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Future Plans: The Process of Early Graduation

Future Plans: The Process of Early Graduation

Erin Quaid, Reporter

October 2, 2019

For many seniors graduation is on May 17th, but for some students that date is coming sooner rather than later.  At York, students have the opportunity to graduate on time with the rest of their peers, but others may choose the route of early graduation. But how are these early grads free to do this, an...

District launches ‘Thrive’ program designed to aid student wellness and mental health

District launches ‘Thrive’ program designed to aid student wellness and mental health

Murphy McFarlane, Multimedia Editor

September 27, 2019

To many students at York and across the country, our lives are defined by numbers: test scores, acceptance rates and GPAs to name a few. This pressure to do well results in a lack of sleep and proper mental health-- numbers that, until now, many have failed to acknowledge. On Mon. Sept. 23, 2019, York invited Dr. Jul...

Black Student Union starts off a great year

Black Student Union starts off a great year

Christy Cannon, Reporter

September 26, 2019

As the school year progresses, the Black Student Union (BSU) blazes forward and plans for a busy and successful year. Change has taken over the club with an all-new board of leaders and a mission to grow larger than ever before.  The club kicked off the year with the hallway-decorating competition. ...

Elmhurst hosts climate strike as a part of a national movement

Elmhurst hosts climate strike as a part of a national movement

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

September 25, 2019

This past Thursday, Elmhurst hosted a climate strike at the Elmhurst Presbyterian Church. This event was part of a nationwide strike stemming from the the 16-year-old, Greta Thunberg, who striked outside the Swedish parliament in Aug. 2018 pledging for stronger climate action. Strikes in the US have...

Go green, Dukes

Go green, Dukes

Staff Editorial

September 19, 2019

With the impending urgency of climate change and scientific discoveries about the limited time humans have to change their behavior, York is experiencing an even stronger push to go green and combat the “soon irreversible” damage. In the past several years, our reporters have covered stories on...

York students to hold global climate strike

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

Elmhurst residents have organized a climate strike tonight at the Elmhurst Presbyterian Church as a part of an international movement demanding policies to combat climate change.  On Friday, students all over the world in at least 150 countries will participate in strikes organized by Swedish sixteen...

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