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DASD E-News Weekly 
September 21, 2018   
HS Semi-Formal Dress Drive & Sale

SEMI-FORMAL DRESS DRIVE & SALE
For the fourth year, Dallastown Area High School Mini-THON is sponsoring a Semi-Formal Dress Drive & Sale of more than 400 new and gently used dresses at $25 each. There is also a $10 clearance rack as well as $5 accessories. Proceeds will be donated to Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital, with an objective to conquer childhood cancer.

DONATE
We will accept any formal dresses (long or short), purses, shoes or accessories suitable for a semi-formal dance. Donations can be delivered to the Main Office at Dallastown Area High School or delivered during the shopping dates and times noted below.

SHOP
From 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 23rd, in the front lobby of Dallastown Area High School, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown.
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 shannon.werner@dallastown.net by 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.
Open Sesame
HOMECOMING 2018  
 
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 mark.ilyes@dallastown.net 
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 K through Grade 6
 
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 DAEF@dallastown.net. Follow us @DAEFevents

For online payment, access: https://bit.ly/2xe00Bd (Pre-registration will be open until 11:59 p.m. on 10/17 only)
From the HS Guidance 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 accessing: Career Exploration 

Questions can be directed to Bill Probert, Workforce, Career, and College Counselor at (717) 244-4021, Extension 3545.

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 26
Dallastown Area High School Auditorium
 
FAFSA Workshop
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.
Asbestos Notice
  
Dallastown Area School District has developed an Asbestos Management Plan as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). 

Every six months the maintenance department inspects and every three years an inspection is conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's licensed asbestos inspectors of any building constructed before the late 1970s to determine whether the condition of any known or assumed asbestos-containing materials (ACM) has changed. The inspector will make recommendations on managing or removing the ACM.   
 
The Asbestos Management Plan is available for public review in the Buildings and Grounds Office.
DASD Partners
 
Dallastown Area School District has collaborated with Market Street Sports Group of Lancaster, PA, with a shared commitment to generate alternative revenue through sponsorship opportunities for the district's extracurricular facilities, primarily the DAEF Turf Campaign.

To learn more about our cooperating partners, access:
School Board Schedule

Board Workshop: Team of 10 Retreat
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, September 24
Administration Board Room 

Community Outreach Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday, October 1
Administration Board Room

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 4
HS Theater Room

Building & Capital Projects Ad-Hoc Committee  Meeting
7:00 p.m., Monday, October 8
Administration Board Room

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 11
HS Theater Room 
Calendar Reminders
  
HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL/FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
Friday, September 21

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

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL
HS/ES FULL DAY IN-SERVICE
MS/IS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Friday, October 5

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