Washington Township Update
Please find below a reply from the Dover Area School District regarding a January 15, 2015, Objection filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Click here to read more
Preliminary Kindergarten Phone-In Registration
Plans for preliminary Kindergarten Phone-In Registration, for the 2015-2016 school year, have been scheduled for Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Any child that will be five (5) years old before September 1, 2015 is eligible for kindergarten registration. In addition, any child who has not attended kindergarten during the 2014-2015 school year and will be six years old before September 1, 2015 is eligible for first grade. Students now enrolled in kindergarten do not need to register for first grade.
Parents are requested to call (*the elementary school that your child would currently attend) between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM. Special arrangements have been made to receive these calls on this date. Be prepared to give your child’s full name, date of birth, address, parent’s or guardian’s name, and phone number. You will also need to indicate a time preference to register your child during the April 21st Centralized Registration date, which will be held at the Dover Area High School.
If you know of any person living in the Dover Area School District who has a child who would meet the above stated age guidelines, please have them call the school.
- Leib Elementary at 292-8070, on Wednesday, February 4th
- Dover Elementary at 292-8068, on Wednesday, February 4th
- North Salem Elementary at 292-8071, on Wednesday, February 4th
- Weigelstown Elementary at 292-8072, on Wednesday, February 4th
Family Fun Basketball Night Rescheduled
The Family Fun Basketball Night been rescheduled for Monday, February 2nd, beginning at 6:30.
Important Information for All Volunteers and Substitutes
for the Dover Area School District
The PA Legislature has amended the Child Protective Services Law numerous times over the past year. The most recent changes came to us through Act 153 of 2014, which focuses on criminal background checks and impacts everyone employed, substituting or volunteering in a school district, effective immediately.
Dover Intermediate School: Pasta for Pennies
Dover Intermediate School
will be participating in Pasta for Pennies Presented by Olive Garden
from February 2nd
– February 20th
This program is a service learning, character education and philanthropy program that gives students a unique experience by making a difference through teamwork—working together to aid thousands of children and adults in the fight against blood cancers like leukemia. Students collect money over a three-week period. The money can come from friends or relatives or underneath the couch cushions. What's important is that it's collected. The classroom who raises the most money will receive a pasta party courtesy of Olive Garden. In the past three years Dover Intermediate School has raised over $8,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Hopefully, you can help us shatter this year’s school goal of $2,000. If you would like to make an online donation, please click here.
Washington Township Update
On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, the State Board of Education approved a resolution establishing a Special Committee to hear the petitions filed with the Department of Education on or before December 29, 2014. We will look forward to further communication from the Special Committee.
Snow Make Up Days (02/13/15 and 03/13/15)
The Dover Area School District will be in session the following days due to closures related to weather:
- Friday, February 13, 2015
- Friday, March 13, 2015
Act 153 of 2014 Mandated Renewal of
Criminal Background Checks and Clearances
The PA Legislature has amended the Child Protective Services Law numerous times over the past year. The most recent changes came to us through Act 153 of 2014 which focuses on criminal background checks and impacts everyone employed, substituting or volunteering in a school district, effective immediately. Please review each of the links below for the appropriate information.
The Dover Area School District has established the internal deadline date of August 1, 2015 for employees to complete the submission of their clearances to the Human Resources Department. Please note; it is the obligation of each individual to accept the financial responsibility to obtain and submit all three (3) clearances to the district as required. When you obtain your new clearances, please submit them to the attention of Mrs. Heather Thomas – Payroll Coordinator/HR Secretary at the Administration Building. Please understand, this is a state mandate and as such requirements are placed on the district if documents are not provided by the deadline.
Dover Academy Career and Technical Education Application
Students interested in applying to the Dover Academy Career and Technical Education, need to complete the application found here now through the end of May. Please return the completed application to your guidance counselor or the CTE Office.