FRIDAY WILDCAT NEWS
September 18, 2020
NEWS & UPDATES
THREE DAHS STUDENTS SELECTED AS SEMIFINALISTS IN THE 2021 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Congratulations to Nicholas Miller, Astha Ray, and Mark Morton!
Dallastown is proud to announce that three members of the Class of 2021 have been named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

National Merit Finalists will be announced in February based on students' strong academic records, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, employment, honors, essay, and recommendations. Scholarship winners will then be selected from the group of Finalists.
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS VACANCY
At its Thursday, September 17th, meeting, the Dallastown Area Board of School Directors regretfully received the resignation of School Director John Hartman, effective Saturday, October 31st. We are sincerely grateful for his service to the school board and Dallastown community since December 2013 and offer our best wishes for his future endeavors.

As per Board Policy 004, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by a majority vote of the remaining members of the board, within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of the vacancy. In this case, eligible candidates must reside in Region 1 of Dallastown Area School District, which includes the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Wards of York Township, and be available for a public interview on Monday, November 9th, at 6 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria (or virtual). The successful candidate will take his/her oath that same evening and be appointed for the remainder of the unexpired term until December 2021.

Between 8:00 a.m. on Monday, September 21th and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 5th, please submit a detailed letter of interest and resume to: School Board Secretary, District Administration Building, 700 New School Lane, Dallastown, PA 17313.

For additional details regarding qualifications for this vacancy and additional steps, access the School Board section on the District website.
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS THANK YOU
DASD REMOTE LEARNING MEAL PROGRAM
The 2020-2021 Remote Learner Meal Program will allow families to pre-order breakfast and lunch for their child Monday through Friday.


Pick Up Locations:
Dallastown Area High School
Door 4, Near Wildcat Stadium
8 - 9 a.m.

Ore Valley Elementary School
Gym Entrance
9:30 - 10 a.m.

Dallastown Area Intermediate School
Flagpole Circle
9 - 10 a.m.

BACK TO SCHOOL REMINDERS:
To allow guardians to quickly conduct daily health screenings, Health Services has developed a Daily Student Screening Tool to assist with symptom screenings and recommendations surrounding students returning to school.
DATES TO REMEMBER
  • September 25: HS/MS/IS/ES Early Dismissal Half Day In-Service
  • October 14 - 16: Parent Teacher Conferences
  • October 15 - 16: HS/MS/IS/ES Schools Closed
  • October 17: PSAT Exam