A math teacher and two students comment on the problems with no harm grading. Infographic by Anthony Kargoll With the transition to remote learning due to coronavirus, the Douglas County School District implemented a “no harm grading” policy. According to DCSD’s Remote Learning Plan, “During this closure, DCSD is approaching grades with a ‘hold harmless’... Continue Reading →
From janitors to grocery store workers, the importance of these front-line occupations has come to the surface during this pandemic. According to Trading Economics, unemployment has hit an all-time high of 14.7% in the United States. In January of 2020, it was at 3.6%, which was before the COVID-19 pandemic left many unemployed. As essential... Continue Reading →
Albums After Hours Genre: R&B/Pop Artist: The Weeknd Best Songs: Blinding Lights, In Your Eyes, Heartless, Too Late Review: The Weeknd’s new album, “After Hours”, debuted March 20, 2020, and became an instant hit across the globe making him the #1 ranked artist on Spotify today. Abel Tesfaye (The Weeknd) includes many 80’s vibe synth... Continue Reading →
This video is a short send off to the seniors leaving our newspaper team this year. If the video above does not work, this link should bring you to it. Thank you seniors!
Time stamps: 0:00 - Intro 1:00 News 2:23 - TV 8:46 - Keeping journalism alive 12:400 - School related 20:50 - Sports 23:45 - Music 33:05 - Movies and video games 34:50 - Outdoor activities 37:00 - Haircuts 39:05 - Outro
It’s no doubt that the world today is much different than the way it was just a few months ago. Everybody has been asked to remain indoors unless they have essential needs, and many non-essential businesses like hair salons are being shut down either temporarily or permanently. Grocery stores have also changed significantly on... Continue Reading →
As of April 24, 2020, over 124,000 schools have closed, leaving a record breaking 55.1 million students out of in-person education, according to EdWeek. Teachers and students are working hard to come up with ways to keep their education going amidst the pandemic. However, this isn't the first time schools have closed down. ... Continue Reading →
Many businesses and schools have been ordered to stay at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and with this, they have had to come up with a way to keep operations going. Whether that entails a weekly meeting or daily meetings, companies and schools are using Zoom and Google Meet to stay connected. ... Continue Reading →