Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - Today is Cycle Day 6
Indian Rock Elementary (3-5)
1500 Indian Rock Dam Rd, York PA 17403 Phone: 717.885.1250 FAX: 717.885.1251
York Suburban School District educates, challenges, and prepares students to shape the future.
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Dr. Gregory E. Gulley

Principal

Indian Rock Elementary School

1500 Indian Rock Dam Road

York, PA  17403

Phone:  717-885-1250 

Fax:  717-885-1251

 

 

 



 
IR Announcements
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 IR CALENDAR

 

 

NOVEMBER  2017

 

01 Staff Development-No School for Students

 

03 IR/YS Pride Spirit Day

 

06 YSSB Planning Meeting 7:00 PM

 

10 IR PTO Meeting 9:00 AM

 

13-17 American Eduction Week

 

15 IR Picture Retake Day

 

22  Early Dismissal 1:15 PM

 

23 Thanksgiving Break-School closed

 

24 Thanksgiving Break-School closed

 

27 Thanksgiving Break-School closed

 

30 IR Book Fair and Holiday Shoppe 3:30 PM

 

 

 IR Student Supply List - 2017-2018 

 

IR Student Handbook - 2017-2018 

 

YSSD Calendar 2017-2018 

 

  


Reminder to Parents . . .


COMMUNITY FLYERS can be found on the "For Parents" tab of the YSSD website.  Please check this page regularly for updates.

 

 

 

 

     

Board Appreciation
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HOMECOMING PARADE
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Miles in the Morning
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Indian Rock staff enjoyed walking and running with students at Miles in the Morning!  Strengthening relationships and muscles was a fantastic way to start the day! 

 

 

     

Musical Instrument Donation
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The York Suburban School District is looking for donations of gently used instruments that would help with beginner instrument students.  We have many students who would like to start playing an instrument, but do not have the means to obtain the instrument.  ANY help would be greatly appreciated!  Let's help support our students!  Any questions can be guided to Ashley Markey at amarkey@yssd.orgDonations will be accepted at any of the district building offices.  THANK YOU!

     

"GOT" PRIDE
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Dr. Krauser and Mr. Showvaker "GOT" pride and share it with 5th graders at the Rock!

 

     

2017 MATH CHALLENGE
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2017 Envirothon
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Click the picture to see our students.

     

YS PRIDE AT THE ROCK
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Orange and Black Day!
 

 

 

The sky is the limit at Indian Rock's Career Day!

     

INDIAN ROCK FAST FACTS
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INDIAN ROCK FAST FACTS

 

 

 Do you need to register a student?  Please contact Mr. Nick Staab, YSSD Office, at 717-885-1131, to schedule an appointment.


Questions regarding student transportation?  Please contact Reliance Student Transporation at 717-714-2139.


Educational Trip Reminders:  Students may be excused from school attendance for up to five (5) school days per year to participate in educational tours or trips.  

 

*Educational trips will not be approved the first or last ten (10) days of school or during PSSA testing window.  

 

Trip forms are available in the office or on the District website and must be submitted 10 days prior to the trip. 

 

Absence Notes can now be submitted online by clicking on the note below.

 

  

WE ARE IR!

     

Project Wisdom - Character Education at IR
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PROJECT WISDOM @ IR

 

Project Wisdom is a character education program for elementary students, which includes one-minute messages read during morning announcements each day.  The messages introduce our students to the ideas of being responsible, respectful, and caring human beings.  Project Wisdom encourages students to think about the choices they make and the consequences of those choices.  Make it a great day . . . or not.  The choice is yours!

 

Themes for the month for October

Week of October 2-6 - "Education: Knowledge is Power"

Week of October 9-13 - "Responsible Citizenship: Helping Others"

Week of October 16-20 - Role Models: Who's Influencing Whom?"

Week of October 23-27 - "Goals, Dreams, & Genius"

Week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 3 - "Courage & Gratitude"

 

Actual message shared regarding "Role Models" 

Good morning, Indian Rock faculty, staff, and students.  This is Dr. Gulley with a few words of wisdom.  Gandhi was a national hero of India, a man who made a huge difference in the world by teaching that being violent is not the best way to solve our differences.  Gandhi was a role model for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who also taught nonviolence.  In other words, what Gandhi said and did affected the life of Dr. King in a positive way.

 

Did you know that you don't have to be a world-famous hero to affect someone else's life?  In fact, you don't have to be an adult.  No matter what your age, you can be a positive role model.  That's right!  Being a positive role model just means that you set a good example for others to follow.  Today, be a positive role model by helping a younger student or setting a good example for your classmates or choosing to do the right thing even when its' hard to do.

 

With something to think about, this is Dr. Gulley.  Make it a great day . . . or not.  The choice is yours.

 

www.ProjectWisdom.com

     

School Nurse's Nook
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"NEW FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH"    

From the Division of Immunizations the following  CHANGES/UPDATES  are being made to the school immunization regulations.

The revisions to these regulations ARE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2017!

 • Clarify 4 doses of polio

• Add a dose of MCV for 12th grade entry

• Create a medical plan/certificate
• Reduce 8-month provisional to five days
 

 immunization Please click here for a flyer from the Department of Health with more details! 

For students in grades 3, 4 and 5---What you MUST do before your child can start school in August-CALL your child's doctor and verify that your child has ALL required immunizations including the required 4th polio shot after their fourth birthday. If your child needs any immunizations, please fax, mail or drop off a record documenting the shots your child has gotten as soon as possible. Any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the school nurse, Krista Wolfenberger via email over the summer months at kwolfenberger@yssd.org 

 

 make sure your child is up to date on all their immunizations.....TODAY!          

                                                                                  

 

                            

     

Free & Reduced Meal Information

 

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The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.