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A Brand New WYRK is Here!

It’s Friday at York Prep which means the end of another week and a brand new WRYK episode is hitting your screens. Today’s WYRK gets back to being “completely ridiculous,” according to the WYRK team, with some “fake news” about a …

April 13, 2018



English Teacher’s Poem Published in New York Times

York Prep head of the English department and an accomplished poet, Leah Umansky was featured in the New York Times Magazine section this past weekend. The poem, from her new collection, “The Barbarous Century,” draws inspiration from HBO’s hit fantasy television …

April 10, 2018



March Athlete of the Month

Here is the March Athlete of the Month. Though we only have one due to the liminted number of school days and contests in March, Andrew Shaz more than makes up for it! Seventh Grader, Andrew Shaz is a member …

April 6, 2018



Freshman Wins National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Two months ago, freshman Philip Winter garnered the attention and respect of the NYC Scholastic Art & Writing Awards jurors for his impressive artistic creations. He won Gold and Silver key for two revolutionary war uniforms he made and waited patiently to …

April 5, 2018




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Science and Everyday Life

What does one do with Algebra?

Can History help the present?

Lin-Manuel Miranda at York


Headmaster’s Thoughts – April 2018

The overall wisdom of W.C. Fields is debatable. An alcoholic movie star, most of whose performances on screen he made while intoxicated, Fields created a role for himself as the quintessential misanthrope who behaved badly to those less fortunate than he. That, in fact, this was a pose (he actually had a dog and doted on his grandchildren) was not something his fans cared to know. They loved the curmudgeonly nature of a character who could publicly display disdain for the values of empathy and compassion. Yet, in one great quote, he imparted a wisdom that people rarely connect him…

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