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Junior Zeyu Shen Spends Summer Performing in China

Now that school is back in session and well underway, the common question is “what did you do this summer?” While many students and teachers alike, tend to use the roughly ten weeks of summer break to travel and relax, …

September 18, 2017

 

 

School Year Starting Off Right!

Talk about starting off on the right foot. Our first full week of classes is successfully under our belts and York Prep is looking forward to a fun Fall semester and a great school year. Already, the students have had …

September 15, 2017

 

 

2017 Graduation Videos

Are you a friend of a 2017 York Prep graduate? Maybe a relative who couldn’t make it to the ceremony? A recent alum and college undergrad, still swamped with finals when May 24th rolled around? Whoever you maybe and for …

June 15, 2017

 

 

Get Your Summer Reading Started!

Check out the Summer Reading Program for the 2017 – 2018 school year and find a few books to sink your teeth into! There are two lists: one for Upper School students and another for Middle School students. Each list is broken …

June 12, 2017

 

 

Testimonials

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 – September 2017

Welcome to the new school year at York Prep. A particular welcome to new families who may be wondering what an essay entitled "headmaster’s thoughts” means. I started writing an essay each month with this title in 2004, so that my students (I teach all the seniors) could critique my writing just as I critique theirs. I have now written over 150 of these monthly pieces, and, inevitably, some are better than others. They are usually humorous and rarely very personal, although last month’s happened to be. They are rarely about educational issues, although the month before, July's, was and…

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