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The Productivity of Whitney Young Students

Donovan Michel, Student

October 10, 2019

Whitney Young’s students are generally perceived to be some of the highest-achieving in the nation, but it is not known what the primary factors are for that. Paradoxically, many students procrastinate or cut corners to achieve the high scores they want, so it is unclear just how productive the students of Whitne...

Guest Artist Shiri Gloss Teaches Dance Master Classes at Whitney Young

Mae Jiang, Editor

October 7, 2019

The Whitney Young Dance Department had a special day of dance on September 23rd. All class levels, from Dance I to Guys and Dolls, took a master class from guest artist Shiri Gloss. Gloss is a Whitney Young alumni and former member of G...

Big Changes at Whitney Young

Helen McKnight

October 7, 2019

Over the summer of 2019 Whitney M Young Magnet High School went through some big changes. There was major construction done on the ceiling and many of the bathrooms in the school. Updating the ceiling was to make sure that no more ceiling ti...

Seat Selection 101

Seat Selection 101

October 2, 2019

Homecoming 2019

Julia A. Medina

October 1, 2019

On Friday, October 11, there will be a frenzy of excitement in our Whitney M. Young walls!  That anticipated energy will be the day of our annual Homecoming Pep Rally to kick off the Homecoming Game. This is a time for the students,...

Whitney Young Summer Renovations

Rogelio Renteria

October 1, 2019

The students of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School were not the only ones to have Hot Girl Summer. Whitney Young’s Academic building also went through some hot girl changes. With new lighting, renovated bathrooms, and new flooring in some...

Curfews on Teens

Curfews on Teens

September 24, 2019

Athletes and the PACER

Athletes and the PACER

September 20, 2019

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