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Student Art Recognized at Metropolitan Museum of Art

In addition to receiving Silver Key and Honorable Mention awards for her writing, senior Haewon Lee was recently granted awards for her art by the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. One of her three winning submissions will be shown at the Metropolitan Museum …

February 14, 2017



Sophomore Attends A Presidential Evening

In a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Center Opera House on December 4, pianist Martha Argerich, Al Pacino, rock band the Eagles, and musicians James Taylor and Mavis Staples were commemorated at the 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors. Looking very presidential, Mr. …

February 10, 2017



York Holds First Ever History Day!

The History Department took over the gym on Wednesday, February 8, for York’s inaugural History Day exposition and competition. You might be wondering what exactly a “History Day” might entail yet the short answer is simple. As department chair Mr. …

February 9, 2017



Seniors Win Social Studies Super Bowl XIII

For the thirteenth year in a row, York Prep hosts its annual  Superbowl among the four high school classes. On Friday, February 3, before the NFL Superbowl, our students had a showdown of their own with jeopardy-style social studies trivia. The freshmen, sophomores, …

February 7, 2017




Commencement 2016

How are your dinner table conversations?

Science and Everyday Life

What does one do with Algebra?

Can History help the present?

Lin-Manuel Miranda at York


Headmaster’s Thoughts – February 2017

Sitting is the new tobacco. I thought it was sugar, but that was last month, and it is now definitely sitting. You cannot sit for more than 20 minutes at a time, or it is curtains for you. That is what they say. The list of what you must do to ensure a disease-free existence grows longer and longer. You must learn a new language, play a musical instrument, never use your cell phone, compete in a ball game as well as exercise for an hour every day. You also must eat a pound of blueberries, a cup of red…

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