Tag Archives: coronavirus

Union leaders and Denali students reflect on SPS reopening policies

By Keith Dinh and Angela Hwang Staff Editors Summit Denali reopened for in-person classes on April 1, following negotiations between the teachers’ union and the administration. The negotiations concluded on March 29 with the teachers being allowed to return voluntarily.  In March, students were given the option to return to in-person classes. Those who chose to go back remain in

Read more

Students struggle to find room for improvement during virtual school’s challenges

By Clayton Schmidt and Justin Tilbury Staff Writers As the first semester of the school year comes to a close, many American students have remained unsatisfied with online school. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily routines around the world; with pressure to stay isolated at home as much as possible, most American students are taking online classes. American schools have

Read more

Racism against Asians is on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Kristen Dalida and Kate Goshko Staff Writers Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Asians have reported experiencing racism and having felt discriminated against. Many people are blaming people of Asian descent, especially East Asian, for the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CDC wrote on their official website, “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by a new coronavirus first identified

Read more

Shasta athletes left restless during Covid-19 pandemic

By Sarah Rusali Staff Writer The recent pandemic has not only affected schools’ learning platform and how we view education but also school athletes. At the beginning of March 2020, sports were canceled throughout the country. Training and events were put on hold and athletes were told to go home. Money that was spent on these programs for things like

Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Summit Public Schools announces plan for faculty-wide salary freeze

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief Note: Summit Public Schools is closed for Summer holiday the week of Jun. 29 to Jul. 6. This article was edited to include  emailed statements from CEO Diane Tavenner that were received post-publication. On Thursday, June 25, Summit Public Schools (SPS) announced during a public Zoom board meeting (minutes to be posted) that salaries would

Read more

Musicians keep in touch with their fans during quarantine through online concerts

By Nethan Sivarapu and Ian Vu Staff Editors In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we see ourselves as more disconnected from society than ever. During these times, how have musicians kept in touch with the world to continue spreading their music? Social distancing has changed the way that many people around the world tackle their daily tasks. Many people

Read more

Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests across the Bay Area

By Alaya Scarlett Staff Writer George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Tamir Rice. Trayvon Martin. Samuel Dubose. Eric Garner. Akai Gurley. The list goes on. Countless lives have been taken due to the institutionalized racism that remains prevalent in the world, especially the United States. People all across the country have been protesting beginning May 26, the day after George

Read more
« Older Entries