Eye-opening demos at Night of Science

The 11th annual Dallastown Area High School Night of Science begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the school’s auditorium.

The audience will be treated to a full hour of science demonstrations performed by the high school faculty. Demonstrations will include exploding pumpkins, a pencil gun, flaming gummy bears, and many others. These entertaining but mentally stimulating experiments will engage people of all ages, from preschoolers to senior citizens.

Reserve seating will not be available, so arrive early. Doors open at 6 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy a Night of Science for the sheer fun of learning and the promotion of science education. Door prizes will be given.

For more information, email mark.ilyes@dallastown.net.

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The community is invited to a Night of Science

Retired DAHS teacher Bob Moreland wows the audience.

The 10th annual Dallastown Area High School Night of Science will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the high school auditorium, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown.

The audience will be treated to a full hour of science demonstrations performed by the high school faculty. Demonstrations will include a rocket-propelled skateboard, exploding balloons, liquid nitrogen activities, a hovercraft, and many others. These entertaining but mentally stimulating experiments will engage people of all ages, from preschoolers to senior citizens.

The district is inviting the public to enjoy the event for the sheer fun of learning and the promotion of science education. Door prizes will be awarded.

Admission is FREE. Reserve seating will not be available, so arrive early. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

For more information, contact Mark Ilyes at mark.ilyes@dallastown.net.

DAHS chemistry teacher Barb Eshenour demonstrates the effects of liquid nitrogen on flowers.

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Dallastown students to perform in summer musical

As part of their senior project, three Dallastown juniors — Justin Schilling, Emilee Gorski and Emilio Pichardo — are working on a summer musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.”

Held at 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 6 and 2 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Dallastown Middle School auditorium, the play stars Emilio Pichardo as Snoopy, Emilee Gorski as Lucy, Ryan Creedon as Charlie Brown, Megan Anderson as Sally, Justin Schilling as Schroeder, Samantha Anderson as Violet, Kayla Frederick as Patty, Alicia Inkrote as Frieda, Ali Skouras as Pigpen, Vanessa Trauger as Marcie, and Madi Zoller as Peppermint Patty.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

The students are also organizing a Make a Happiness Wish Benefit production where they are inviting Make-A-Wish families to a special performance on Aug. 4. All proceeds will be donated to the local Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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MP4 freshmen honor rolls at Dallastown High

Dallastown Area High School freshmen students who were named to honor rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2010-2011 school year are:

DISTINGUISHED

Grade 9:

Chelsea L. Allen, Michael J. Anderson, Rachael E. Anstine,

Richard H. Baker, Alyssa L. Bixler, Megan Blum, Daniel T. Blumhard, Nicole E. Bream, Lauren E. Briggs,

Dalton B. Childs, Regan E. Clevenger, Brooke E. Crumbling, Samantha L. Cuculis,

Madison P. Dadich, Hannah R. Derrick, Tyler J. Dolmetsch,

Jenna N. Fabie, Cynthia Filpo Diaz, Isaac S. Fitz, Rebecca L. Flinchbaugh, Jenna R. Furman,

Hilary E. Godin, Samantha P. Hartman, Andrew J. Henry, Brittany E. Hessler,

Caroline N. Kaschak, Nicole M. Keith, Emily L. Kistler, Hannah E. Kohler, Laurel V. Kovalchick, Jonnathan H. Kwon,

Alexandria M. Lehman, Maria E. Magor, Elizabeth A. Malda, Byron L. Markle, Thomas A. Miller, Timothy J. Miller,

Andrew D. Presley, Patrick W. Reilly, Matthew S. Rudy,

Artika Saharan, Kennedy J. Seefeldt, Garrett S. Shum, Kaitlyn M. Small, Caitlin M. Smith, Seth M. Stayer,

Rachel L. Writer, Taylor M. Zedosky and Nada Ziab.

HONOR ROLL

Grade 9:

Matthew Afanasenko, Blair R. Altland, Brady T. Altland, Samantha M. Anderson, Shawn R. Andrews, Andrea N. Arvin, Whitney E. Ashley,

Rachel A. Barker, Eric J. Behrmann, Amber L. Bell, Gurkirat K. Bhangu, Michael J. Bobin, Donald A. Boyer, Joshua E. Breighner, Savannah D. Brenneman, Seth E. Brenneman,

Emily R. Carr, Julia K. Casolo, Tori L. Cepull, Molly E. Childress, Ashley E. Chioda, Seung H. Cho, Matthew C. Clapsaddle, Bradley A. Clarkson, Aubrey A. Coale, Giovani D. Collier, Lauren A. Cooke, Jayson A. Coulter, Emma L. Curtis,

