YCDS to Host Statewide Robotics Season Kick-off this Saturday

Many of you saw the ribbon-cutting robot that opened our new building and program. Did you know one of our high school teams built and programmed the robot over the summer? The YCDS GearHounds are entering their third season competing for YCDS in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) competition; these students gladly took on this…

York Country Day School’s New Media program empowers students to be storytellers

Everything has a story, and those stories have the power to change the world. That’s the message Evan Scherr wants to instill in students in the New Media program at York Country Day School. Scherr, program director at the independent, college preparatory school in Spring Garden Township, teaches YCDS students skills and tools to create…

Edcamp Leadership “Un-conference” Hosted by YCDS

Heralded as the leading edge of professional development in education, Edcamps are participant-driven learning experiences created by educators for educators. In the summer of 2016, York Country Day positioned itself as an epicenter of this movement in central Pennsylvania. An Edcamp starts with a group of peers within a professional realm meeting in one place…

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One Word

This summer, the administrative team gathered for many full day retreats to prepare for the year. One of the retreat days, the group focused on One Word.  This may not appear what it seems.  Authors Mike Ashcraft and Rachel Olsen co-authored My One Word.  This text serves as a guide in following a process on selecting…