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Do not blame the year

Elmhurst residents held a peaceful protest for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in June. A protestor standing on the Faith Methodist Church corner holds up a homemade poster to passing cars. “All peaceful,” Twitter user Kelly Mord said in a tweet. “No riots. No violence. Shoutout to everyone in Elmhurst who went out and protested today.”
December 22, 2020

2020 kicked off with enthusiastic declarations of excitement for “2020 vision” or “the roaring 20s”. However, the year quickly soured as a pandemic devastated millions of lives around the globe....

This Is York staff recommdends their top pop culture releases of 2020

Best of 2020 - Abby and Olivia
December 21, 2020

While COVID-19 made seeing concerts or going to movie theaters nearly impossible, plenty of movies, albums, songs and TV shows made their digital debut in 2020. The ThisIsYork staff chose their favorite...

Is the winter holiday season now or later?

Mr. Dowdy’s classroom at York Community High School decorated for the Holidays.
November 30, 2020

With Halloween in the past and the temperature dropping, the winter season is approaching fast. There is a debate on whether or not the winter holiday season has actually come yet.  A survey taken...

This Is York endorses Joe Biden for the 2020 presidential election

In an anonymous survey of 15 out of 16 This Is York staff members, 13 voted for the publication to endorse Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The This Is York staff is made up of three sophomores, six juniors and eight seniors.
October 30, 2020

With less than one week from Nov. 3, the This Is York staff, consisting of 16 students*, endorses Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) for the 2020 presidency in a 13-2 majority....

What did Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean to York Community High School?

Mourners gather outside of the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They left flowers and signs in tribute to the American feminist icon. Ginsburg became the first woman and first Jewish person to lie in state at the United States Capitol.
September 25, 2020

Supreme Court Justice and American icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87 on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 in her Washington home after battling pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg, often referred to...

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