A night of good food and great music: the York Jazz Band concert

A night of good food and great music: the York Jazz Band concert

Madeleine DeGrace, Y's Tales Editor in Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Tuesday was no ordinary day. It was Fat Tuesday, and the sweet sound of jazz music could be heard flowing out of the York Commons as the York Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Ensemble held their annual performance. Led by band directors, Mr. Pavlik and Mr. Riddle, the students involved were able to express their musi...

EMPOWER Club: Celebrating Valentine’s Day a new way

EMPOWER Club: Celebrating Valentine’s Day a new way

Grace Moriarty and Rachel Perry

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This Valentine’s Day EMPOWER members came together yet again to educate York’s students about V-Day and to stand up for something they, as a club, are passionate about. V-Day is celebrated on Valentine’s Day, but don’t get confused, it does not stand for Valentine’s Day. In fact, V-Day is a global...

Performance in the Round team brings magic, bugs, and music to Fenton High School

Performance in the Round team brings magic, bugs, and music to Fenton High School

Ellie Ryan, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This Saturday, Feb. 3, the York speech team began their state series competition as tournament champions at Fenton High School. With the new level of competition comes the addition of another event, Performance in the Round (PIR). Under the direction of York teacher John Forsythe and alumni Caitlin McM...

York students hit the slopes

York students hit the slopes

Grace Tully, Editor-in-Cheif

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Friday, Jan. 26, students piled up in buses at 3:45 P.M. to head to Wilmot Mountain to try their hand at skiing as part of the annual skiing intramural program. They arrived at about 5:30 and had fun skiing and eating dinner for about five hours, then left to return home at 11:30.   ...

For students to help make the world a better place

Jude DeMotte, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Volunteering is the best way to give back to the community, but it can become difficult when it comes down to scheduling and finding a place that is perfect for service. Also, with NHS in the picture for juniors and seniors, students may be looking for an organization to volunteer for. While a local...

Wake up to the idea of starting later

Wake up to the idea of starting later

Molly Braun, News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

Exhaustion seems to be the defining factor of what makes a high schooler a high schooler. Tired and overworked, students stumble out of bed at an ungodly hour to head to school when it’s still dark.   There’s a simple solution to this: starting later.   Starting later would re...

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