Seniors Finish School Year despite Pandemic

This is one of the original graduation invitations for seniors graduating in 2020.
Photograph by Gaby Cartier

By Gaby Cartier, Reporter

May 28, 2020

Seniors graduated this year during a pandemic that has caused school closures and event cancellation around the globe. Disappointment rains over the senior crowd, but not for all. Senior Kaitlyn Endres, who skipped junior year, has experienced positive results from online schooling. “I think ...

Seniors Prepare for College During Pandemic

A view of the now empty campus of Penn State. Photo Via twitter @tylerjoelb

By Matthew Schwanke, Reporter

May 27, 2020

Around this time every year, high school seniors all over the United States of America start to finalize where they are going to college; however, this year has been very different from past years due to COVID-19. Attending college is a difficult thing to plan for, and it has enough complications on i...

Parents Work through Quarantine

This is a mother trying to complete her work while her children are distracting her. Image by GETTY IMAGES

By Sydney Lambdin

May 21, 2020

March 13, 2020 is when the first phone call came, announcing school was cancelled for two weeks due to COVID-19. Two weeks later, another phone call- two more weeks off. Now it is May, and school is cancelled for the rest of the year. People often focus on how the students and teachers feel, but th...

Local Businesses Evolve During Pandemic

Local Businesses Evolve During Pandemic

By Ian Davis, Reporter

May 21, 2020

Unprecedented times calls for unprecedented measures. Many local businesses are having issues with the pandemic because they cannot get the staff or customers into their business. Many businesses have enacted different solutions to combat this problem. Amber Brose, employee at Rita’s, explain...

York County Moves to Yellow Phase of Reopening Stages

This is the most recent map of the counties' schedule to reopen. Screenshot via NBC Philadelphia

By KC O'Neill, Reporter

May 21, 2020

Governor Wolf announced that York and 11 other counties will move to the yellow phase on Friday, May 22. According to Tom Wolf, “the administration will utilize a three-phase matrix to determine when counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on work, congregate settings,...

COVID-19 Shuts down schools, Students React

This is a computer logged on for online learning. Image by Maggie Kroeger via Google Images

By Amy Collins, Reporter

May 20, 2020

With the new COVID-19 virus quickly spreading, it was only a matter of time before schools, in the county, were forced to take action, postponing school and resorting to Flexible Instruction Days. Junior Gabby Cartier was unbothered by the news. “I didn't really care in all honesty; it wasn't...

Students Transition into a Different Lifestyle

A close up of the coronavirus that is causing the cancellation of peoples' normal routines.
Photograph via Instagram @cdcgov.

By Anna Joy, Reporter

May 2, 2020

Students have been forced to transition to a new daily routine - online school, isolation and, in many cases, different sleep schedules. This is due to the outbreak of COVID-19, an extremely contagious virus that can have deadly consequences. With the closure of school, almost every busines...

Students Prep for AP Exam Changes

This is the question all AP exam takers were asking a few weeks ago.
Image Courtesy of @collegeboard via Twitter

By Blake Ramey

April 24, 2020

Because of Covid-19, this year's AP Exams will be taken at home, and the exam format will be simplified. Get details and learn about the benefits of taking exams here: https://t.co/uK03eEcr24. pic.twitter.com/iOdFXgzKhP — The College Board (@CollegeBoard) April 22, 2020 Traditional face-to-face Advanced Placement (AP) exam administrations will be repl...

Spring Sports Athletes Finish Disappointed

Varsity Girls lacrosse at their first scrimmage before their season came to an end.
Photographed by Coach K

By Maggie Grim, Reporter

April 24, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all spring sports have been canceled, drastically affecting spring student athletes. These students had been preparing for months to participate in their sport. Senior baseball player CJ Munch has been impacted by the cancellation. “It hurts a lot knowing all the ...

Teachers Transition to Online Instruction

Math teacher, Kori Eisenhart juggles teaching and taking care of her daughters. Photograph by Kori Eisenhart

By KC O'Neill, Reporter

April 24, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this is a big change for everyone, especially teachers, who have to completely transition to teaching online. Certain subjects like art and gym are more difficult to teach online, but all teachers are adjusting to the change. Many teachers like physical education teacher Joseph...

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