Will Students Feel Safe if Schools are Reopened in the Fall?

Story by Ava Schrage, Staff Writer/ Editor

May 19, 2020

Schools have been one of the largest institutions affected by COVID-19 as evidenced by the overwhelming majority of states closing down all public schools, leaving many students to deal with distance learning, missing out on important...

Many People Prefer In School Schooling Over Online Schooling

Story by Olivia Haberek, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

I recently administered a poll through my Instagram account @oliviahaberek with the question "Do you prefer online school or actual school?" There were 120 votes. There was a variety of ages in the votes as well. There were people...

Summer jobs in jeopardy due to pandemic

Story by Nicole Haberek, Staff Writer and Editor

May 18, 2020

When the coronavirus hit, no one knew it would last this long. The summer is in jeopardy, meaning summer jobs are in jeopardy. Many students work at non-essential businesses that may not be opening any time soon, or with intense ...

Fall Semester for Universities Remains Unclear

Story by Emma DeLaRosa, Staff Writer/Co-Editor

May 18, 2020

In March, many colleges and universities began closing their campuses for the remainder of the spring semester, but now as summer approaches, many institutions are still unsure if they can return in the fall. In fear of coro...

Stonington High School cancels final exams

Story by Ben Fyke, Staff Writer/Editor/Social Media Manager

May 14, 2020

Stonington High School has announced its official grading policy for the second semester as adjustments for the new distance learning model continue to be made. The plan was emailed to students and parents on May 8th. The ...

Board of Education waives senior project graduation requirement

Story by Ben Fyke, Staff Writer/Editor/Social Media Manager

May 11, 2020

The Stonington Board of Education has approved a waiver request to cancel the remaining portions of the senior project. For weeks, the fate of the senior project was unknown. With school likely being cancelled for the rest o...

The 63rd Annual Mother-Daughter Banquet Goes Virtual

Story by Emma DeLaRosa, Staff Writer/Co-Editor

May 11, 2020

The Mother-Daughter Banquet has been an annual tradition at SHS for 63 years, but because of the coronavirus, the event has been canceled. Instead of having the banquet in person as it would normally be, it will now be virtual.  ...

So, What Now? and Other Questions for Juniors

Story by Maura Nowak, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

There’s no doubt that high school seniors faced some of the biggest disappointments as a result of the coronavirus: not getting a senior prom, not having a graduation ceremony, not getting the proper closure to a period of t...

Have Questions About AP Tests? Read This

Story by Ava Schrage, Staff Writer/ Editor

May 4, 2020

As a result of COVID-19, this year's AP exams are going to be administered at home and will be made, taken, and scored very differently than they have in past years. Instead of being taken in a traditional format, students...

Different Ways To Stay Active In Quarantine

Story by Olivia Haberek, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

There are many different ways to stay active during this global pandemic, especially for gym assignments. Here are some ways: You can go on walks or runs around your neighborhood, to make it more enjoyable you can also br...

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