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Dress code revisions coming next school year

By Trojan News | May 12, 2023 |
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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Seniors graduate with new requirements

By Trojan News | 05/25/2023
Students working on computers

By Steven Hagmann There were a few new graduation requirements implemented this year. The biggest change was the addition of…

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As antisemitic incidents reach an all-time high, freshmen visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

By Trojan News | 05/01/2023
A student looking at a quote displayed in the museum

By Sienna Gaskin On April 19th, York Suburban’s freshman class headed on a field trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial…

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Class of 2024 gets “senior” privileges

By Trojan News | May 25, 2023 |
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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What really went down in D.C.?

By Trojan News | May 25, 2023 |
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?

By Trojan News | May 23, 2023 |
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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General tips and tricks for YSHS students taking AP exams

By Trojan News | Apr 28, 2023 |
Students studying

By Steven Yao As May rolls around, so do the College Board’s Advanced Placement exams. From chemistry to Japanese language and culture, the exams cover a broad range of subjects. Every year, more than a million high school students sign up for the AP classes designed to prepare students for the exams. Kylie Delgado, a…

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Mackenzie Harr wins The Writer’s Eye Literary Competition

By Trojan News | Apr 25, 2023 |
Mackenzie Harr

By Adison Godfrey Last month, freshman Mackenzie Harr won The Writer’s Eye Literary Competition, Creative York’s annual writing contest. She had submitted an original poem based on a piece of artwork in Creative York’s “One Earth” exhibit. She wrote about the artwork “The Fire and the Flood” by Maryann Worrell (pictured below). To celebrate the…

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Track team competes at the Pan-Ram Invitational

By Trojan News | Apr 20, 2023 |
Gabby del Pielago

By Matthew Berg April 8th was the 34th annual Pan-Ram Invitational at Central Dauphin. This was a very big track meet that attracted dozens of teams from across the state.   Some of our very own athletes took home medals: Gabby del Pielago, Abby Butera, Faith Stewart, and Shane Regener. The Boys 4×8 got fifth, the…

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York Suburban students compete in the Technology Student Association State Conference

By Trojan News | Apr 18, 2023 |
2 in 1 Chair

On April 19th, 19 students are traveling to Seven Springs Resort for the Technology Student Association State Conference. Technology Student Association, or TSA, is a school club that allows students to participate in many different technological fields. Mr. Shearer, the Tech Ed teacher, explains it best. “TSA is a national competitive student organization for students…

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GSA encourages everyone to participate in Friday’s Day of Silence

By Trojan News | Apr 13, 2023 | Comments Off on GSA encourages everyone to participate in Friday’s Day of Silence
Day of Silence

By Jeanne Lefort This Friday will be the annual Day of Silence. Every year, students across the country take a vow of silence to protest the harassment and discrimination members of the LGBTQ+ community experience in schools.  But why is this day necessary? Bella Hummel, a junior, says it can help people understand the daily…

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Dungeons and Dragons club fosters community at YS

By Trojan News | Apr 10, 2023 |
Dungeons and Dragons Club

By Adison Godfrey This year, York Suburban High School got a new club—one dedicated to playing Dungeons and Dragons. Dungeons and Dragons, also known as D&D, is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game. It has enjoyed increased popularity in recent years due to its inclusion in the Netflix series “Stranger Things.” In the club’s first year…

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