Wishing all the dads and those who fill that role for children, a Happy Father's Day. You are appreciated!
about 2 hours ago, Sarah Santora
Father's Day
Today, York Central School Senior Connor Rodwell was presented with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office School Resource Deputy Student of the Year Award. York School Resource Deputy Becky Kane selected Connor for the award. Last year Connor organized a fundraiser that netted almost $60,000 which he donated to the Livingston County Suicide Prevention Task Force. "He is a leader on and off the basketball court. He has faced obstacles and demonstrated perseverance through difficulties. Connor is a positive role model for children, teens, and adults. He has a great work ethic, a sense of volunteerism, displays leadership and always has a positive attitude, and offers random acts of kindness," said Deputy Kane. Congratulations Connor on this well deserved recognition.
1 day ago, Sarah Santora
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Act soon! The deadline to order your child's Elementary School supply box is June 17! York Elementary School partnered with Shopttkits.com to offer convenient and economical online school supply orders! It’s so easy and the best part is the box of supplies will be delivered right to your child’s classroom by the first day of school! Use this link to order your child's school supplies for the 2024-2025 school year. http://www.shopttkits.com/ Use York School code 65384
2 days ago, Sarah Santora
School Kits School Supplies
Senior Kyan Tiede presented his final project, one of the rigorous requirements needed to earn his New York State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish. The NYSSB recognizes high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in English and at least one other world language. Attaining a NYSSB is desirable to employers and universities as it recognizes the student's value of diversity. Congratulations Kyan on this worthwhile achievement.
4 days ago, Sarah Santora
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You may be looking at a future Pulitzer Prize winning author! Ms. Stewart's first graders authored their very own books about animals-and had them published into print! You can imagine their excitement when they were able to hold their very own book in their hands! We will be on the lookout for sequels!
4 days ago, Sarah Santora
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Seth is a second grader who loves to read. He visited Mrs. Crane's fourth grade class and read a couple of his favorite books to them. Thank you Seth, Mrs. Crane's students really enjoyed your visit and the books that you read to them.
5 days ago, Sarah Santora
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Congratulations to York HS Junior Emily Vattimo whose symmetrical line art received a Silver Award at the Genesee Valley Boces Digies Digital Media Festival. Emily is working on her portfolio with MS/HS Art Teacher Kate Andrzejczak.
5 days ago, Sarah Santora
Digies Silver Award
The Phantom of the Music Room, a musical performance by York Elementary School students, entertained their audiences for two performances on June 6, 2024. The students gave wonderful performances for the elementary school classes during the day followed by an evening performance for their families and the community. Hats off to the cast and stage crew, and York ES Vocal Music teacher Miss Kathleen Dessert who directed the performance. Great show York Elementary students!
6 days ago, Sarah Santora
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When School Resource Deputy Kane needed a little assistance, she deputized kindergartener Harper! Reporting for duty, Deputy Kane!
10 days ago, Sarah Santora
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Parents and the community are invited to join us for the Varsity Sports Awards Ceremony, hosted by the York All Sports Boosters. 6:45 p.m. in the High School gym. Join us in celebrating the 2023-2024 athletes and sports teams.
10 days ago, Sarah Santora
York All Sports Varsity Awards Ceremony
How about these energetic early risers who are at school planting and tending to the raised bed vegetable and flower gardens in the courtyard. Mrs. Lippold and her Garden Club students also tend to the compost bin. They gave it a hearty "Golden Knights" turn this morning...which is basically like spinning the Wheel of Fortune!
