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A Year in Review: Well…Really Just Early September

This is a bit of a blast from the past for me – blogging on TTO – since I’ve been off the staff since last June, but you know the deal – college called, and I had to answer! I … Continue reading

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Miss Manners’ Youthful Makeover

Manners books… Unfortunately, just mentioning the topic of manners probably made 63.2 percent of readers skip over this story.If you continued on and got to this sentence, congratulations!I’d like to tell you that you won’t be sorry. The book I … Continue reading

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Donorschoose.org: Every Donation Truly Counts

New Year’s resolutions are important, but often prove to be short-lived – only the extremely dedicated seem to have the strength to carry out their promises for the ensuing 365 days. So instead, to start the year on a positive … Continue reading

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Today’s Music Scene is Tomorrow’s … Mere Memory?

It’s safe to say that most of us have been riding in the car with our parents when their fingers have wandered to the radio. A “classics” station of some sort is chosen, and the following sequence of events unfolds: … Continue reading

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Cheerio from England!

Hello everyone! How strange it feels to be writing before going out to dinner, while back in York, it’s just past lunch! Ha, wow, you might think. She’s in London and went to Paris just yesterday, and the first thing … Continue reading

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“Milk” Unexpectedly Inspires and Touches Hearts

Like a few of the other Oscar best picture contenders this year, “Milk” failed to bring home a lot of box office bacon. Maybe it’s because it ended up playing second fiddle to front-runner “Slumdog Millionaire.” Some might have written … Continue reading

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Speaking of upcoming events…

This week is York Catholic’s Art Show, featuring the multi-talented students and our fantastic pieces! Senior displays will be showcased as well as artwork from the underclassmen, grades 9 through 11. The show will be available to viewers May 5 … Continue reading

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The Wheelchair

Defeat. The feeling washed over him like water. No, not like a light rain, which takes its time to soak the skin. Instead, more like the crippling flow of a violent waterfall. That was the word. Crippling. Crippled. He felt … Continue reading

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If anyone besides me still even watches the show…

…ha…who totally loves Adam Lambert on American Idol? I absolutely cannot get enough of that guy! There’s just something about him. I don’t know if its the quiet confidence, the fun-loving-comforting-friend personality and the way that he treats the other … Continue reading

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Humidity

It’s the first week of April, and already the humidity plague has hit York Catholic. And usually, once it strikes, there is no turning back. Every classroom and desk is saturated. Yippee, hah.

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