Tag Archives: Hybrid Learning

Happy Birthday, Quarantine!

By Lila Troum This week is big for the country, as we “celebrate” quarantine’s first birthday! March 13, 2020 was our first day of quarantine, and as we approach/move past that date this year, it’s important to take into consideration just how much we’ve normalized everything and how much we, as people, as students, as

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How Has COVID-19 Affected Teachers?

By Frank Long Garnet Valley Middle School teacher/coach Eric Van Wyk (Mr. Van Wyk) along with Saint Joseph’s University economics professor Vincent Long, give insight on what teaching during the pandemic has been like.   This pandemic has been exceptionally challenging for everyone. From losing social experiences, to losing jobs, and to even losing loved ones. 

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Brian Perlsweig Offers Insight on Being a Teacher and Coach during the Pandemic

Conducted by Ben Slomich Brian Perlsweig is a teacher and football coach here at Garnet Valley High School. In this article, you will get to hear some of his opinions about online learning, sports, and living life during the pandemic. Q: What is your overall feeling about online learning?A: “You’re trying to make the most

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An Interview with Julia Gambacorta, Garnet Valley Class of 2022 Treasurer

Conducted by Brooke Lovelace In what ways do you believe that you benefitted from having school transitioned online? In what way are you at a disadvantage?  I benefit because I can get more done in the day because we end school at 12:40. The disadvantages are it is hard to learn in an online format

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Being a High School Sophomore During the Pandemic

By Lila Troum Saying that our lives have changed would be an understatement. Over the course of the past year, students around the country have been facing the same challenge that COVID proposes: how to deal with virtual/hybrid learning. As a sophomore, I look around at my fellow classmates, the upperclassmen, the freshmen, and I

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What’s It Like Halfway Through the School Year in the Virtual/Hybrid Learning Model?

By Kate Romanelli As you may know, this school year has not been like any other. Usually, we are able to go to school on a bus with a lot of people and do in-class work together. This year has been very different though. Since the pandemic began, most of us have been learning remotely.

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Why Did Some GVHS Students Stick With Virtual Learning?

By Madison Carr Garnet Valley has started a hybrid schedule, where half of the students attend school in-person every other day. However, some students have decided to stay fully virtual. Recently, I talked to three different students to gain some insight regarding why they didn’t go back to school. Why did you choose to stay

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GVHS Senior Voices Thoughts on Hybrid Model

By Humaam Said* On October 19th, Garnet Valley starts its hybrid model. While many oppose going back into schools, it’s important to realize that schools play an important role in fostering the growth of students. In person schooling benefits students through more attentive educational instruction and social development. It’s no surprise that our education has

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Garnet Valley School District to Go Forth With Hybrid Learning

By Ekjot Khurana After holding lots of meetings and making tough decisions, Garnet Valley School District has finally announced reopening its physical buildings! Starting in late September  a select number of special education students will be brought in. Throughout the end of September and beginning of October the grades will start coming in on a

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