Written by: Brooke Dalton
Spring is in the air, and thank goodness. The promise of a semester ending and a mental break is so enticing that it’s hard to stay focused some days. But what about summer school?
What if you want to get ahead in your degree, or try to finish early, or avoid a heavier year next year? How do you balance being a full-time student in the summer, or taking a class and working full-time? How do you avoid burnout?
Written By: Brooke Dalton
Commuters commuters commuters! York is a commuter school, no doubt, and commuting can be a challenge sometimes. With waking up early to get to school on time and being more affected by weather conditions, commuting can be hard!
Whether you’re commuting from the GTA or from downtown, there are many ups and downs to commuting.
So how do we do it?
Written By: Brooke Dalton
So you’re in AMPD and want to double major? Not sure how to go about it? This is the perfect place to start! Double majoring is a great way to explore two interests in a more in-depth way, by getting to experience two programs in one rather than just dabbling in a secondary subject. In my experience, double majoring has been awesome!
Written by: Daniel Pasoff
On November 21st 2018, the York University Wind Ensemble visited Markham District High School to assist with Elementary School clinics. The day was filled with fun activities including three different mass bands, two sessions of mass choir and a performance by the York University Jazz Mobile.
Written by: Kimberly Davis
Brass Ensemble: it used to be a course here at York, but is unfortunately not offered this year. What’s a brass-lover to do? Until the ensemble is set to return in the upcoming year, a group of approximately 15 students is keeping the brass tradition alive. “We are just young men and women who love brass and couldn’t imagine a world without each other, without the happiness we bring through music, and none of us could imagine a world without brass and complete harmony when playing Bach”, says Kyle McAllister.
Written By: Lucia Llano
Think you know all there is to know about AMPD? Now’s your chance to prove it! Take our super tough AMPD quiz and see how much you know about the faculty you’ve devoted so much of your life to!
Written By: Chevon
Someone once asked me if I was an Artist or a Creative. My response was “What is the difference anyway? Aren’t all Artists also Creatives and all Creatives, Artists?” The distinction between the two can be difficult to identify until both are more clearly defined. Artists are experts, masters in their art form. Creatives, on the other hand, are those with the ability to make new things or think of new ideas. They are imaginative, innovative, and experimental, but not necessarily professional as Artists are. Read More