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DASD E-News Weekly 
September 13, 2019      

Go Wildcats!

Dallastown Area School District provides athletic opportunities for students including football, cheerleading, soccer, cross-country, field hockey, swimming, diving, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, track, baseball, golf, lacrosse, softball, and tennis.

For spectators, schedules are found on the district's online: athletic calendar
Online Auction of Equipment & Supplies

Dallastown Area School District has established a public online auction to eliminate surplus equipment and supplies. To place a bid on an item of interest, access:  Online Auction and create an account. 
  
Successful bidders are subject to the terms and conditions noted, including the removal of items on their own and without the assistance of district equipment or personnel.
From the HS Counseling Office
 
CAREER EXPLORATION
While Dallastown Area School District offers a rich array of course options, the district also offers students many experiential career opportunities. Dallastown has teamed up with York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) to offer Career Exploration Programs at no cost to students in grades 10, 11, and 12.

Explore the YCAL offerings and register for a program of interest by accessin
g:  Career Exploration

Questions can be directed to Bill Probert, Workforce, Career, and College Counselor, at (717) 244-4021, Extension
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FINANCIAL AID
Consider attending both opportunities below to assist with financial aid planning.
 
Financial Aid Night 
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 2
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HS Auditorium
 
FAFSA Workshop
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 2

Red Lion High School
Preregistration required. Call Red Lion Area High School at (717) 246-1611, Extension 6.
Homecoming 2019

This year's Homecoming theme, A Gatsby Gathering, will take Dallastown Area High School students on a walk through Gatsby's garden and inside his mansion.

On Thursday, October 3rd, the HS Student Council will host the highly-anticipated Powder Puff game at 7:00 p.m. when roles are switched, and the high school girls play football while the high school football players cheer them on at Wildcat Stadium at the Dallastown American Legion Field. Some of the proceeds of the admission fee for this event benefit the HS Volunteer Club and its 2019-20 Support the Troops campaign.

Then, on Friday, October 11th, the community is invited to join students and families as festivities continue with the annual Homecoming football game. The Dallastown Wildcats host Spring Grove beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the stadium.

The week concludes on Saturday, October 12th, with the Homecoming dance and crowning of the queen and king. Family, friends, and community members are invited to view the decorated areas of the high school lobby and gymnasium from 6:00 p.m. to 6:35 p.m. Those observing the student promenade must be seated in the gymnasium by 6:40 p.m.; public events conclude at 8:00 p.m.
Honoring the Past and Present 
While Building for the Future  
 
The Dallastown Area Educational Foundation offers several ways to pay tributes to loved ones which also benefit our students: (1) Commemorative Bricks and (2) Courtyard of Honor Plaques.
 
Commemorative bricks, available for purchase at $50 each, are placed near the main entrance of the high school.  

Proceeds fund scholarships awarded through the Dallastown Foundation Scholarship Committee

Together, we're Leaving a Legacy for Learning!  


Engraved plaques, available for $150 each, are placed in the middle school's Courtyard of Honor to recognize veterans from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.  Veterans Day is Monday, November 11th.


These tributes are permanent and will not be removed.
 
*Cumulative brick orders are processed after reaching a minimum of ten bricks .
School Board Schedule 
 
Board Workshop: Team of 10 Retreat
Monday, September 16
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. School Tours/Executive Session
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Open to the Public
Administration Board Room

Board Workshop: Special Education
6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m., Thursday, September 19
HS LGI Room
 
Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, September 19
HS LGI Room
 
Building & Capital Projects Committee
6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10
HS LGI Room
 
Finance Committee
7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10
HS LGI Room
 
Human Resources Committee (closed to public)
8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10 
 
Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 24
HS LGI Room
Calendar Reminders
   
HS/MS/IS/ES EARLY DISMISSAL HALF DAY IN-SERVICE
Friday, September 20

ES PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Wednesday, October 2

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Thursday, October 3

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL
HS/MS FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
IS/ES PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Friday, October 4
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