• Cocalico’s Student Assistance Program addresses mental health

    Nearly 400 students were referred to Cocalico’s Student Assistance Program last school year, according to a report given by a district official on Sept. 16. Stephen Melnyk, assistant to the superintendent for education administration, told school board...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • CHS makes changes to tech ed department

      The face of technology education is changing at Cocalico High School this summer, as two long-time teachers depart and the department transforms to make way for courses that respond to modern workforce demands. Jim Stafford retired...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Cocalico residents may see property tax increase

    Residents in the Cocalico School District can expect a 1.5 percent property tax increase, should school members approve a proposed preliminary budget April 15. District officials presented their latest working draft at a meeting on April 1....

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Cocalico School District addresses lead levels in water sources

    Cocalico School District continues to address elevated lead levels in several water sources at Reamstown Elementary School and Cocalico High School. None of the seven sources are used by students, and some are no longer used at...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • East Cocalico considers tax incentive program

    East Cocalico Township and the Cocalico School District are considering a tax incentive program that aims to draw new business and spur commercial improvements along the Route 272 corridor or beyond. At a school board work session...

    • Posted September 6, 2018
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  • Head Start program keeps Pre-K at Reamstown

    Just weeks after learning state funding for its preschool program was being discontinued, Cocalico School District is starting the school year with 50 percent more seats for its youngest students. It’s a reversal that school leaders say...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Cocalico votes to expand service center

    Cocalico School District is moving forward with plans to expand its service center, an area housing transportation, maintenance and food services. At a meeting Monday night, July 23, the school board voted 8-0 to approve a contract...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Snyder named Adamstown principal

    *In the print edition, this story’s continuation was accidentally and unfortunately omitted. This web edition contains the full article. The Review intends on re-running this story in next week’s edition. Adamstown Elementary School will have its second...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • School District examines budget for new year

    Cocalico School District readied itself for the 2018-19 school year on May 21, making a series of purchasing, hiring, and procedural votes needed to set a new academic year. In a housekeeping move, the school board voted...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • Second grader Trevor Michaels shows board members Desiree Wagner (left) and Kevin Eshleman and Superintendent Ella Musser how he programs music using Osmo and the Coding Jam app. Photo by Kim Marselas
    High-tech toy teaches students how to code

    Cocalico school board members spent the first few minutes of their April meeting playing with a high-tech toy. On April 16, Reamstown Elementary School principal Beth Haldeman and second-grade teacher Jennifer Schwambach presented the board with a...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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