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Keystone Testing

Keystone Exam administration is taking place for select students over the next several weeks.  Students and families will receive individual communication if they are involved with this testing window. Locations include: McCaskey Campus, Phoenix Academy, and Reynolds Middle School.

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Cohort and Transportation Information

Hello McCaskey Families, In preparation for our shift to in person instruction, please check your emails, Parent Vue and student’s Schoology page for important information regarding your student’s Cohort and Instructional schedule. As always, please contact our main office with any questions. View Cohort Information In anticipation of students returning to school on January 25, […]

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An update to McCaskey’s onsite instruction schedule

McCaskey students may return for onsite instruction, beginning Jan. 25 for students in grades 9 and 12 and students in identified special education, ESL and CTE classes. Remaining students in grades 10 and 11 may return Feb. 8. Based on feedback from students and teachers, and out of concern for our ability to social distance […]

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McCaskey Campus Virtual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting

Dear McCaskey Campus Parents and Guardians, Please join the Campus Administration at our upcoming Virtual Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting this Thursday, January 14 at 5:00pm.  We look forward to sharing valuable information about our Return to School Plan and answering all of your questions! Zoom Link Meeting ID:  949 2715 7626 Passcode:  780815    

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Onsite instruction resumes Jan. 25

All School District of Lancaster students may return to onsite instruction, most for five full days per week, beginning on Jan. 25. The school board voted Tuesday night to adopt a plan that opens school buildings to students while providing virtual options to families. Exceptions to the full five-days per week plan are the high […]

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SDoL now accepting nominations to rename schools

The School District of Lancaster is accepting nominations to rename two of its schools: Southeast (formerly Hand) Middle School and Buchanan Elementary School, which is being replaced with a new building under construction. The Name Recommendation Committee identified criteria for which a nomination for a name for a school in SDoL will be considered. Names […]

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SDoL Offering College Affordability Workshops This January

Higher education continues to be expensive, with costs continuing to rise annually. While the majority of SDoL students and parents aspire to postsecondary education, cost remains a top concern. Through partnerships with state and local institutions, School District of Lancaster is hosting virtual workshops this January addressing these concerns and sharing important resources. Representatives from […]

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Dear McCaskey Campus Parents and Guardians, The School District of Lancaster is considering a return to onsite instruction for all students, beginning Monday, January 25, pending school board approval. Deciding how your child attends school is an individual choice.  SDoL families may indicate their instructional preference—Onsite, Virtual or Cyber Pathways Academy.  Please check your email for a […]

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Virtual Parent Series-“Understanding & Navigating Student/Parent Technology”

Campus Parents, Please join us this Thursday, January 7 from  5-6 pm for the first zoom meeting of our Virtual Parent Series. Our first topic will be “Understanding & Navigating Student/Parent Technology” from the district IT (Informational Technology Department) to address some of your needs and concerns. This is a great opportunity to share, learn and […]

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School board approves 2021-2022 academic calendar

SDoL’s academic calendar for the upcoming school year aims to maximize instructional time prior to the PSSAs, clarify the district’s schedule for parent-teacher conferences and provide adequate time for staff development. The school board approved the calendar at its meeting in November. The first day of school will be Monday, Aug. 23 for students in […]

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A statement from SDoL superintendent Dr. Damaris Rau

This weekend, we learned of the sudden passing of Southeast Middle School Spanish teacher Ms. Theresa Doster. We are shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague. Our student services team has prepared grief supports for Southeast students tomorrow, including virtual grief rooms throughout the week. We recognize that Ms. Doster’s loss will be […]

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2020 McCaskey Campus Virtual IB Ceremony

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Ceremony is a long standing tradition at the J.P. McCaskey High School Campus. We are proud of all of the IB students as they completed the most rigorous curriculum in the world. Thanks to all the students, families, teachers, and administrators who helped guide our students to the finish line. Enjoy […]

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