Growing Readers, One Book Fair at a Time

By Deb Freed Book Fair Chair and Parent '28 Research consistently shows strong correlation to reading & academic success at all ages” – National Center for Educational Statistics Reading just 20 minutes a day exposes a child to about 1.8 million words per year. Reading helps students develop a strong vocabulary, and as an added … Continue reading Growing Readers, One Book Fair at a Time

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Rotary Honors Two YCDS Students

By Jake Doll, Director of College Counseling Each year, YCDS names two “Students of the Month” from the junior class.  This honor is sponsored by the Rotary Club of York, PA.  This year’s honorees are Amelia Macek and Nicholas Edris.  Amelia and Nicholas, family members, advisors and members of administration all attend a special “monthly” … Continue reading Rotary Honors Two YCDS Students

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 … Continue reading Values and Goals: First Mental Health Initiative of the Year

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 … Continue reading The Social-Emotional Road Map at YCDS

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 … Continue reading Wyntre Grove honored at inaugural 20 Under 20 awards event