Our Patriot Day event begins in just 2 WEEKS! York Prep Patriot Days is a 10 day campus wide celebration filled with activities which starts with our Math & Science Night and ends with our Patriot Fun Run and Color Run. York Prep partners with Boosterthon for our Patriot Fun Run and Color Run. As our primary fundraiser of each year, we truly appreciate your family's partnership to make this event a success. Please take a moment to watch this video to find out how you can be involved! #Boosterthon Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/844938609302056
York Prep loves our teachers and the impact they make on each student's life every day! For more information on working at York Prep, visit https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/working-at-york-prep #YorkPrepTeam #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom
Mrs. Caston's Kindergarten class took their lesson outside! Working in pairs, the students practiced number lines and addition through movement. Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/1003438003372883/
The Varsity basketball games scheduled for today vs Uproar Academy have been canceled.
Congratulations to the following students that have been selected as the 2020 Junior Marshals for this year's graduation: Abigail Anteneh, Jessica Branham, Maria Terceros Claure, Jacob Foy, Matthew Gaston, Jackson Gentry, Kristen Issa, Sarah Margaret Porter, Amelia Smith, Collin Weis, and Sarah Margaret Porter. Junior Marshal is an honor bestowed to the top 10 students who have earned the highest academic averages in their Junior Year. Junior Marshals play an integral role in graduation in an honorary and service capacity. Congratulations to these Patriots! #FromRootstoBloom
Due to a wind advisory and unsafe conditions, York Preparatory Academy will be closed today, 2/07/20. All after school activities have been canceled. York Prep will make up the day on Friday, February 14, 2020.
York Preparatory Academy will be operating on a 1 Hour Delay on Friday, February 7, 2020. Buses will also operate on a one hour delay. There will be no Patriot's Promise Before Care in the morning. Please use your judgement and be cautious. York Prep will be flexible with 1st period tardies tomorrow, so please take your time when traveling. School will dismiss according to our normal Friday schedule.
Please Note: Due to weather, the board meeting scheduled for tonight has been moved to Monday, 2/10 at 7:30 pm at the Student Union.
Due to expected weather in our area with high gusts and sustained winds, York Preparatory Academy will be closing early. All after school activities and Patriot's Promise have been canceled. Lunches will be refunded. * Kindergarten- 4th grade will dismiss at 11:30 am. * 5th-12th grade will dismiss at 12:00 pm. Half Day Bus Pick Up Times: West End: 11:35 am Adnah Church: 12:05 pm Museum Road: 12:15 pm AME: 12:10 pm Garden: 12:20 pm LDS: 12:10 pm Chester: 12:20 pm
Vote for York Prep Sophomore, Kory Davis for the Herald’s 1st High School Athlete of the Week! #patriotpride https://www.heraldonline.com/sports/high-school/article239913948.html?fbclid=IwAR39YAlX4rEAixrB37Z7-2_3BbR9-LMq1Ah65pjksdIlWvEkTbtA_JLH-f0
Registration is now open for York Preparatory Academy's summer camp and includes field trips, educational projects, art, music, outdoor fun, and hands on activities! Summer Camp Information & Registration Link: https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/2020-summer-camp
Come cheer on your fellow Patriots as the Varsity girls and Varsity boys teams host Legion Collegiate on Friday, January 31 beginning at 6 pm at the Student Union. All York Prep fans are encouraged to wear WHITE. York Prep students will receive FREE ADMISSION to these games. We hope to see you there!
