July 13, 2017
Fore YC! 
All skill levels are welcome at the York Catholic Golf Tournament on Monday, September 18, at the Out Door Country Club.  

Check-in starts at 7:30 AM with a Shotgun Start at 8 AM.  

Click here to register by September 5. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please click here for complete details.  

For more information about the tournament, contact Maida Connor at 717-846-8871 x216 or 
mconnor@yorkcatholic.org.

Quick Links


Bus Transportation

If you have not received your bus transportation information from the school district where you live, please click on the link below to print and complete your form.  Please mail your form to the school district where you reside no later than July 21.  


Central             
Eastern                          contact Kimberly Nickle at  717-252-1555 x33231
Northeastern               contact Pat Smith at  717-266-3667 x10229
Southern                      contact Heather Dougherty at  717-846-8871 x215
Southeastern              contact Heather Dougherty at  717-846-8871 x215
York Suburban             contact Nick Staab at  717-885-1210 x1131
Service Hours Opportunity

We are preparing the crosses for our Cemetery of Innocents display and need your help!  Thursday, July 27, from 9-11 AM we will be repairing and constructing crosses to display on the front lawn to memorialize lives lost to abortion. If you can help, there's no need to sign-up, just arrive to York Catholic by 9 AM on the 27th.  Thanks in advance for your help!
Magazine Drive
Save Our Subscriptions!  Our Annual Magazine Drive will be October 10-20. This is an important program for our school where we raise much needed funds and promote activities for our students throughout the entire year.  Please "Save your Subscriptions" to renew and order through our school. Do not renew your magazines through the publishers!  We only earn funds on purchases made directly through our school in October and through our online store at GaFundraising.com
 
How Can You Help Us Now?
Visit www.gafundraising.com. The Online Tools make it easy to send emails to friends and family so they can help too. Be sure to include a YC student's name so they earn credit for prizes. 
 
In addition to magazines and gift items found online, we will also be selling perishable items including Southern Living cookie doughs, Cinnabon products, pizzas, and holiday desserts. Most food items cannot be ordered online, they must be processed by a student or through school. 
 
            Go To:                          GaFundraising.com   
            Use Our YC Code:     #2569838
            Click:                            "Start Here"
Manufacturing Days
The York County Economic Alliance is partnering with the Hanover Chamber of Commerce, MANTEC, and the Manufacturers' Association to hold the Third Annual Manufacturing Days Event.  York Catholic's Guidance Department is gauging the interest of junior and senior students in attending in October.
 
The purpose of Manufacturing Days is to celebrate modern manufacturing for the purpose of inspiring the next generation of manufacturers.  Students will tour a local manufacturing firm that showcases production and employees through speakers and demonstrations.  The visit will also emphasize the need for science, technology, engineering, and math skills in today's workplace, while promoting rewarding careers in manufacturing.
 
Juniors and seniors interested in attending should email Ms. Hess at ehess@yorkcatholic.org by August 20.  If there is enough interest, a date will be scheduled and additional information distributed.
Anything Look Familiar?
We have gathered quite a collection of items left behind at the close of the school year. If you are missing shoes, sweatshirts, uniforms, lunch bags, gym bags, coats, hats, umbrellas, etc., please visit YC by July 27 at 3 PM to claim your items.  The school is open Monday through Thursday from 8 AM -3 PM.  Items unclaimed after July 27 will be donated.
Changes to PA Immunization Law for All Students
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is changing school immunization regulations beginning in August 2017.  The regulations are intended to ensure that children attending school in PA are adequately protected against potential outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.  A child must have the required medically-appropriate vaccines or a plan to complete those vaccines or risk exclusion from school.
 
Children in grades 7-12 need the following immunizations for attendance:
  • 4 doses of tetanus * (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
  • 4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
  • 4 doses of acellular pertussis* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
  • 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given)
  • 2 doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (usually given as MMR)
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity
  • 2 doses meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
    • 1st dose is given 11-15 years of age; a 2nd dose is required at age 16 or entry into 12th grade.
    • If the dose was given at 16 years of age or older, only one dose is required.
  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)
*   Usually given as DTaP or DTP or DT or Td
 
All students must submit a Certificate of Immunization form by August 25.  
Click here for the required Certificate of Immunization form (green and white) to complete and submit to the York Catholic nurse detailing the dates your child's immunizations were administered.  If the form is incomplete based on the state requirements above, a 2nd form (PLAN - red and white) must be completed detailing the dates the immunizations are scheduled to be given.  Click here for the PLAN form.  The completed Certificate of Immunization (and the PLAN card, if applicable) must be returned to the school nurse by
August 25, 2017 .
 
Under Pennsylvania state law, students without the Certificate of Immunization form or the PLAN form on file, cannot be admitted school.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Diane Lupinetti, York Catholic nurse, at 717-846-8871 x221 or dlupinetti@yorkcatholic.org or consult the PA Department of Health website at www.dontwaitvaccinate.pa.gov. 
Incoming 11th Grade Physicals
The School Health Law of Pennsylvania requires that all children must have a medical examination upon entry into grade 11.  A medical examination is also required for those children who have transferred to York into any grade from other states or from other Pennsylvania areas and who have not sent records of previous examinations.  Please click here for the School Physical Form to be completed by a private physician.  Return the form to the school nurse no later than August 25, 2017.  Any student who does not return this form will receive a medical examination by a school physician.  
Incoming 7th Grade Dental Exams
The School Health Law of Pennsylvania requires that children receive a dental examination upon entry into grade 7.   Please click here for the School Dental Form to be completed by a private dentist.  Return the form to the school nurse no later than August 25, 2017.  Any student who does not return this form will receive a medical examination by a school dentist .
Spring Sports All-Stars
 
Congratulations to the following student-athletes who were named to spring sports all-star teams:

Baseball
Will Catterall - Coaches Division IV 1st Team - Infield
Bryce Floyd - Coaches Division IV 1st Team - Outfield
Dillon Hippensteel - Coaches Division IV Player of the Year
Dillon Hippensteel - Coaches Division IV 1st Team - Infield
Dillon Hippensteel - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
Luke Kordaz - Coaches Division IV Honorable Mention
 
Boys Lacrosse
Eli Doyle - GameTimePA.com YAIAA 1st Team
Eli Doyle - Coaches All-County 1st Team - Attack
Steven Nigro - Coaches All-County Honorable Mention - Midfield
Ricky Pokrivka - Coaches All-County 1st Team - Defense
Drew Snelbaker - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
Drew Snelbaker - Coaches All-County Honorable Mention - Faceoff
 
Girls Lacrosse
Reiley Anderson - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
Kirsten Lake - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
Anna Linthicum - GameTimePA.com YAIAA 1st Team
Kayleigh Pokrivka - GameTimePA.com YAIAA 1st Team
Bridget Sterling - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
Amanda Tufano - GameTimePA.com YAIAA 1st Team
 
Softball
Rebecca Baum - GameTimePA.com YAIAA 1st Team
Grace Gardini - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
 
Track
Evan Schlosser - GameTimePA.com YAIAA Honorable Mention
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601 E Springettsbury Ave
York PA  17403
717-846-8871 

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