Giorgios C. Dalaperas, Taylor R. Daugherty, Ashley R. Delaney, Kimberly L. Delaney, Samantha J. Dellone, Benjamin P. Doorn, Dana K. Dowdell, Alec J. Druck, Grant A. Duvall,

Amanda Farrell, Ashlyn J. Feeney, Katelynn M. Ferguson, Emily M. Flaharty, George B. Fleagle, Carly R. Frisby, Katherine A. Fritz, Aleeza B. Furman,

Tyler D. Garrett, Matthew G. Gaynor, Katherine D. Geoghan, Heather L. Gibbs, Michael J. Gibbs, Mason W. Godfrey, Thomas A. Golden, John J. Grzymala, Katelyn H. Gularski,

Alex R. Hamberger, Teagan Hanlon, Morgan A. Harwood, Trevor A. Hine, Paul P. Hofer, Megan E. Hogan, Wesley M. Hoover, Emily L. Horn, Haley E. Hostetter, Elizabeth Hunt, Dylan M. Huska, Jordan M. Hykes,

Tanner P. Ierley, Emily K. Ilyes, Idorenyin A. Inyang,

Alissa B. Jayne, Dylan A. Jeffers,

Ian K. Kamar, Seth Keiser, Aaron T. Kerns, Taylor L. Kline, Emily C. Krise, Benjamin T. Kuhn, Britney J. Kuntz,

Hunter J. Lane, Jacob C. Lauer, Daniel J. Leik, Alexis Levejac, Courtney P. Ligon, Anna M. Lipinski, Shannon A. Ludlow, Kevin S. Ludwig,

Aimee S. MacKenzie, Jian C. Manganti, Sean P. McKniff, Devin C. Miller, Dwight L. Miller, Jordan C. Miller, Logan G. Miller, Mariah J. Miller, Ruth D. Mitzel, Melissa L. Morales, Joshua K. Moyer, Kaitlyn M. Mundis, Marina Musso,

Maxwell T. Naill, Julia E. Nelo, Juan C. Olivares,

Steven K. Pandelidis, Jennifer K. Peters, Andrew D. Pierce, Tyler J. Pilkington, Emily A. Pinkerton, Ian E. Piper, Natalie A. Potter, Alicia N. Preller,

Anamarie V. Reineberg, Adam J. Rexroth, Tori A. Ring, Lauren N. Rittle, Sierra E. Roscoe, Braelyn R. Russell,

Daniel L. Salyers, Adam G. Saubel, Sydney E. Seitz, Ian R. Shaffer, Cierra T. Shultz, Aqsa M. Siddiqui, Dylan P. Siebert, Emily M. Siegel, Nicole L. Silar, Sreshtha Singh, Jonathan M. Snyder, Trisha M. Souders, Candalyn R. Spahr, Benjamin D. Staub, Corey E. Stauffer, James R. Striebig, Rodney P. Sunday,

Kathleen E. Tarr, Matthew H. Thiess, Amelia M. Trettel, Lauren M. Van Pelt,

Shane T. Walmer, Sarah E. Weaver, Hayley S. Wenner, Ashley M. Werner, Keirsten M. Whitcomb, Kyle A. Williams, Michael S. Wise, Maxwell D. Witwer, Jordan J. Woods and Nicole L. Zeigler.

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D-town French students take nat’l exam

Dallastown Area High School French I through French IV students recently took the Grand Concours national French exam and scored in the top 20 percent nationwide. The exam is administered annually through local chapters of the American Association of Teachers of French.

In addition to Dallastown Area High School, the Susquehanna Chapter of AATF is represented by neighboring schools including Harrisburg Academy, Mercersburg Academy, Trinity High School and Susquehannock High School.

Dallastown Area High School French students ranked among the top 10 finishers of the Grand Concours a national French exam. They are, from left, Lauren Gillespie (French III), Ellen Hendrix (French III), Kate Heath (French IV), Abigail Wheeler (French III), Cynthia Filpo (French II), Rachel Hess (French III), and Derek Breighner (French I).

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D-town art students paint windows

From left, Art Major I students Emma Thomas, Laura Messman and Megan Fix show their spring artwork at Victorian Villa.

Dallastown Area High School art students recently spread a little cheer around the Victorian Villa Personal Care Home in Dallastown.

The facility invited students to paint scenes onto 22.5” x 64.5” windows of the dining facility to bring spring inside for the residents.

Several Art Major I students jumped at the opportunity and submitted their sketches.

The students then prepared a template the actual size of the window and redrew their design on the paper. The paper was hung on the outside of the window so the students had a guide, similar to a coloring book, in order to paint in their drawings.

The paintings will continue bringing colorful cheer to the residents all summer long.

