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WY students perform impressive German Wheel routine at Homecoming pep rally

Camille Argentar

October 3, 2017

Filed under Student Life

At the annual Homecoming pep rally, WY students were excited to see the acts to perform. The cheerleading squad had just energized the crowd, and Dr. Kenner was set to announce an astounding amount of accomplishments. The senior ...

Last homecoming for 6 year students

Erica Roy

October 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Time flies, especially in high school. It's feels like just yesterday I was an ackie in complete awe at my first pep rally. Now, the class of 2018 are seniors, and my fellow frackies are finishing up their six year high schoo...

How Does it Feel to be a Senior?

Lajada Douglas, Editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School is  known all across the Chicagoland area name that commands any person’s respect. We are the beloved Dolphins who win championships and earn millions in scholarships yearly. Whitney Young has been ...

Mixed Reviews

Enrique Eguiguren

October 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Entertainment, Satire, Satire, Student Life, Uncategorized, Video

“I got the same feeling watching your show that I get when I watch the office or Parks and rec… why am I watching this? I just wasted my time.” That’s a paraphrased quote from Whitney Moore Young Magnet High School...

Secrets to having a successful school year

Kennedy Higginbottom

October 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Secrets to Having a Successful School Year

Whitney Young students kneel during pep rally

Brandon Portillo, Staff Writer

September 30, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

The Whitney Young pep rally is one of the best events of the year. Students dress up in school colors and everyone marvels at the amazing performances. Guys and Dolls, the Whitney Young cheerleading team, and Poms put on fantastic...

The next installment of Best Buddies Art

Kyra Sobel, Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Arts and Trends, Clubs, Features, Student Life

The large, colorfully collaged quote hanging on the windows of blue house was the first creation of the Best Buddies Art class at Whitney Young. It is made out of several different mediums like yarn, paint, markers, and magaz...

Tbaar Bubble Tea Review

Tbaar Bubble Tea Review

September 29, 2017

Rosh Hashana at Whitney Young

Jannah Mosi

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

As many of you know, homecoming at Whitney Young this year is coming a bit earlier than usual, specifically, September 28th, which falls on a Thursday this year. Many students expressed confusion as to why. The reason that the ...

What to do to make it through!

Chris Nguyen ('18), The GOAT

September 19, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Hello all! I hope everyone had a swell summer and is ready to get back to school. This school year is full of a lot of fun times and stress for everyone. As you progress through Whitney Young, there will be a lot of new things yo...

Donate blood, save a life.

Erin Choi

September 19, 2017

Filed under Calendar

The semi-annual Whitney Young Red Cross Blood Drive is coming up on Friday, September 22nd! Haven't heard of it? Well, now you have. Want to donate blood? Come on down to Gym C between 10 am and 2 pm on the 22nd (if you are 17...

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