Category Archives: Real Students of York County

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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Seniors sound off on their legacies and goals for senior year

It is the beginning of the end for most seniors at York Catholic High School. Many classmates have realized that this is their last year together. For those of us who have attended private schools their entire life, many classmates have … Continue reading

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Conquering the court: An introduction to high school sports

This is the time of the year when stairs are some students’ worst enemy and all of their time is spent willingly exercising. This is the beginning of the wonderful months when everyone is extremely tired and sore, but they have never felt so alive– … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover now accepting applications

Calling all teenagers in York County! Interested in getting your work professionally edited, and published online and in print? Having an impact on York County and beyond? Talking with other teens about issues at school and in your neighborhoods? Or … Continue reading

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YC Seniors Share Their Advice to Underclassmen

Before York Catholic’s seniors graduated, a number of them wanted to leave behind some advice to share with the underclassmen. Surviving high school is difficult, but these seniors managed to do it and have come out on top. Now they … Continue reading

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Seniors share pre graduation bucket list

Graduation is fast approaching and with it comes the end of an era in a teenager’s life. No more cramming books and backpacks into minuscule lockers. No more early mornings or rushing to class to beat the bell. No more… … Continue reading

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James and the Giant Peach

Come one, come all to see “James and the Giant Peach” this weekend at York Catholic High School! Audiences get to be involved in the show by actually being seated on the stage! Children also get to play a vital … Continue reading

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Spreading Christmas Cheer- Sweater Style

On Friday, the halls of Spring Grove High School were decked with students wearing holiday sweaters. The school’s holiday spirit week ended with a Christmas sweater theme. This left many students turning to their grandparents’ closets or thrift shops. Personally, … Continue reading

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To be a home-schooler

This year I began high school as a home-schooler. In fact, I have always been home-schooled; my parents decided this before I was even school-aged. When my family and I moved to Pennsylvania from Oregon (which is where I was … Continue reading

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Take A Day Being Irish

I walked through the door scared and confused, in my brand new socks and uniform skirt. I was sure no one would even want to approach me. I was only 13 and just recently through the wringer at a rough … Continue reading

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