Under the Monocle: Sam Kritikos

Under the Monocle: Sam Kritikos

Maya Iyer, Contributing Reporter
July 21, 2017
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It’s a warm Tuesday afternoon as Sam Kritikos exits his car and walks into the stadium. The sun is just starting to go down as he walks across the field towards his teammates, about to start their warm-up. Today is a big day for the varsity boys soccer team. It’s the day of the championship game at...

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...

Mr. Green completes his first official year as a Duke

Mr. Green completes his first official year as a Duke

June 12, 2017
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As the 2016-2017 school year came to a clase, social studies teacher Josh Green finished his first official year as a York teacher. His job at York is the first actual teaching position he’s held, meaning this year has been of great significance to him. With the end of the year, Green is able ...

Help wanted: summer jobs

Help wanted: summer jobs

Isabelle Downey, Sports Editor
May 30, 2017
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With summer approaching quickly, students seem to be in desperate search of summer work. Luckily, many York students were willing to give some advice and insight on some of the summer jobs they have done for some “work-spiration” for other York students.   Getting your first job can be difficult and ...

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...

Behind the curtain: how dancers prepare for a show

Behind the curtain: how dancers prepare for a show

Madeleine DeGrace, Y's Tales Editor
May 23, 2017
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On Sat., May 21, DuPage Dance Academy held their biannual recital at Sandburg Middle School and many of the students involved also go to York. While the dancers spend months preparing with rehearsals and extra practices, the most important part of a dance recital is the one that goes most unnoticed:...

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