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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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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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Students participate in National Novel Writing Month

Sierra King spent her free time in November in front of her computer. This sounds like the average student lifestyle, however King wasn’t just browsing the web. She was an active Wrimo, the term describing those who take part in … Continue reading

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German Exchange Student Compares Schooling

Imagine flying over an ocean, leaving behind everything you know, heading into a new culture with your return date set a whole school year away. “It was not real before I was sitting in the plane,”said Robert Krömer, 16. On … Continue reading

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Lancaster County instructor an ace at SAT prep

Abbey Harris, 57, is an SAT teacher based in Lancaster County and has spent 34 years teaching students not only the material of the test, but also the strategies for doing well. She has three college degrees: math, English and special education.

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Person Appreciation Post: Amanda Chan

Amanda Chan is a senior at Central York High School this year. She’s also a member of the Teen takeover staff here at YDR, and, in addition to that, she’s awesome. Unfortunately, I haven’t met Amanda very many times. Most … Continue reading

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School of Culinary Arts student from York County dishes on classes, cooking

Teen takeover writer Usha Baublitz profiles her brother Jordan, who is taking cooking classes the Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts in Lancaster.

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Central York senior starts Teen Talk, support group for those with mental illness

Central York High School senior Damian Gallagher, 18, founded a local support group for teenagers who have family members will mental illnesses.

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Teen profile: Central York High School coach David Fogle inspires his runners both on and off the track

By KRISTEN SHIPLEY, Central York High School Hard work. This seems to be a common theme among Angelo and Sam Koimene, both of whom have broken track records at Central York High School. These seniors have been running track since … Continue reading

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