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Mikaela Jopes brings sign language to the halls of York

Mikaela Jopes brings sign language to the halls of York

Katherine Steahly, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Junior Mikaela Jopes brought American Sign Language (ASL) Club to York this year to help educate students on the language and its history. The club meets Thursdays in foreign language classrooms. “I started it because I believe it’s important for people to reach and communicate with those who...

D205 heightens support for social emotional wellness in community and classroom

D205 heightens support for social emotional wellness in community and classroom

Paige Szipszky and CeCe Lampa

May 3, 2019

York is a top tier public school. We exceed the state average in math proficiency, ELA proficiency, graduation rates, early college coursework and post-secondary enrollment. However, we still have struggles and concerns as a school community. As of March 11, this year at York, there have been 46 hospitalizations...

Advanced Pricing: The money behind AP test fees

Advanced Pricing: The money behind AP test fees

Paige Szipszky, Managing Editor - Magazine

April 17, 2019

Like hundreds at York, and over a million across the United States, my family coughed up hundreds of dollars for me to take AP tests this year. As I paid my 98 dollars five times over, I couldn’t help but wonder what I was actually paying for.   My first thought was, of course, that I was ...

Prom Dress Survery!

Prom Dress Survery!

Ellie Davis, Y's Tales Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019

JUNIOR AND SENIOR GIRLS! Are you planning on attending prom? Have you picked out your dress?  Please take this short survey on prom dresses! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNo_1-MxR4QzJDyDLMWLKU8moLSl1wL-GxJ6qOouqsJnkJ7A/viewform?usp=sf_link

Sign up for this year’s final blood drive

Sign up for this year’s final blood drive

April 15, 2019

On Thursday Apr. 18, Student Council will be holding this year's final blood drive in the South gym. Use the link below to sign up for the drive and save up to three lives. In addition to the Google form, all students need to bring a signed consent form filled out in pen. Click here to sign up for blood drive...

The water fountain debate: Is drinking from a red light safe?

The water fountain debate: Is drinking from a red light safe?

Michael Moriarty and Sarah Pinkowski

April 11, 2019

If you’ve recently walked down the halls of York, you may have noticed the fairly new water bottle fillers adorning the water fountains. You may have also noticed that many of the fountains’ filter statuses are red and stay that way for days on end. This issue has caught the concern of many stud...

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