Teachers See Benefits to Both Schedules

Teachers See Benefits to Both Schedules
January 13, 2021

With this year’s five-block schedule, students and teachers alike have had to adjust to teaching and learning with longer class periods and less days. As of now, the plans for the 2021-22 school year...

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Starts Shaky

Pfizer-BioNTech A COVID-19 vaccine about to be prepared for vaccination. Photograph courtesy of U.S. Secretary of Defense, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
January 12, 2021

Operation Warp Speed, the operation set up by the United States government meant to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Americans, has officially begun. Vaccines from biomedical companies, Pfizer and...

‘The Prom’ Dances into Our Hearts

Netflix's feature photo for 'The Prom'. Photo courtesy of @promnetflix via Twitter
January 12, 2021

Netflix dropped "The Prom," a film-adaptation of a stage musical by the same name, on Dec. 11, 2020,   The two-hour movie takes place in Edgewater, Indiana and tells the story of Emma Nolan, a high...

Society Needs to Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’

Cancel cutlure is a form of group shaming  in which a large majority of the public withdraw support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive, according to Dictionary.com.
Image by August Meriwether, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
January 9, 2021

The common practice of cancel culture destroys careers and discourages education and self improvement. Senior Claire Miller is familiar with this practice. “Cancel culture to me is when a majority...

Ribonucleic Acid Used in COVID-19 Vaccine

A doctor holds a vial of the BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA vaccine. Photo by U.S. Secretary of Defense, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
December 16, 2020

Leading pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna are using ribonucleic acid (RNA) in their vaccines as a safer method to create immunity to COVID-19. Vaccines that use ribonucleic acid are referred...

“The Social Dilemma” Helps Viewers Learn to Unplug

December 9, 2020

“The Social Dilemma,” a documentary reflecting on the dangers of hidden social media, has inspired a lot of people to unplug. Released on Netflix in September of 2020 and directed by Jeff Orlowski,...

The World Needs to Protect the Uighur Muslims

The highlighted red area is Xinjiang province where most  Uighur Muslims live in China.  Image Courtesy of Schaengel89~commonswiki via WikimediaCommons
December 4, 2020

Massive concentration camps in China have been holding millions of oppressed Uighur Muslims. According to the Council on Foreign Relation’s report on the Uighurs and their fight for justice, the Uighur...

Hazing Needs to Stop on the Ice

Hazing Needs to Stop on the Ice
November 18, 2020

Hazing- a word that makes the mouth bitter- is something that athletes of all sports hope to never witness or be a part of. But for some athletes, hazing shapes who they are as a person and how they...

Guardians, Students Debate Effects of Hybrid Schedules

Susquehannock class in session while using hybrid schedule.
Photograph by Michael Reeb
October 23, 2020

COVID-19 is changing students' learning experiences, for better or worse. Hybrid schedule is a better, safer choice for students, staff and others; students also believe that it is an easier way to...

Hybrid Schedule vs. Digital Academy

A school in Virginia following COVID protocol as the reopen. Photograph by @LCPSOfficial via Twitter
October 22, 2020

To stay as close to normal as possible, schools, including our own, have implemented a multi-schedule system to allow students to either go to school two days a week or to stay fully online.  Some...

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