Tag Archives: COVID-19

The pandemic has horribly affected students’ chances of catching up to the learning curve

By Anthony Almanza, Nick Dedes, Srinand Mudunuri and Leonardo Arias Soto Staff Writers                                                                    Students and teachers agree: the online learning experience was a pain. There was always a new problem, whether it was technology issues or just the overall learning gap it caused.  According to NBC Bay Area, “Our analysis shows that the impact of the pandemic on K–12 student

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Summit Shasta reopens campus for the 2021-2022 school year

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief After over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic looming over the globe, when schools had to transition to virtual teaching or risk widespread infection, the Summit Public Schools (SPS) charter district has made the choice to reopen entirely this fall. Summit Shasta, one SPS campus located in Daly City, Calif., reopened its doors on Aug.

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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

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Summit Briefing: Week of 4/19/21

Flag waves over raiser wire fence.

An American flag waves behind a wire fence, erected in preparation for the Derek Chauvin trial decision. Mr. Chauvin was convicted on all charges Tuesday the 20th. (Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock via ABC News). Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal    Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try

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Biden faces a tough test in his first 100 days

Albert Chang-Yoo Editor-in-Chief On January 20th, Joe Biden officially entered the office of president. Preceding him, one of the most exhausting election cycle in modern American history. Yet, his biggest challenge lies before him. “Few people in our nation’s history have been more challenged or found a time more challenging or difficult than the time we’re in now,” Biden pronounced

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