District Announcements

Dover Area Intermediate School Parent Orientation

View the Dover Area Intermediate School Parent Orientation presentation from the evening of May 25.

Dover robotics students create "John Doe" robot

Meet John Doe! Some Dover High School students created the robot and News 8's Lori Burkholder found out how they did it. 

Watch the story


Legacy Athletic Visit

The high school Entrepreneurship II class recently visited Legacy Athletic in Hanover, PA.  Students were able to witness the design and production process as well as meet with upper management and owner, Paige Wingert, about what it takes to be an entrepreneur.  Legacy Athletic, known for its hats, supplies many of the accessories found in our school store, The RED Zone.  



For all interested students entering grades 7-12

May 25th 6:00-8:30 High School Gym

May 26th 6:00-8:30 Intermediate School Gym

May 31st 5:00-8:30 Intermediate School Gym

Student DJs from Dover make the cut at conference

Two DHS students beat out hundreds of international young professionals in April as finalists at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, TN. Check out the following article from the York Dispatch:


Dover Intermediate School Band
International Exchange Concert

The Dover Area Intermediate School Band is in its inaugural year of an international partnership with the James Hornsby School, located in Basildon, England.  The bands have exchanged letters, pictures, videos and school spirit items.  The Dover Intermediate Band, under the direction of Mr. Seth Keller, is comprised of about 100 students in grades seven and eight.  The James Hornsby School band is in it’s very first year, under the direction of Miss Jessica Langley, with 14 students and growing.  Mr. Keller and Miss Langley studied music education together at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.

The bands performed their first annual Exchange Concert on Monday, May 16 at 9:00am EST, 14:00 BST.  The students in the JH Band were projected onto a screen at the front of the auditorium and simultaneously on the back wall so that the Dover Band could see them from the stage.  The audience energy was high and students were very enthusiastic about performing their first international venue.

The James Hornsby Band opened the program with Theme from Symphony No. 1, Movement 3 by Mahler.  The Dover Band began their portion of program with The Star Spangled Banner and the national anthem of Great Britain, God Save the Queen.  The band then performed Adele’s Hello, arranged by Michael Brown, and concluded with Finale from the Firebird Suite, by Igor Stravinsky and arranged by Michael Story.  Both Mr. Keller and Miss Langley look forward to continuing this partnership for many years to come.


Building robot deer and pancake printers

The following article from YRD highlights several DHS students in Mr. Bahn’s Robotics program:


CAPE Assessment Announcement

Dr. Mike McGough will be administering the CAPE test at LIU’s Central Office in New Oxford on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Please note that payment is being required with registration.  Waiting for payment has delayed returning test results in a timely manner. The CAPE assessment has been recognized by LEA’s within the region as an alternative assessment that can be used to document that any Title I-funded paraprofessional is “highly qualified” under the requirements of NCLB. All registrations should be returned to M. R. McGough, LLC, NOT LIU, at the address listed on the attached form.  If you have any questions, please email Dr. Mike McGough, drmike3@comcast.net

Registration Form

Guest Teacher Program

Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 now offers Guest Teacher Training on behalf of Adams, York, and Franklin County school districts.

Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree in any field of study are eligible to apply to become guest teachers. The PA Department of Education (PDE) allows school districts and intermediate units to apply for emergency certifications for qualified applicants. Applicants who complete Guest Teacher Training requirements are eligible to substitute in LIU 12 classrooms and participating school districts in the area. If you are interested in participating in this great program, please visit:


School Bus and Van Drivers Wanted

For Dover Area School District
Training Provided
Contact E&B Transportation
(717) 292-9539  

Facilities Planning

The Dover Area School District Administration presented a facilities PowerPoint outlining possible short term and long term considerations for district schools. Please click here for the PowerPoint reviewed on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Clearance Information for All Employees, Volunteers, and Substitutes for the Dover Area School District

Please click on the appropriate link listed below to obtain the most updated background clearance guidelines

Employees Click Here        Volunteers Click Here      Substitutes Click Here

District Clearance Information

Qualified Substitutes Needed

The Dover Area School District is currently looking for qualified professional substitutes in grades K – 12 and in all subject areas.  Please visit the employment tab to apply.

Click here to pay lunches on-line.

School Cancellations--Listen to . . .
Monday, May 30
Schools Closed for Students & Staff
Thursday, June 2
K-12 Half Day Dismissal
10:55am - Intermediate and High School
11:55am  - Elementary Schools
Friday, June 3
K-12 Half Day Dismissal
10:55am - Intermediate and High School
11:55am  - Elementary Schools
Last Student Day
Monday, June 6
Inservice Day for Teachers/No School for Students


Title IX - & Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form

DASD's Nondiscrimination Policy

The Dover Area School District does not discriminate in its educational and vocational programs and activities, or in its recruitment and employment practices, on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. The Dover Area School District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Any inquiries regarding the Dover Area School District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to the District Superintendent at 101 Edgeway Road, Dover, PA 17315 or (717) 292-3671.