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  • Building Update- Dr. Christine Heine

    Posted February 27, 2015

    Please see the linked announcemnt from Dr. Heine regarding the future of YCDS.

  • YCDS FLL Team Awarded Third Place in State Competition

    Posted February 15, 2015

    The York Country Day School Cyber Hounds, FLL Team #6550, came home from the University of Pennsylvania FLL Championship as the 2015 3rd Place Champions. The team competed on Saturday, February 14th, against 47 other FLL teams who advanced from regional competitions. The Cyber Hounds received high marks in all three judging sessions and received four award nominations for; innovation, gracious professionalism, mechanical design and strategy.

  • Jordan Quashie '15 Presents at University of North Carolina

    Posted February 12, 2015

    On Wednesday, February 11, Jordan Quashie '15 presented his YCDS Senior Seminar research paper, "The Impact of Antihatianismo on Haitians Search for Refuge," at the 2015 Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures & Expereince, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

  • Cyber Hounds Advance to State Competition

    Posted February 6, 2015

    Congratulations Cyber Hounds! On Saturday, February 1, our FLL teams competed with approximately 20 other FLL teams in the Penn FLL Archbishop Wood Qualifier. The Cyber Hounds, team #6550, competed at a high level and came home Regional Champions! Team #9608, Mindstormers 2.0, has also had a great season. They won the Core Values award at the Penn State York scrimmage in January, and tied for 8th place in the robot games at the Regional Qualifier.

    The Cyber Hounds are advancing to the University of Pennsylvania State Championship Event on Saturday, February 14th, in Philadelphia, PA. We look forward to another great competition- Go Hounds!

  • YCDS Students Receive 2015 South Central PA Art Awards

    Posted January 29, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that Ian Danner '16, Bethany Rispoli '16, and Louis Smith Jr. '18 have all been named 2015 South Central Pennsylvania Art & Writing Award recipients. There were a total of 2,150 entries in both art and writing from 60 schools in the South Central Pennsylvania Region, and 628 entries were accepted. A selection of winning work will be on display at the State Museum of Pennsylvania from February 28-April 28, and works awarded Gold Keys will advance to the National level of judging. Congratulations to these fine students for their exceptional work!

  • Dr. Heine- 2015 Community Columnist

    Posted January 15, 2015

    Dr. Christine Heine, Head of School, has been selected by the York Sunday News as a 2015 Community Columnist. Dr. Heine's first column was published on Sunday, January 9. The column, Mentors Connect People in a Healthy Community, can be read at

  • Mr. March- Painting in Exhibit

    Posted January 13, 2015

    Mr. March, Upper School Art Teacher, is one of four York County visual artists selected to exhibit artwork in the large Inaugural Exhibit at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg during the inauguration celebration of governor-elect Tom Wolf, a York County native.

  • Valentines for Soldiers with Rep. Schreiber

    Posted January 8, 2015

    On Tuesday, Rep. Kevin Schreiber and his staff visited YCDS to work with students on creating Valentines for men and women serving overseas. Rep. Schreiber talked to students about sending and receiving cards and shared this year's White House holiday card. Last year Rep. Schreiber was able to send 500 cards to our service members overseas and hope to surpass that this year. We are proud of the kindness and compassion our students demonstrated and the thoughtfulness they put in to each Valentine.

  • Character Development Featured on Fox 43

    Posted December 18, 2014

    This morning, Mrs. Ausherman, third grade teacher, and two third grade students, Jon and Leah, accompanied by Mrs. Melinda Gorog of the York Rescue Mission, appeared live on the Fox 43 Morning News show.

  • Rotary Students of the Month

    Posted December 10, 2014

    Ethan Woolley and Bethany Rispoli, both members of class of 2016, were recognized today by the Rotary Club of York as Students of the Month for York Country Day School.

All School Calendar

Mar Mon 02

No School- Winter Break

Thru: 3/6/2015
Mar Mon 09

All Spring Sports Begin

Mar Fri 20

No School- Parent Conferences Penguin - Grade 12

Mar Wed 25

Lower School Arts Night

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mar Fri 27

Parents Association Meeting

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Apr Thu 02

No School- Spring Break

Thru: 4/3/2015
Apr Mon 06

No School- Spring Break

Apr Fri 24

Parents Association Meeting

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Apr Sun 26

YCDS at the Revolution

Location: Santander Stadium
May Sun 17

YCDS 18th Annual Horse Show