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  • Citizen Advisor Sought for Board Committees

    The Derry Township School District Board of School Directors is seeking volunteers interested in serving as citizen advisors to its standing committees. Citizen advisors are assigned to a specific standing committee and asked to attend its meetings. In their advisory capacity, citizen representatives may be called upon to react to new directions and proposals, provide information and support for budget initiatives, study and analyze issues, review proposals and materials, and provide input into policies. Click the headline for application details.

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  • 2020-2021 Back To School Updates

    Derry Township School District is working to bring students back into a face-to-face learning environment for the 2020-21 School Year. With the well-being of students and staff at the forefront and taking into consideration PA Departments of Education and Health guidelines related to COVID-19, the district is planning for multiple contingencies that will allow it to continue with a robust educational experience. As planning progresses, updates and related information for the community will be posted here; click the headline for more information.

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  • Technology Help for Families

    With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing new approaches to education, we’re more reliant on technology tools as part of instruction than ever. The DTSD Technology Department is here to provide support. Click the headline for helpful tips, FAQs, and directions on how to create an IT Ticket to get help from District Technology staff

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  • Board Adopts Resolution Supporting an Anti-Racist School Climate

    At its August 10 business meeting, the DTSD Board of School Directors adopted a resolution “that the Derry Township School Board, unequivocally stands firm in our collective responsibility to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for every student, staff member, parent, and community member.” To read the full text of the resolution, click the headline.

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  • DTSD Waiving Penalties on 2020 Real Estate Taxes

    To help homeowners the Derry Township School District has joined Dauphin County and the Township of Derry in waiving penalties on 2020 School Real Estate Taxes until 12/31/2020. School District Real Estate tax bills will be issued on July 1, 2020. The bills will still include the ability to receive a 2% discount if the bill is paid in full prior to August 31, 2020. If not paid prior to August 31, 2020 the amount listed on the tax bill will be payable through 12/31/2020. Please note this only applies to Real Estate Tax bills issued on July 1, 2020, the penalties are still due on the Occupation Taxes and Interim Real Estate tax bills.

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