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DASD E-News Weekly 
January 18, 2019        
Another Year, Another Calendar
Last evening, the Dallastown Area Board of School Directors approved the 2019-20 Calendar-at-a-Glance. Sneak a peek at what's ahead:
  • Link Crew welcomes 9th grade students to high school, Wednesday, August 21st
  • The first day of school for all grades is Thursday, August 22nd
  • The tentative last day of school is Tuesday, June 2nd
  • Snow make-up days built into calendar include: February 14th, April 13th, and April 9th (in this order)
The Scientists Among Us

A tradition for 58 years, the Dallastown Area High School Science and Engineering Fair will be held Saturday, January 26th, and Sunday, January 27th, in the science wing of the high school.
The public is invited to view more than 100 student submissions on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday in the high school auditorium.
Dallastown Area High School students have a long history of county awards and opportunities to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair based on their award-winning projects at the school level. We encourage community members to join us--surely you will be impressed with the creative and scientific knowledge that the student projects display.
DAEF Sweetheart Dance
Sponsored by the Dallastown Area Educational Foundation, the 4th Annual DAEF Sweetheart Dance will be held Saturday, February 2nd, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

To purchase tickets, access: Sweetheart Dance
Follow us on Twitter @DAEFevents.
Leaving a Legacy for Learning 

The Dallastown Foundation Scholarship Committee announces three new scholarships: the Ronald W. Rutland Memorial Scholarship, in memory of retired Dallastown Area Middle School science teacher Ronald Rutland, the Cade Michael Gold Memorial Football Scholarship, and the Cade Michael Gold Memorial Lacrosse Scholarship, in memory of 2016 Dallastown Area High School alumnus Cade Gold.  

To learn more, access: Leaving a Legacy for Learning

The application deadline is Monday, February 4th. The 25th annual scholarship awards ceremony will be held Thursday evening, May 23rd. 
What's App?
Join Dallastown Area High School's Thespian Troupe 7973 for an evening of dinner and laughs with a performance of Alan Griffith's There's an App for That?

Held in the Dallastown Area High School cafeteria on Friday, February 8th, admission is $12 for adults; $10 for students and seniors; and, $9 for children 10 and under. Proceeds benefit the troupe's philanthropic initiatives.

Reservations are required by calling (717) 244-4021, Extension 3120, or online at:
There's an App for That?
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
School Board Schedule

Building & Capital Projects Committee Meeting
6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 7
Administration Board Room

Finance Committee Meeting
7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 7
Administration Board Room

Human Resources Committee Meeting (Closed to Public)  
8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 7
Administration Board Room

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

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 21
HS Theater Room 
Calendar Reminders
Monday, January 21 

Friday, February 15

Monday, February 18 

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