The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

2021-22

The Senior Issue: Yorktown Class of 2022

The Senior Issue: Yorktown Class of 2022

June 17, 2022

Other Opportunities: Tai Anderson Garbow Charlie Merritt Jack Neel Alexis Moye   Acadia University: Shelagh Macdonald   American University: Nora Keith Eilidh Pierpont-Pyle   Arizona State University: Janie...

Turf of the Town: Yorktown Girls Soccer

Turf of the Town: Yorktown Girls Soccer

Matthew Wagner, Sentry Staff Reporter June 15, 2022

Yorktown Girls Soccer is not your average high school soccer team. Since 2017, they have not only won two state soccer titles but also built one of the most reliably successful programs in our region.  Much of this success is attributed to Head Coach...

Yorktown Adopts New Attendance Policy Among Increasing Rates of Tardiness

Yorktown Adopts New Attendance Policy Among Increasing Rates of Tardiness

Matthew Wagner and Elijah Dale June 7, 2022

In response to increasing rates of tardiness at our school, students arriving after 8:19 a.m. have been stopped by administrators and given detention passes as they enter the school building. This is part of a new policy which began May 5. Upon receiving...

A Comprehensive Guide to Finding The Perfect Roommate

A Comprehensive Guide to Finding The Perfect Roommate

Evelyn Lowen, Sentry Reporter April 8, 2022

Along with rigorous college applications and never-ending questions from family about future plans, seniors attending college in the fall also carry the weight of figuring out their living situation for next year. With apps designed for finding potential...

It Is Time to #PlayFairNow

It Is Time to #PlayFairNow

Miles Mann, Sentry Staff Reporter April 8, 2022

On March 5, 2021, a fight broke out between players on the George C. Marshall and Wakefield High School football teams following constant and repeated racial abuse levied at the Wakefield players. A year later, it seems like very little has changed. The...

The Return of the Beloved Arlington Planetarium

The Return of the Beloved Arlington Planetarium

Evelyn Lowen, Sentry Reporter April 7, 2022

Arlington’s David M. Brown Planetarium has yet to reopen after closing its doors in 2018. Community members are distraught and continue to push for it to be brought back as a resource for the school system.  Opening in 1969, the planetarium has...

Our Takeout Solutions to Your Dining Problems in the Era of Omicron

Our Takeout Solutions to Your Dining Problems in the Era of Omicron

Elijah Dale, Sentry Reporter February 28, 2022

Increasing rates of the Omicron variant are beginning to cause concern regarding indoor dining once again. Cooking complex meals such as chicken noodle soup, pasta and plain toast can be too daunting for many students and private food delivery, such as...

Making the Hard Decisions for You: Who is the best Spider-Man and Peter Parker?

Making the Hard Decisions for You: Who is the best Spider-Man and Peter Parker?

Molly Kaplow, Sentry Reporter February 14, 2022

Grossing $1 billion 12 days after its release, Spider-Man: No Way Home has proven to be a saving grace for theaters affected by the pandemic. The film stars Tom Holland and includes cameos from Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire, both of whom played Spider-Man...

A Look Into AP Art Portfolios

A Look Into AP Art Portfolios

Coco Rigoli, Sentry Reporter December 6, 2021

As the school year progresses, AP art students are beginning to prepare their portfolios. Art students enjoy expressing their personality and creativity in their art and their portfolios are the best opportunity to do this.  AP art students choose...

A Rivalry to End All Rivalries

A Rivalry to End All Rivalries

Evelyn Lowen, Staff Reporter November 5, 2021

In years past, the Washington-Liberty (WL) vs. Yorktown football game has been on a Friday night, just like any other high school game. This year, however, the rivalry game is scheduled for Saturday, November 6 at 3:30 p.m. The administration from...

Homecoming in a New Year

Homecoming in a New Year

Fiona Shepherd, Sentry Reporter October 29, 2021

Students across Arlington Public Schools high schools were finally able to enjoy a school sanctioned dance after a year cooped up inside. A long-lasting tradition, the homecoming dance allowed high schoolers to show off their moves and hang out with their...

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