June 15, 2017
Values Matter at YC
We have only 15 days left before we close our Values Matter Annual Fund Campaign. Your gift is an investment in our students, our academics, our teachers, athletics, extracurricular activities, our future - please show your Irish Pride and share this message.  If you haven't already, please contribute today by clicking on the button below.  Thank you for your support!

YC Golf Tournament
New Date & Location!
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 .

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Employment Opportunities
York Catholic High School is seeking to fill the following teaching and staff positions for the 2017-2018 school year.  In faith-based education, we place significant value in the cultivation of faith, mind, and heart. We take pride in partnering with our parents and the greater York Catholic community in supporting our students' scholastic and extra-curricular experiences.
 
Qualified candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the importance their position plays in all aspects of a student's developmental progress.  Candidates must also be individuals rooted in faith, willing to support Gospel values, and willing to inspire students through their word and example to accept and live these values and teachings.
 
Math Teacher (available August 2017)
York Catholic is seeking a full time math teacher to teach grades 9 through 12. Requirements: Certification and related Bachelor Degree in appropriate major.  State and federal clearances.
 
English Teacher (available August 2017)
York Catholic is seeking an English teacher to teach grades 7 through 12. Requirements: Certification and related Bachelor Degree in appropriate major.  State and federal clearances.
 
Religion Teacher (available August 2017)
York Catholic is seeking a full time religion teacher to teach grades 7 through 12. Requirements: Catechetical Certification and Theology degree.  State and federal clearances.
 
Part-time French Teacher (available August 2017)
York Catholic is seeking a part-time French teacher to teach grades 7 through 12. Requirements: Certification and related Bachelor Degree in appropriate major.  State and federal clearances.
 
Part-time Guidance Secretary (available August 2017)
York Catholic is seeking an experienced part-time office professional to assist the Guidance Department (5½ hours/day for 10 months).  Responsibilities include organizing college admission officer visits, assisting with scheduling appointments for students to meet with counselors, coordinating career day, collecting and monitoring senior enrollment and financial aid information for colleges, and assisting with the filing and organization of student files in the guidance office.  Due to the handling of sensitive information, the position also requires a high degree of professionalism and discretion with confidential information.  Experience working in an educational setting is preferred.
 
For all positions, please send resume, certification (not needed for Guidance Secretary), Diocesan application (available at www.yorkcatholic.org), a copy of state and federal clearances, and letter of interest to the following:

Katie Seufert
Principal
York Catholic High School
601 East Springettsbury Avenue
York, PA 17403
717-846-8871 x212
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
 
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 .
School Uniforms
Flynn & O'Hara Uniforms                                             
Flynn & O'Hara encourages parents to shop early and take advantage of the many convenient ways to shop for school uniforms.  Parents may shop at a retail location, visit www.flynnohara.com , or call 1-800-441-4122.  Avoid the long lines and waits by shopping before August 1.
 
Uniform Exchange                                                       
The uniform exchange will be available for trades and purchases on Wednesday, June 21, from 4-6 PMWalk-ins on days other than this date cannot be accommodated.  If you need uniforms, bring your gently worn items for an even trade or purchase some at a reduced price:  skirts $5, pants $4, sweaters $3, shirts $2.  Uniforms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Due to the size of the location, a maximum of five people will be permitted in the room at the same time.  If anyone is interested in helping with the summer uniform exchange, please contact Heather Hoffman at 717-846-8871 x220. 
Senior Pictures



The final group of seniors from the Class of 2018 is scheduled to get their Senior Pictures taken on Monday, June 19, at YC . Please look for the postcard from Prestige by Lifetouch that notes your scheduled time and provides further details.  If you need to make changes to your appointment, please contact Prestige by Lifetouch at 1-800-445-1189.
Back to School Information
Back to School information and forms will be distributed to all students on the first day of school, and are to be returned to homeroom teachers by Thursday, August 31. Students in grades 8-12 can simply log in to MMS after August 1 to view and print their fall class schedule.  Incoming seventh graders and all new students will receive their schedules in the mail the week of August 1.  
Summer Tunes
Look for the York Catholic Jazz Band performing at the St. Joseph York Carnival tomorrow, Friday, June 16, at 6:30 PM.  
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Previous issues of York Catholic's Irish Eye e-newsletter can be found on the home page of the YC website at www.yorkcatholic.org.

York Catholic High School 
601 E Springettsbury Ave
York PA  17403
717-846-8871 

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