Tag Archives: Coronavirus

How to Make a Reusable Mask

By Lila Troum A new, (potentially) fashionable staple in everybody’s lives nowadays: a mask. Whether you use a disposable one or a reusable one, wearing a mask is important and critical to wear in a public setting. I’ve been sewing for around eight years now, and last April I picked up the trick of learning

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The Thoughts of Two Essential Workers Living in a Pandemic

By Rachel Jason Essential workers played influential and major roles in America and around the world this past year. The term “essential worker” includes medical workers, teachers, transportation workers, grocery store workers, and many others. They have risked their physical, social, and mental health to keep our society stable.  Keith Layman and Miriam Jason are

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What’s It Like Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine?

By Lila Troum As news regarding updates on the vaccine(s) sweep the nation, so does hope for normalcy to soon return. We’re now in month four of vaccine distribution, with over 12% of the nation fully vaccinated and millions of vaccines being administered every day. Many around who haven’t had the chance to receive the

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Music Festivals and Concerts Halted by COVID-19

By Justin Kang Wanting an outlet from the daily stress and isolation that life brings, Americans have flocked to music festivals and concerts in astounding numbers. Thousands of concertgoers could be packed into an arena at a time, which was the exact downfall of these largely intimate and social events. With the arrival of the

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Garnet Valley High School to Hold College Planning Presentation for Class of 2022

On Wednesday, January 13th, Mr. Michael Saladdino, GVHS’s college counselor, will host a Zoom session at 7:00 pm for current 11th graders and their parents discussing college applications. Here, he will detail what juniors’ top priorities and the impact of COVID-19 on the college process. The presentation will be recorded and posted. Please contact salladm@garnetvalley.org

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Working During the Pandemic

By Kevin Genthert The pandemic has brought with it many changes in the daily “normal” everyone knew before March. As the viral infection swept across the country, people were affected in many different ways, including a record high in American unemployment. As people lost their jobs or got laid off, national attention was brought to

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