York Adventist students focus on recycling

York Adventist Christian School recently focused on the importance of recycling, reusing and reducing and in one month had collected 6,355 recyclable items. Pictured are students from each classroom that had the highest collection of recyclables, from left, front row, Abena Asare, Aajah Pittman, Elizabeth Smith, Jadyn Courtney, Leila Murray and Jordon McCahan, and back row, Amari Cassell, Denton Urey, Darius Smith, Morgan Sandstrom, Carter Sandstrom, Samuel Wennell and Judah Stube.

York Adventist Christian School recently focused on the importance of recycling, reusing and reducing and in one month had collected 6,355 recyclable items. Pictured are students from each classroom that had the highest collection of recyclables, from left, front row, Abena Asare, Aajah Pittman, Elizabeth Smith, Jadyn Courtney, Leila Murray and Jordon McCahan, and back row, Amari Cassell, Denton Urey, Darius Smith, Morgan Sandstrom, Carter Sandstrom, Samuel Wennell and Judah Stube.

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Students visit Normandie Ridge residents

York Adventist Christian School students make monthly visits to Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community throughout the school year as part of the curriculum for character development. Each classroom prepares a special presentation for the residents, which often includes music, poems, memory verses, skits and crafts. Pictured, Normandie Ridge resident Fairy Warner is greeted by pre-kindergarten student Genesis Pereyra.

York Adventist Christian School students make monthly visits to Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community throughout the school year as part of the curriculum for character development. Each classroom prepares a special presentation for the residents, which often includes music, poems, memory verses, skits and crafts. Pictured, Normandie Ridge resident Fairy Warner is greeted by pre-kindergarten student Genesis Pereyra.

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Students collect items for the York County Food Bank

York Adventist Christian School hosted a week-long Fill the Bus community food drive during its annual Spirit Week. A collection of more than 500 non-perishable food items and 400 personal care supplies benefited the York County Food Bank.

York Adventist Christian School is a Pre-K through 8th grade program serving York County families seeking an education for their children that emphasizes academics, development of self-discipline and work ethic, service to the community, and Bible-based character growth. For more information, visit www.yacschool.org.

Participants in the Fill the Bus food drive

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Adventist school to host open house

York Adventist Christian School, 2220 Roosevelt Ave., will hold an open house for prospective students, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 8.

Students will have the opportunity to experience a multi-grade setting where the student to teacher ratio averages 6:1. Parents interested in a Christian school education can attend the informal meet-and-greet to gather information about curriculum and student life, meet the principal, teachers and students, and ask questions.

The school, which has been in operation 62 years, has an all-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten through eighth grade classes. Extracurricular activities are also available.

Those interested in participating in the tour should call 764-5603 to confirm their attendance. If unable to attend, a separate tour can be arranged for a later date.

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Christian school to host food drive

York Adventist Christian School will host a Fill the Bus community food drive event to benefit the York County Food Bank.

The week-long event will begin Feb. 13. Everyone in the community is encouraged to participate by bringing in-date, non-perishable food items to the school at 2220 Roosevelt Ave., York. Donations will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day of the event. A list of the York County Food Bank’s most needed items can be found online at www.yacschool.org.

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