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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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.
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
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
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
By Nimisha Mikkineni The 2020-2021 school year has been challenging for students, teachers, and administrators alike. As a result of the COVID-19 induced pandemic, most schools have been forced to go online. With that, the prominent question is: Have students been learning as well online? Many students have been struggling with online learning, due to
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.
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
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
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