York Community High School
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Welcome to the York-hi Media & Journalism Club

Students grades 9-12, who are interested reporting York related-news and topics via the our print edition or on our website, ThisIsYork.org,  are encouraged to sign up for the York-hi Media and Journalism Club.


Members of the club have the opprotunity to cover York-related news, sports, interests, events and issues. We produce a monthly print-edition and update our wesite, thisisyork.org, several times per week with York-related news and information.



Click the link below to visit ThisIsYork.org

Opportunities and Experiences

  • Students learn more about their school, the Elmhurst community and the Chicagoland area through 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, website editor, managing editor, design editor, copy editor, production manager, page editor, staff reporter, photographer, graphic artistl
  • 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


Interested in joining the York-hi class, which will fill a Practical Art requirement . . .

. . . see Ms. Lampa in A315 to learn about the more.





Our club meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 a.m. in Rm. A315. 


Upcoming  meetings:


Tuesday, October 21

Tuesday, October 28

Tuesday, November 4

Tuesday, November 18

Tuesday, December 2

Tuesday, December 16

About the Club

York-hi Media and Journalism Club meets throughout the entire school year and offers students  practical, hands-on experience in all aspects of print and online publishing, including:

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

Club members are encouraged to publish on ThisIsYork.org and in our monthly print edition of the York-hi newspaper.


 As part of a close-working team, students have the opportunity to identify aspects of media and journalism they may wish to pursue further--whether registering for the York-hi class or continuing on as a club member. 

York Hi Newspaper Locker

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Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Meeting and Office Tour

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