present the spring musical, “Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.,” April 11 and 12.

Tryouts were held in November and students have been rehearsing daily ever since. The public is invited to this high energy show featuring students in grades 3 to 5.

Both performances will be held in the Northern High School auditorium. The first show will begin at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Admission will be free. The evening performance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 12. Admission will be $4.

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Northern students help fight hunger with soup bowls

Members of Northern High School and Middle School Art clubs and ceramics students put their skills to work, creating 91 soup bowls for the March 11 Central Pa. Food Bank Soup and Bowl event. Each bowl was worth one $25 ticket, which was equal to a week’s worth of meals for a child in need. Pictured, Northern artists mold soup bowls for the event.

Members of Northern High School and Middle School Art clubs and ceramics students put their skills to work, creating 91 soup bowls for the March 11 Central Pa. Food Bank Soup and Bowl event. Each bowl was worth one $25 ticket, which was equal to a week’s worth of meals for a child in need. Pictured, Northern artists mold soup bowls for the event.

Fundraiser soup bowls made by Northern students.

Fundraiser soup bowls made by Northern students.

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Photo news from Northern York County School District

South Mountain Elementary students amassed a large collection of food and pet supplies for New Hope Ministries through the school’s Pay It Forward drive in December. The items were delivered before Christmas break. Pictured are, from left, Lucas Maylock, Kared Singer, Derek Sith, Lauren Pryor, Zoe Gleixner, Emme Caito, Jacob Hoover, Joseph Smith and Mary MacGregor.

South Mountain Elementary students amassed a large collection of food and pet supplies for New Hope Ministries through the school’s Pay It Forward drive in December. The items were delivered before Christmas break. Pictured are, from left, Lucas Maylock, Kared Singer, Derek Sith, Lauren Pryor, Zoe Gleixner, Emme Caito, Jacob Hoover, Joseph Smith and Mary MacGregor.

Wellsville Elementary students recently competed in a T-shirt design contest for Pennex’s Walk For Wellness. Pictured are, from left, front row, first place winner Anita Smith and second and third place winners Ava Gricks and Shanon Sarley, and back row, Steve Lehman, Wellsville principal; Joyce Cardwell, of Group Benefit Services; and Dawn Wuornin, Pennex human resources director.

Wellsville Elementary students recently competed in a T-shirt design contest for Pennex’s Walk For Wellness. Pictured are, from left, front row, first place winner Anita Smith and second and third place winners Ava Gricks and Shanon Sarley, and back row, Steve Lehman, Wellsville principal; Joyce Cardwell, of Group Benefit Services; and Dawn Wuornin, Pennex human resources director.

Works of art created by three Northern High School students were chosen for publication in the Celebrating Art book available to schools, students and art enthusiasts nationwide. The annual volume showcases the works of students in kindergarten through Grade 12 in schools throughout the country. The book is available at www.celebratingart.com. Pictured are the Northern artists, from left, Jenny Halterman, Samantha Barnes and Leanne Russell.

Works of art created by three Northern High School students were chosen for publication in the Celebrating Art book available to schools, students and art enthusiasts nationwide. The annual volume showcases the works of students in kindergarten through Grade 12 in schools throughout the country. The book is available at www.celebratingart.com. Pictured are the Northern artists, from left, Jenny Halterman, Samantha Barnes and Leanne Russell.

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Clifford visits first-graders for library program

Clifford and Barbara Virtue, of Dillsburg Library, pose with first-graders after the program at Northern Elementary.


Clifford visits with first-graders at Northern Elementary.

On Sept. 17, Clifford the Big Red Dog visited first-graders in Northern York County School District’s four elementary schools to promote GOAL (Grow your Own Area Library).

Sponsored by York County Libraries, the program encourages students to sign up for a library card.

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Northern’s middle, high schools win championships

Five dance and color guard teams representing Northern York County School District’s middle and high schools captured first place finishes at the Atlantic Coast Championships, May 5-6 in Wildwood, N.J. The teams are now recognized as state and East Coast champions. Pictured is the Northern High School Color Guard team, from left, Betty Baker, Melitta Parzyszek, Becka Mull and Alissa Shafer; middle row, Susan Jung, Caitlin Reeder, Cheyenne McHone and Elise McAneny; and back row, Emily Altland, Mariah McCoy, Olivia Vuocolo, Rachel Elliott and Megan Zagoric.

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New assignments for teachers in Northern school district

Eight teachers began new assignments for the 2011/2012 school year in the Northern York County School District. They are, from left, Erica Sinclair, kindergarten, Northern Elementary; Ragen Dyer, kindergarten, Dillsburg Elementary, Monica Cornett, Grade 5, Northern Elementary; Amy Colgan, Grade 1, Dillsburg Elementary; Alex Smith, district psychology intern; Heather Smith, Grade 4, Wellsville Elementary; Meghan Smyers, vo-ag, high school; and Bonnie Sharpe, learning support, middle school.

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Northern honored for music ed

Northern York County School District has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation.

The Foundation is an arm of the National Association of Music Merchants, comprised of music industry companies that manufacture and distribute musical instruments. The program honors communities throughout the United States who exemplify a strong commitment to music and advocates the importance of music in school curriculums.

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