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2x ISAL Girls Varsity Basketball Champions

  A goal was set and conquered! Last year the girls’ varsity basketball team completed the season undefeated in the league and went on to win the ISAL championship. This year, the exact same feat was accomplished. The girls’ varsity …

February 14, 2019



Digital Arts Students Curate Pop-Up Photo Gallery

  York Prep’s Maker Space has turned into a pop-up art exhibit!  For the past few weeks, the 12th-grade Digital Photography students, lead by Ms. Shoshana Spencer, were asked to come up with an inventive curatorial display for an imaginary exhibition …

February 12, 2019



York Prep Delegates attend 35th Annual ILMUNC

York Prep’s Model UN team has returned from participating in the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania. A busy four days saw a team of 14 delegates working with nearly 3000 students from …

February 11, 2019



Top Prize Awarded to Genesis

  Genesis, York Prep’s literary magazine, has won yet another award for their spring 2018 issue and are proud to announce they have been awarded a rank of Nominated for REALM First Class in the 2018 NCTE Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary …

February 11, 2019




Commencement 2018

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 2019

The first day (a Thursday) I arrived at my college at Oxford, I was standing in the porter’s lodge, which is effectively the entrance hall, and a tall (and, to me, huge) man stopped me and gave me a sheet. On it was a list of articles and chapters of books to be read, and an essay topic. It was my tutor, Peter Carter, and he told me to write the essay and see him the following Tuesday at 10.00am when I would read it to him. I thought I was a good student and was anxious to show how…

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