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...

TikTok Has Taken Quarantine by Storm

Story by Nicole Haberek, Staff Writer and Editor

May 4, 2020

TikTok has quickly become one of the most popular social media platforms of 2020. The app that was initially released in 2016 gained its popularity over the summer of 2019. TikTok is an app where you can post up to 60-second vi...

The Emotional Toll of Distance Learning

Story by Emma DeLaRosa, Staff Writer/Co-Editor

May 4, 2020

We are now approaching the fourth week of distance learning and it has had different effects on everyone involved, students and teachers alike. Classes have all of a sudden been reworked to fit an online format and students a...

College Campuses Must Reopen This Fall

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

May 4, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education has been hit especially hard. College students across the country were hastily sent home from their campuses in March and have been enduring distance learning since. For many, their...

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