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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...

Under the Monocle: Through Helen’s lens

Under the Monocle: Through Helen’s lens

Gracie Weinstein, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Among all of York’s outstanding programs, the art department has always been a place for students to be creative and show off their talents. Dozens of Dukes are enrolled in art classes here at York, from entry-level classes, such as Photo 1, to AP Art, sharing their passion for art with the rest of the ...

Vladislav Blaha pays a visit to York’s music department for the second time

Vladislav Blaha pays a visit to York’s music department for the second time

Gracie Weinstein, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under A&E Reviews, Features

With York’s music department’s 2018-2019 school year filling up with exciting events, students are ecstatic to hear from world renowned czech guitarist Vladislav Blaha. During his tour, Blaha made a guest appearance at York, similar to his visit in 2014, to perform for his good friend, Ray Ostwal...

Speech team novices prepare to take on their first tournament

Speech team novices prepare to take on their first tournament

Emily Walker, A&E Editor

October 27, 2018


Filed under Features

As the weather cools down and the leaves start to fall, the York Speech Team is ready to whip out their suits and practice their articulation in preparation for the  first tournament of the season.. This Saturday the York speech team will be attending the Homewood Flossmoor Novice Invitational, a t...

Senior Sarah May is an all-conference all-star

Senior Sarah May is an all-conference all-star

Sarah Pinkowski, Features Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Cross country all-conference, especially on the varsity level, is an incredibly hard feat to accomplish in the West Suburban Conference. The WSC has some of the toughest competition in the state and even the country, yet senior Sarah May has managed to make all-conference all four years of her high scho...

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