Elmhurst CUSD 205 announces return to full remote learning

York staff check in students on a white schedule day. York began gradually transitioning to hybrid learning on Sept. 14; the district is temporarily transitioning back to remote learning on Oct. 22.

Lucy Valeski, Editor-In-Chief

October 18, 2020

On Friday, Elmhurst CUSD 205 announced the district will return to full remote learning beginning on Thursday, Oct. 22. The announcement followed the news that DuPage county moved from the Moderate (5-8% positivity rate) to Substantial Transmission Level (>8% positivity rate). The DuPage County Health...

Introducing Elmhurst University, the new face of Elmhurst College

The famous arch, known as the Gates of Knowledge, in front of the Frick Center has officially changed its name from Elmhurst College to Elmhurst University.

Isabel Kachappilly, Reporter

October 15, 2020

Students are not the only ones who experienced quarantine makeovers this summer. Elmhurst College officially transitioned into a university. The decision was approved by the Board of Trustees and has been effective since July 1, 2020.  Founded in 1871, the small, private liberal arts college in Elmh...

Take this hybrid-learning survey

York sophomores join the freshmen for hybrid learning. In the English hallway, students headed to their first period class.

October 13, 2020

As York continues its gradual reopening with a hybrid-learning model, new safety and academic challenges arose. Take this survey  on the student hybrid-learning experience.

Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: the key takeaways from the 2020 vice presidential debate

Vice-presidential nominees Kamala Harris (left), and Mike Pence (right) debated this Wednesday at Kingsbury Hall at University of Utah.

Finnegan Belleau, Isabel Kachappilly, Mustafa Valika, and Lucas Freitag

October 12, 2020

On Wednesday night, Vice President Mike Pence and California Senator Kamala Harris squared off in the first and only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 election at the University of Utah. The debate was moderated by Susan Page from USA Today.  Harris and Pence debated several topics in the hopes of gaining ...

York administration believes no COVID-19 cases transmitted on campus

Since Oct. 2, Elmhurst CUSD 205 releases the number of COVID-19 cases and quarantines in the district every Friday.

Lucy Valeski, Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2020

For the first time since March, York students are attending classes in-person. Students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and English Learning (EL) students made their return on Sept. 14. Freshmen joined the hybrid schedule with “green schedule” students on the subsequent Monday, Sept....

The Saga Continues: Trump continues to push for ban on TikTok amidst foreign concerns


Olivia Rosenberg and Kathryn King

October 9, 2020

The video-sharing social networking app TikTok grabbed the attention of millions over the globe, including the president of the United States. Though it’s popular among American users, the app was created by the Chinese company ByteDance. Afraid of user data being leaked to China’s government, the Tr...