YS Class of 2023 prepares for their final moment as high school students

Class of 2023

By Crystal Huynh This Wednesday, May 31st, seniors will be graduating and celebrating their last moments as York Suburban students.  The commencement ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. on the high school football field. Around 240 students will cross the stage. With an anticipated crowd of 2,000, friends and family who want to attend this…

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YS students showcase their talent at this school year’s final art show

Student ceramics

By Crystal Huynh On Wednesday, May 24th, York Suburban High School held its final art show for the school year.  About 350 students contributed pieces to this event, from abstract sculptures to practical designs. People across York County gathered at the high school until 7 p.m. to see what students created in their art and…

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This I Believe: I believe in doodles

Essayist Jaidan Kopp

By Jaidan Kopp I believe in doodles.  Not the intricate drawings that take hours and all of your brain power, but the ones that you mindlessly let loose on the margins of notebooks and Post-It notes. The ones that are accidental perfection and dive deep into your subconscious. The ones that were never supposed to…

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Class of 2024 gets “senior” privileges

York Suburban High School parking lot

By Alana Herman At the start of the fourth marking period, the juniors were granted a new set of privileges. They can now leave school during their study halls and Flex every day. These privileges are very similar to senior privileges, which has caused conflict between the classes. Last year, the current seniors only had…

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Seniors graduate with new requirements

Students working on computers

By Steven Hagmann There were a few new graduation requirements implemented this year. The biggest change was the addition of a career credit, which the Guidance Office views as a positive change overall. But student reactions were more mixed. Senior Myra Thorn felt like the process was murky from the start. To her, it felt…

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What really went down in D.C.?

Model UN students

By Tearnie Quinn A Model UN trip to Georgetown earlier this year resulted in some students being sent home early. Many rumors have circulated since it wasn’t possible to share specific details about what did or didn’t happen. But some members of the club have decided to speak about their involvement.  Senior Joey Doll says…

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School lunch options: Are they enough?

York Suburban High School’s cafeteria

By Kaylin Blocher As people get older, they make more personal decisions, high school students included. One thing they have a choice about is their diet. But unlike what they eat, high school students don’t have a choice about what is provided to them. For the average person, the York Suburban High School cafeteria has…

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This I Believe: I believe in laughter

Essayist Rachel Koogle as a child

By Rachel Koogle I believe in laughter.  Not the laughter that fills a blank space, but the laughter that makes your stomach curl up in a ball. Making people laugh is the cherry on top of an ice cream sundae. The only thing that can cure sadness is laughter—a laugh so hard that your gut…

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Dress code revisions coming next school year

Student wears a shirt that protests dress code

By Bethany Landis School dress codes have received many criticisms throughout the years. There’s a lot of controversy over the idea of telling students what they can and can’t wear. Most of this controversy is related to how dress codes seem to target girls. Mr. Lantz agrees that this is problematic. “I view it as incredibly…

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