Announcements

York High School Daily Announcements

Suzanne Hughes

Softball open gyms will begin Monday, January 13th and are open to all athletes interested in playing softball not playing a winter sport.  Open gyms will be every Monday and Friday morning at 6am in the field house and Wednesday after school in the newly renovated weight room.  If athletes have any questions please get in touch with Coach Holba. 

Hey International club members! Our last meeting of first semester will be on Wednesday, December 11th in room A392 right after-school. It's our holiday party and we'll be decorating ornaments, so make sure to bring in any supplies you want. Also, feel free to bring in some treats! For any questions, check out our blog at yorkic.blogspot.com or ask Ms. Kaniyaly or Ms. McGowan. See you on December 11th! 

Hey Dukes Thursday December 12th in the Commons is our 49th Annual Winter Art Show. Stop by all periods of the school day to check out the amazing work our Art students have been producing. Students get to vote on their favorite artist by getting a ballot from any art teacher. Our reception is that Thursday evening 6:30 to 8pm where the Art Department will announce the top 10 winners. See you there!

Are you a leader?  Do you want to BECOME a leader?  Do you like working with people?  If so, consider becoming a Freshman Mentor.  We are looking for a variety of personalities and skills so if you are interested, don't hesitate to apply.  

Apply today on the counseling department website.  The application deadline is January 31st.  Interviews will occur in February and March.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor.

The final day to take any test that remains in the TMC is Friday, December 13th.  The means you have 3 days remaining. The TMC fills up quickly after school and has a max capacity of 36 students so you are encouraged to make a reservation on the Learning Commons website at least 12 hours in advance.

The boys basketball team is seeking donations for veterans at the Hines VA Hospital.  The team will travel to the Veterans Hospital in Hines IL to visit with veterans and drop off donated items. 

Please drop off all donations in the Learning Commons.  Please donate items on the list and help our veterans!  

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th which is the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.  On this day, Amnesty International Club will be participating in a global letter writing campaign here at York to help those whose basic human rights are being attacked by writing letters to put pressure on authorities to take immediate action. Please join us after school on December 10th in Room 316 to write a letter that could change a life. Don't forget to bring your chromebooks! For more information please see Mrs. Trent.

Coding Club's next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 11 after school in A231. We will

be continuing working on game design activities. New members are always welcome.

Did you know that the longest badminton match on record lasted for a total of 124 minutes and the shortest match lasted only six! Do you want to show off your badminton skills in an all-boys tournament? Boys of all grades can sign up for the BadMANton tournament on thisisyork.org. Download a permission slip and drop it off in A323 or bring it with you to the tournament. We’ll see you in the South Gym on Wednesday, December 11th, at 6:30pm!

York Model UN had another successful trip to the Canadian-American Security Councils Conference in Lansing Michigan on December 6th and 7th. Highest honors were earned by Jack Castanoli and Ethan Thomas while Dylan Mahoney, Nick Pomatto, and Steve Chornij received second honors.  York's 25 delegates represented our school with pride.  Congratulations Model UN!

Mark your calendars! The York Apparel OPEN HOUSE is
Wednesday, Dec 11th from 11-2:30pm and 7-8:30pm at York HS.
Looking for York Duke Apparel and more for holiday gifts?  Here is your once a year
chance for easy shopping!  The York Athletic Boosters are bringing the
entire inventory of York Apparel and swag to the lobby of Door 1 (Academic Wing) at
York High School for pop-up shopping for you.  Browse through everything the
bookstore has available – traditional hoodies, joggers, quarter zip sweatshirts and
windbreakers, cozy flannel pants, baseball caps, socks, blankets, string backpacks, and
even Holiday ornaments. New this year – Champion sweatshirts, travel mugs,
scrunchies, 2 new styles of winter hats and even York jibbitz for your crocs. Great
gifts for any age –current students or future Dukes. Please park in the bus lanes and
follow our signs to Door #1, York Academic Building. Cash, Check and Credit
accepted. All proceeds go to the Athletic Boosters to support the Athletic program
at York. Questions, contact Christine at CLjuneman@gmail.com
Read More about Tuesday, December 10
Suzanne Hughes

Hey Dukes Thursday December 12th in the Commons is our 49th Annual Winter Art Show. Stop by all periods of the school day to check out the amazing work our Art students have been producing. Students get to vote on their favorite artist by getting a ballot from any art teacher. Our reception is that Thursday evening 6:30 to 8pm where the Art Department will announce the top 10 winners. See you there!

Are you a leader?  Do you want to BECOME a leader?  Do you like working with people?  If so, consider becoming a Freshman Mentor.  We are looking for a variety of personalities and skills so if you are interested, don't hesitate to apply.  

Apply today on the counseling department website.  The application deadline is January 31st.  Interviews will occur in February and March.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor.

The final day to take any test that remains in the TMC is Friday, December 13th.  The means you have 4 days remaining. The TMC fills up quickly after school and has a max capacity of 36 students so you are encouraged to make a reservation on the Learning Commons website at least 12 hours in advance.

Coding Club's next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 11 after school in A231. We will be continuing working on game design activities. New members are always welcome.

The boys basketball team is seeking donations for veterans at the Hines VA Hospital.  The team will travel to the Veterans Hospital in Hines IL to visit with veterans and drop off donated items. 

Please drop off all donations in the Learning Commons.  Please donate items on the list and help our veterans!  

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th which is the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.  On this day, Amnesty International Club will be participating in a global letter writing campaign here at York to help those whose basic human rights are being attacked by writing letters to put pressure on authorities to take immediate action. Please join us after school on December 10th in Room 316 to write a letter that could change a life. Don't forget to bring your chromebooks! For more information please see Mrs. Trent.

Did you know that the longest badminton match on record lasted for a total of 124 minutes and the shortest match lasted only six! Do you want to show off your badminton skills in an all-boys tournament? Boys of all grades can sign up for the BadMANton tournament on thisisyork.org. Download a permission slip and drop it off in A323 or bring it with you to the tournament. We’ll see you in the South Gym on Wednesday, December 11th, at 6:30pm!

Did you know that the longest badminton match on record lasted for a total of 124 minutes and the shortest match lasted only six! Do you want to show off your badminton skills in an all-boys tournament? Boys of all grades can sign up for the BadMANton tournament on thisisyork.org. Download a permission slip and drop it off in A323 or bring it with you to the tournament. We’ll see you in the South Gym on Wednesday, December 11th, at 6:30pm!

Mark your calendars! The York Apparel OPEN HOUSE is
Wednesday, Dec 11th from 11-2:30pm and 7-8:30pm at York HS.
Looking for York Duke Apparel and more for holiday gifts?  Here is your once a year
chance for easy shopping!  The York Athletic Boosters are bringing the
entire inventory of York Apparel and swag to the lobby of Door 1 (Academic Wing) at
York High School for pop-up shopping for you.  Browse through everything the
bookstore has available – traditional hoodies, joggers, quarter zip sweatshirts and
windbreakers, cozy flannel pants, baseball caps, socks, blankets, string backpacks, and
even Holiday ornaments. New this year – Champion sweatshirts, travel mugs,
scrunchies, 2 new styles of winter hats and even York jibbitz for your crocs. Great
gifts for any age –current students or future Dukes. Please park in the bus lanes and
follow our signs to Door #1, York Academic Building. Cash, Check and Credit
accepted. All proceeds go to the Athletic Boosters to support the Athletic program
at York. Questions, contact Christine at CLjuneman@gmail.com.
Read More about Monday, December 9
Suzanne Hughes

Hey Dukes Thursday December 12th in the Commons is our 49th Annual Winter Art Show. Stop by all periods of the school day to check out the amazing work our Art students have been producing. Students get to vote on their favorite artist by getting a ballot from any art teacher. Our reception is that Thursday evening 6:30 to 8pm where the Art Department will announce the top 10 winners. See you there!

Are you a leader?  Do you want to BECOME a leader?  Do you like working with people?  If so, consider becoming a Freshman Mentor.  We are looking for a variety of personalities and skills so if you are interested, don't hesitate to apply.  

Apply today on the counseling department website.  The application deadline is January 31st.  Interviews will occur in February and March.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor.

Looking for service hours? The Athletic Office is looking for student volunteers to work the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic Boys' Basketball Tournament.  This is a great opportunity to earn service hours over winter break and assist with one of the largest basketball tournaments in the state!  The dates of the tournament are December 26th through the 31st. 

The final day to take any test that remains in the TMC is Friday, December 13th.  The means you have 6 days remaining. The TMC fills up quickly after school and has a max capacity of 36 students so you are encouraged to make a reservation on the Learning Commons website at least 12 hours in advance.

Do you like Bollywood movies? Are you interested in Indian or Pakistani culture? Or maybe you just like Indian food? Then Indo-Pak club is for you! Our next meeting will be on Thursday, December 12th! Stop by room A223 after school and see what it's all about!

Coding Club's next meeting will be on Wednesday, December 11 after school in A231. We will be continuing working on game design activities. New members are always welcome.

York Hockey

JV Dukes continue to hold the Championship Title for the 3rd Year running in the Stevenson Thanksgiving Weekend Tournament! 

JV is in the #1 spot in the SHL Division and are forecasted to take State this year! Way to work!

Coming up for Dukes Hockey:

Friday Night Ice Schedule

Dec. 6: Dukes v. Barrington, TOYS FOR TOTS!!! (SHL Game of the Week!!) Broadcast and Commentated on YouTube!

**Bring a New, Unwrapped Toy as a donation!!! Let's beat our count from previous years and make this one the best ever!

Dec. 13: Dukes v St. Viator

Dec. 20: Varsity v Marmion Academy

Jan 10: Dukes v. Loyola, TEACHER APPRECIATION NIGHT at the Rink!

Jan. 24: Dukes v Carmel Catholic, SENIOR NIGHT!!

The boys basketball team is seeking donations for veterans at the Hines VA Hospital.  The team will travel to the Veterans Hospital in Hines IL to visit with veterans and drop off donated items. 

Please drop off all donations in the Learning Commons.  Please donate items on the list and help our veterans!  

Mark your calendars! The York Apparel OPEN HOUSE is
Wednesday, Dec 11th from 11-2:30pm and 7-8:30pm at York HS.
Looking for York Duke Apparel and more for holiday gifts?  Here is your once a year
chance for easy shopping!  The York Athletic Boosters are bringing the
entire inventory of York Apparel and swag to the lobby of Door 1 (Academic Wing) at
York High School for pop-up shopping for you.  Browse through everything the
bookstore has available – traditional hoodies, joggers, quarter zip sweatshirts and
windbreakers, cozy flannel pants, baseball caps, socks, blankets, string backpacks, and
even Holiday ornaments. New this year – Champion sweatshirts, travel mugs,
scrunchies, 2 new styles of winter hats and even York jibbitz for your crocs. Great
gifts for any age –current students or future Dukes. Please park in the bus lanes and
follow our signs to Door #1, York Academic Building. Cash, Check and Credit
accepted. All proceeds go to the Athletic Boosters to support the Athletic program
at York. Questions, contact Christine at CLjuneman@gmail.com.
Read More about Thursday, December 5