Life After YIHS   —By Kate Buche Pattison

Life After YIHS —By Kate Buche Pattison

I was recently knitting in the teacher’s lounge of the bilingual school where I now work, and one of my Spanish colleagues asked me if I knew how to say “knitting” in Spanish. I responded that I couldn’t think of the word at the moment, but I knew it in German. The...
I Never Wanted A Desk Job

I Never Wanted A Desk Job

By Emily Colacino In the twelve years since I graduated from Youth Initiative High School I have many times found myself in unexpected situations, feeling grateful for the unique and well-rounded education I received and the ways in which it prepared me for the real...
Playing School For 23 Years at YIHS

Playing School For 23 Years at YIHS

By Jacob Hundt – Kaleidoscope Fall 2019   “For, to speak out once for all, man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.” -Friedrich Schiller, Letters Upon the Aesthetic Education of Man, Letter XV...