The York City School Board wants the community to know all the great things going on inside the district.

So board president Margie Orr said she decided to spearhead a new event, "Check Us Out York City," that showcases academic progress and the talents of students, with the community invited to celebrate.

From 6-8 p.m. Friday[ash: nov 16: ] at Davis Elementary, there will be a variety show, food made by YTI culinary students, academic progress reports on all schools, student performances and more.

The free show will also feature local dignitaries and community figures.

"I've been wanting to do this for a long time," Orr said.

For more information, call the district at 845-3571. Davis is located at 300 S. Ogontz St.

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