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STUDENT SECTION

Chloe Chui, senior

Jasmine Zhang, Student Section Reporter | March 25, 2021

Last March 13th, I was mostly preparing for ISSMA State, the ACT, and Science Olympiad. Sadly, all three of those were cancelled. Also, I was hanging out with a lot of people and getting home pretty late each day in general. A lot of things have changed since then. Generally, I have a lot less responsibilities and I spend a lot more time doing nothing than I did last year. Also, a lot of my interactions...

Samantha Schleeter, Sophomore

Elise Varhan, Student Section Reporter | February 19, 2021

"I want to start improving my sleep schedule because I don’t have the best one right now, so I would have to keep a constant bedtime. I also plan on spending more time outside and staying off my phone as much as I can, because I feel like that will make me much happier in general, which will improve my schoolwork."  

Aila McKeown, freshman

Elise Varhan, Student Section Reporter | February 19, 2021

"My New Year’s Resolution is to stay motivated with school so I can finish the year with good grades, which I will do by making sure I keep up with all my classes, not getting behind on any work."

As Feb. 14 approaches, students learn to balance their  relationships—both platonic and romantic—with other commitments

Jasmine Zhang, Student Section Reporter | February 13, 2021

Sophomore Annabelle Yang and freshman Samantha Lin, who have been friends for over 10 years, said they are looking forward to a different kind of celebration on Feb. 14: “Galentines Day.” The term originated from the television show “Parks and Recreation”, originally aired in 2010, and refers to the celebration of specifically female friendships, but today it can be referred to when addressing...

Due to COVID-19, students, staff adapt to their change in Chinese New Year celebrations, traditions

Karolena Zhou, Reporter | February 12, 2021

Today, Chinese New Year is celebrated all around the world, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have to change the way they celebrate the holiday. For example, while junior Aleen Zhao said she normally gathers with friends and families, this year she has had to communicate with others via the internet. “Chinese New Year is a time where families celebrate the lunar new year. (For...

Jamie Klavon, Junior

Chenyao Liu | February 2, 2021

"Last year, I was involved in unified track not regular track...so I did not experience the cancellation of a season that I was training for. I don’t have any worry that the season will be canceled this year due to the fact that vaccines are being distributed.”