News from Lancaster County School District, September 2023
Lancaster County Community,
It's hard to believe this school year is moving quickly!
As we celebrate our District Teacher of the Year and the Beginning Teacher of the Year, please know that we also celebrate you. It's the strength of our partnership that sets the tone for a successful school year.
Thank you for all you do. We couldn't do it without you!
Dr. Jonathan Phipps
Superintendent Candidate community events
The Superintendent candidate community Meet and Greet events will begin Monday, September 11. The events will be held at the Arnold Special Events room at USC-Lancaster. The events begin at 6:30 p.m. each day and end at 7:25 p.m. The candidate will speak at 6:45 p.m. each event.
– Monday, September 11 – Raashad Fitzpatrick - Watch recording
– Wednesday, September 13 – Kathie Greer - Watch recording
– Thursday, September 14 – Heath Branham - Watch recording at 6:45 p.m.
– Monday, September 18 – Paul Spadaro - Watch recording at 6:45 p.m.
– Wednesday, September 20 – Matthew Hayes - Watch live at 6:45 p.m.
Click to read more about each candidate.
Teachers of the Year
On Friday, September 8, Lancaster High teacher David Ayensu was named Beginning Teacher of the Year! Click watch David being surprised with the award!
On Monday, September 11, Clinton Elementary teacher Cheryl Woodard was named District Teacher of the Year. Click here to see Cheryl being surprised with the award!
At Tuesday, Sept. 19 Board meeting, Beginning and School level teachers of the year were recognized but the Board.
Bus drivers needed!
Join our team of bus drivers who truly care about our students. Driving a school bus is a great way to serve your community, make extra income and help our schools!
– Competitive salary
– No previous experience needed
– All training provided Paid training offered once hired
– Opportunity for full benefits Holidays and summers off
To apply online visit our website at
www.lancastercsd.com Click on Employment Opportunities
For more information on how to become a bus driver call 803-285-6009 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lancaster County residents 65 and older are eligible for a free Gold Card from our district. A Gold Card entitles you to get into any regular season sporting event (playoffs are exempt) in our school district free of charge. If you are a resident age 65 or older, you can order a LCSD Gold Card by filling out the form below. The communications office will send your Gold Card to you in the mail. Thanks for supporting Lancaster County Schools!
Get a Gold Card here!
Clear Bag Policy reminder
September 21: R1 high school reporting period ends
September 28: R1 high school report cards issued
October 9: Student holiday/ Staff Professional Development
October 25: R1 elementary/middle and R2 high school reporting ends
Nov. 1: R1 elementary/middle school and R2 high school report cards issued
Have you ever thought about working for Lancaster County School District? We are always in need of great teachers! But not all of our school openings require an education degree. We have openings for substitute teachers, bus drivers, 29 hour assistants and cafeteria staffers! Check out all our job openings by clicking the link below: