Please join us in welcoming our new faculty and staff members for the 2017-2018 academic year. Mr. Matthew Davis - Advanced Robotics Teacher Mr. Davis served as a mentor to the YCDS GearHounds last year. He joins us this year to teach our advanced robotics course. Mr. Davis previously taught at the Art Institute of … Continue reading New Faculty and Staff
By Christine Heine, Head of School YCDS traditions are an important and revered part of the day-to-day experience for students. From Opening Assembly to Commencement, students take part in many beloved and exciting activities that make our school culture so special. This year, YCDS has added enhancements to our facility and events to our … Continue reading New Additions, New Traditions
By: Ella Kelly '20, Greyhound Club President The Greyhound Club began second semester with the goal of giving our student community a greater hand in the development of positive culture and school spirit at YCDS. The Greyhound Club began with 7 founding members and has quickly grown to 14. The Greyhound Club has loved seeing … Continue reading The YCDS Greyhound Club Aims to Build School Spirit and Community
By Mme. Kristi Spies, Middle and Upper School French Teacher Visiting the Carnaval de Québec has been on the minds of Juniors, Abe Miller and Emory Burton since they discovered it in their 6th grade French class. After viewing videos of the ice canoe races, the night parade and other activities that make up the … Continue reading Un Voyage au Québec
By Mrs. Molly Wertz, Dean of Students It may be hard to believe, but the end of the school year is right around the corner. Beginning next week, grades 8-11 will be preparing for final exams. As students begin to prepare for exams, please look over the following study tips. It is important to think … Continue reading Tips for Final Exam Prep
By Mrs. Chris Ausherman, Lower School Teacher If it’s May at YCDS, it must be Show What You Know Expo time for the Lower School students! For the last 18 years, the students in Lower School have had the opportunity to share their science knowledge with parents and friends. The FOSS science curriculum used in … Continue reading Lower School’s Show What You Know Expo
Imagine it’s morning and you’re strolling across campus, sunlight streaming through a wall of windows as students arrive back at school and come inside. Here, you’ll see eager elementary students rushing off to robotics class, after high-fives from their older student mentors. Here, freshmen await with excitement today’s group college visit with their classmates and … Continue reading York Country Day School: Where education and empathy meet, a community grows.