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Headmaster’s Thoughts August 2019

Lin Manuel Miranda gave an extremely thoughtful graduation speech at our commencement exercises this year. He stressed how wonderfully little he knew about life when he graduated. For him, this was a positive realization, because he enjoyed learning so much …

August 1, 2019

 

 

Headmaster’s Thoughts July 2019

“Many have no happier moments that those they pass in solitude, abandoned to their own imagination.” –Dr. Samuel Johnson. I first noticed the significance of location when we lived in North Salem, in Northern Westchester. We lived on Route 121, …

July 1, 2019

 

 

York Prep Celebrates its 50th Year!

On June 13th, York Prep School welcomed over 500 alumni, administrators, and honored past faculty who were in attendance to honor Mr. and Mrs. Stewart on their celebratory 50th Anniversary of York Prep School. The opportunity for old and new …

June 18, 2019

 

 

50 Reasons Why Our Parents Love Our Teachers

York Prep teachers play such a significant role in the lives of our student body and we are thankful for all that they do every single day. They play a pivotal role in student’s lives, inspiring a lifelong love of …

June 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

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Headmaster’s Thoughts August 2019

Lin Manuel Miranda gave an extremely thoughtful graduation speech at our commencement exercises this year. He stressed how wonderfully little he knew about life when he graduated. For him, this was a positive realization, because he enjoyed learning so much more when he recognized the amount he did not know. I completely agree. I suppose that most of our graduates, if asked, would think that The Big Bopper was a hamburger, when in fact, he (The Big Bopper) was a great rock and roll singer, whose most famous song was “Chantilly Lace”, and who died in the plane crash with…

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