Category Archives: Misc

YC’s SADD gives back to the community in a unique way

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to give back to the community and show thanks for what you have. York Catholic’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted a coffee house on Nov. 21 as a unique way to donate goods to … Continue reading

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QUIZ: Can you pass the class?

Pennsylvania teenagers go to school for five days a week from 7 am to about 3 pm every day. We are required to sit and soak up all the information from our classes like sponges. But with so many classes … Continue reading

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Post Homecoming Ideas

The Homecoming dance just ended, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to, right? So, what do you do? For a more traditional route you can: Go to an after party  Bowling  Go to a friend’s house and play board games … Continue reading

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An AP Student’s Tips to Managing Stress

There are seven words that seem to appear in defense of nearly every class, extracurricular and other activity a high school student does throughout their four years: “It looks good on a college application!” Whenever these words appear in high school, most … Continue reading

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The Science of Morning Routines

In Rebecca Black’s notorious song “Friday”, Black sings in a monotonic voice that at 7 a.m. she wakes up. She must freshen up and then go downstairs to have a bowl of cereal. After rushing around while time passes quickly, she … Continue reading

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The Cilantro Divide

Imagine a world in which a single herb is so hated, the faults of the world are blamed on its existence. In this world, people would form coalitions against the herb itself, denouncing it to be an abomination to society. … Continue reading

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Junior Year

I am almost a month into my junior year of high school. I feel both estatic and terrified to type that. It makes me realize that I only have two more years before I go off to college. I don’t … Continue reading

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Is Homecoming just ‘not your thing’? Here are five alternatives.

School dances…they’re not for everyone. Expensive dresses, itchy suits, and a room full of teenagers dancing to bass-heavy pop music can be a headache. “I’m not one for school dances. They’re kind of awkward.” said Freyja Shepard, a sophomore at … Continue reading

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Go For Fro Yo

Frozen yogurt has become the latest craze to hit the country and has put an end to the recent cupcake phenomenon. It’s out with the iced and sprinkled and in with the creamy and fruity. York County has been experiencing … Continue reading

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Central York’s iPads in the Classroom Opinion

There has been much debate in our community if whether, or not, iPads in the classroom are a good idea. Some people believe they are too much of a distraction and limits personal interaction. Others believe that it allows students … Continue reading

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