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 I have never met an “all good” child or an “all bad” child. At York as everywhere, they are all somewhere in the middle. Our goal as educators, flawed by definition as we are ourselves, should be to urge our students to move to the better side of their character. 

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History teacher Michael Roper has been in the York Prep classroom for 54 years. In this video he shares his proudest moment as a teacher — a truly beautiful and touching story about a student who was inspired by a guest, concentration camp survivor Felix Fibich, to claim his own truth and come out and tell his parents that he is gay.
To celebrate National Coming out day on October 11, we would like to share this beautiful and inspirational story and video. #nationalcomingoutday   #comingout   #proudestmoment  

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York Prep Headmaster Ronald Stewart Accepting the Outstanding Educators of the Year Award

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On Saturday, May 16, a very modest group of students took it upon themselves to join American Sign Language teacher Ms. Kate Logan and teaching assistant Mr. Chris Abreu in a visit to the New York School of the Deaf in White Plains, New York. With the help of some very considerate York parents,...

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Prior to boarding the Atlantis for the York Prep 2015 Junior-Senior Prom, upperclassmen and their faculty chaperones, all impeccably attired, walked the red carpet along Pier 59 at Chelsea Piers and were interviewed by the school weekly news broadcast, WYRK Television. Not a single hair was out...

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Another good reason for York's cellphone policy
"While you may think you can quickly check a text or email and pick up that task where you left off, you really can’t"

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Thursday, May 7,  teachers of the Art Department, Ms. Cora Kolosso, Mr. Kart Hartman, and Mr. Sebastian Pinaud collected the works of their various students to create a veritable art gallery in the Pantherdome. Consisting of pieces of every conceivable media, the displayed artwork showcased the ...

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We hope all of the women in our York Prep community are staying healthy!
Happy National Women’s Health Week! Whether you’re in your 20s or 90s, take steps for a healthier you. http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw ‪#‎NWHW‬ ‪#‎CheckUpForWhat‬
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Written by N. Felmus (Class of 2019)
On Friday, April 24, as part of their “Facing History and Ourselves” curriculum, the eighth grade Skyped with the nephew and niece in-law of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. This curriculum focuses around human behavior throughout history and includes a stu...

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Thanks to the help of their faculty advisor, Ms. Lee Pinkas, and the leadership of their senior Co-Editors-in-Chief, an assortment of high school writers and artists were able to put together yet another edition of York Prep’s school newspaper, The Paw. Filled with insightful opinion...
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