York Prep's mission is that our student's, "possess the knowledge, skills, character, and determination necessary to excel in their chosen post-secondary pursuits and in life." We are thankful for amazing community partnerships like Abi Steele from Keystone Substance Abuse Services for educating our Middle School Life Skills class on the dangers of drugs, vaping, alcohol abuse and prescription drugs abuse using their Anti-Addiction Trivia Pursuit game. #FromRootstoBloom
It's Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day at the Cherry Road location! York Prep receives a portion of all sales ordered through the Chick-Fil-A App for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Thanks for your support! App Link: https://www.chick-fil-a.com/appdownload
It's almost time for our Patriot 5K Run/Walk this Saturday starting at the Student Union building. There is still time to register at https://raceroster.com/…/277…/patriot-5k-scholarship-runwalk Participants: You will have three opportunities to pick up your race packet: 1) Friday, 1/17 from Noon-3pm at the Student Union, 2) Friday, 1/17 from 5-8pm at the Student Union, 3) Saturday, 1/18 from 8-8:45am at the Student Union. The race begins at 9:00 am and will be held rain or shine. Thank you for your support of this wonderful scholarship run benefiting our students!
February Breakfast and Lunch Menus are Open February breakfast and lunch ordering is now open and will close on Monday, January 20, 2020. No late orders will be accepted. All orders, free, reduced, and full pay must be ordered and paid within the ordering period. Fun Lunch menus are also open with options such as: Southern Salads, Moe's, Shane's Rib Shack and Domino's Pizza. Fun Lunch orders do not qualify for free/reduced lunches. Please contact Ms. Adams with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. To set up a new lunch ordering account for your student: 1. Go to the website: Orgsonline.com 2. Use school code: 292YPASC. 3. Follow the prompts to add all children at YPA.
This Saturday at 7 pm is York Prep's Winthrop Basketball Night. Winthrop has reserved section 117 for York Prep. On arrival, please inform the ticket office at the coliseum that you are with York Prep. You will then receive a reduced priced $5 general admission ticket for section 117 which will allow you to sit in any row or seat number in section 117. Our chorus will be singing the National Anthem. Please make plans to join us for this great family event to cheer on our chorus and our YPA alumni, DJ Burns.
It's almost Homecoming! Homecoming Schedules and Information can be found at the following link:https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/high-school/page/homecoming--14
Today is the deadline to register for York Prep's Patriot 5K Scholarship Run/Walk to receive a guaranteed race shirt! Students, parents, friends, family, and the community are welcome! REGISTRATION LINK: https://raceroster.com/events/2020/27779/patriot-5k-scholarship-runwalk?fbclid=IwAR3rwW2J2Hx55awENUmcMjvk1aLpHz8GIOTHGBNlWEuzYkp5PUqLK4GYnrM
Important Friday Reminders: York Preparatory Academy is operating on half-day dismissal on Friday, December 20th. Please remember that there is no Patriot's Promise on half days and no lunch is served. * Kindergarten-4th grade: Dismisses at 11:30 am * 5th-8th grade: Dismisses at 12:00 pm * 9th-12th grade: High School students should only attend Thursday, 12/19 and Friday, 12/20 if they need to complete a makeup exam. Please see the High School makeup exam schedule below. - Thursday, December 19: 8:15am-10:15am-1st Block Make-up, 10:30am-12:30pm-2nd Block Make-up - Friday, December 20: 8:15am-10:15am-3rd Block Make-up, 10:30am-12:30pm-4th Block Make-up
Attention K5-8th Grade Families: You now have another chance to place an order for Slushie Day! Slushie Day (formerly blue ice) occurs once a month for Kindergarten-8th grade students. The cost is $12.50 for students to receive a slushie once a month from January-May. Specific dates will vary and slushies will be served by grade level. Orders are now open online and will close on January 5th at 11:59 pm. No late orders will be accepted and refunds will not be issued if the student is absent. LINK: https://www.studentquickpay.com/yorkprepsc/
York Prep Basketball Making News! #PatriotPride https://www.heraldonline.com/sports/high-school/article238158509.html
Come cheer on the York Prep Band and the York Prep Elementary Cheerleaders tonight at the York Holiday Parade! #PatriotPride
York Preparatory Academy alumni, Jaron Williams making news! #PatriotPride http://www.thepacer.net/mens-basketball-inks-jaron-williams-to-kick-off-signing-class-of-2019-20/
York Prep basketball making news! #PatriotPride https://www.heraldonline.com/sports/high-school/article237737719.html
This holiday season, support your school with your Amazon purchases by registering for AmazonSmile. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from customers’ eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organizations they select. To register, please click York Prep's unique charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4641998. Thank you for your support!
