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Proposed remote learning plan removed, future plans for face-to-face learning

On November 6, GPPSS announced the hybrid learning plan for when in-person school resumes. Deputy Superintendent Jon Dean explained that changes may be made to both plans in the future, and he urged everyone to keep a look out for further information.
“Just at this time, keep paying attention to what’s going on. Obviously, things are always changing,” Dean said.
November 24, 2020

Return to school postponed, midterms canceled On Nov. 6, GPPSS announced the postponement of the return to in-person learning for high school students to the tentative date of Jan. 25. Since the entirety...

The two-way mirror of missing transparency

The two-way mirror of missing transparency
November 23, 2020

Given the will they/won’t they nature of face-to-face learning, the majority of students and their families are stuck in limbo. The anticipation of waiting for the next plan, the next month or the next...

“Destiny 2: Beyond Light” a worthy expansion

November 20, 2020

After restless anticipation and a brief postponement, the new expansion for “Destiny 2: Beyond Light” was finally released to Xbox, PlayStation, PC and Stadia on November 10. Despite the delay, it...

Overwhelmed students and faculty seek solutions

Senior Amelia Schock has been feeling overwhelmed since she started online school in the fall.
November 16, 2020

Senior Amelia Schock says that the online school format implemented at the start of the school year has caused her to be more overwhelmed with class work than ever before. An overabundance of what Schock...

School sports in the era of COVID-19

Senior Louis Randazzo was one of the few students at the game. He said the regulations made the game feel very different from previous ones. “They were very boring with no student section and it just didn’t feel as hype with not a lot of people there,” Randazzo said.
November 2, 2020

Athletic Director Michelle Davis and her staff have been working to implement recent changes in MHSAA guidelines. The MHSAA recently released their COVID-19 response plan after working since March to create...

Being a pro at pronouns

Being a pro at pronouns
November 2, 2020

While many of us don’t even notice them within our sentences, pronouns are the small parts of speech used to address ourselves and others on a daily basis. “She was so good,” or “He is mean,”...

Trick-or-treat: the 5 best Halloween treats to enjoy from home

Trick-or-treat: the 5 best Halloween treats to enjoy from home
October 31, 2020

Scroll for our list of popular Halloween treats to satisfy your sweet tooth!   Caramel apples are a seasonal treat that come with many different toppings including sprinkles and peanuts.   Pillsbury...

Lights, camera, horror: your movie lineup for Halloween 2020

Lights, camera, horror: your movie lineup for Halloween 2020
October 31, 2020

Looking to enjoy some quality Halloween flicks this fright night? Look no further, here’s your guide to an at-home scare-a-thon! Each movie and show is ranked on a scale of I-III with I meaning Casper...

Covid-19, storm damage puts Halloween festivities on hold

For Haunted Garage founder Glen Williams, damage to his home has done more than just put his local attraction on hiatus.
October 30, 2020

Amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, normal holiday festivities have been put on hold, and with Halloween around the corner, many have begun to wonder how they will be able to celebrate. As someone who looks...

Lashes for days, or not: Milk Makeup’s Kush Mascara

Lashes for days, or not: Milk Makeup's Kush Mascara
October 30, 2020

Mascaras have been a game changer for the beauty industry since the first commercial-selling mascara was invented in 1822, with the very first mascara dated all the way back to 3500 B.C. Mascara has also...

An analysis of the 2020 Presidential debates

An analysis of the 2020 Presidential debates
October 30, 2020

September 30 - First Presidential Debate  I use the term debate loosely when referring to the Sept. 30 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, as I can’t...

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