• CHS seniors in the trades excelling on exams

      Cocalico seniors who enrolled in full-time programs at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center last year “demonstrated exemplary performance” on national exams, according to district administrators. Ella Musser, assistant to the superintendent, reported results from...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • SAT scoring of Cocalico students extolled

      Cocalico High School students are taking more Advanced Placement exams than ever and continue to outpace their statewide peers on the SAT, according to new numbers announced at the Monday, Sept. 21, school board meeting. Ella...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • Smiles … and some jitters … mark first day at Cocalico

    Pete and Trigg Bersell approached the main entrance of Denver Elementary School Monday morning with smiles and eager attitudes to match their neat hair cuts and over-sized backpacks. Trigg, a Transformers fan who was about to start...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Class action: Cocalico officials completing back-to-school checklists

      Bus routes are planned, handbooks are ready, and Cocalico School District officials are busy hiring support staff to serve students in classrooms, nurse’s offices, and cafeterias. At a meeting Monday night, the school board approved a...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Game(s) on! New roadway, athletic fields to be ready for Cocalico fall sports

    A major road and driveway project at Cocalico High School is nearing completion in time for the new school year. At a meeting Monday night, July 27, the school board approved $831,694 in budgeted payments for the...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • An interior view of the new pet food distribution center in Cocalico.
    Pet Food Experts opens distribution center in East Cocalico

    Four years ago, the owner of Pet Food Experts thought he could grow his largely regional business by leasing warehouse space in Lancaster County. Last month, President and CEO Michael Baker gave the Rhode Island company permanent...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Pet Food Experts opens distribution center in East Cocalico

      Four years ago, the owner of Pet Food Experts thought he could grow his largely regional business by leasing warehouse space in Lancaster County. Last month, President and CEO Michael Baker gave the Rhode Island company...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Eagle eyed…Cocalico alumni, students raising funds for new mascot

      After 15 years working athletic events and school assemblies, the Cocalico Eagle has shaken his last tail feather. Smelly and ill-fitting, the larger-than-life costume was no longer a source of pride. Instead, the beaten mascot had...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Cocalico School Board OKs tax hike

    The Cocalico School Board at its Monday, June 15, meeting passed a final 2015-16 budget that raises property taxes by 2.24 percent, just slightly less than district officials projected in May. The total approved budget of $56.69...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • On track: Cocalico school buses likely to get GPS systems in the fall

      Every day, 40 buses roll out of Cocalico School District lots, headed to homes and schools, field trips and sporting events. Starting in 2016, district officials will be better able to track the students and drivers...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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