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A Time of Needing a Message From You

Steven Torres, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

It's the same day every day. Wake up, get on the zoom call for my classes, eat, do homework, and go to bed. It feels like an endless cycle as if you were staring at that boring old clock in your classroom as time slowly passes...

I’ve Accepted My New “Normal”

Elizabeth Vega, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

We have been in a pandemic for six months now. I'm sure we have all discovered new things about ourselves and have had some difficulties keeping ourselves occupied. My social media has been filled with posts and stories of my fr...

How Distance Learning Affects My Comprehension

Anonymous

September 28, 2020

Waking up at 7 am to start my school day off through distance learning never gets easier. I speedily attempt to absorb as much information as possible as my teachers lecture and my family walks in and out of my room. I can’...

What Goes On Behind a Closed Zoom Camera

Khaled Kahla, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

A typical day of school starts with me logging into my first zoom meeting at 8:00 a.m. At this time I am still in bed under my sheets with my Chromebook in one hand and my phone in the other. Because my first class is an AP class, ...

Concentrating on the Chromebook

Anonymous

September 28, 2020

Staying focused in class is a hard task and being a young “adult” shouldn’t be the excuse for why I should be responsible enough to pay attention. Having to do school online sounds much easier than it is. Sitting in front of...

What I Want Teachers to Know

Anonymous

September 28, 2020

COVID-19 made me regret not hugging my cousins at the last family gathering we had back in March. Everything changed so fast, we barely noticed it did. The way the world works now is much different then it did before. One thing w...

Boiling Point

Anonymous

September 28, 2020

7:45 a.m  “Sighs... Here we go again.”  I get cleaned up and ready for school as if I'm actually going to learn something. I start my first class; right away I'm trying to write everything down and understand the less...

My Experience With Distance Learning Has Been Like a Toxic Relationship

Fabiola Reyes, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

These past few months I’ve had to be more like an adult. And it’s scary since I feel like I’m not learning at all. Missing out on my senior and having to do classes on zoom hasn’t been a good experience for me when it ...

Swimming with Swamp Monsters

Evette Gallardo, Staff Writer, Editor

September 28, 2020

...but let’s face it, I haven’t been normal for quite a while, I text one of my close friends.  Distance learning has been both a blessing and a curse, especially for me. If you don’t know me then you wouldn’t know th...

Lack of Motivation

Anonymous

September 28, 2020

I just sit there blankly staring at my computer screen with no motivation to do the work. Distance learning has put me and I’m sure others in one of the most unmotivated and draining places. These online classes are not even close to b...

COVID-19’s Possession on Senioritis

Anthony Argueta, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Senioritis: a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.  As students face their first year of distance learning due to the current pandemi...

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