Check out our newest communication platform by listening to YSD1's podcast, Let's Get Connected out now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts! In the first episode, you'll hear from Superintendent Coxe on the start of the 2023-2024 school year and from #YSD1LegacyBuilders Jane Wallace Principal of Hunter Street Elementary School and Rebecca Dover Principal of Hickory Grove-Sharon Elementary School who will be also featured during our September and October School Board Meetings. Finally, learn more about the York School District One Education Foundation and how you can join us as we #LearnServeGiveasONE!
On Thursday, August 18, 2023 WBTV News covered the continued need for teachers in school districts across the nation and our area. As a part of this story, veteran 8th grade math teacher Jamie Benfield of York Middle School, 2nd year math teacher Ms. Kaicee Thomasson of York Comprehensive High School, and Director of Human Resources Ms. Jennfier Bolin were interviewed. Ms. Benfield shared, "This is my passion; not teaching Math, but teaching KIDS".
On Monday, August 7th, 2023 WBTV News covered YSD1's partnership with Affinity Health which includes access to a health clinic located at York Middle School. The clinic offers primary care, such as checkups, vaccinations and mental health services, as well as referrals to specialized doctors.
On Monday, August 7th, 2023 WBTV News covered YSD1's First Day of School as well as the exciting opportunities ahead for the 2023-2024 school year! This includes YSD1 being one of only two districts approved by South Carolina Department of Education to implement competency-based educational practices.
On Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 YSD1 held our 2023-2024 Convocation Open Ceremony for all district staff where David Frintner was named District Teacher of the Year. Mr. Frintner teaches history at York Comprehensive High School and shared that "when your job and your passion are the same thing, it's a great combination." Staff also had the opportunity to hear from motivational speaker Denise Ryan which included a chocolate tasting to demonstrate not only how to appreciate chocolate, but life itself.
YSD1 has partnered with Affinity Health Center! Students and staff are invited to use this new School Based Center located at York Middle School, 1010 Devinney Rd (former Technology Center entrance). Open on Mondays, 9:00AM-4:00PM for students and staff.
To learn more check out their website or to make an appointment, call Local: (803) 909-6363, Toll Free: (877) 647-6363 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets for Cougar Athletics events are available for purchase online in advance of the sporting event. Head over to York Comprehensive High School Events and Tickets by GoFan to purchase your tickets to cheer on the Cougars!