Don’t let King of the Couch tradition die

Don’t let King of the Couch tradition die

Murphy McFarlane, Opinion Editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Last school year, York's unique homecoming tradition of King of the Couch to raise school spirit encompassed a total of eight groups-- an all-time record. However, we face a dilemma this upcoming school year. This beloved tradition has encountered a lack of interest from the class of 2019, which will,...

Girls softball heading to state: the Rocks won’t know what hit them

Girls softball heading to state: the Rocks won’t know what hit them

Summer School Journalism Students, Contributing Reporters

June 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Today, the girls softball team was sent off to the IHSA State tournament with a police escort. They will be playing in the 4A division and competing against the most successful teams in the state for the championship. The finals and semifinals will be taking place at East Peoria’s Eastside Center Stad...

Under the Monocle: Sydney Hutchinson — O Canada, O Canada!

Under the Monocle: Sydney Hutchinson — O Canada, O Canada!

Isabel LoPiano, Reporter

May 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While many seniors are nervous or anxious about their transition to college and starting a new chapter, there is one senior in particular who is very excited for the change she is about to experience. Senior Sydney Hutchinson will be continuing her academic and athletic career at Queen’s Universi...

Mia Sherman – a ray in the clouds

Mia Sherman – a ray in the clouds

Julie Friedman, Reporter

May 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Throughout the past two years, sophomore Mia Sherman has become well-known for being a positive and enthusiastic participant in the mostly student-run service club, RAYS, which offers students a plethora of opportunities to help out the community. Some of Sherman’s favorite memories of the club are making...

A fresh coat of paint: a year in Mural Club

A fresh coat of paint: a year in Mural Club

Molly Braun, News Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Features, Showcase

What starts as a blank wall at York turns quickly into one that is covered with pencil marks, then covered with blots of paint, and then finally covered with a clean finished design. This work is done by none other than Mural Club. Led by ceramics teacher Ms. Kuharchuk, students brainstorm, sket...

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