The Lion's Share

RLASHS Weekly Information - Week 4 (9/8/22)

It was another great week at Red Lion Area Senior High School. Please read about all of the happenings around our school next week!


Parents/Guardians - Teachers will be reaching out to you via email to inform you if your child is currently considered to be "at-risk" academically. Any student who currently has a failing grade (59 & below) will receive an email home notifying the family of the status. If you have any questions regarding the grade, please reach out to the teacher.

Class Cup Information

Calling all students who like to compete and want a chance to win points for their Class. On September 15, we will be holding our first pep rally of the school year. We will be recognizing all fall extracurricular activities, spreading school spirit, and participating in fun class v class games. If you are interested in signing up to participate in any of the games, please click on the provided link and fill out the form. We are looking forward to a roaring good pep rally.


P.R.I.D.E Committee

Important Dates

September 13 - Post-Secondary Planning Information Seminar 6:30 pm

September 14 - Senior Pictures (makeup) in the Auditorium 3-7 pm

September 15 - PEP RALLY

September 22 - ASVAB Testing

September 28 - Financial Aid Information Night at Dallastown High School, 6 pm

Congratulations to Mrs. Sindy Smeltzer!

Our beloved school secretary, Mrs. Sindy Smeltzer celebrated her last day on September 9, 2022. Sindy is a Red Lion graduate and has been a vital part of our organization for just shy of 30 years! We will miss Sindy greatly and wish her nothing but the very best in retirement!

School Counseling Information

September 13, 2022: Post-Secondary Planning Information Seminar, 6:30 pm

This is open to all students and families. This seminar will cover college planning, military enlistment and opportunities, NCAA regulation information, and career information. This event will be held in the Senior High Auditorium. There is no registration required for this event.

September 22, 2022: ASVAB Testing

ASVAB Testing is for students in grades 10-12. It is free and will provide students with information on their strengths and career options. Students can take the ASVAB even if they are not interested in joining the US Military. Participating in ASVAB testing also counts as an elective for the Graduation Project. Students should sign-up in the Counseling Office. Deadline to sign-up is September 15, 2022.

September 28, 2022: Financial Aid Information Night at Dallastown High School, 6:00 pm

Financial Aid Information Night is for all students and families. It is never too early to learn about how to pay for college. PHEAA representatives will be presenting valuable information regarding grants, scholarships, financial aid, and loans. This event is for both Red Lion and Dallastown families and will be held at Dallastown High School.

October 5, 2022: Military Information Night, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Military Information Night is for any student and family that may have an interest in the US Military. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from all branches of the military. At 6 pm, we will be hosting an ASVAB Interpretation Session for students that took the ASVAB and their families. ASVAB scores will be available for students to pick-up at Military Information Night.

October 10, 2022: College Fair at York College, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Explore more than 140 colleges, universities, and technical schools at the PACAC York Regional College Fair on Monday, October 10 at York College of Pennsylvania. The fair is free and there's no registration required — just show up and meet with representatives from schools across the country. The event is geared toward high school students and their families, as well as transfer students and adult learners. Red Lion students are encouraged to stop by the Senior High Counseling Office table and pick up a reflection paper. They may turn in the reflection paper to complete one elective of their Graduation Project. This event will be in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center.

October 12, 2022: PSAT testing

All Tenth grade students will be participating in PSAT testing. Eleventh and Ninth grade students may sign up for an additional fee. Eleventh grade students are encouraged to participate in the PSAT/NMSQT - National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test, as there are possible scholarship opportunities for Eleventh grade students. Ninth and Eleventh grade students should sign up in the Counseling Office.

October 12, 2022: FAFSA Completion Night, RLASHS, 5:00 pm - 8 pm, appointments only

FAFSA Completion Night is for Seniors and their families. This event includes both Red Lion and Dallastown families. PHEAA representatives will be assisting students and their parents/guardians with completing the FAFSA. An appointment is required for this event. More information will be sent closer to the date.

October 19, 2022 York College Instant Decision Day

Seniors that are interested in attending York College can sign up in the Counseling Office for an interview with admissions representatives from York College. Students will receive a decision from York College the day of their interview. Students will need to have the transcript release form signed prior to the event. This can be picked up when students sign up in the Counseling Office.

Information from the Career Center

A message to all seniors – all graduation project materials have been moved to Naviance so that students have access to information at all times. Please review your assigned tasks – Naviance – Planner – Tasks. If you see a task marked as INCOMPLETE, please stop by the Career Center to speak with Mrs. Scott. All seniors will show the following tasks as not complete – Mock Job Interview, Mock Job Interview Evaluation, Resume and Cover Letter – as these items will be completed in November.

Speaking of mock job interviews, seniors be sure to keep an eye out for upcoming information to assist you with resume and cover letter writing, prepping for the interview and much more!

Sophomores, juniors and seniors – YCAL registration opens Monday, September 12th for the following fall events:

  • Healthcare

  • Automotive Industry

  • CDL

  • Law

  • Criminal Justice and Forensics

  • Media Careers

  • Accounting

  • Information Technology

  • Respiratory Care

Please take the time to visit: to learn more about these amazing opportunities. Transportation to all programs is provided by the District with the exception of the Law program at Stock & Leader. Attending a YCAL event and completing a reflection of the event, counts towards an elective activity for your graduation project.

Fall Sports Events

The fall sports season is in full swing and our teams are beginning to compete in their first games. To access our full calendar of events or find information on streaming services, please visit the RL Sports website at:

Community Events/Fundraisers

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