Under the Monocle: Mr. Chris Gemkow

Under the Monocle: Mr. Chris Gemkow

Kate Piechaczek, Contributing Reporter
August 20, 2017
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York students know Mr. Chris Gemkow as the Wilco-loving music teacher, who teaches Music Production, Intro to Guitar and Evolution of Rock and Roll, and who sponsors clubs such as Amateur Musicians and Record Club. He is also in charge of Fine Arts Week. However, most students probably don’t know...

From Med Club to Med School–York students prepare for new club

From Med Club to Med School–York students prepare for new club

Mary Brynn Rosenstein, Contributing Reporter
August 7, 2017
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The first time Chloe Gomez (junior) stepped into the ER she just about died of fear.  Her heart raced, hands sweat, and legs trembled as she walked into the fast-paced hospital, a stressful place that she did not want to be. Ever. As a child, she detested medicine and never saw a future in it, even ...

Alternative Art students explored countless art styles this summer

Alternative Art students explored countless art styles this summer

Julie Friedman, Contributing Reporter
July 30, 2017
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Six students crowd around a painting on the grass by the side of the school and discuss details as they each shake various cans of spray paint. The mural is in its final stages, the drip paint background is done, and only it needs a couple more things added. Outlines, shadows, and highlights are spr...

Despite national decline, many York students take on summer jobs

Despite national decline, many York students take on summer jobs

Kaitlin Templeman, Contributing Reporter
July 25, 2017
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The infamous summer job has been a tradition for many high school students around the country, and the students at York are no exception. It can vary from life guarding, working the phones at a pizza parlor, nannying, and several other possibilities. Many students have seemed to jump on the opportuni...

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...

What Are The Dukes Up To This Summer?

Jacky Cyriac, Reporter
July 14, 2017
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