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  • The Title of Teacher of the Year Sums Up Saavedra

    The Title of Teacher of the Year Sums Up Saavedra

    Louisa Currie, Sentry Staff Reporter

    June 15, 2017

    After 14 years of dedicated teaching to Yorktown, Cara Saavedra was named Teacher of the Year. Her hard work and commitment over the past decade undoubtedly proves her eligibility for this award. Saavedra is invested in helping her students succeed, whether it is teaching Math Analysis/Trigonometry, Mat...

    Saavedra’s students have nothing but high praise to say about her teaching.

    Lindsey Bowers

  • From Admiral to Patriot: Moving up the Ranks

    From Admiral to Patriot: Moving up the Ranks

    Jessie Moyer and Rosie Eldridge, Sentry Staff Reporter

    June 15, 2017

    A new school year means a fresh start for students and teachers alike, and for the current principal of Swanson Middle School, Bridget Loft, this upcoming school year means a fresh start as well. Loft was recently chosen to take over for retiring principal Dr. Raymond Pasi. Though Loft’s career as...

    New Principal Loft is excited to be at Yorktown High School

    Kate Cressey

  • Girls Soccer Team Brings Home the State Championship Title

    Girls Soccer Team Brings Home the State Championship Title

    Matthew Cornfield and Ryan Van Kirk, Sentry Staff Reporter

    June 15, 2017

    The girl’s soccer team won the state finals on Saturday June 10, a feat that had never been accomplished up until now. They defeated Kellam High School one to zero to bring home the championship. Many Yorktown students attended the game to support the girls and celebrate their victory. Sophomore Ca...

    Girls Soccer defeated Kellam High School one to zero to bring home the championship

    courtesy of YHS Sports

  • A Zito-less Environment

    A Zito-less Environment

    Rosie Eldridge and Anna Tranium, Sentry Staff Reporter

    June 1, 2017

    After 29 memorable years of teaching biology, and then Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science for the past 12 years, teacher Michael Zito will be saying a bittersweet goodbye to the first and only school he has ever taught at. In the near future we can expect to see him exploring the world and...

    Zito will be saying a bittersweet goodbye to the only school he has ever taught in

    Anna Finley

  • In Pasi We Trust

    In Pasi We Trust

    Jessie Moyer and Grace Stroup, Sentry Staff Reporters

    June 1, 2017

    For 20 years this school has had the honor of having Dr. Raymond Pasi as principal. 1997 was his first year, and 2017 will be his last. Pasi has witnessed not only the building change, but the population too: with each new year comes a new group of students and staff. Even so, Pasi’s dedication an...

    Pasi interacts with students at lunch

    Alison Jones

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A Day in the Life of of Ebenezer Oware

A Day in the Life of of Ebenezer Oware

Sofie Dalton, Reporter

It is 4:55 a.m. Most students and teachers are fast asleep and will not wake up for several hours. This is not the case for head custodian Ebenezer Oware. He walked into the doors of Yorktown High School at around 4:55 this...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Forum for Unity

Forum for Unity

Jessie Moyer, Sentry Staff Reporter

Ever since the election, it is not uncommon to walk through the halls and overhear a heated political argument, or to be in a conversation where someone’s views are considered invalid. More seriously, many would not be su...

March 19, 2017No Comments

A Day Without Immigrants

A Day Without Immigrants

Sofie Dalton, Sentry Staff Reporter

On February 16, immigrants across the country showed America what everyday life would look like if there were no immigrants. On “A Day Without Immigrants,” many foreign born Americans boycotted school and work, and took to th...

March 19, 2017No Comments

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Patriots Take States

Patriots Take States

Caroline Boda, Sentry Staff Reporter

While the season of winter sports may seem to be slowing down, state competitions are only just beginning. Because of the astounding success of our school’s athletic teams, it is no surprise that such a large number of win...

March 10, 2017No Comments

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Are Students Learning What They Need To?

Are Students Learning What They Need To?

Charlie Schiavo, Sentry Staff Reporter

A common expression exists among all students who have yet to attend college but have graduated elementary school: “I don’t know how to pay my taxes, but I know that the mitochondria is the powerho...

March 19, 2017No Comments

A Sensitive Issue

A Sensitive Issue

March 9, 2017

Unifying Through Patriotism

Unifying Through Patriotism

February 15, 2017

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Awards Season

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Awards Season

February 15, 2017

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The student news site of Yorktown High School
The student news site of Yorktown High School