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YCSDigest - October 7, 2021

Posted on: Thursday, October 07, 2021

YCSDigest regarding Impact Aid Forms, School Meals, Virtual VA Enrollment Update, and Community Announcements


YCSDigest - September 17, 2021

Posted on: Friday, September 17, 2021

YCSDigest regarding COVID-19 Case Notifications, More Than a Meal, YCSD Awarded Innovation Grant, and National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist


YCSDigest - September 3, 2021

Posted on: Friday, September 03, 2021

YCSDigest regarding Quarantine and Student Attendance, Transportation Update, Virtual VA Enrollment Update, Visitors/Volunteers, and Community Announcements


2021-22 Transportation Update

Posted on: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

I want to begin this communication by thanking our teachers, administrators and staff for all their work to start the 2021-22 school year with more than 12,500 students returning to full-time in-person instruction for the first time since March 2020. As I have visited schools these first two days, I have seen our students taking part in meaningful and engaging classroom experiences and all students I have spoken with are so happy to be back in school with their teachers and peers.


2021-22 SOL Results Released

Posted on: Thursday, August 26, 2021

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has released Standards of Learning (SOL) test results from the 2020-21 school year. The tests, which are required by federal law, were the first administered to students in two years. As state accreditation was waived for the 2021-22 school year, these results will not be used to establish school accreditation status. Instead, SOL data is intended to assist school divisions in identifying areas of unfinished learning and developing strategic steps to meet the varying needs of students.


YCSDigest - August 20, 2021

Posted on: Friday, August 20, 2021

YCSDigest regarding Student Handbook and Conduct Code, Required Annual Forms & Fees, 1:1 Technology Program, Bus Stop/Route Information, and School Board Meeting & ESSER III Funds Public Hearing


YCSD Statement on Governor Order

Posted on: Thursday, August 12, 2021

The York County School Division is aware of the Virginia Health Commissioner’s order issued today, August 12, 2021 regarding mask requirements in schools. After consulting with the division’s legal counsel, we have been advised that the Commissioner’s order supersedes any local action. All School Board members have also been advised and have individually indicated they understand and support the division’s plan to comply with the state order. As such, the division will adhere to the commissioner’s order effective today.


YCSDigest - August 5, 2021

Posted on: Thursday, August 05, 2021

Last night, the School Board of York County voted to make masks optional for all students and staff while inside YCSD buildings when school begins on August 30. Masks will still be required for students and staff while on school buses, in accordance with federal requirements.


YCSDigest - July 29, 2021

Posted on: Thursday, July 29, 2021

The York County School Division is finalizing plans to welcome all students back to school on Monday, August 30. Over the last two weeks, a team of division and school administrators, teachers and staff have been reviewing the new state and federal guidance for use of masks in K-12 schools to develop a recommendation to the superintendent and School Board.


New Childcare Opportunity

Posted on: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The York County School Division has long recognized the importance of ensuring families have access to high quality childcare when students are not in school. We are pleased to share that the division will be awarding a new contract for childcare provided at our elementary schools.


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