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Lacrosse team raises funds for charity

Dallastown High School lacrosse team members organized a charity drive, Rival for a Reason, to benefit Access-York, a program of the YWCA that seeks to elinimate domestic violence and offers a safe environment for victims of domestic violence.

The students created T-shirts to market the rivalry between Dallastown and Red Lion schools, which they sold at Dallastown games throughout the season. The sold the highest amount during the Red Lion game.

The team sold a total of 188 shirts, raising $1,700 for Access. The check was presented at the May 19 Dallastown School Board meeting to Melissa Plotkin, an Access representative.

From left are Morgan Dygert, Emily Pettit and Lauren Walters, coordinators of the drive, with Melissa Plotkin from Access.

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Dallastown students win video contests

Students, from left, Katelyn Morton and Katelyn Fitz won second place in a production contest at the STN convention.

By LORI D. HARTMAN
Community/public relations director,
Dallastown Area School District

Fourteen students from the Dallastown Video Production Club and club advisor, Mr. Joe Klinedinst, flew south this winter to attend the Student Television Network National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

A theme of U CRE8 THE MSG brought together more than 1,500 students and 200 teachers from across the country to learn, compete, and share stories about video production. Students had the opportunity to interact with some of the nation’s top broadcast journalists who volunteer their time to build the future of broadcasting.

In addition to the scheduled sessions, students entered one of 17 on-site production contests that challenge creativity, technical skill, and ability to follow directions. Juniors Katelyn Fitz and Katelyn Morton entered the Spot Feature competition. Their challenge was to create a news-style story on the topic of “cold feet” in less than six hours.

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Art exhibit, music by D-town students

Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville, will host a Meet the Artist Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, featuring art students from Dallastown Area High School’s Fine Arts Department.

The student exhibit embraces the use of a variety of materials and techniques including oil, watercolor, digital, pencil, acrylic, crayon, photography and scratch art. Free refreshments will be available and a free concert featuring music by DAHS students will be held from 6-7:30 p.m.

For more information about the event, visit www.brownsorchards.com.

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MP3 honor rolls at D-town High

Dallastown Area Senior High School freshmen who were named to honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2010-2011 school year are:

DISTINGUISHED

Grade 9: Chelsea L. Allen, Michael J. Anderson, Rachael E. Anstine, Richard H. Baker, Alyssa Bixler, Megan Blum, Daniel T. Blumhard, Nicole E. Bream, Joshua E. Breighner, Dalton B. Childs, Regan E. Clevenger, Brooke E. Crumbling, Samantha L. Cuculis, Hannah R. Derrick, Tyler J. Dolmetsch, Dana K. Dowdell, Jenna N. Fabie, Cynthia Filpo Diaz, Isaac S. Fitz, Rebecca L. Flinchbaugh, Katherine A. Fritz, Jenna R. Furman, Hilary E. Godin, Samantha P. Hartman, Andrew J. Henry, Brittany E. Hessler, Emily L. Kistler, Laurel V. Kovalchick, Jonnathan H. Kwon, Alexandria M. Lehman, Maria E. Magor, Elizabeth A. Malda, Jian C. Manganti, Thomas A. Miller, Timothy J. Miller, Steven K. Pandelidis, Ian E. Piper, Patrick W. Reilly, Artika Saharan, Kennedy J. Seefeldt, Sreshtha Singh, Kaitlyn M. Small, Caitlin M. Smith, Seth M. Stayer, Matthew H. Thiess, Sarah E. Weaver, Michael S. Wise, Rachel L. Writer, Taylor M. Zedosky and Nada Ziab.

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D-town winners of science, engineering fair

Pictured, Dr. Alan Fauth, Dallastown Area High School principal, congratulates freshman Laurel Kovalchick, the reserve grand champion award winner in the junior division of the York County Science and Engineering Fair. Dallastown students earned numerous specials awards along with 19 first-place winners: Meganne Beach, Molly Childress, Samantha Craley, Cayden Cramer, Grant Dube, Mason Godfrey, Aaron Gross, Lauren Hodge, Emily Ilyes, Caroline Kaschak, Jennifer Kearney, Laurel Kovalchick, Michael Kovalchick, Jean Kwon, Nathan Peeler, Caitlin Smith, Ryan Snider, Matthew Thiess, and Linda Wang.

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Poet laureate visits Dallastown High

Carol Clark Williams, the first female poet laureate of York, recently visited Mrs. Sally Kashner’s English classes at Dallastown Area High School. Students read and wrote poetry during the workshop, and hope to publish their work in both school and other local venues. Williams has been active in poetry readings and worshops throughout the county in fulfillment of her goals of promoting an artistic community and bringing poetry into classrooms.

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