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.
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.