Announcements

Re-enrollment Process

Posted on: April 22nd, 2018

At York Catholic, we are grateful for your partnership with us in the education of your children who bless our community everyday with their talents.  Please read the following information thoroughly as it contains important information regarding re-enrollment and tuition assistance for the 2018-2019 school year.

Re-enrollment
The re-enrollment fee is $200.00, with an increase to $250.00 after April 6, 2018.  As in the past, $150.00 of the re-enrollment fee will be applied to your child’s 2018-2019 tuition.

Tuition Assistance
Our Advancement Department continues to work hard with our donors to increase tuition assistance opportunities for our students.  If you plan to apply for assistance, please be sure to do so no later than April 17, 2018.  If you require assistance in completing this application, you may make an appointment with our Business Office Manager, Ms. Heather Dougherty, March 20 or March 21, at 717-846-8871 x215 or hdougherty@yorkcatholic.org.

Please click on the following documents for information and/or completion:

Again, we thank you for choosing York Catholic and we look forward to a continued partnership with your family next school year.

 

Spring Sports Post-Season

Posted on: February 3rd, 2018

 BASEBALL

District III Tournament Semifinals

Newport vs. York Catholic
Monday, May 21
4 PM
at Wenger Field
Fredericksburg, PA

TICKETS
$4 – Students
$6 – Adults
No season passes can be accepted for District games

If York Catholic wins, the next game is Thursday, May 24.

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BOYS LACROSSE

Congratulations YAIAA County Champions!

District III Tournament Seminfinals

Palmyra vs. York Catholic
Monday, May 21
5 PM
at Penn Manor HS (Comet Field)
1800 Millersville Rd, Lancaster

TICKETS
$4 – Students
$6 – Adults
No season passes can be accepted for District games

Next game is:
Wednesday, May 23

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SOFTBALL

District III Tournament Semifinals

York Catholic vs. Upper Dauphin
Thursday, May 24
1:30 PM
at Upper Dauphin HS

TICKETS
$4 – Students
$6 – Adults
No season passes can be accepted for District games

If York Catholic wins, the next game is Tuesday, May 29.

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BOYS & GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

District III Meet

Friday, May 18-Saturday, May 19

Awards Assemblies

Posted on: January 31st, 2018

Family members are invited to join us at the annual Awards Assemblies planned for our students who will be honored for their academic, service, athletic, and musical achievements.

Grade 12
The Senior Awards Assembly will take place on Wednesday, May 23, at 8:30 AM in the auditorium.

Grades 7-8
Friday, June 1
, we will host Junior High Awards combined with 8th Grade Moving On & Junior High Student Council Inductions at 1:30 PM.  At the conclusion of the assembly, 7th graders will report to period 8 and 8th graders will report to the cafeteria for a Moving On Reception.  Senior High will run on regular schedule.

Grades 9-11
Monday, June 4, we will host Senior High Awards, Junior Ring Ceremony and Senior High Student Council Inductions at 1:30 PM.  At the conclusion of the assembly, 9th and 10th graders will report to period 8 and 11th graders will report to the cafeteria for a Junior Ring Reception.  Junior High will run on regular schedule.

Students will be honored for their academic, service, athletic, and musical achievements.  Both Awards Ceremonies will include all awards except those that require a final average for the year to be recognized (the top of the class for the year and honors all 4 quarters).  During the first week of school in August at the 2018-19 Back to School Mass with the entire student body, we will take an extra 15 minutes to welcome 7th grade and recognize all 8th through 12th graders who earned end of the year awards the previous year as a result of their final average.

Report cards will be mailed home Friday, June 15.

 

Underclassmen Finals

Posted on: August 1st, 2017

 

Final examinations for students in Grades 8-11 are scheduled for Tuesday, June 5; Wednesday, June 6; and Thursday, June 7.  It is important that all students are present for these exams.  Please do not arrange vacations during these days.  Student trips or vacations will not be approved.  Students will not be permitted to take a make-up exam due to a trip.

Tuesday, June 5            Math & Social Studies

Wednesday, June 6       Religion & Science

Thursday, June 7           English & Foreign Language

For most students, two exams will be scheduled for each day, except where conflicts will necessitate three.  The testing periods will be 60 minutes.  Should a student not have an exam until the second testing period, he/she need not report until that time.  If a student does not have an exam in the second exam slot, the student is free to leave school at 9:45 AM.

Approximate time frame for most students will be 8:15 AM until 11:00 AM.  School districts have re-arranged their pick-up times to accommodate our early dismissal at 11 AM.

Lunch will not be served on Exam days.

For grades 9-11, these semester exams will comprise 1/5 of the second semester grade.  Students in grade 8 will prepare for and take a final exam; this will be presented as a learning experience in preparation for the transition into senior high school.

In light of the importance of these exams and their scheduling, the only absence that will be accepted on these days will be with a doctor’s excuse.

 

 

Sports Physicals & ImPACT Tests

Posted on: July 15th, 2017

IMPORTANT MEETING
New Online Paperwork Process
Wednesday, May 16, at 7 PM in the YC auditorium

A brief instructional meeting regarding the move to online paperwork will be held for parents and athletes Wednesday, May 16, at 7 PM in the YC auditorium.

