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Junior Hannah Maloy to represent the U.S.A in ice skating at Worlds Competition

Junior Hannah Maloy to represent the U.S.A in ice skating at Worlds Competition

Gracie Weinstein, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


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As a high school student, our days begin about 6:00 a.m. with each moan and groan as we roll out bed and get ready for another day of high school. While many of us, including myself, love to complain about how early we have to start our day, one person in particular begins her day much earlier and busier...

Under the Monocle: Emma Johnson, seamstress extraordinaire

Under the Monocle: Emma Johnson, seamstress extraordinaire

Emily Walker, A&E Editor

April 1, 2019


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For most people, the way we dress is fairly straightforward; whether we buy our clothes at a boutique or at Target, most of us rely on forming our personal style with clothes that are made for us to purchase. However, sophomore Emma Johnson has taken her wardrobe into her own hands by sewing a var...

Rock your socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Rock your socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Isabelle Downey, Y's Tales Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019


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On Thurs., March 21, York students and teachers wore crazy and mismatched socks to show their support for their "homies with extra chromies" on World Down Syndrome Day. Students rocked crazy socks ranging from ones with pictures of the Mona Lisa to mismatched black and white socks and everything in between....

AP art students earn over $1,000,000 in scholarships

AP art students earn over $1,000,000  in scholarships

Grace Moriarty and Sarah Pinkowski

March 8, 2019


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If you visited the art fair during Fine Arts Week, you may have had your henna done by an award winning artist. York’s own AP art students have earned over a million dollars in scholarship money for their individual works of art, earning a total of $1,071,276 through the Illinois High School Art Ex...

Best Buddies: making a difference one word at a time

Best Buddies: making a difference one word at a time

Isabelle Downey, Y's Tales Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019


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Every year, York’s chapter of Best Buddies gives students the chance to sign a banner stating that they will eliminate the R-word from their vocabulary due to its negative connotation. Throughout the week of March 4, Best Buddies members set up and run a table in the commons during lunch periods wi...

Nick Ward dives into his last water polo season & reflects on his final swim season

Nick Ward dives into his last water polo season & reflects on his final swim season

Katherine Steahly, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Whether it’s swimming or playing water polo, senior Nick Ward has been found around the pool for his entirety of high school. After four years of being a part of the York boys Swim and Dive team, team captain Ward reflects on his high school swimming career and the bittersweet realization as his last athleti...

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