Impact Foundation helps YS community

by Alex Probert There are many things that York Suburban does to help others. One of these things being the Impact Foundation, a “students helping students” organization. The Impact Foundation is known for providing aid and help across the YS community. Senior Olivia Pindzola the president of the Impact Foundation said, “We work to maintain Impact Closets in each school in the district and run our Food For Thought program, a weekend food backpack program that currently provides food for over 50 students in the district each weekend.” She also said, “The Impact Foundation’s goal is to help … [Read More...]

A look back at the 2018-2019 school year

by Kiyanna Dowling The 2018-2019 school year is quickly reaching its end. School for all students ends on June 3, but seniors, are counting down the days until May 28. AP tests are coming, senior projects are due, research papers, and more. … [Read More...]

Senior Projects in motion

by Ajae Manning Senior CP English classes spent the semester completing senior projects that tie the literature they read to issues in our community. Senior projects are organized in order to help people around the community. The funds for the … [Read More...]

Freshmen take on Keystone Tests

by Ben Rohrbaugh Last week, the freshmen class took the Keystone tests. Some students took the Algebra 1 Keystone and the biology, while most just took the biology test. The Keystones are state required tests that show the student’s progress t … [Read More...]

Boat races test physics knowledge

According to Mr. Peace, for 17 years the York Suburban science department has been giving students the opportunity to build a boat entirely out of cardboard and duct tape. Last Friday was the day of the boat races, and every student participating … [Read More...]

Upcoming Changes to Student Council

  By Fio del Pielago Student council at York Suburban has changed significantly over the years, especially when Mini-THON became such a popular event. Hoping to return to its roots, student council has major changes this upcoming school … [Read More...]

Student-athletes offer advice on overcoming obstacles

by Ariel Rivera Being a student in high school can be hard at times whether it is trying to get grades up or playing sports. It is a student’s responsibility whether they play sports or not to keep grades up, but that can be stressful especially i … [Read More...]

Advice for underclassmen

by Ajae Manning Going through four years of high school can be hard, but learning how to direct oneself through it can ease the challenges of going there. The best advice is usually given by the seniors because they have been in highschool for the full four years and have the most experience. Even though high school can be hard, understanding the basics can make it easier. By the time senior year comes around, giving advice to the underclassmen seems necessary because everyone was once there and understood what it was like to have a hard time understanding their place in the school. … [Read More...]

Students Rally Interest in Charitable Events

by Alex Probert There are many ways students try to be involved with their community. From joining different types of organizations to creating one, it seems like students are starting to get it. Students are realizing that getting involved with the community goes a long way. Sophomore Ruby McKeown is a student trying to be involved with the community. Her organization is called RICE, which stands for Rallying Interest in Charitable Events. McKeown said, “I started RICE because I knew I wanted to make a difference,” and at the end of the day, thats what its all about. “RICE has a dif … [Read More...]

Diversity Week promotes acceptance

  By: Sara Tran Diversity week is an important, week-long event that celebrates the diverse student body at the school. It lasted from April 22 to April 26, of 2019. The event allows students to recognize the cultural diversities in the school and pay respect to others who seem like they are not like the others. People have the choice of learning to appreciate one another and treating everyone with equal amounts of respect. The meaning of diversity is not just about gender or race. It can be interpreted in various ways, such as being able to stand in another person’s shoes and l … [Read More...]

Advice for underclassmen

by Ajae Manning Going through four years of high school can be hard, but learning how to direct oneself through it can ease the challenges of going there. The best advice is usually given by the seniors because they have been in highschool for … [Read More...]

Students Rally Interest in Charitable Events

by Alex Probert There are many ways students try to be involved with their community. From joining different types of organizations to creating one, it seems like students are starting to get it. Students are realizing that getting involved with … [Read More...]

Diversity Week promotes acceptance

  By: Sara Tran Diversity week is an important, week-long event that celebrates the diverse student body at the school. It lasted from April 22 to April 26, of 2019. The event allows students to recognize the cultural diversities in the … [Read More...]

The Domination of YS Track

by Ben Rohrbaugh Success is an expectation at York Suburban. Being successful in the classroom, being successful on the sports field. Each sport team has some degree of success. In specific, the school track team has success, lots of success. … [Read More...]

Opinion: gun control

by Ini Efiom-Ekaha Just a few weeks ago, many citizens of the United States grieved the loss of 13 students and a teacher who were shot and killed in the 1999 school shooting at Columbine High School. On April 27, 2019, a shooting in a synagogue … [Read More...]

Body image affects mental health

By Fio del Pielago People view their bodies through body image, the subjective picture or mental image of one’s own body. Body image may not seem like an important topic, but the way one perceives their body can affect their self-esteem and mental … [Read More...]