The Irvington Voice

A Walker To Remember

“The very first thing that I wanted to do was teach. When I got my degree in drama, I didn’t want to become an unemployed actor because that was usually the situation, and my ego kept me from teaching drama – and that was a mistake . . . But I’m teaching now and I’m happy about it.”

Fiona Zhao, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

The coach of the boys’ and girls’ tennis team for the past three years, Mr. Lyle Walker is a familiar face at Irvington. This year, as Walker undertakes a long-term challenge to substitute sophomore and senior English classes in P-16, he weighs his options: though he is currently eligible to subst...

Balancing QUEST with English will never happen

April 23, 2015

QUEST for future needs to be modified for English Curriculum By Channing Whitaker | Staff Writer Having to read two novels in two months with in-class and formal essays for English is manageable. But having to combine multiple QUEST assignments in that two month span puts tremendous stress on many s...

Slaughterhouse-Five

May 1, 2014

What the author initially titled The Children’s Crusade: A Duty Dance with Death became a crusade against censorship and a dance with controversy Arya Sureshbabu | News Apprentice Almost as soon as it hit bookshelves in 1969, Kurt Vonnegut’s absurd novel began to garner criticism and stir up c...

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