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  • June 1Eighth Grade Finals on Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th

  • June 1NHS Induction on Tuesday, June 6th

  • June 1Senior Prom on Friday, June 2nd at 7:00pm

  • June 1Senior Finals on Monday, June 5th and Tuesday, June 6th

  • May 22Choir Concert on Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 pm

Senior Spotlight: Jadah Keith

Jadah Keith

Jadah Keith is a senior at Whitney M Young Magnet High School who is consistently referred to as “Jah-dah” or “Ja-duh” by her principal and later by her colleagues. She has often thought that it might be better to add ...

June 6, 2017No Comments

WY Alumni Soar: The UpNext

Imani Arnett

          How many of you are interested in bumping some new beats while basking under Chicago’s summer sun? How about while you have one hand on your steering wheel and the other gripping your favorite cold be...

June 5, 2017No Comments

Senioritis Conquered

Imani Arnett

            Honestly, what even is “senioritis”? Mr. Tejano once described it as “an egocentrism with oneself and a sluggishness to comply and complete schoolwork throughout the second semester”. Like, reall...

June 5, 2017No Comments

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Boys 2017 Track and Field

Boys Track and Field The 2017 Boys Track and Field season has finally come to a close and we're going to take a look back on what our boys have accomplished. Clayton Mendez started out the indoor track seaso...

June 5, 2017No Comments

Club Highlight: Boys Soccer

Credo Duarte, Luminary

The Whitney Young Boys Soccer team is a supportive and exciting community for soccer fanatics. There are three levels in the program: FroshSoph, JV, and Varsity. Whether you’ve been playing soccer fo...

June 5, 2017No Comments

  • Meet Rodrigo Vazquez, a True Whitney Young Prodigy June 5, 2017
  • Join the Girls Track and Field Team! May 31, 2017
  • Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team May 30, 2017
  • Amira Young: The Girl on Fire May 29, 2017
  • Spotlight on Whitney Young Baseball May 24, 2017
  • Top 5 Reasons You Should Join a Sports Team May 23, 2017
  • WY Runner Clayton Mendez May 23, 2017

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Bow Down… Beyonce: Satire Edition

Maggie Rivas, Mia Bonds, Katie Eppley, Alejandro Garcia

How To Worship A Queen When you think of God on Earth, who comes to mind? There is only one answer to this quest...

June 6, 2017No Comments

Daniella Rafaeli ’17 Beacon Profile

June 6, 2017

Student Profile: Quincy Hirt

June 6, 2017

Learn About Leo Daley

June 6, 2017

Jazz Band is the Jazzy Club

June 6, 2017

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The student news site of Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois.
The student news site of Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois.