How exactly does 3D printing work?

Written by Mrs. Amy Harmon Krtanjek 3D printers are a staple in the robotics lab, as they provide a means to custom fabricate components quickly and inexpensively. In the classroom, students hone their design and spatial relations skills to create objects for function and art. For many, a hallmark project of elementary school was weaving, … Continue reading How exactly does 3D printing work?

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Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

Performed by the 4th Grade At last week's all-school Thanksgiving Assembly our students in fourth grade performed the following poem: Student 1- T’was the night before Thanksgiving and all through the nation families got ready for the big celebration.  Student 2- At our house my mom baked three kinds of pies; pecan, pumpkin, and apple … Continue reading Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

Student Entrepreneurs Host a YCDS Flower Sale

Written by Jessica Babcock Do you need a thoughtful gift for someone special in your life? My classmates and I are currently enrolled in an entrepreneurship class at York College and one of our assignments is to start our own business. The project is meant to help us understand the life of an entrepreneur. It … Continue reading Student Entrepreneurs Host a YCDS Flower Sale

Murder, mystery and intrigue take the stage at YCDS

By: Ms. Paige Hoke Something is afoot at York Country Day School as we get ready to open our first theatrical production in the brand new Ann B. Barshinger Center for the Arts. The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson opens this evening at 7:00 p.m. The play … Continue reading Murder, mystery and intrigue take the stage at YCDS

Lower School Students Visit the York Symphony Orchestra

By: Mrs. Marie Wiley Students in grades one through five have been getting to know a new friend. His name is Ludwig van Beethoven. Although he has been gone for 189 years, Mr. Beethoven and his music have been quite alive in our music classes as we prepared to attend the York Symphony Orchestra’s presentation … Continue reading Lower School Students Visit the York Symphony Orchestra

Parent Conferences from the Lower School Perspective

By Mrs. Kim Vottero Research has shown that parental involvement is the most important factor in a student's success in school. The modernization and integration of parent teacher conferences may be new for some educational facilities, but it has always been a way of life at YCDS. The purpose of a parent-teacher conference is to … Continue reading Parent Conferences from the Lower School Perspective

Speaking to your student about the election

Today is Election Day and many students across the divisions are aware of the tenuous climate surrounding this election.  Looking back through this country’s history, it is clear that this is not the only volatile or controversial election for our country’s citizens or candidates.  Yet, given the ease of accessibility, the frequent commercials, the dialogue … Continue reading Speaking to your student about the election