◊  Awards & Recognitions     

  • Top 25 High Schools in Pennsylvania

  • National Blue Ribbon School: Loganville-Springfield Elementary

  • Congratulations to Dallastown Elementary School for achieving National Title I Distinguished School designation given by the Pennsylvania Department of Education-Division of Federal Programs.

  • Dallastown Elementary School scored 98.1 out of 100 points on the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP).

  • Dallastown Area High School scored 93.0 out of 100 points on the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP).

  • YAIAA Baseball County Champions

  • Boys Cross Country – Division I Championship

  • Girls Soccer – Division I Championship

  • Girls Tennis – Division I Championship

  • Field Hockey – Division I Championship & YAIAA Tournament Champions

  • Girls Cross Country – Division I Championship & YAIAA League Meet Champions

  • 2016 Google Student Summit at Intermediate School

  • WGAL 8 Teacher Impact Award Winner: Whitney Bellomo

  • The Dallastown Area High School Forensics Team debated their way to the District 7 Sweepstakes Award in the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) Qualifier Speech & Debate Tournament.

  • Fifty student members of the Dallastown Area High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in more than 35 events during the Annual FBLA Regional Leadership Conference held at Central Penn College. Ten (10) students placed in the top 5 of the events, 13 posted first place finishes, 9 brought home second place finishes, and 5 secured third place finishes.

  • On Tuesday, November 15th, sixty-six (66) students were inducted (joining 45 returning members) into the Dallas Imperial Chapter of the National Honor Society at Dallastown High School.

  • The Dallastown Area High School U.S.M.C. JROTC program was recently presented the Marine Corps Reserve Association (MCRA) Award for the fourth year by Marine Deputy Director Ralph Engles.

  • The annual Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation contest was co-hosted by the Dallastown Area High School English Department and Performing Arts Club. Contestants who have mastered poems compiled in advance by the POL organization presented them in front of judges resulting in senior Derricka Gordon in third place, sophomore Lennon Shirey in second place, and senior Kali Nyland in first place. 

  • The Dallastown Area High School's International Thespian Society Troupe #7973 held its 3rd annual induction ceremony welcoming 2 seniors, 2 juniors, 6 sophomores, and 1 freshman into the honorary theater society. The new inductees join 13 returning members.

  • At the Regional National History Day held in March, D.A.M.S. 7th grader Ramanathan Thillaiyan took home third place honors and will represent D.A.S.D. at the PA State National History Day.

  • The following eleven middle schoolers were selected to the York County Middle School Honors Band: Haley Shuck, Taylor Edwards, Alexis Esher, Grace Treml, Brittany Loken, Lora Norwalk, Emily Dias, Jillian Fetrow, Aryan Saharan, David Willis, and Nick Miller.

  • Eighth-grader Helen Zardus was selected for the prestigious National Middle School Honor Choir 2017 that recently met and performed in Minneapolis, MN. She was one of only 350 middle schoolers from across the nation to receive this honor.

  • At the 25th Annual York County Science and Engineering Fair, D.A.M.S. 8th grader Ibnat Meah won the Junior Division Grand Champion award as the best project from among all 7th, 8th, and 9th graders across York and Adams counties.

  • Dallastown Area High School's Mu Alpha Theta Society held its 3rd annual induction ceremony, welcoming 17 seniors and 59 juniors into the honorary mathematics society. The new inductees join 37 returning seniors.

  • Senior Ziyue Zhang is a Finalist in the 2017 National Merit® Scholarship Program and will continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships.

  • National Merit® Scholarship Program Commended Students include seniors Shaleen Arora, Matt Figdore, Ryan Gant, and Alexis Sammon.

  • Dallastown Area High School was recognized by the College Board by placing it on its 6th Annual AP District Honor Roll, a list of 425 districts across the U.S. and Canada being honored for increasing access to AP® course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.


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