BSU reminds all that we are ‘One Big Family’ at annual dinner

Attendees of the dinner gather to partake in an extremely competitive dance contest. Photo courtesy of Maddy McGreal.

Christy Cannon and Erin Quaid

March 5, 2020

For the last four years, York’s Black Student Union (BSU) has held its annual Black History Month Dinner each February in order to spread appreciation and awareness of black history and share their mission. The dinner this year was widely considered a success by club members and attendees thanks t...

Students become the choreographer in YDC

YDC members dancing to the piece

Erin Quaid, Reporter

March 2, 2020

Friday mornings, while most students are still at home getting ready for school or still asleep, York Dance Company members are in the black box studio by 6:45 a.m. getting ready to show off their best dance moves. York Dance Company (YDC) is a non-competitive dance group where students put in countless...

York’s Auto Club helps students explore passions

Mr. Robak and an Auto Club student can be seen discussing a project behind a former student's dirt bike.

Sam Grabau, Reporter

February 25, 2020

Many high school students struggle to find their niche. Auto Club is a unique opportunity for students who aren’t involved in either a sport or an art to gain work skills and meet people with similar interests. Auto Club was created to target students that were interested in being involved, meeting new...

Newly-founded Quantum Club magnifies the topic of quantum

The members of Quantum Club discuss their year-long plans at a meeting after school.

Bruce Peters and Lucy Valeski

October 18, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year welcomed a brand new science club at York. Created by senior Karlene Stanton, Quantum Club is a research-based club exploring concepts of basic quantum theory. The club is sponsored by physics teacher Brian Ramm, who wanted to bring students with a common interest together.  ...

Model UN will translate early success to a great year

Former members of the Model United Nations club pose for a photo during a meeting in January.

Ethan Thomas, News & Opinions Editor

October 9, 2019

As the world’s attention is turning to the stability of regional and global governing bodies, such as the European Union in the face of Brexit, the Model United Nations club is beginning their year with their first conference. On Saturday, the Model UN club competed in its first conference, the Carl...

Math Team d(e)rives their season home at state

York’s Math Team poses in front of University of Illinois’s mathematics building.

David Hansen, Satire Editor

May 17, 2019

Some people love math. Some people can’t stand it. But for these students, math is more than just a class. It’s a competition. On May 4, York’s Math Team faced their biggest competition of the year: the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Competition. Early Saturday morning, the team threw on th...