District Announcements

Fight Like Hill Traith-A-Thon

On May 23rd, you will have the chance to raise money for Maddie Hill and her family by running, swimming, playing soccer, or even by participating in all of the events! For more information on this fantastic event, please click here.




North Salem Teachers Write Positive Messages

       

North Salem teachers write positive messages using sidewalk chalk to inspire their students to do well on the PSSA tests.


Cape Test Announcement

Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12, in co-operation with The Dover Area School District, will be offering the opportunity for our district employees to register for and take the CAPE TEST (Comprehensive Assessment Paraprofessional Educators).  The CAPE Test will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the L.I.U. located at 65 Billerbeck Street, New Oxford, PA 17350. Employees may obtain and print out the registration form by clicking on the registration link provided. The cost of the test is $125.00 which is the responsibility of the employee. Employees who take and pass the CAPE Test should forward a copy of their test results to the Human Resources for their personnel file. Click here for the registration form.


Dover Intermediate School Color Run

Dover Intermediate School will be hosting a 5k color run on Saturday June 6th. The run/walk is open to DOVER students in grades 6-12. Early registration is due May 8th and the cost is $25. This will include, a T-shirt, race bib, and color packet. Registrations received between May 9th and 22nd will be $30. DJ Mike Love will be playing during the event, Sarah’s Creamery will be selling ice cream, and L. Cali photography will be taking pictures for you to purchase. All proceeds raised will go to the DIS PTO. Registration forms can be turned into the students homeroom teacher.




PSSA assessments begin next week

The PSSA assessments begin next week. Please click below to learn more about ways to prepare for the PSSA assessment.


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Information for Parents or Guardians from PDE on PSSAs

For information concerning the PSSA’s from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, please click here.


PDE’s Cellphone Policy During PSSA and Keystone Testing

For information on the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s cellphone policy during PSSA and Keystone testing, please click here.


Dover Area Aquatic Club (DAAC)

The Dover Area Aquatic Club (DAAC) invites all Dover Area School District students, ages 6 to 18 years of age, to join our swim club.  Please click here for more information.


2015-2016 Centralized Kindergarten Registration

2015-2016 Centralized Kindergarten Registration *Enrollment of children that will be 5 years of age by or before September 1, 2015 and enrolling into Kindergarten.

When:  April 21, 2015

Time:  2:00 PM – 8:00 PM (per pre-arranged appointment)

Location:  Dover Area High School Gym

REMEMBER TO BRING WITH YOU:
  • Proof of Residency – 2 forms of residency (See Policy #200)
  • Child’s Immunization Record
  • Child’s Original Birth Certificate
  • Completed Health History Form
  • Completed Home Language Survey
  • Completed Parental Residency Form (A)
  • Completed physical & Dental Form (If completed at this time)


Eagle Mayday 8K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Come out and join the Eagle Mayday 8K and 1 Mile Fun Run benefitting the Greater Dover Area Dollars for Scholars, Inc. on May 3, 2015 at the Dover Area High School track.

Snow Makeup Days

The following are snow makeup days for the Dover Area School District:

  • Friday, March 13
  • Monday, March 16
  • Thursday, April 2
  • Friday, May 8

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.


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.


Parents
Click here to pay lunches on-line.

School Cancellations--Listen to . . . Read more...
Tuesday, April 21
2 Hr. Early Dismissal
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Tuesday, May 5
Dover Eagle Foundation Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The meeting will be held at the Dover Area School District Administration building located at 101 Edgeway Rd., Dover, PA 17315.
Friday, May 8
Snow Makeup Day (School in Session)
Tuesday, May 19
Committee Meetings/Board Planning Meeting

The meetings will be held at the Dover Area School District Administration building located at 101 Edgeway Rd., Dover, PA 17315. Committee meetings begin at 6:00pm with the Board Planning meeting beginning at 7:00pm.

Thursday, May 21
School Board Meeting
The meeting will be held at the Dover Area School District Administration building located at 101 Edgeway Rd., Dover, PA 17315. 

iBooks


The following are some free iBook resources:

One Best Thing books are multi-touch books developed by Apple Distinguished Educators.

This eBook examines how the middle school was transformed through technology initiative. You may also want to look through the “Readers Also Bought” section.


Visitors

Title IX - & Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Form
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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.