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Welcome to Academic Boosters

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York Academic Boosters are committed to raising school and community awareness of academic achievement at York High School. We do this by partnering with York and the community to recognize both high achievers and those who strive to improve; working to increase participation in and recognition of academically related clubs and activities; and advocating for strong and diverse course offerings that challenge every student.

Academic Boosters meet at York High School in the Yorker Room (across the hall from the main office), usually on the first Thursday of every month at 8:30 am. Click here for a printable membership form.  All members receive informative monthly minutes.

Academic Boosters is a terrific way to learn about
the amazing academic environment at York!

Academic Events

Academic Boosters Events

  • September 1 – AB at York Open House
    (visit our table in the Academic lobby and pick up your copy of
    "Making the Most of York - Parent-to-Parent" guidebook!)
  • October 20 – 8th Grade Activity Night
  • February 2 – 8th Grade Academic Night
  • February – Honor Roll Treats
  • March – College Q & A: Parent to Parent Advice
  • May 2 – Duke Decision Day
  • May - Academic/Athletic Awards Night
  • TBD - STEM Event/Field Trip

Other York Academic Dates of Note:

  • October 28 - Fall Testing Day
    Juniors:  PSAT testing.  Test results also count toward National Merit Scholar evaluation.  Juniors may elect to take a practice ACT instead.
    Sophomores: may elect to take the PSAT (great practice!) or the alternate ACT practice test (also good practice)
    Freshmen:  will take the practice PLAN test, which will be scored by York HS.

Demystifying the College Application Process: Insider tips from Parents to Parents

"Demystifying the College Application Process" took place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the Commons at York. Participants rotated to each of five round-table discussions on the following topics:   
Geared for parents of York sophomores and juniors, the event was well received by all that attended.  Summaries of the round table discussions are available by clicking on the topic above.  Click here for a complete "College Prep Calendar".
Questions, concerns, or if you would like to volunteer to help in 2014-15, please contact AB committee chair, Mary Pierotti at mcpierotti@hotmail.com.
Sponsored by York Academic Boosters and the College and Career Resource Center

AB Corner Introduces: Jessica Weldon - Division Chair, Research and Social Sciences, and Michele Carlson - Social Studies Teacher

Academic Boosters Program, March 5, 2015

At the March Academic Boosters meeting Ms. Jessica Weldon gave an overview of the Learning Commons and Social Studies department, and Ms. Michele Carlson spoke ...more

Next AB Meeting

All are welcome!

Thursday, Oct 1st, 2015
8:30 am
Yorker Room

Please park in the York Bus Lanes (in front of the Academic Building) and allow a little time to check in at the front desk.


2015-16 Meeting Minutes

2014 Decision Day

Contact Us

Questions?  Suggestions? Want to become a member of Academic Boosters?

Send an email to Academic Boosters:

  • For membership inquiries, include the key word MEMBERSHIP in your subject line.
  • For web site inquiries, include the key word WEBMASTER in your subject line.
  • To submit suggestions to the Making the Most of York Guidebook, include the word MMY in your subject line.
  • To submit information about an Enrichment opportunity, include the word ENRICH in your subject line.

For a complete listing of AB contacts, please click here.

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