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Spanish 4H classes give the gift of education this Christmas

Spanish 4H classes give the gift of education this Christmas

Grace Moriarty and Ethan Thomas

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This holiday season the Spanish 4H classes have taken on the challenge to raise as much money as possible for a foundation called Common Hope. Common hope is a foundation that supports Guatemalan children and families in need focusing specifically on education. All five of Señorita Fraticola and Señ...

Under the Monocle: Mr. Bill Riddle

Under the Monocle: Mr. Bill Riddle

Bridey Costello, Reporter

November 29, 2018


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When taking a look inside our very own award-winning performing arts department, you’ll find Mr. Bill Riddle, chair of the department and also the co-director for the York bands. Since Mr. Riddle arrived at York, he has helped turn the performing arts programs into something special. “Trying to devel...

Sleeveless Jacket discusses their origins and upcoming performance at the Jam Lab

Sleeveless Jacket discusses their origins and upcoming performance at the Jam Lab

Graham Reid and Nick Mastro

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, PODCAST, Showcase

Hosts Graham Reid and Nick Mastro interview Sleeveless Jacket members Austin Brown, Rocco Ramos, and Maya Toffler. Link to podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP86iH8Wgb4

York’s dance program becomes a conversation starter

York’s dance program becomes a conversation starter

Gracie Weinstein, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Over fifty dancers jitter with anticipation in the dressing room while 200 audience members pour into York’s black box theatre, waiting for the show to begin. With York’s dance program diving into their second decade of performance, teachers Michelle Jensen and Anna Sapozhnikov prepared for a nigh...

After the XC season is done, senior runners take on the 13.1

After the XC season is done, senior runners take on the 13.1

Sarah Pinkowski, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Long after the spikes were taken out of their racing shoes and their uniforms were returned to the school’s basement cages, seniors Claire Libert and Delani Kazmierczak were out on the Prairie Path putting in miles in preparation to run a half marathon. 13.1 miles is no easy feat, but with the dedi...

Blurring the lines between a childhood love and a life-long passion

Blurring the lines between a childhood love and a life-long passion

Paige Szipszky and Bridey Costello

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Tucked in a corner of York is a classroom with high ceilings, blaring music, focused students, no teacher, and the overwhelming odor of paint, is AP Art. For Libby Wagner and her dozens of colored pencils, it’s the perfect place to unleash her creativity and love of art. “It’s my way of us...

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