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YCSD Digest - September 25, 2020

Posted on: Friday, September 25, 2020

The York County School Board will hold its next monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, September 28 at York Hall. While this meeting is open to the public and public comments will be welcomed as part of the meeting, please be aware seating will be limited as physical distancing and other mitigation strategies will be in place. The meeting will be broadcast live on YCSD-TV (Cox Cable channel 47 and Verizon channel 39) and will be made available on YouTube within two business days. Read more



YMS Student Recognized in Broadcom MASTERS Competition

Posted on: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Please join #TeamYCSD in congratulating Michael Herath, a student at Yorktown Middle School. Michael was recently recognized as one of the top 300 competitors in the 10th annual Broadcom MASTERS competition, the nation’s premier science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition for middle school students. Read more



YCSD Named School Division of Innovation

Posted on: Friday, September 18, 2020

On Thursday, the state Board of Education recognized the York County School Division (YCSD) and 14 other Virginia school systems as “School Divisions of Innovation." This is the first time the state has awarded this designation authorized by the General Assembly in 2017. Read more



YCSD Digest - September 14, 2020

Posted on: Monday, September 14, 2020

This evening, Dr. Shandor and chief officers presented updates on the start of the school year and plans for returning students to in-person learning. In accordance with the School Board’s vote on July 23, staff have established target dates to begin in-person instruction for identified student groups prior to the end of the first nine weeks. Read more



2020 SAT Scores Released, YCSD Students Surpass National Average

Posted on: Friday, September 11, 2020

York County School Division (YCSD) students continue to outperform state and national averages on the SAT according to results released by the College Board this week. YCSD high school seniors achieved an average combined score of 1149, which is 98 points above the national average and 33 points above the state average. The 2020 results also represent an 18-point increase in the overall average score on the SAT from the previous year, resulting in the highest division average in four years. Read more



August 2020 School Board Meeting Public Comments

Posted on: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The monthly School Board meeting for August will take place on Monday, August 24, beginning at 5 p.m. In accordance with state codes, the meeting will be held virtually and will be open to the public live on the division’s YouTube Channel and on YCSD-TV. Per School Board policy, public comment will be accepted as part of the meeting. Citizens can address the Board by leaving a recorded voicemail on Thursday, August 20. Read more



YCSD Board Meetings & Public Comment Forums

Posted on: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The School Board and the York County School Division have scheduled a series of meetings to discuss plans for the 2020-21 school year. A special meeting, during which the superintendent and staff will present information, will take place Thursday, July 23 at 5 p.m.. Following that meeting, there will opportunities for stakeholders to provide comment through two virtual Public Comment Sessions scheduled for Monday, July 27 at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, July 28 at noon. Finally, a special meeting will take place on July 30 at 5 p.m. for the School Board to take action for the 2020-21 school year. Read more



YCSD Family Survey

Posted on: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

As we look ahead to the upcoming school year, division staff are developing plans to create a safe and effective start to the 2020-21 school year. We are approaching this work thoughtfully, collaboratively and with a profound sense of responsibility. Read more



YCSD Summer Hours

Posted on: Monday, June 22, 2020

The York County School Division adopts a four-day weekly schedule, Monday through Thursday, during summer months as part of the division’s energy efficiency program. Schools and offices will be closed on Fridays from June 15 through August 21, 2020. As the division continues to implement teleworking strategies due to COVID-19, individual offices and schools have adopted schedules to provide onsite building support and access. Please contact the appropriate office by phone or email to schedule an appointment. Read more



State Board of Education Recognizes YCSD Schools

Posted on: Monday, June 22, 2020

On June 18, 2020, the Virginia Board of Education recognized 447 schools across the state, including nine York County School Division schools, for high student achievement, continuous improvement or innovative practices under the board’s exemplar performance school recognition program. The awards are based on performance and practice during 2018-2019 and prior years. Read more



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