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Advancing Computer Science Education Grant

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2023

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) recently named the York County School Division (YCSD) as a recipient of the Advancing Computer Science Education Grant. Beginning this school year, YCSD will partner with CodeVA to create a sustainable model of computer science professional development for teachers participating in cohort model training. Read more



YCSD Students Demonstrate Financial Literacy

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2023

Grafton, Tabb and York High Schools have earned recognition as Working in Support of Education (W!se) Financial Literacy Blue Star Schools for the 2021-22 school year for outstanding student performance on the W!se Financial Literacy Certification Test. Read more



YCSDigest - January 11, 2023

Posted on: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

YCSDigest regarding School Safety, Winter Weather Planning, School Calendar Survey, Annual Science and Engineering Fair, YCSD Students Demonstrate Financial Literacy, Advancing Computer Science Education Grant, and Community Announcements Read more



YCSDigest - December 9, 2022

Posted on: Friday, December 09, 2022

YCSDigest regarding K12 Innovation Grant, Meritorious Budget Award, and Community Announcements Read more



K-12 Innovation Grant

Posted on: Monday, November 28, 2022

The York County School Division (YCSD) has been awarded the K-12 Innovation grant presented to us by the Virginia Department of Education. Through this grant, YCSD will partner with Virginia Peninsula Community College (formerly Thomas Nelson Community College) to offer a dual enrollment program that allows high school students to earn the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) remote pilots license and complete a career studies certificate prior to graduating high school. Students within the dual enrollment program will have opportunities to complete the newly developed Unmanned Aircraft Systems course through YCSD as well as the UMS 107: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Remote Pilot Ground School through Virginia Peninsula Community College. Additionally, students enrolled within the dual enrollment program will have the unique opportunity to engage in a variety of work-based learning experiences to prepare them to meet the demands of this growing labor market. Read more



Purple Star School List Grows

Posted on: Thursday, November 03, 2022

The Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact for Military Children has awarded 11 schools in the division with the 2022 Purple Star Designation, bringing the division total to 16. The Purple Star designation is valid for three years, at which time schools must reapply. For 2022, five schools (Mt. Vernon Elementary, Seaford Elementary, Queens Lake Middle, York High and York River Academy) earned the designation for the first time, while six others (Bethel Manor Elementary, Tabb Elementary, Waller Mill Elementary, Yorktown Elementary, Grafton Middle and Yorktown Middle) earned the designation for the second time. Read more



YCSDigest - November 3, 2022

Posted on: Thursday, November 03, 2022

YCSDigest regarding Operating Budget Forums, Purple Star School List Grows, NAEP Results Released, Bailey Field Security Update, and Community Announcements Read more



FY24 Operating Budget Forums

Posted on: Monday, October 31, 2022

The York County School Division is in the initial stages of developing the FY24 Operating Budget (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024) and wants your input. We've scheduled two community sessions in the coming weeks to listen to your ideas and questions regarding the division's budget. Read more



Parent/Student Driver Education Presentation

Posted on: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Students enrolled in Driver Education in Virginia are now required to attend a 90-minute presentation to obtain their Driver Education Certificate of Completion (DEC-1) card. This is due to an updated code passed by the 2022 Virginia General Assembly requiring all approved public, private, and commercial driver training schools to add a 90-minute parent/student component to the classroom driver education curriculum. Read more



YCSDigest - October 6, 2022

Posted on: Thursday, October 06, 2022

YCSDigest regarding Impact Aid, Family Forum: Shining a Light on Student Mental Wellness, DoDEA Grant Award, York Foundation for Public Education, Inc., and Community Announcements Read more



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