Keeping Our Schools Open: COVID-19 Information

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The safety and well-being of our students, staff, and families remain at the forefront of our work. In spite of COVID-19's continued presence of in our community, we believe we share a common goal to limit disruptions to student learning as much as possible, while maintaining the health and safety of our students, staff, and visitors. To that end, we have several protocols in place to keep our buildings safe, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and to assist us in keeping our schools open five days a week for in-person instruction. 

District News & Information

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Inclement Weather Information for the 2021-2022 School Year

When deciding whether to switch to remote learning, delay classes, or dismiss school early, there are multiple factors to be considered, but always at the forefront of our decision-making process is the safety of our children and District staff members.
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Community Updates: Keeping Our Schools Open

Throughout the 2021-2022 school year, Dr. Stoltz will be sharing messages and important community updates with West Shore students, staff, and families. The last update, sent Friday, November 19, 2021, shares updates made to the District's Health and Safety Plan for the 2021-2022 school year. Click the More + button to view. 
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Annual Holiday Card Contest - Deadline December 6th

The holiday season is just around the corner and we need the help of our talented students to design the District's official 2021 holiday card.

In addition to appearing on the District holiday card which is sent to staff members, local businesses, school board members, and other organizations throughout the area, the winning entries will be posted on our website and social media pages and receive a $50 gift card to the location of their choice.  
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Seeking Business Volunteers for our Middle School Career Awareness Fair - December 9th

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the West Shore School District will hold its annual Middle School Career Awareness Fair for eighth grade students. As students start to think about high school and their future after graduation, it is important for them to be exposed to different career possibilities. The fair provides students the opportunity to learn about a variety of careers and speak to individuals working in them.  We are currently looking for volunteers to speak at the Career Fair.
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2021-2022 Budget Approved

On June 17, 2021, the Board approved a final budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.  The approved budget includes $135,376,178.57 in expenditures and $133,530,472.13 in revenues. The millage rate for Cumberland County for 2021-2022 is 12.7512, and the rate for York County is 15.3858. Click here for additional details including presentations made to the Board and community since December 2020 providing an overview of expenditures and revenue sources impacting the budget.

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Our Pledge

We are committed to providing students with inspiring and relevant experiences so they may live meaningful, purposeful, and impactful lives.

Upcoming Events


District Advisory Council

Wed Dec 15 2021

School Board Meeting

Thu Dec 16 2021


Thu Dec 23 2021
to Fri Dec 24 2021



Mon Dec 27 2021
to Fri Dec 31 2021


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THANK YOU to our Partners in Education. To view a complete list of businesses and organizations supporting District students, please click here
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