Futures Games

Posted on: June 20th, 2019

Partner school students in grades 1-6 are invited to Futures Games at York Catholic!  Come out and be part of the team as you cheer for your future school!  Spend time with the varsity players and coaches, listen to coach’s pregame instruction, participate in team prayer, sit together to cheer on the team, and pose with the team for a picture.


Boys Soccer – Sep 18 at 5:45 PM. Arrive by 5:15 PM.
Meet at the stadium concession stand.
Questions:  Contact Dustin Boeckel at

Football – Sep 20 at 7:00 PM. Arrive by 6:15 PM.
Meet at the stadium concession stand.
Questions:  Contact Dustin Boeckel at

Cheerleading – Sep 20 at 7:00 PM. Arrive by 6:45 PM.
Meet at the stadium under the press box.
Questions:  Contact Lacey Harang at

Marching Band – Sep 20 at 7:00 PM. Arrive by 5:30 PM.
Meet in the Band Room at the back of the school.
Questions:  Contact Cecelia Mezza at

Girls Soccer – Sep 24 at 5:45 PM. Arrive by 5:15 PM.
Meet at the stadium concession stand.
Questions:  Contact Dustin Boeckel at

Volleyball – Oct 1 at 7:00 PM. Arrive by 6:30 PM.
Meet in the gymnasium.
Questions:  Contact Dustin Boeckel at


Welcome Wednesday

Posted on: June 1st, 2019

York Catholic will be open from 10 AM-2 PM on Wednesday, September 25, for families to drop by for a tour with one of our YC Student Ambassadors and to observe what happens during a typical day. You’ll also have a chance to meet with our Admissions Director to get your questions answered.

For more information, contact Heather Hoffman at or 717-846-8871 x220.



Spirit Week & Homecoming

Posted on: May 25th, 2019

October 4-6, 2019


Calendar of Events

Click here for a flyer


Theme Days*

Rules for Dress Down as listed in the handbook apply for this week.  Students are encouraged to dress according to the following themes on the specified days:

Monday – America Monday

Tuesday – Team Tuesday

Wednesday – Color War Wednesday

Thursday – Movie Character Thursday

Friday – Green and Gold Friday


Pep Rally/Parade/Football Game/Alumni Band & Cheerleaders

The annual Homecoming Pep Rally is Friday, October 4, at 2:20 PM with the Parade beginning at 5:30 PM.  We will also have an Alumni Tent located by the school main entrance bus circle where we will be giving tours of the school renovations from 5-6 PM. Join us for the football game versus Fairfield at 7 PM.

Marching Band Alumni bring your instruments and sit with the Band during this year’s Homecoming game!  If you are planning on playing with the band, email  and we will have music ready for you.  If you would like your music in advance, please state that in your email along with your mailing address.

Calling all YC Cheerleader Alumni…Cheer, dance, and stunt during the 3rd and 4th quarters.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Heather Hoffman at 717-846-8871 x220 or


Homecoming Dance*

The Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, October 5, from 7-10 PM in the cafeteria.  Tickets are $10 per student and will be on sale September 23-27 from 7:45-8:15 AM and 3:00-3:15 PM in Room 112.  The Formal Dress Code Agreement is required by all students who wish to attend the dance.  Any student wishing to bring a guest to the dance must also submit a Guest Permission Form.  Parents and students please know the guidelines will be strictly enforced.  The most recent trend of formal dress includes two-piece dresses that slightly expose the midriff.  Please know that an exposed midriff at any point throughout the evening will not be permitted and the student will be required to change into something acceptable.

Click here for required forms.

Any questions, please contact Melissa Emschweiler at


Alumni Social

The Alumni Association will be hosting a Homecoming Alumni Social will be held Saturday, October 5, at Central Market, from 6-9 PM.  Enjoy food from Mezzogiorno Chef, Tim Spangler ‘81; cash beer and wine bar from Mudhooks owner, Jeff Lau ‘76; and DJ services from Chris Wagman ‘67.  There is no cost to attend.  At 8 PM, we will have a champagne toast in honor of the late Coach Jim Forjan.  Click here for a flyer.  Click here to RSVP.


Coach Jim Forjan Memorial Mass

A memorial Mass will be held in honor of Coach Jim Forjan, Sunday, October 6, at 10 AM in the school auditorium. Contact Lisa Pantano at to be a part of the Alumni Mass Choir.


School Tours

Sunday, October 6, from 11 AM-12 noon, tours will be offered to show the new renovations to the classrooms.



*student-only event

Grandparents Mass

Posted on: May 20th, 2019


Grandparents of York Catholic students are invited to attend Mass and sit with your grands on Thursday, October 10, at 1:30 PM at YC.  To register for the Grandparents Mass, contact Sheila Gick at or 717-846-8871 x317 by October 7.


YC Night at Handel’s Ice Cream

Posted on: May 18th, 2019

York Catholic High School-Four Diamonds Spirit Night at Handel’s Ice Cream is Thursday, October 3, from 6:30-8:30 PM at Handel’s, 2310 S. Queen Street in Spry.

Click here for the flyer to show on your phone or download and print. Present the flyer at the beginning of your order.

Every flyer that is returned to Handel’s on October 3 will be totaled and York Catholic will receive 20% of the total sales brought in from the flyers. Show your support along with your “Friends & Family” to make this a successful event for York Catholic High School-Four Diamonds!

Open House

Posted on: May 15th, 2019

York Catholic is hosting a Spring Open House on Sunday, October 20, from 12-2 PM.  Prospective junior high and senior high students and their families are welcome to tour the school, meet students and staff, as well as hear from the experts—our current parents—who will be mingling with our guests and sharing information on their positive YC experiences.

Avoid the lines and pre-register for Open House by clicking here.

For more information, contact Ms. Heather Hoffman at 717-846-8871 x220 or

Futures Trick or Treat

Posted on: May 14th, 2019

Wednesday, October 23
6-8 PM

The York Catholic student council invites all children ages 12 and under to attend this year’s Futures Trick or Treat Wednesday, October 23, from 6-8 PM at York Catholic.  Children will have the opportunity to go trick-or-treating throughout the school and play Fall-themed games. Costumes are encouraged.

Questions:  Megan Wertz at or 717-846-8871 x441.


Yearbook Sale

Posted on: May 10th, 2019

Even though the 2020 color yearbooks are not distributed until May, NOW is the time to place your order for a book.  Extra yearbooks are not available in May.  Only what is ordered is delivered to YC for distribution.

To make yearbook ordering easier, York Catholic is participating in the online sales management program offered through Balfour Publishing. Balfour handles the order taking and payments allowing the yearbook advisor and staff additional time to produce the best yearbook ever.

Order NOW!  Go to and click on GO under LOCATE YOUR SCHOOL and follow the instructions, or call the Balfour ordering line at 1-800-944-5930. Please do not send any money to school with your student!


Special Note for Parents of Seniors:

There will be a special section of the 2020 yearbook reserved only for parents of seniors to send a message to their senior son or daughter.  It is a great keepsake and a wonderful way to congratulate your child for all of their years of hard work.  The rectangular space costs $20 and can be in full color with a total of 30 words and 1 picture.  Photos should be in good condition and printed on photo paper.  Please click here for the Senior Form and return it with your payment (checks made payable to York Catholic High School) to Mrs. Nagley no later than Tuesday, November 19.


2019-20 Calendar-at-a-Glance

Posted on: January 1st, 2019

Click here for a printable version of the 2019-2020 York Catholic Calendar at-a-Glance.