Lucy Valeski
Lucy Valeski is a senior, and this is her second year on staff for ThisIsYork. She is involved with the drama and dance programs at York. Lucy loves blasting Taylor Swift music, watching "Lady Bird," drinking coffee at any time of day and petting her cat, Starla. She is so excited to be the editor-in-chief of ThisIsYork for the 2020-2021 school year.

Lucy Valeski, Co Editor-In-Chief

Dec 22, 2020
Do not blame the year (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
Standardized testing takes a backseat in the class of 2021’s college application process (Story)
Dec 08, 2020
David Fincher’s “Mank” celebrates the magic of motion picture (review) (Story)
Dec 03, 2020
Clea Duvall’s holiday feature “Happiest Season” provides a cheerful escape from 2020 (review) (Story)
Dec 01, 2020
Test optional college applications survey (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Elmhurst CUSD 205 continues full remote learning through Thanksgiving (Story)
Oct 31, 2020
Elmhurst residents encouraged to social distance this Halloween (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
This Is York endorses Joe Biden for the 2020 presidential election (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
York Drama held virtual premiere of fall show “Almost, Maine” this weekend (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Parents demand reopening of Elmhurst CUSD 205 in a peaceful protest (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is as timely as it is entertaining (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
COVID-19 cases rise in DuPage County as students return to full remote learning (Story)
Oct 18, 2020
Elmhurst CUSD 205 announces return to full remote learning (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
York administration believes no COVID-19 cases transmitted on campus (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
Sophomores start their first day of hybrid learning during the unconventional 2020-21 school year (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
What did Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean to York Community High School? (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Netflix film “The Devil All The Time” explores the dangers of religious fanaticism (review) (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
York drama launches their season by spreading love in the community (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
Effectiveness of remote learning survey (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
York students lament the loss of human (and internet) connection during the first week of remote learning. (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
First week of remote learning provides challenges, benefits and bonding for York students (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
First week of remote learning survey (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Elmhurst residents promote the Black Lives Matter movement during a peaceful protest (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
The film industry slowly becomes more diverse, but the Academy Awards are still behind (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Off the court, but connected online: York Girls Badminton Team spends quarantine communicating through social media (Story)
Mar 28, 2020
Brewpoint safely serves coffee to the community during COVID-19 lockdown (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Elmhurst CUSD 205 cancels school, plans to move to e-learning (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
York drama leaps into dance rehearsals for “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Fine Arts Week shines a light over York during the final day of performances (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Fine Arts Week rocks into the fourth day with York Live and a guitar ensemble (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Fine Arts Week gets groovier on Wednesday with jazz and dance concerts (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Guest performer J. Ivy “spreads his wings” on the second day of Fine Arts Week (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
York’s annual Fine Arts Week in full swing on day one (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
York Drama presents a story of “love and longing” during their winter festival (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
In its first year, the standards based grading roll-out has presented some challenges at York (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
The Academy Awards 2020: Who will win Best Picture? Best Actor? Best Adapted Screenplay? #8 | Wise Duke Podcast II (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
“1917” expected to sweep, others predicted to take home big wins at the Oscars (Story)
Dec 23, 2019
“Knives Out” is a sharp addition to the whodunnit genre (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
“JoJo Rabbit” is a timely “anti-hate” satire (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
York speech hosts first tournament (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Shakespeare reimagined in York Drama’s production of Twelfth Night (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Newly-founded Quantum Club magnifies the topic of quantum (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Environment becomes a priority for staff, school and community (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Collage Concert unites the York Performing Arts in a night of music (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
York students combat climate change (Story)
Lucy Valeski