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PRO/CON: Virtual Learning: Positive or Negative?

Maddie Root and Cameron Gibson

October 12, 2020

PRO: Online school adds countless benefits to each student’s day and is a refreshingly new way to learn as compared to in-person school. What once seemed like a totally foreign concept has now become the “new normal....

Stop saying that children are resilient

Belle Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2020

These past few months have been tough on everyone. We are all doing the best we can to deal with situations and obstacles we’ve never faced before. I’ve noticed changes in my own mental and physical health due to the new circumstances...

John Carroll handles the COVID-19 crisis exceptionally well

Alex Hau, Media Chief

May 1, 2020

There is no doubt that the Coronavirus has thrown a pretty large wrench into the works of how things operate. Every student around the country has had their academic life affected, and many of them have been left in the dark (or...

Using the Time Off to Reflect and Be Thankful

Kate Gromacki, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

We’ve been home now for over a month. School from home has become the new normal as we try to protect ourselves from the virus. Some students even remark that they’ve lost their sense of time, even what day it is. Easter came...

How Coronavirus has given us a rare gift: the gift of time

Emma Balint, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

“I don’t have enough time.” Everyone has said this at least once in their lives. Especially as teenagers, we fill every waking minute with school, sports, homework, family time, etc. But we don’t have a choice most of...

Maryland enforces face mask law amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cameron Gibson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

This year, although we are only four months in, has been packed full of world news, crisis, and overall changes in lifestyle. With the Coronavirus pandemic still continuing to rise in Maryland, new rules and regulations have been...

All states need to enact stay-at-home orders

Giovanni Rizzotti, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

With the Coronavirus continuing to spread throughout the United States, many states have taken drastic action to protect the health and safety of its citizens. This includes the closure of all non-essential businesses, the closure...

Location is a big deciding factor in choosing a college

Belle Wilson, Managing Editor

May 1, 2020

Going to a college in a big city has always been a dream of mine, specifically in New York City. Living far away from my family never has raised any concerns for me. However, since the global pandemic came to the United States,...

Graduation means so much to seniors

Malik Scott, Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

The alumni who have walked the halls before us have said that walking across the stage in front of everyone who has supported you along your journey is a feeling like no other. Unfortunately, right now, we seniors do not have...

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