Biology Students Travel Across the Atlantic to Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique

YCDS teachers are constantly looking for ways to engage their students and to connect them to the world around them. Mrs. Liz Charleston’s transported her ninth grade Biology Class to Mozambique during their unit on ecology and the scientific processes. Gorongosa National Park, once a popular tourist destination, was ravaged by war. Recently the country … Continue reading Biology Students Travel Across the Atlantic to Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique

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A Peek Inside the YCDS Kindergarten Classroom

Written by: Ms. Jennifer Lam The aroma of a bakery fills the air while a mother pushes her baby through the streets. Nearby castles with high walls are built then guarded with freeze rays. The echoing sounds of marbles rolling through a maze of tunnels are joined by cheerful giggles. Welcome to the world of … Continue reading A Peek Inside the YCDS Kindergarten Classroom

YCDS Accreditation Process Taking Place this Fall

Amid the many exciting things happening at York Country Day these days, yet another will soon be coming to the forefront: our accreditation process! Mrs. Debbie Donovan will be coordinating our school’s combined accreditation by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. These accreditations ensure that York Country … Continue reading YCDS Accreditation Process Taking Place this Fall

A Reflection on the First Week of School

Today marks the completion of our first week of school. There were many favorite moments for students that range from digital arts to robotics, from math to advisory, and from new student lounges to lunch. Our faculty and staff helped ease the transition for students given our new spaces and new schedules. It was a … Continue reading A Reflection on the First Week of School

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 … Continue reading YCDS to Host Statewide Robotics Season Kick-off this Saturday

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

New Faces in the Halls of YCDS

We are thrilled to announce the addition of 10 new faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year. Please join us in welcoming these new faces in the halls of YCDS. Susan Danner – Lower School Robotics Mrs. Danner has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a master’s degree … Continue reading New Faces in the Halls of YCDS