York Preparatory Academy's 5th grade hosted Hallway of Heroes which is an annual event recognizing our local community heroes. Thank you for inspiring our students to give back to their community! VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhi88YW_H0I&feature=youtu.be
The 2019/20 York Prep Basketball Schedule is now posted on our website. Go Patriots! #PatriotPride LINK: https://5il.co/ba0o
Critical Thinking, Communication. Collaboration Ms. Hendrix Hamilton's 7th grade Social Studies class went on a virtual tour of the palace of Versailles. Students investigated and recorded the types of luxuries that King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette purchased which led to tremendous national debt in the years leading up to the French Revolution. #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom
York Prep celebrated Red Ribbon Week campus wide with fun activities, dress up days, and special speakers to promote a drug-free life! #FromRootstoBloom https://youtu.be/bdlC5TxD2rc
ACT scores are in and York Prep students did amazing! #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/south-carolina/article236856878.html
It's Halloween at York Preparatory Academy which mean it's time for our annual Staff Costume Video! https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/517117272474027
Basketball Tryout Information: All students must have an updated physical prior to try-outs (no exceptions). Please wear a t-shirt, gym shorts and tennis shoes to try-outs. * Middle School Girls & Boys Tryouts: November 4 & 5 @ 3:15–4:15 pm, SU Gym * Varsity Girls Tryouts: November 4 & 5 @ 4:15–5:45 pm, SU Gym * JV / Varsity Boys Tryouts: November 4 & 5 @ 5:45–7:00 pm, SU Gym
Congratulations to York Preparatory Academy's Band of Revolution for their highest result at the SCBDA 1A State Championship placing 6th out of 15 bands. We recognize the hard work and dedication of our students, staff and volunteers. Congratulations on your amazing result! #PatriotPride #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom
York Preparatory Academy's Band of Revolution is heading to the SCBDA 1A State Championships at Chapin High School tomorrow. Congratulations on your amazing season thus far and best of luck tomorrow! #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon #PatriotPride LINK: https://youtu.be/Jq2kgJ6PsY8
York Preparatory Academy’s Band of Revolution came in 2nd place in the SCBDA 1A Upper State Championship Semi-finals today with a SUPERIOR rating in Music performance! On Saturday, York Prep will compete for our 3rd consecutive year at the SCBDA 1A State Championships at Chapin High School. Huge congratulations to these students, staff and volunteers for their hard work and dedication! #FromRootstoBloom #PatriotPride #NationalBlueRibbon
York Preparatory Academy had the privilege of honoring our 2019 Hall of Heroes recipients at a reception yesterday evening to recognize these Patriot's Outstanding Achievement or Outstanding Contribution at our school. Please join us in celebrating these teachers, volunteers and students for the difference they have made at York Prep! 2019 Hall of Heroes Recipients: Melissa Scercy- Teacher Traci Ayer- Teacher Dr. Melanie Gallman- Teacher Susan Hargrove- Teacher Gary Rogers-Teacher Isabel Smith- Student Alexus Roberts- Student Joshua Mugabe- Student Stephen Cox- Volunteer Patrick and Sonia Young- Volunteer #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom
York Preparatory Academy's gym was alive with excitement for reading and literacy! Today's pep rally launches the start of Comporium's Digger Book Club in elementary. WNBA player and author, Ivory Latta electrified our students on the importance of reading. A special thank you to these amazing community partners for their dedication to education and literacy. Make plans to join us tomorrow for our free Literacy Night event at the Elementary School! #FromRootstoBloom
York Preparatory Academy's 2020/21 Application is now open! Apply at https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/enrollment-and-tours
Come out and cheer on your Patriots at home in this week's senior night and Queen City Middle School Tournaments! Game Schedule: https://yorkprepsc.org/o/athletics #PatriotPride
York Preparatory Academy will be operating on normal schedule tomorrow, 10/11/19. Drinking fountains will be turned off so please send your child with a bottle of water. Students and staff will have access to hand sanitizer.
FYI: The Board Meeting scheduled for tomorrow, 10/10 will be rescheduled for a future date.
Per the City of Rock Hill's request, York Preparatory Academy will not hold school on Thursday, 10/10/19. The makeup date will be Nov. 1st.
York Preparatory Academy High School's 2018/19 Performance Data is in and you did AMAZING scoring Excellent on the SC State Report Card and winning the 2018/19 Palmetto Silver Award! Congratulations to the students and the teachers for your hard work and dedication! #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom Video Link: https://vimeo.com/365114714
November Ordering Now Open: November breakfast, lunch and fun lunch ordering is now open and will close on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. No late orders (free/reduced/full pay) will be accepted. All orders, free, reduced, and full pay must be ordered and paid within the ordering period. Fun Lunch orders do not qualify for free/reduced lunches.Please contact Ms. Adams with questions at email@example.com. To set up a new lunch ordering account for your student: 1) Go to the website: Orgsonline.com 2) Use school code: 292YPASC. 3) Follow the prompt to add all children at YPA.
York Preparatory Academy is excited to partner with Sweet Tea Refill to offer great new apparel options for students, staff and families. Check out the following LINK to order. Orders placed by October 10th can be picked up at Patriot U- Literacy Night (please choose Patriot U night pick up at checkout). The deadline to order these shirt designs is October 17th. Order Link: https://www.sweettearefill.com/collections/york-prep-spirit-shop
York Prep is excited to offer our Elementary Book fair as part of our Literacy Night events! The Book Fair will be open Monday, October 14 - Thursday, October 17 from 8:00 am- 3:30 pm with a special evening opening during Literacy Night on October 17 from 5 pm - 7 pm. If you are interested in volunteering for the Book Fair, please email Ms. Comer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
York Preparatory Academy is honored to partner with businesses in our area to impact students and their education! Today we welcomed Carolina Power Washing who for the last two years has supported the Special Services Department at York Prep. Through their generous support, York Prep has been able to create a dedicated conference space for Special Services to hold important meetings for families and students. Please join us in thanking them for their continued partnership and dedication to education! #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon
Congratulations to the York Preparatory Academy Band of Revolution scoring EXCELLENT at Saturday's Olde English Festival at the Memorial District 3 Stadium in Rock Hill! Thank you to our dedicated families for supporting our band program. Good luck to our band as they perform in the Henry Laurens Invitational at Laurens District 55 High School this Saturday! #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon #YPABand
York Preparatory Academy will perform a Lock Down Drill on Wednesday, 9/18/19 in order to test our emergency procedures. As a part of that drill, we will be testing our emergency communication systems. Please read the following information: http://web-extract.constantcontact.com/v1/social_annotation?permalink_uri=30qkrcG&image_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmlsvc01-prod.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fa119414c001%2F0d91269c-d5aa-43b0-b5df-013a2df4ced5.png%3Fver%3D1568402197000&fbclid=IwAR3THdIt_Y4q6xYbBKlrHNTlCTBzSwH2PSn5ETuvrMcw_o0VB_OlYP4Z8ZQ
York Prep now has a Fan Shop through Josten's where you can order a huge selection YPA Spirit Wear year round! Click on the apparel item and then customize it with your favorite logo or school program! https://schoolstore.jostens.com/school/south-carolina/rock-hill/york-preparatory-academy-5-8 SALE- For a limited time, Josten's is offering a sale on select merchandise from now until September 18th! Check it out at https://yorkprepfanshop2019.itemorder.com/sale.
