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  • 2015 YCDS Summer Camps

    Posted May 22, 2015

    Little Spartan Day Camp for ages 5-10 , YCDS Preschool Camp for ages 3-5 and YCDS Robotics Camp for 4th-8th graders are currently accepting registrations. Learn more about these exciting summer opportunities.

  • Logynn Fuller '15-Signs Letter of Intent

    Posted May 7, 2015

    On Friday, May 1, Logynn Fuller '15, signed her letter of intent to play basketball for York College of Pennsylvania. Logynn has been a member of the YCDS Varsity Basketball team for the last four years. On February 14, 2015 Logynn scored her 1000th career point as a Greyhound. Congratulations Logynn!

  • Dr. Christine Heine featured in Central Penn Parent Magazine

    Posted April 30, 2015

    It is such a honor that Dr. Christine Heine, Head of School, was selected to be featured in the may edition of Central Penn Parent magazine. Please enjoy learning more about Dr. Heine here.

  • Mr. Stephen March Gallery Exhibition

    Posted April 30, 2015

    Mr. Stephen March, Upper School Art Teacher, will again present his Recent Tribes Works at the Amos Eno Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

    Thursday, April 30-Sunday, May 24, 2015
    Reception for the artist: Saturday, May 2, 4-6 p.m.

    Amos Eno Gallery
    1087 Flushing Avenue, Suite 120 at the Loom
    Brooklyn, NY 11237
    Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 12-6

  • National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    Posted April 29, 2015

    On Tuesday, April 28, the Paul R. Parker Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted ten new members. Current members of the chapter spoke to the inductees and those in attendance about scholarship, leadership, character and service.

  • International Day at YCDS

    Posted April 14, 2015

    On Tuesday, April 15, middle and upper school students enjoyed celebrating International Day. Each year, the Upper School Student Council organizes an event to celebrate international cultures and foods. This year, 21 upper school students participated by representing a country of their choice. The countries represented were: Israel, Nigeria, Vietnam, Denmark, Kenya, UK, Panama, China, Ghana, Hungary, Estonia, South Korea, UAE, Australia, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Norway, and Iceland. Middle and upper school students and faculty enjoyed learning interesting facts about each nation and sampling traditional cuisine.

  • Ian Danner '16 Awarded American Visions Medal

    Posted March 24, 2015

    We are proud to announce that Ian Danner’s mixed media artwork,” Poise”, which received a Gold Key at The South Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art and Writing Competition, has been selected for the National Exhibition in New York City and received one of its highest awards, the American Visions Medal.

    Ian will be given his award during the Scholastic National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall on June 11th. Following the ceremony, he is invited to attend the Maker Prom! in the Grand Ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel. Also, during that same evening, the Empire State Building will be lit in gold to honor the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards National Medalists.

    “Poise” will be on display at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th Street, New York City, June 10 – June 12, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

  • Francisco Salinas-Fiesco '15, 2nd Place in Engineering Mechanics

    Posted March 20, 2015

    Francisco Salinas-Fiesco '15 presented his project, Displacement of Wind Turbines According to Wake Effects, at the 2015 York County Science and Engineering Fair on March 9, and placed second in the Engineering and Mechanics category.

  • Mrs. Donovan and Mrs. Wiley Perform with the York Symphony Orchestra

    Posted March 17, 2015

    On Saturday, March 21, Mrs. Debbie Donovan, Middle and Upper School Music Teacher, will play the e flat clarinet solo on the Bate's "Motherships" and bass clarinet on " The Planets". Mrs. Marie Wiley, Lower School Music Teacher, will be playing on the Rodrigo piece and "The Planets". The York Symphony Orchestra will perform Classical #3-New Frontiers at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, at 7:30 PM on March 21. Student tickets are $5. Additonal information and for tickets visit

  • Spring Artist in Residence- Jason Reed

    Posted March 13, 2015

    We are honored and excited to welcome, Julliard-trained, professional dancer, Jason Reed, as our spring Artist in Residence. During an eight week residency Jason will teach, choreograph, and mentor students in first through fifth grades, and provide workshops to all grades of YCDS students. Through curricular integration, students will work with Jason to learn about and practice various styles of dance and prepare for their final showcase in the Spring Concert. The spring concert is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 PM, at the Waldner Performing Arts Center, at York College of Pennsylvania.

All School Calendar

May Fri 29

Parents Association Meeting

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Jun Tue 02

Middle and Upper School Awards Night

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Jun Wed 03

Last Day of School - Students are dismissed after their closing program.

Penguin, PreK, and Kindergarten Closing - Students are dismissed after the closing program.

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Lower School Closing, grades 1-5 - Red and Khaki Day Grades 1-4, Students dismissed following the closing program

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Middle School Closing - Formal Dress

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Jun Fri 05


Faculty Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Jun Mon 08

Calendar Meeting

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM