Our seniors are graduating today! Join us at 8:30 pm for a live streamed graduation ceremony. Congratulations! #ForeverAPatriot #2020Seniors #FromRootstoBloom #YorkPrepFamily https://yorkprep.streamdynamic.com/
Rain or shine, TODAY is our Senior Parade at 2:30 pm streaming on York Prep's Facebook Page! https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/
Please join us in celebrating the college athletic signing for graduate, Sidney Russell who has committed to play volleyball at Spartanburg Methodist College this fall. Sidney played middle school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball for the York Prep Patriots and made the high school roster in 8th grade. Sidney plans to major in a field serving the special needs community. Congratulations Sidney and best of luck!
Happy Monday York Prep! It's our final game of GUESS THE SENIOR! Match the following baby pictures to this list of seniors. The answers will be posted this Thursday. Happy guessing! Seniors: Austra Phillips, Ethan Little, Sidney Russell, Spencer Waldon, William Chapman, Brooklyn Channell, Makayla Martin, Kristin Paul, Carson Helms, Cameron Forbes, Ashton Parris, Gabriella Loflin, Stephen Jackson, Shaelynn Espitia, Daniel Dougan, Austin Everall, Hope Williams, Matthew Bradley, William Mundy, Alexa Parris, George Burden, Simaria McKnight-Quinn, Dalton Pannell, Tyler Blankman, Elisah Hemphill, Devon Martin, Alexandra Gaines, Reed Brunet, Trevor Faile, and Shakya Moore. #2020Graduates #FromRootstoBloom #YorkPrepFamily
Listen as the teachers and staff at York Preparatory Academy read Dr. Seuss' book, "Oh the Places You'll Go!" dedicated to the Class of 2020. As our graduates continue onto the next steps of their journey, remember that the faculty and staff of York Prep is cheering for YOU! “And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed).” Video Link: https://youtu.be/96tBFp_CYYY
If you're looking for fun activity, try this neighborhood walk scavenger hunt! See how many you can find and feel free to send your photos to email@example.com. #YorkPrepFamily
Through York Prep's Dual Enrollment program, four York Preparatory Academy seniors are graduating from high school with an Associates Degree from USC Lancaster. Please join us in recognizing these students for their hard work and dedication! Please visit York Prep's website for more information about our High School Pathways: https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/high-school-options-pathways #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon #2020Graduate #YorkPrepFamily
It's Celebrate Seniors month and it's time for GUESS THAT SENIOR! Match the following baby pictures to this list of seniors. The answers will be posted this Thursday! Seniors: Seth Enix, Tanner Davis, Alexandrea Williams, Justin Ortiz, Damon Vess, Raegan Williams, Delaney Bennett, Damian Adams, Justin Valdez, Michaela Baier, Sherry Judd, Aderia Wilson, Jade Gordon, Leigh Covington, Haillie Biddy, and Devin Chapman. #2020Graduates #FromRootstoBloom #YorkPrepFamily
Important Announcement: York Preparatory Academy announces that our Summer Camp planned for summer 2020 is canceled. The finance office will credit back the summer camp deposits to the debit/credit card used if possible. If we are unable to credit the card, there will be a credit applied to the student's feepay account. York Prep will provide more information on virtual academic programs as we further assess the situation around school closures.
