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Important Car Rider Announcement

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North Salem has established a new and safer car rider route!

Parents will be now be required to fill out a form to receive a car rider permit. Once the application is complete, parents will receive a car rider tag to place on their rear view mirrors.

There will be a new car rider route, as well. Cars will be directed to keep to the right, as before, but now they will drive around the back of the building in a single-file line. The cars will stop at the yellow line marked near the back entrance of our building. Staff members will be looking for the car rider tag and number at drop-off and pick-up times.

This will add an extra layer of security for our students and expedite the car rider process for all. Applications will be sent home to parents in the welcome back letter. We will be accepting completed forms during the first week of school and it is our hope to have this procedure up and running by the second week of school. All parents must have a car rider permit by September 2, 2014, or they will be required to park in the visitor section and sign in at the office to pick up their child.

Your support, patience, and cooperation will be greatly appreciated as we work to improve this process.

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Important upcoming dates:

Wednesday, August 20, 2014:
The first day for students in grades 1-7, and 9 as well as Elementary Kindergarten Orientation, Visitation, and Bus Orientation.

Thursday, August 21, 2014: The first day for students in Kindergarten, grade 8, and grades 10-12. This is also the second day for all other students

We are looking forward to a fantastic year this year!

Orientation Nights for Parents

High School
Open House
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 Additional information will be sent home with the students.

Intermediate School

Click here to read your opening day letter. As a reminder, 7thgrade students begin on August 20 with 8th grade students beginning on August 21. In addition, please be aware that schedules are a work in process until the start of school.

Elementary Schools

 Orientation programs have been scheduled for parents of elementary school students in the district.  A great deal of valuable information will be shared with parents during these orientation programs.  These meetings help to guarantee that your children will have a great start to the school year.  Please click here to read more for specific dates/times for each school.

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014: first day of the 2014-2015 school year for students in Grades 1-6.
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014: Kindergarten parent orientation and student visitation.
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014: Kindergarten will have their first day of school.
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014: Orientation programs for Grades 1-6.

Dover Area School District Night
with the York Revolution

The Dover Area School District is excited about our first community night with the York Revolution on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 6:30pm. Please click here for more information about this exciting night!

Attention Parents:
Busing Policy Change

Please remember that kindergarten students must be met by a parent or guardian (or a family appointed adult) at their bus stop each day. If no one is there to meet the kindergarten student, the bus driver will not allow the student to depart from the bus. The student will be taken back to their school for parent or guardian pick-up.

Click here to pay lunches on-line.


DASD's Nondiscrimination Policy

The Dover Area School District does not discriminate in its educational and vocational programs and activities, or in its recruitment and employment practices, on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. The Dover Area School District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Any inquiries regarding the Dover Area School District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to the District Superintendent at 101 Edgeway Road, Dover, PA 17315 or (717) 292-3671. 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 28
Parent Orientation
K-6 Oreintation 6:00-8:00
Monday, September 1
Holiday - No School
Wednesday, October 1
Early Dismissal, 1:15 PM
Monday, October 13
Inservice Day - No School for students