York Prep believes that students succeed when there is a partnership between the school and the family. This morning at the Patriot Volunteer meeting, Mr. Myrup discussed our new School-Parent Agreement. That information is available at the following link. #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york…/…/school-parent-agreement
It is the goal that each student at York Preparatory Academy possess the knowledge, skills, character, and determination necessary to excel in their chosen post-secondary pursuits and in life. Select your student's current grade from our new Roadmaps to Success and feel free to let us know how we can help ensure each student is making successful growth and progress. Roadmaps to Success: https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/from-roots-to-bloom-grade-level-roadmap
York Preparatory Academy is equipping students for success through partnerships with parents and our community. Please join us in thanking Nishie G's Cafe for their increased partnership for 2019/20 school year to support our Band of Revolution and our Teacher Appreciation lunch. Their continued support makes a difference to our students and staff! If your company is interested in partnering with York Preparatory Academy, please contact Enrollment and Outreach Coordinator, Brooke Bruner at email@example.com. #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom https://www.nishiegs.com/
1,040 people have download our new York Prep app! Did you know you can sign up for Push Notifications to get alerts or reminders from athletics, band or any building on campus? This is a great way to keep up to date on changes with after school practices or game locations. App Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.yorksc App Download for Iphone: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/york-preparatory-academy/id1472598862?ls=1
Interested in painting the Spirit Rock at the Elementary, Middle School, Student Union or High School? You can now reserve the Spirit Rock on yorkprepsc.org under each programs' webpage (Elementary, Middle School or High School), select Menu, and select Spirit Rock Reservation. Please make sure to read the policies regarding the cost and policies prior to reserving!
York Preparatory Academy is proud to offer amazing breakfast items for our students through our new Patriot Cafe! Students and staff are enjoying the hot fresh sausage biscuit, the bagel with strawberry cream cheese, and the healthy fruit, yogurt and granola parfait. For $1.80 cash, your student can enjoy a full breakfast including hot and cold entrees, sides, and a drink. Start your child with a healthy morning and stop by the Patriot Cafe next week!
Take a peek at some of our student's adorable first day of school photos. We are excited about another amazing year at York Preparatory Academy! https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/453015058881245/
Welcome back York Prep! Our smiles are big as we welcome our students to another great year at YPA! Feel free to send your back to school pic to firstname.lastname@example.org. #NationalBlueRibbon #FromRootstoBloom
Meet our awesome Special Services team at York Prep led by Director, Scott Barr! https://youtu.be/KPaE7aubYi8
Hey YPA- Get Your Camera Ready! Tomorrow is our annual First Day of School Picture Post on Facebook! Feel free to email your first day of school picture to email@example.com to be featured on our FB post. Follow our page at https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy . We are excited to see all of those smiling faces!
York Prep Academy is thrilled to announce our new app for mobile phones! With easy access to everything on our new website, announcements from administrators, athletic scores and game updates, calendar integration tools, band updates, and access to live feed/social media news- it's everything York Prep in your pocket! You can download the app for FREE on both Google Play or the Apple App Store. Download for Android: http://bit.ly/2LULTvu Download for iPhone: https://apple.co/2LTYWNP
Welcome to the 2019/20 school year from Mr. Brian Myrup, York Preparatory Academy's Managing Director! https://youtu.be/CHeA3Me4izA
York Prep graduate, Deuce Dean featured on CN2 News! https://www.cn2.com/york-prep-academy-basketball-standout-heads-to-college/
@YorkPrepAcademy recognized by niche.com in Top 20 in South Carolina! #NationalBlueRibbonSchool https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-charter-high-schools/s/south-carolina/
Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm is hosting their annual Teacher Appreciation Nomination for South Carolina educators. If you know a teacher who is deserving of a $500 gift card, nominate them to win! Click the link below to nominate a teacher who has made an impact on you or your children’s lives. https://schillerhamilton.com/teacher-appreciation-nomination/
The York Prep Spirit Store is open and taking orders! Order your t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, hats, sweatpants and polos at the following link. Orders may be placed now through August 19th with product delivery set for September 3rd. Questions/Contact: JB Brown, Southpaw Screen Printing & Embroidery, (803) 324-5225, firstname.lastname@example.org LINK: https://yorkprep2019.itemorder.com/sale