Tag Archives: School

Should School Start at a Later Time?

By Madison Carr There has been speculation about Garnet Valley High School changing the start time. Many people have debated whether starting school an hour later would be beneficial for students. There are some pros and cons to both options. The strange 2020-21 school year has brought the topic to the forefront. Some students may

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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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Life as a Junior in School

By: Alec Eskin This school year has been none like any other, especially for the upperclassmen like myself. Even since COVID-19 shut down school in March last year, no aspect of life has been the same. School has been virtual, asynchronous, synchronous, hybrid, you name it the form of schooling has change in a lot

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What Did You Say?

By Kushagra Gupta Buttoning my jacket and clearing my throat, I took a deep breath and began, “Good morning, honorable chair and fellow delegates, the People’s Republic of China strongly believes…” The speech was interrupted when a couple of delegates nearby started giggling. I looked up at the Model United Nations committee. Everyone was staring

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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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Are Midterms a Thing of the Past?

By Madison Carr Due to hybrid learning, many schools have decided to not require midterms. In its place, some teachers have chosen alternative tests, quizzes, projects, or chose to assign nothing. While discussing their decision, one teacher explained, “Online learning is hard enough as it is, we don’t need to add more work for the

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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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