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DASD E-News Weekly 
February 8, 2019     
 
It Takes a Village

While the origination of the proverb of this same title is debated, there is no arguing the fact that th
e community of Dallastown has come together with a common vision, shared values, and a collective responsibility to provide for the academic needs and well-being of students in its renovation and upgrade project of Loganville-Springfield Elementary School.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this past Friday for the $19.2 million undertaking, expected to begin this month with a December 2020 completion. Project specifications include updates and enhancements similar to those previously made at York Township Elementary School and Ore Valley Elementary School. 

For details and photos, access: It Takes a Village
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-graduation party and fun-draisers:
DAHS Class of 2019 Post-Graduation 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
From the HS Counseling Office
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

College-bound seniors, remember to visit
Naviance or the high school Counseling Office to review the list of scholarship opportunities from local, state, and national organizations. This list is updated on the 15th of each month.
 
Some scholarships are specific to a major and may be available for only the freshman year, while others are not major specific and are available to eligible students through their entire college experience.

Although the application window is now closed, the Dallastown Area Educational Foundation offers many scholarship opportunities as well.

School Board Schedule

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

Board Meeting
7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 21
HS LGI   
Calendar Reminders
  
HS/MS/IS/ES IN SESSION 
INCLEMENT WEATHER MAKE-UP DAY 
Friday, February 15

HS/MS/IS/ES NO SCHOOL PRESIDENTS' DAY HOLIDAY
Monday, February 18 

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