Happy Nurses Appreciation Day!!! Thank you to our health care professionals who are helping our community. A special shout out to our school nurses: Nurse Chiquita Foster, Nurse Jane Pearson, Ms. Debra Blanchett and Ms. Kim Neal for the love and care you give our students! #NurseAppreciationDay #YorkPrepFamily
From Mr. Shepard: Due to a scheduling conflict with Advanced Placement testing, we will need to delay the start time of the Patriot Parade. The event will begin at 2:30 pm on Wednesday May 20, 2020. This change offers the best opportunity for us to celebrate every senior. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Who's ready for a GAME called Guess the Senior???? Match the baby photos with the following seniors: Natalie Broome, Triniti Benson, Hannah Weaver, Tyler Teachout, Paris Gallman, Ashley Robinson, John Mugabe, JD Currie, Telsa Stone, Zai'Heim Sanders, Hunter Lowe, Sydney Estes, Martha Burton, Justin Crimm, Ny'Azia Crawford, Rebekah Johns. The answers will be posted this Friday- Happy Guessing! #YorkPrepFamily
Good Morning York Prep! It's Teacher Appreciation Week and we have some special things planned to express our sincere thanks to our teachers and staff. Thanks to our business partners, Nishie G's and Michelle Ayer, our teachers and staff will each receive a free lunch and custom t-shirt. We encourage you to work as a family to come up with some special ways this week you can say thank you to your child's teachers. If you would like to submit a thank you note or special memory for us to share with our YPA family, please feel free to complete this form- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqCIjZdcc9wPQW4AjAkYUBv_yYw2G3aWeh12zeYIjTsIcJnw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1u_odxjK__KXFnE_hfKOCLiFLvwAHu_8Z5WcRbSf-aNSyzEYs_EY-KQBQ We love our teachers & staff and together we are seeing our students succeed! #YorkPrepFamily #FromRootstoBloom
York Preparatory Academy presents the Class of 2020! Please join us as we celebrate our seniors throughout the entire month of May. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pegLXRbvXeI&feature=youtu.be
Happy Friday! Next week we will be celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and we have some special things planned to express our sincere thanks to our teachers and staff. We encourage you to work as a family to come up with some special ways you can say thank you to your child's teachers. If you would like to submit a thank you note or special memory for us to share with our YPA family, please feel free to complete the form below. We love our teachers & staff and together we are seeing our students succeed! #YorkPrepFamily Form Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqCIjZdcc9wPQW4AjAkYUBv_yYw2G3aWeh12zeYIjTsIcJnw/viewform
Looking for a fun creative activity today? Try building Balloon Lego Cars with Middle School Engineering Teacher, Señor Cortes. Race your car and use the engineering process to keep modifying your model till you get your best results. Feel free to email a photo or video of your design to firstname.lastname@example.org. VIDEO LINK: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/261667834881122/
Gather round York Prep and listen to Ms. Comer read the book, Otis and the Tornado. https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/660660337835693/
We love our seniors! Check out the following link for information on our Graduation Ceremony and Senior Parade. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVoGgYrPcTM&feature=youtu.be
It's a beautiful Tuesday York Preparatory Academy! Join our Elementary Art Teacher, Ms. Bryant as she teaches us how to make optical illusions using sidewalk chalk. #YorkPrepFamily VIDEO LINK: https://youtu.be/O2LN_5bfv7M
Happy Monday York Preparatory Academy! Looking for a fun hands-on activity today? Check out how to make String Phones with STEAM Teacher, Mr. Clifford Dantzler. Post a photo of your finished project below! #FromRootstoBloom #YorkPrepFamily Video Link: https://youtu.be/w36NnUXjk8I
It's a York Prep Dance Party!!! Happy Friday York Preparatory Academy! #YorkPrepFamily #FromRootstoBloom https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/1041557286238274/
It's Health & Wellness Week at York Prep! Today Middle School Guidance Counselor, Ms. Ashley Brown talks about how showing gratitude can be positive for our own mental health. Feel free to reach out to Ms. Brown at email@example.com. https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/525003018141099/
York Preparatory Academy will hold a virtual Board Meeting tomorrow, 4/23/20. LOCATION: To Be Held By Teleconference, Join By Calling 1-716-273-1030, Pin 8343945# Agenda: https://5il.co/ehyh
It's Health & Wellness Week! High School Guidance, Dr. Vanessa Harrington shares ideas for when we feel sad and signs of depression. Feel free to reach out to Dr. Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org. https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/714859015977618/
York Prep is celebrating Health & Wellness Week! Today our Elementary Guidance Counselor, Ms. Lisa Byrd speaks about tips to help us when we feel angry and frustrated. Feel free to reach out to Ms. Byrd at email@example.com. #YorkPrepTeam https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/548590306056896/
York Prep is celebrating Health & Wellness Week! Check out the fun at York Prep's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/
It's our final day of Science Discovery Week and today is all about weather. Check out these fun links and have an awesome Friday! https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/photos/a.1824930394464485/2503378893286295/
York Prep is discovering oceanography with fun activities, art & links. Check out all the activities for your student at https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/
Happy Wednesday! As we celebrate Science Discovery Week, check out these fun links to learn more about volcanoes. Activities: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/photos/a.1824930394464485/2501751863448998/?type=3&theater Make an Erupting Volcano: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1pR8Sm2774&feature=emb_logo&fbclid=IwAR3t1xT9iNRJzZY1N0Q7NAtHjMgAEW1TFMHI7ktbT7TGV911GfRguQX3AnA
It's Science Discovery Week at @YorkPrepAcademy! Check out these fun interactive links below! #FromRootstoBloom Activities: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/photos/a.1824930394464485/2500875326869985/ Book Read: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/703086007102758/
@YorkPrepAcademy is celebrating Science Discovery Week and today is Discover the Solar System. Check out this link for tons of fun interactive activities for students of all ages! #FromRootstoBloom https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/photos/a.1824930394464485/2500059970284854/
Congratulations to York Preparatory Academy students Kory Davis and Kendall Davis! #PatriotPride #FromRootstoBloom https://www.heraldonline.com/sports/high-school/article241879436.html
Looking for a fun outside activity over spring break? Check out this egg hunt with a fitness twist created by York Preparatory Academy Elementary PE Teacher, Coach McGee. #FromRootstoBloom Video Link: https://youtu.be/StE1j1DO89c
It's Travel Thursday! Easter Island, the rumored home of the Easter Bunny, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia. Easter Island is most famous for its 1,000 moai (monumental statues) which weigh as much as 80 tons and tower as high as 30 feet tall. You can visit the island through multiple online virtual tours! #FromRootstoBloom AirPano 360 Aerial Tour: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Easter-Island/ PBS Virtual Tour: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/easter/ National Geographic: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/world-heritage/easter-island/
Try this super fun game created by York Preparatory Academy PE Teacher, Coach McGee. Using simple items found in your home, you can get the entire family moving. How many strikes can you get in a row? #YorkPrepTeam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m-hewE1OTs&feature=emb_logo
York Preparatory Academy will host our Board of Directors meeting tomorrow, April 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM by teleconference. Attend the meeting by calling 1-716-273-1030, Pin 8343945#. Agenda Link: https://5il.co/ehyh
Learn more about Pysanky Eggs from this ART VIDEO from Elementary Art Teacher, Ms. Bryant! Email your art photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTlodzvrx6I&feature=youtu.be
It's Family Fun Week at York Preparatory Academy and today is Cooking Fun! Email a photo of your child helping in the kitchen to email@example.com. Happy cooking!
Did you know you can visit the York County Library at https://www.yclibrary.org/ to check out free e-books, audio books, or e-magazines? You can also listen to free music or watch free movies. Visit their website to register for a new library card.
Good morning friends! Circle up and listen to Ms. Comer read, "The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend." Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/226247351954154/
York Preparatory Academy is celebrating Family Fun Week and today is Family Movie Night! Feel free to email your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Monday York Prep! Hop into spring with this frog drawing tutorial with Elementary Art Teacher, Ms. Bryant! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18KLF1XU6kk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0bKfeuTreDaWDHL1S0algIxRXmx5Yxx-rx2hwqsXjSjNBHzD5uKdpRyUc
Happy National Scribble Day! Circle up and listen to the book, "I'm Not Just a Scribble" read by Mr. Comer and then do a fun art activity with Ms. Bryant! #FromRootstoBloom VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUPbadHr52U&feature=emb_logo
It's YPA Spirit Day- post a photo in your YPA gear or school colors to York Prep's Facebook page or email to email@example.com! #PatriotPride
Alive @ 25 is offering online virtual courses in driver's safety at the following link: https://www.scnsc.org/training/alive-at-25
At York Prep, we love to be healthy! Let's show some of our favorite outside or inside activities that get us moving. Post your photos at York Prep's Facebook page or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today is Furry Friend Day! Post a photo of your pet or favorite stuffed animal on York Prep's facebook page or you can email your picture to email@example.com.
Ivy League schools such as Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale are offering FREE online courses in some of their most popular classes. Students and parents can check these out at the following link: https://www.classcentral.com/collection/ivy-league-moocs
Looking for creative inspiration? Watch our Middle School Art Teacher, Mrs. Price Frasier teach us how to create a lego self portrait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCTc3v8ylmA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0QEQqK2Kt6x4qRq_GqFh4UUl4j9dDLys2iBnVgqcxV3CFdWxiWESrVGjg
Audible.com is now offering free audible stories for kids of all ages. #FromRootstoBloom https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
It's indoor PE time with Coach McGee! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tN0q1OjKt5E&feature=emb_logo&fbclid=IwAR09q7bEzD3dYyox_Sly_WKsFtO9I-m1tXIm0zwc_XzTmopPDGiw1bE23y8
Circle up in your pjs and listen to York Preparatory Academy Media Specialist, Ms. Comer read, "The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!" #FromRootstoBloom https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=515142499199006
Take a college or university tour online at CampusTours.com. With over 1,700 virtual college & university campus tours, visit schools you are interested in without leaving your home. #FromRootstoBloom https://www.campustours.com/college-search/state/South-Carolina/
It's Field Trip Friday York Preparatory Academy! Check out this awesome virtual field trip of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York City offering two interactive ways to tour. Opening in 1870, the MET contains over 2 million works of art and is the largest museum in the United States. MET Kid Interactive Map: https://www.metmuseum.org/a…/online-features/metkids/explore MET 360 degree Project: https://www.metmuseum.org/a…/online-features/met-360-project Check it out and let us know your favorite work of art! #metkids #FromRootstoBloom #NationalBlueRibbon
Make music today with York Preparatory Academy Elementary Music Teacher, Ms. Bernard! https://youtu.be/SL-YL45SOco
Happy First Day of Spring York Preparatory Academy! Elementary Art Teacher, Ms. Bryant made this fun video showing us how to make Spring Flower Origami. Email a photo of your origami project, spring art or take a spring nature photo to firstname.lastname@example.org to celebrate spring. Link: https://youtu.be/eew3l9wiZD8
Good Morning Friends! York Preparatory Academy is celebrating Wild About Reading Wednesday! Circle up and listen to Ms. Comer, Elementary Library Media Specialist read "Creepy Pair of Underwear" which won the 2020 SC Picture Book Award. Send a photo of a favorite book to email@example.com and let's celebrate reading! #FromRootstoBloom Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/yorkprepacademy/videos/489816911697023/
Happy St. Patrick's Day to our York Prep students and families! Send your e-learning photos wearing GREEN to firstname.lastname@example.org & happy learning!
CORRECTION: Attention Parents and Students: The school buildings will be accessible tomorrow, 3/16 from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm for students to pick up textbooks and supplies.
