York Student Services explores restorative detention practices

York Student Services explores restorative detention practices

Shay Fuller, Reporter
July 14, 2017
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Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, York Student Services explored alternatives to traditional detention practices that would step away from detention stereotypes and step towards proactive restorative justice. Examples of practices put in place last semester included self-reflection, conflict mediatio...

Homecoming 2017: “Party in the U.S.A.”

Homecoming 2017: “Party in the U.S.A.”

May 25, 2017
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This week students voted for next year's homecoming theme and selected "Party in the U.S.A." Check back in August for more info on York's 2017 Homecoming festivities. *Updated from earlier story* Attention York: it is time to start planning for Homecoming!  Student Council wants your input on the...

Pavlik honored with CYSO’s “Music Inspiration Award”

Pavlik honored with CYSO’s “Music Inspiration Award”

Ella Lee, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
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York’s own Michael Pavlik, band director, has been awarded the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s “Music Inspiration Award”. Chosen by student nomination, the “Music Inspiration Award” is given to one band or orchestra director in the Chicago area to honor them for inspiring and motiva...

Vote for your next class president here!

Vote for your next class president here!

May 15, 2017
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All freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, it is time to vote!  Elections are currently underway for next year's class presidents.  Please click below sometime during the next week to fulfill your civic responsibility by voting for your 2017-18 class president. Voting will close on Friday, May 19 afte...

Do you have a favorite summer song?

Do you have a favorite summer song?

May 11, 2017
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Hey York! Do you have a song that you know you’ll be blasting all summer? Click on the link to share your favorite summer jam and get ready for York-hi’s summer playlist featuring all the genres your peers are listening to! https://docs.google.com/a/elmhurst205.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSceonVtoM-ObN-Kirw_mjFhVOUOEkfUJCZvZ3CeQpsrqWL19Q/viewform?usp=sf_link  ...

NASA planet discovery is out of this world

NASA planet discovery is out of this world

Shay Fuller, Reporter
May 11, 2017
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On Feb. 22, 2017, NASA announced the discovery of seven planets similar to Earth orbiting a star 40 light-years away. The discovery was made with their Kepler Space Telescope, a spacecraft launched on Mar. 7, 2009. The exoplanets (planets beyond our solar system) were discovered in the habitable zone,...

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