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Physicals

Thursday, June 7, 2018 
6-7:30 PM
at OSS Health
1855 Powder Mill Road, York PA
Do NOT arrive prior to 5:45 PM
Cost is $15 – checks made payable to YCHS

Physicals

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association requires all student-athletes to have a physical each year.  Physicals must be dated after June 1 for the upcoming school year.  For example, if wishing to participate during the 2018-2019 school year, the physical must be dated AFTER June 1, 2018.  Physicals can be scheduled with your own physician or on the specified York Catholic date in June at OSS Health (see above).

NEW!! The Athletic Department at York Catholic High School now hosts Athletic Forms online with Arbiter Athlete, powered by PlanetHS, a software company committed to keeping student(s) safe. This digital platform will allow parents and athletes to complete and access most athletic forms (physicals, agreements, etc.) via computer, tablet, or mobile phone. It is HIPPA, COPPA, and FERPA compliant.

Instead of printing 9 pages of information to take to the doctor as was needed previously, you will instead complete the information online and only print 2 pages for the doctor to review and complete.

Athletes cannot participate in sports until digital forms are complete. Forms will be valid for the entire school year, with the exception of the physical exam provided by your physician which will reflect the policy set in place by your athletic department.

If you have any questions regarding this new process, please contact Brad Hayek, Assistant Athletic Director, at bhayek@yorkcatholic.org or 717-846-8871 x244. If you need technical assistance with Arbiter Athlete/PlanetHS, email schoolsupport@planeths.com.

Please click here for the steps to get started with the NEW PIAA Online Physical Forms.

Click on the Arbiter Athlete logo below to enter the online site.

 

 

A brief instructional meeting regarding these changes will be held for parents and athletes Wednesday, May 16, at 7 PM in the YC auditorium. 

Note to parents of athletes entering Grade 11:  The Department of Health requires a physical for your child when entering grade 11.  The form used by the DOH is different from the form used by the PIAA.   Please be sure to take BOTH forms to your doctor.  Please note – OSS Health does not offer the school physical required by the Department of Health.  They only offer the sports physical required by the PIAA.

Department of Health School Physical Form
(Students entering Grade 11 ONLY)

ImPACT Testing

There has been extensive media coverage about athletics and concussions.  York Catholic has been at the forefront in this area and includes the ImPACT Test (Immediate Post-Concussive Assessment and Cognitive Testing) to monitor our athletes.

All interscholastic athletes and cheerleaders are required to take an ImPACT Test to establish a cognitive baseline for concussions. This is an established technology used in order to determine the return to play/activity guidelines for participants who have sustained a concussion.

The test is administered on a computer.  The baseline is adequate for two years. Therefore, if a student participated on a YC team last season and had an ImPACT test, he or she is not required to repeat it this season.

Please email Mr. Brad Hayek at bhayek@yorkcatholic.org to see if a valid ImPACT Test is on file.  Athletes will NOT be permitted to practice until the test is completed.  It is the athlete’s responsibility to be sure the updated baseline report is on file at YC.  Students MUST check with Mr. Hayek to see if the updated ImPACT Test was transmitted properly and is on file. 

If you have any questions, please contact Athletic Director Kevin Bankos, Athletic Director Emeritus Rick Luckman, or Assistant Athletic Director Brad Hayek, or Athletic Trainer Kyle Smink.

Uniform Exchange

Posted on: July 11th, 2017

We have a uniform exchange at York Catholic to assist YC students who are late admissions or who need financial assistance with uniforms.  The exchange is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20, from 4-6 PM.

Summer Camps

Posted on: July 8th, 2017

York Catholic will be the site of various sports camps this summer operated by individual coaches.  Please contact the coach listed in the brochure for more information.

Click here for Strength & Conditioning

Click here for Girls Basketball

Football Camp has been cancelled

 

The York Catholic Fund

Posted on: July 7th, 2017

“We Believe”

The York Catholic Fund provides vital dollars to help ensure an exceptional educational experience for our students. Each year, donations support the gap between tuition charged and the actual cost per student (approximately $2,000.00 per student), professional development for teachers, student club activities, technology, and facility improvements at the school.

We Believe York Catholic students work hard, play hard, and brighten the world with their faith, mind, and heart. They share their musical and acting talents throughout the year and have great success on the fields and on the courts winning several athletic championships.

We Believe our parents make the best choice for their children as they continue to invest significantly in their education. The Class of 2017 is a strong example of the return on this investment achieving $8.3 million in college scholarship offers and volunteering over 20,000 hours of service to the greater York community and beyond. Upon graduation, our students truly realize the mission statement of York Catholic as they are academically sound, intellectually curious, and ethically prepared to serve the global community with grace.

We Believe as a member of our YC family, your help will enable us to continue to offer a rich multidimensional experience for this year’s students. Please become a donor to this year’s York Catholic Fund. Your support will help our students benefit from strong academics, winning athletics, and vast and varied extracurricular activities.

We gratefully accept annual gifts from July 1 through June 30 of each year to The York Catholic Fund. Donors who give $1,000 (or more annually) are members of YC’s Mystical Rose Society and as such, receive special acknowledgement at Mass and invitation to events throughout the year. For fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018), The York Catholic Fund will strive to raise $300,000 to address the initiatives above by encouraging all graduates whether recent or seasoned, parents, and friends to get involved. Each and every gift, whatever the amount, is valued and matters tremendously.

 

2018-19 Calendar at-a-Glance

Posted on: July 6th, 2017

Click here for a printable version of the 2018-2019 York Catholic Calendar at-a-Glance.