The YCDS Greyhound 5K

By Laura Burkey, Director of Development The inaugural York Country Day School Greyhound 5K kicked off May 5 with sunshine in the sky and excitement on the ground. The YWCA Temple Guard Drill Team raised the bar with an uplifting and invigorating performance under the tutelage of Mike Smith. At 8:30 a.m., Flash's Fun Run…

The art of writing

By Harrison Zumbrun, Class of 2018 I came to YCDS starting off middle school in sixth grade. I was barely able to write, and my public-school teachers did not care to help me improve my writing. I remember meeting Mrs. Wertz, my future English teacher, and speaking to her about The Hunger Games of which…

Congratulations to our newest National Honor Society inductees

By Elizabeth Charleston, Faculty The National Honor Society is one of the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school students. In 1921, the original founders wanted to motivate and positively influence students to maintain high standards. Their goals were “to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote…

Decisions Decisions …

By Jake Doll, Director of College Counseling May 1st is soon upon us.  In the college counseling office that means celebrating successes and helping students with that final push toward choosing their best fit college or university.  In my experience, where most seniors are right now rarely fits the forecast they had in mind during this…