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Mental heath affected by pandemic
Grading policy switches from spring

Grading policy switches from spring

October 21, 2020

As school started virtually this fall, a lot changed since the end of the 2020...

Students react to homecoming postponement

Students react to homecoming postponement

October 19, 2020

Homecoming is an annual fall tradition in which students participate in a week...

COVID-19 impacts Spanish teacher

COVID-19 impacts Spanish teacher

October 13, 2020

In the second week of August, Spanish teacher Jamie Bergstein and her husband...

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Free lunch program to continue for virtual students

Free lunch program to continue for virtual students

October 27, 2020

Although in-person classes begin in November, there...

Parent, teacher conferences scheduled for Oct. 15, 16

Parent, teacher conferences scheduled for Oct. 15, 16

October 12, 2020

Parent and teacher conferences will be held on Thursday,...

School board details transition plan for returning students, staff

School board details transition plan for returning students, staff

October 9, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 5, the school board authorized a re-entry...

Cameras on.
While many teachers believe that students should have their cameras on during online classes, some disagree. Turning cameras on or off should be encouraged rather than a requirement for students.
EDITORIAL: Teachers should not enforce cameras during online classes
Editorial Board • October 9, 2020

In this time of virtual classes and online education, both teachers and students have argued whether or not cameras should be turned on during...

Netflix and Hulu are two different streaming websites that you can pay to watch multiple different shows and movies.
Shows to watch or re-watch during social distancing
Myah Lear, Reporter • October 30, 2020

During quarantine, many people have been binge watching shows and watching movies when they have run out of things to watch. One option that not many people consider is re-watching...

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