DASD E-News Weekly
September 28, 2018
A Wildcat Welcome
The Dallastown Area Board of School Directors is pleased to announce two new administrators joining the district leadership team in mid-October. James Heilman has been appointed Director of Building & Grounds and Brett Frey has been selected Director of Special Education.
Please extend a warm
Wildcat Welcome to both!
Remember the Troops 2018
During the past 17 years the Dallastown Area High School Volunteer Club has sent items to members of the military stationed away from home during the holidays. This year the tradition continues.
A list of soldiers is currently being compiled by Shannon Werner, Volunteer Club advisor in the high school. If you know of a soldier who will be serving our country overseas during the holiday season, please send his/her name and address to
by today, Friday, September 28th.
Classes are asked to write letters and collect food items (a list will be sent to all who would like to participate) during the month of October. All items need to be ready for pick up from your schools by
Wednesday, October 31st, and will be shipped later that week.
Our hope is that all of the soldiers on our list remember 201
8 with a smile, thanks to the sincerity and generosity of the Dallastown Area School District community. Please partner with us again to Remember the Troops.
This year's Homecoming theme, Arabian Nights, will transport Dallastown Area High School students on a magical escape through palaces and nighttime cityscapes.
The HS Student Council kicks off the week by hosting the highly-anticipated Powder Puff game at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3rd, 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 admission fee proceeds for this event benefit the HS Volunteer Club and its 2018 Support the Troops campaign.
Then, on Friday, October 5th, the community is invited to join students and families as festivities continue with the annual Homecoming football game when the Dallastown Wildcats host the New Oxford Colonials beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the stadium.
The week concludes on Saturday, October 6th, 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.
17th Annual Night of Science
Dallastown Area High School's 17
th Annual Night of Science
will be held
Wednesday, October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Attendees will be treated to an hour of engaging science experiments performed by the high school faculty, include exploding balloons,
a vacuum cannon, genie in the bottle, and much more.
The Dallastown community is invited to attend this free event. For additional information, contact Mark Ilyes at: firstname.lastname@example.org
From the HS Guidance Office
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3
Red Lion High School
Preregistration required. Call Red Lion Area High School at (717) 246-1611, Extension 6.
As part of the Dallastown Area School District food service program in recognition of National School Lunch Program Week, Chartwells Food Services will be providing a free breakfast meal to all students as follows:
- Grade 3 - Tuesday, October 9th
- Grade 2 - Wednesday, October 10th
- Grade 1 - Thursday, October 11th
A free breakfast meal will be available to Kindergarten students all week.
- Yellow Community - Tuesday, October 9th
- Red Community - Wednesday, October 10th
- Blue Community - Thursday, October 11th
- Grade 8 - Tuesday, October 9th
- Grade 8 - Wednesday, October 10th
- Grade 7 - Thursday, October 11th
- Grade 7 - Friday, October 12th
- Grade 12 - Tuesday, October 9th
- Grade 11 - Wednesday, October 10th
- Grade 10 - Thursday, October 11th
- Grade 9 - Friday, October 12th
It'll Be a Graveyard Smash!
A MOTHER-SON MONSTER BASH
Whether it's called a Transylvania Twist or a Monster Bash, don't worry, you'll catch on in a flash. Dallastown Area School District boys in kindergarten through grade 6 and their moms/guardians are invited to attend the Dallastown Area Educational Foundation's
3rd Annual Mother-Son Monster Bash Halloween Party!
Costumes are welcome, but not required.
When: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Dallastown Area Intermediate School
What: Music, treats (including snacks, candy, and beverages),
bounce houses, games, raffles, photo wall, Ghost Walk,
Haunted Bus, and Gaga Pit!
Cost: $25 per couple (before October 17th); $30 at the door
$5 for each additional child in grades kindergarten through
Come join us for some spooktacular fun, and tell them Boris sent you!
All proceeds to benefit the Dallastown Area Educational Foundation.
For ticket information, to volunteer or donate candy, contact
Follow us @DAEFevents
For online payment, access:
(Pre-registration will be open until 11:59 p.m. on 10/17 only)
School Board Schedule
Community Outreach Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday, October 1
Administration Board Room
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 4
Building & Capital Projects Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting
7:00 p.m., Monday, October 8
Administration Board Room
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 11
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Thursday, October 4
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Friday, October 5
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