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  • December 3Clayton Mendez ('18) places 18th at Nike Cross Nationals

Review of first quarter by the new students of Whitney Young

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

First quarter is clearly a tough time for all students. It is even more of a challenge when you're the new kid in school. I personally struggled during my seventh grade year here at Whitney Young, and as I reflected back on that...

No More No-School-November

Erin Choi

December 3, 2017

Filed under Student Life

It’s December 1st. This means many things. Twenty-five days left until Christmas. The start of the holiday season. The end of no- shave November. But most importantly, and sadly, the end of no school November. No school Nove...

How to have the best winter season

Celeste Mora

November 17, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Most people’s favorite time of the year is upon us! November and December are considered Holiday season which means much more than just the good food. There are plenty of activities to do around this time of year and many oppo...

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November 11, 2017

Whitney Young Takes Chicago Scholars

Evan Wimberly

November 1, 2017

Filed under College, Showcase, Student Life

Several Whitney Young students took part in this year’s Chicago Scholars Onsite Admission program. At this onsite, seniors are able to apply to universities early and get interviews with those various schools. There are many schools at...

Getting to know you foreign exchange students: Flavia Pipolo

Lajada Douglas, Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Flavia Pipolo This year Whitney Young gets the experience a bit of Brazilian culture with one of our very own exchange student's Flavia Pipolo ‘18. Flavia is from San Paolo, Brazil and loves running track and field as w...

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Kellianne Bazzell

October 31, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Celebrities, Current Events, Fashion, Hot Spot, Humans of WY, News, Student Life

It’s Halloween today and if you’re not a senior who’s racing to finish their college applications right now, you might want to take part in the fun tonight by going trick-or-treating or to a party! If you (and maybe your...

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