York Community High School

Questions? Contact Kim Lampa

Lampa, Kim
English Teacher / York-hi Adviser klampa@elmhurst205.org

York-hi Newspaper

Welcome to the York-hi Newspaper

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 Attention all sophomores, juniors and seniors—register for the yearlong newspaper production course and be a part of the York-hi staff, whereyou’ll gain practical, hands-on experience in all aspects of newspaper journalism, including:

  • news and sports reporting
  • feature and editorial writing
  • desktop publishing and advertising
  • illustrating and graphic design
  • photojournalism

Staff membership on the York-hi requires teamwork, responsibility, accountability and a rigorous devotion to deadlines. As part of a close-working team, students have the opportunity to refine their journalistic skills by actively engaging in facets of newspaper production including planning, reporting, writing, photography, graphic design, editing, publishing, and marketing. 

Get to know your school, the Elmhurst community and Chicagoland area

  • Daily interactions with teachers, fellow staff members, York High School community and the public at large
  • Actively investigate and report news affecting York High School
  • Utilize technology to draft, communicate and publish for a variety of purposes
  • Actively engage in development and production of newspaper during all phases of the production cycle
  • Fulfill duties and responsibilities of a specific role such as editor in chief, managing editor, design editor, copy editor, production manager, page editor, staff reporter, photographer, graphic artist
  • Hear presentations from former York-hi staff who have gone on to careers in journalism, and current reporters and graphic artists from local publications
  • Participate in an editorial board meeting with the editorial staff of the Chicago Tribune