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

  • May 16AAC Show: Recollection, on May 26th and 27th, at 7:00 pm

  • May 16Guys and Dolls Color Fest on Thursday, May 25

  • May 16Taste of Whitney Young on Friday, May 26

  • May 16Art Fair on Thursday, May 25

Ashley Bravo City Champ

David Rivera

      Our Whitney Young Dolphins are once again city champions! This time it was our Dolphins softball team defeating Lane Tech in a thrilling 8-7 comeback win. This is the Dolphins’ second championship in as many years, ...

May 22, 2017No Comments

France has a new president, but who is he?

France has a new president, but who is he?

Anna E. Domahidi, New Editor

On Sunday, May 7, France held a run-off presidential election between Emmanuel Macron of the En Marche! Party and Marine Le Pen of the National Front. In a political landslide of 66% to 34%, Macron brought his party, which he created just the year prior, to victory.

May 19, 2017No Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why….

Johnnysha Shannon

 You should definitely come to the WY Dance Department’s Spring Show Rise Up! The show will be May 19th at 7pm and May 20th  at 2pm and 7pm in the Whitney Young theater.   We’ve worked really hard Ever...

May 17, 2017No Comments

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Amira Young: The Girl on Fire

Amira Young: The Girl on Fire

Jordan Williams

On May 20, 2017, Amira Young ‘18 won her second first place title in the IHSA Class 3A Girls Track 100m dash. Young says the biggest difference between the two seasons’ competitions was the fact th...

May 29, 2017No Comments

Spotlight on Whitney Young Baseball

David Rivera

At Whitney Young there are two levels to the baseball team. The head coach of JV is Mr. Bill Heaney, and the head coach of varsity is our very own athletic director Mr. Chris Cassidy. The tryouts are in...

May 24, 2017No Comments

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Student profile: Carmela Haydon

Forrest Haydon, Brother

  Carmela Haydon has been a busy student here at Whitney M. Young for the past four years. She is a s...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Interview With Jennifer Branch

May 24, 2017

Saying goodbye to Whitney Young’s very own rock-star, Claire Sopala

May 24, 2017

Student Profile: Joanna Skrzeczyna

May 23, 2017

Student Profile: Quincy Hirt

May 23, 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.