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DASD E-News Weekly 
February 15, 2019      
Here We Snow Again!
 
Take a look at the revised 2018-2019 Calendar-at-a-Glance, which reflects schedule changes as a result of recent inclement weather closures:
  • Tuesday, March 5th - School will now be IN SESSION to adjust the 2nd Trimester marking period end date.
  • Wednesday, March 6th - School will now be IN SESSION to adjust the 2nd Trimester marking period end date.
  • Thursday, April 18th - School will now be IN SESSION with a half day early dismissal, followed by afternoon and evening Parent-Teacher Conferences, for make-up of the inclement weather closure on Monday, February 11th.
  • Monday, April 22nd - School will now be IN SESSION for make-up of the inclement weather closure on Tuesday, February 12th.
End of 2nd Trimester grading periods: 
  • Friday, March 8th - Will conclude the 2nd Trimester with a half day early dismissal and afternoon Faculty In-Service.
  • Monday, March 11th - Will be a NO SCHOOL day, with a Full Day In-Service for Faculty.
Be advised that additional inclement weather cancellations may result in make-up days being added to the end of the school year. We will keep parents and students advised as we navigate the winter season. Thank you for your cooperation. 
Going Gold  

The Dallastown Area High School Annual Gold Collar Career and College Fair was held recently with a broad range of postsecondary options represented, including:
ABC Keystone
Academy for Media Production, The 
Barbizon Modeling and Arts 
Central Penn College
HACC - York Campus and HACC Academy
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Kinsley Education Center
Manufacturers Association
Millersville University
PA College of Art and Design
PA College of Technology - Williamsport 
Penn State York
Pittsburgh Technical College
S heffield Institute of the Recording Arts, The
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Universal Technical Institute
York County School of Technology - Adult Education
York Electrical Institute
YTI Career Institute
HS Physics Olympics

More than 130 students from Dallastown and ten other local school districts are registered to participate in the Dallastown Area High School 27th Annual Physics Olympics being held at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26th, and Wednesday, February 27th, in the high school auditorium, cafeteria, front lobby, and science wing.

Sponsored by the Engineering Society of York, the event is just one in a series of Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) events in the high school.
Let's Be Partners in the Fight 
 
Dallastown Area High School will host its 5th Annual Mini-THON beginning at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 1st. This fun-filled event for high school students inspires teamwork, leadership, and creativity while empowering them through philanthropy and service in the fight to conquer childhood cancer.

Students stay standing and active during the 12-hour overnight event to raise money and awareness for the Four Diamonds Cancer Research Foundation.

Donations in support of the Dallastown Mini-THON can be made online at: I want to donate to the Dallastown Mini-THON to Conquer Childhood Cancer
It's Time for Kindergarten
 
A Kindergarten Readiness Meeting for parents of incoming kindergarten students in the Dallastown Area School District has been scheduled for 7:00 p.m., Monday, March 18th, at York Township Elementary School.

To be eligible, a child must turn five on or before August 31, 2019. The meeting provides information to parents regarding the academic and social expectations of children in the kindergarten program and provides an opportunity for parents to meet the kindergarten teachers. The meeting is for kindergarten parents only.
S.O.S.
 
Senior Class Parent Post-Prom Party planning is underway, and the community is invited to Support Our Seniors! There's a way for everyone to support the Dallastown Area High School Class of 2019.

The Senior Class Parent Post-Prom Party is being held Saturday, April 27th, at Dallastown Area High School. All seniors are invited at no cost--prom attendance is not required. So, come out and support the Class of 2019 fun-draisers!

Access this link to support the post-prom party and fun-draisers:
DAHS Class of 2019 Post-Prom Party

Meanwhile, thanks to those who have responded to the Parent Letter through donation. Access the Parent Letter on the Facebook page or email Kristin McDermott at letsgopitt@comcast.net to obtain a copy.

Follow us on Facebook for all details: Dallastown Senior Class Party 2019
School Board Schedule

Board Workshop (2018 Graduation Survey Results)
6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 21
HS LGI Room

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 21
HS LGI Room  

Building & Capital Projects Committee Meeting
6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 14
HS LGI Room

Finance Committee Meeting
7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 14
HS LGI Room

Human Resources Committee Meeting (Closed to Public)
8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 14

Board Workshop (Team of 10 Retreat)
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday, March 18
Administration Board Room
 
Policy Committee Meeting 
6:00 p.m., Monday, March 18 
Administration Board Room

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21
HS LGI Room 
Calendar Reminders
 
HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL PRESIDENTS' DAY HOLIDAY
Monday, February 18

HS/MS/IS/ES IN SESSION*   
Tuesday, March 5

HS/MS/IS/ES IN SESSION*  
Wednesday, March 6

HS/MS/IS/ES EARLY DISMISSAL HALF DAY IN-SERVICE*
END OF 2ND TRIMESTER 
Friday, March 8

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL FULL DAY IN-SERVICE*  
Monday, March 11 

*Inclement weather 2nd Trimester adjustment

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