9 days ago, Sarah Santora
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It is with great pride that we announce the winner of the 2024 Lariton Award, Junior Liam Ezard. Middle/High School Principal Mrs. Peet presented the award at an assembly for all middle/high school students. "It is my honor today to present the Lariton Award this year to a student who embodies the qualities that made Anthony M. Lariton a part of our YCS history. During Mr. Lariton's 28-year career at YCS he held many jobs. His career began as a teacher, then as a school counselor, and until his death in 1975 he was York High School Principal. During these many years Mr. Lariton modeled the qualities that make this award York's most prestigious. This award in his memory looks for a person who shows outstanding citizenship as a member of the school community, who shows respect to fellow students and who is a person who understands the true value of an education. This person is also someone who has the knowledge that courtesy is the golden key which unlocks each door of life. As an outstanding member of their class, the award recipient mirrors the qualities of Anthony M. Lariton-Educator, Gentlemen and Friend. It is with great pleasure that I present the 2024 Lariton Award to Junior Liam Ezard," Mrs. Peet said.
11 days ago, Sarah Santora
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York fifth grade students completed their 10 weeks of D.A.R.E. education with a graduation ceremony on May 31, 2023. Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy and York School Resource Deputy Rebecca Kane instructs the D.A.R.E. curriculum to fifth grade students. D.A.R.E. is an acronym for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. The D.A.R.E. curriculum covers a variety of topics from drug education to social emotional topics such bullying, cyberbullying, and good decision making. "The D.A.R.E. program provide students the knowledge and skills to make good decisions for safe and healthy living," program materials state. The students wrote essays telling Deputy Kane what the D.A.R.E. program has done for them. Three students' essays were selected to be read at the ceremony: Maggie Szczech, Benjamin Peffers, and Mia Nardi. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty addressed the students and commended them for their participation in the D.A.R.E. lessons. Each students was presented with a D.A.R.E. completion certificate. Students and their families enjoyed a reception in the cafeteria following the ceremony.
10 days ago, Sarah Santora
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Sundae Honors today for Middle School students who have maintained an academic average of 90 and above for three quarters with no grade below 85. The students were treated to ice cream sundaes complete with all the toppings. Congratulations Knights on your academic successes!
12 days ago, Sarah Santora
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When I grow up I want to be... Mrs. Cunningham's pre-k class is learning about occupations. She asked the students what they want to be when they grow up. Among their answers - a mail carrier, doctor, construction worker, farmer, police officer, dentist, teacher, and life guard. Dream big little Knights! Your teachers will support you all the way!
12 days ago, Sarah Santora
Pre-K What do I want to be?
Middle/High School Field Days - All things the Knights Way...Guard the Castle! What a great day to be a York Golden Knight! Watch this video highlight of Field Days. https://youtu.be/IykA2xVh4Js
11 days ago, Sarah Santora
In just three days, the York Senior Class of 2024 will participate in Decision Day. Together with York staff we will celebrate their future plans. Military...Employment...College...Trades...Opportunities...Still deciding! This is an exciting day for the Seniors! Afterward, the Seniors will don their commencement gowns and stroll down memory lane with a parade through the elementary school. We will bring you photo and video highlights of this special day!
12 days ago, Sarah Santora
Decision Day 2024
York CSD community - we are in the final month of the school year AND it is time for the final Nominate a York Knight staff member for recognition! We know it is a busy time but please take a moment to nominate a staff member from either the elementary school faculty or staff, the middle/high school faculty or staff, or from a District Department such as Transportation, Buildings & Grounds, or Food Service. Use this Google form https://forms.gle/pV2HoyfeSWP2H7TW8 to make your nomination! Thank you to everyone who has participated this school year in our Knights Recognition program. You truly brightened the 2023-2024 school year. It's a great day to be a York Golden Knight!
12 days ago, Sarah Santora
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York Elementary School Character Carnival is Coming on June 18, 2024, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This wonderful event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. WE APPRECIATE YOU ALL! There's still time to become a Character Carnival sponsor! Call Mrs. Valerie Kingsley at 585-243-1730 Ext. 2154.
14 days ago, Sarah Santora
Character Carnival sponsors
Way to go York Golden Knights! LCAA All Stars Junior Liam Ezard Senior Jacob Pangrazio (Also named to the Exceptional Senior Baseball Team) Senior Merideth Holland (Also named to the Exceptional Senior Softball Team)
14 days ago, Sarah Santora
LCAA All Stars and Exceptional Seniors