Make plans to cheer on our Patriots tonight at home at the Girls Varsity Soccer game and Varsity Baseball game both starting at 5:00 pm. The full athletic schedule can be found on our York Prep App or on our website at the following link. #PatriotPride https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/athletics/events
Congratulations to York Preparatory Academy's Indoor Percussion and Indoor Winds for their fantastic performances at the Carolina Winter Ensemble Association on Saturday. - Indoor Percussion Category: 1st Place - Indoor Winds Category: 2nd Place Congratulations to these students, directors and volunteers! Make plans to cheer for York Prep's Indoor Band on March 28th for the CWEA Championships at Winthrop Coliseum. #PatriotPride
York Prep is now accepting dresses and accessories for our Dress Donation Drive. Donate gently used formal or semi-formal dresses at the Student Union or Plato's Closet - Rock Hill, SC until March 13th. Students attending the 8th grade formal or Junior/Senior Prom will have the opportunity to set up an appointment March 14 or 15 to shop for a free dress. Please contact Debra Blanchett at email@example.com to set up your appointment to shop or to volunteer. This event is open to the public.
Today is York Preparatory Academy's 2020 Enrollment Lottery! Our school has received a record number of applicants and are excited to partner with these families in the future! Applicants will be notified of the results via email and the results will be posted on the windows of the Student Union on Thursday, February 27 by 12 noon. Results cannot be posted on our website. Families calling in prior to this time will not receive lottery results. For more information on enrollment at York Preparatory Academy, please visit our website at the following link. We are excited to have these families join our York Prep family! https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/enrollment-and-tours
York Preparatory Academy is headed to the University of South Carolina today for the Education Recruitment Day at Pastides Alumni Center from 3:00-8:00 pm. #YorkPrepTeam University of South Carolina Check out employment opportunities on our website at https://www.yorkprepsc.org/o/york-prep/page/working-at-york-prep
Congratulations to the York Preparatory Academy High School Mock Trial team who competed in the Regional Competition on Saturday in Columbia, SC. The results from the competition will be finalized Tuesday. #FromRootstoBloom Special recognition to the following students: - Judges Choice Best Attorney and Peer Choice Best Attorney: Amelia Smith and Parris Gallman - Judges Choice Best Witness and Peer Choice Best Witness: Gracee Nelson and Leah Watson
Best of luck to York Prep's High School Mock Trial team who is competing Saturday in Columbia at the regional Mock Trial Competition. Good luck and a special thank you to Ms. James, Ms. Butler, Mr. DiMatteo, Mr. Myers, and all of the volunteers for their dedication and support! #PatriotPride
York Prep Guidance Counselor, Ms. Ashley Brown did a fantastic presentation yesterday for York Prep families and the community called, "The Connection Crisis- Fostering Authentic Connections in a Digital World." Check out her presentation and feel free to email her with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. https://youtu.be/zUS4IVKw0rA
In anticipation of inclement weather and road conditions, York Preparatory Academy is canceling all after school activities and Patriot's Promise for today, February 20, 2020. York Preparatory Academy will be operating on a two hour delay on Friday, February 21 with buses operating 2 hours late. There will be no morning Patriot's Promise or breakfast served. Due to the Friday delay, York Prep will not be dismissing on our normal Friday schedule. Elementary (K-4th) will dismiss at 2:35 pm. Middle School (5th-8th) will dismiss at 2:55 pm. High School (9th-12th) will dismiss at 3:07 pm. Patriot's Promise after school will operate on normal schedule. The High School bell schedule will be posted in Schoology. York Prep will continue to monitor the weather and will keep you updated with changes. As always, please continue to use your judgement when traveling in your area.
"Being a successful teacher takes more than just you working and York Prep gets that." #YorkPrepTeam Two more days till York Preparatory Academy's Teacher Fair. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9z6rG4f1VwbGApLsEMh5twXnjp77d55o9fKZhVvSU9nZdNw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3_xQDfSQZXlb2-VeEqKqJuGy6fGDtOLZARqUisYePFkds9LQKNn1UrT5A
We welcome our York Prep family and the community to our upcoming Black History Celebration on Thursday, February 27 beginning at 5:30 pm at the Student Union building. Super Icy Brothers and Ooowee BBQ will be selling items from 5-8 pm at the event! Please make plans to join us and invite your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/846334229147115/
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 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 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 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 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. #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 email@example.com. #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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com LINK: https://yorkprep2019.itemorder.com/sale