Values and Goals: First Mental Health Initiative of the Year

By Elizabeth Trump Coordinator of Mental Health and Wellness This month, I have the pleasure of meeting with the students of the middle and upper schools to discuss our first Mental Health Initiative of the year: Values and Goals.  I met with Middle School this morning and will meet with the Upper School on September…

The Social-Emotional Road Map at YCDS

By Mrs. Elizabeth Trump Coordinator of Mental Health and Wellness Shared today during the Opening Day Assembly for all students: I am Elizabeth Trump, Coordinator of Mental Health and Wellness for 6th through 12th grades. In the simplest terms, my job is to support each of you, along with your families, teachers and communities, to continue growing…

Wyntre Grove honored at inaugural 20 Under 20 awards event

By Laura Burkey Director of Development Too busy is not in Wyntre Grove’s vocabulary. “If you care enough about something with enough passion, you can do anything,” the York Country Day School rising ninth-grader said. With more than 200 community service hours, Wyntre knows a thing or two about impacting the lives of others. Her…

Through gratitude, we live

By Laura Burkey, Director of Development "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -William Arthur Ward This year, our students engaged in the first-ever Thank-a-Thons at York Country Day School. Our Upper School students volunteered three times this year to call and write donors to the York Country…

Red vs. Grey: Color Day

By Jake Doll, Director of College Counseling Dating to the 1960s, Color Day started as a senior vs. faculty softball game in May of each year, culminating on the last day of school for seniors. The graduating class then spent the subsequent weeks completing their senior projects to be presented during the last week of…

YCDS scores honors at Sports Banquet

By Laura Burkey, Director of Development, and Ken Klenk, Interim Athletic Director This week, York County School of Technology hosted its 17th Annual Sports Banquet to honor the athletes of both York Tech and York Country Day School at Wyndham Garden. Through the co-op, YCDS students have the opportunity to play numerous sports. Senior Luke…