Taking a note from President Theodore Roosevelt, the theme embraces those who have thrown themselves in the arena. They are not critics or observers, but individuals who are trying new concepts, voicing opinions, and putting themselves out there to experience the unfamiliar.
In a society where information is at everyone's fingertips, we must be focused on its application. On Thursday, September 15, 2016, a panel of community members who "Apply Now" new concepts to get hands-on every day shared their ideas and experiences.
Every day at York, we witness remarkable ideas morphing and thriving in the minds of this community. Without a doubt, they are ideas worth spreading. On April 1, 2015, we introduced a new way of distributing them: TEDxYorkSchool. In its thought provoking and entertaining debut, TEDxYorkSchool brought ideas and creativity to the stage for a conference that left audience members laughing and inspired. The inaugural event featured a variety of independent thinkers from the York community who each use a new medium to solve timeless problems or express striking stories.