Category Archives: Real Students of York County

Making Hot People Cool All Summer Long – One Teen’s Summer Job

Bonkey’s Ice Cream has long been a staple of summer in New Freedom, Pa. Since its opening in 2003, both locals and visitors have flocked to the old movie theater to enjoy delicious homemade ice cream and snowballs with family … Continue reading

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Summer jobs: Here’s a cool way to make money

You might say Brendan Paules has a sweet job that keeps him cool all summer. He is working his second season at Rita’s Italian Ice, Shrewsbury location. Brendan, an upcoming junior at Susquehannock High School, knew he wanted a job and was … Continue reading

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Teens spruce up their space at Martin Library

Dawn States, teen services coordinator at Martin Library,  is overjoyed with the newest additions to the library’s Teen Forum: new teen-designed banners to highlight the different genres of books. States said the Teen Forum previously had small, boring old posters that … Continue reading

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Team Jenny: How one school came together to fight against cancer

Last year, students and staff at Susquehannock High School banded together to support a Warrior of their own. One year ago this month, Susquehannock High School junior Jenny Smith was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, a type of cancer. The news was quite a … Continue reading

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More Than LG in LGBT+: Coming Out As Bisexual and Transgender

High school can be one of the most daunting times in a teenager’s life; the stress of schoolwork, planning for the future, and for over 10,000 of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students throughout the United States, the burden … Continue reading

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The life of a first generation American student

Many students have to search deep into their family tree to see where they originated. But for Amy Zhong, a sophomore at Dallastown High School, she does not have to look too far. Zhong is a first generation American student. … Continue reading

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Mandatory service hours: Is it a good or bad thing?

Some student volunteers at Dover Area Community Library come because they want to give back and help out. Others might be there because their school mandated it. According to George Matthew, the supervisor and volunteer coordinator for the summer reading … Continue reading

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York Catholic class of 2019 looks forward to the future

It seems like just yesterday the York Catholic class of 2015 was beginning the final leg of our high school career and living large in the cramped, hallowed hallways of YC. Fast forward nine months, we are suddenly standing on … Continue reading

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College students share their advice to incoming freshmen

According to the dictionary, a College/University is defined as an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law, medicine, and … Continue reading

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Brother and sister duo win speech contest

Annually, York Catholic hosts a competitive speech contest to celebrate the power of the written word. Finalists perform speeches in front of the entire student body. Many students create their own original speeches, like brother and sister Brian and Lauren … Continue reading

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