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Christiana Howell, the Upper School Choral Director and teacher, leads her class over Zoom.

Choir Classes Adjust, Remote Learning

Anushka Srivastava, Contributing Writer December 18, 2020

This year has undoubtedly been one of great adjustments, as teachers and students alike have had to learn new ways to continue educating and learning online. While some courses and curriculums have adapted...

Hybrid School Proves Far Superior than Remote Learning

After quarantining, student is more grateful for hybrid learning
Kate Rekas, Staff Writer October 3, 2020

     Returning to school with only the demanding academics and none of the fun stuff was unappealing to all of us. However, after experiencing both fully remote and hybrid learning, I decided being...

You can make so many different bracelets with a Rainbow Loom. There are many YouTube tutorials if you don't know where to start.

Quarantine Crafts Bring Back Old Trends, Start New Ones

Crafts provide a great distraction
Nya Manneh, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

During quarantine, everyone’s day-to-day lives can get a little boring. So, to pass the time, many students are making crafts. Students have been doing anything from sewing and knitting blankets, to...

Photo Challenge #3

Photo Challenge #3

Theme: Patterns
Betsy Fries, Photography Editor May 18, 2020

Description: Photo challenges are a fun way to inspire and challenge photographers to take unique and amazing photos. These weekly challenges allow photographers to try new techniques and skills, while...

Day in the Life with Dylan Gainsley: Quarantine Edition

Dylan Gainsley, News Editor May 17, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlHJceLjpus&feature=youtu.be

Stop Trying to Maximize Productivity during Quarantine

Stop Trying to Maximize Productivity during Quarantine

Staying inside and focusing on yourself is perfectly okay during this stressful time
Emma Martinez Sutton, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2020

As we all adjust to our new daily lives during the pandemic, you are probably feeling the pressure to be productive all day at home. Not only do students have to figure out how to learn from home, but...

Photo Challenge #2

Photo Challenge #2

Theme: Sweets
Betsy Fries, Photography Editor May 14, 2020

Description: Photo challenges are a fun way to inspire and challenge photographers to take unique and amazing photos. These weekly challenges allow photographers to try new techniques and skills, while...

Photo Challenge #1

Photo Challenge #1

Theme: Shoes
Betsy Fries, Photography Editor May 13, 2020

Description: Photo challenges are a fun way to inspire and challenge photographers to take unique and amazing photos. These weekly challenges allow photographers to try new techniques and skills, while...

Kelly Dayton '22 is enjoying watching Outer Banks on Netflix.

Movies, TV Shows Offer a Great Escape

Netflix shows' popularity soars in quarantine
Maggie Seidel, Features Editor May 11, 2020

With quarantine boredom setting in, students and teachers alike are broadening their movie and TV watching horizons, exploring new genres and rewatching nostalgic and heartwarming classics. Some popular...

City of Minneapolis Closes Parks, Removes Nets

City of Minneapolis Closes Parks, Removes Nets

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board decides to close and take off equipment at parks to enforce social distancing
Sonia Baig, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

Since Governor Tim Walz issued the stay at home order on March 27, Minnesotans have had to find a new normal with socially distant activities.  While many originally turned to enjoying the outdoors...

Laila Elbakkal '21 is sporting her Billie Eilish sweatshirt. Wearing an expressive sweatshirt or top is a great way to have fun with fashion on Zoom.

Fashion Can Still Flourish in Quarantine

Students, teachers find ways to express themselves at home
Jenna Thrasher, Staff Writer May 10, 2020

Students and teachers no longer have to worry about their outfit for school. With classes now on Zoom, they are experimenting with new clothing choices. Because the camera only shows the top half of their...

Assembly Moderators Lauren Smith'20 and Mathew Krelitz'20 prepare to announce senior speeches. 
 Students can still view senior speeches every Monday and Wednesday.

Abrupt End to Senior Year Allows Opportunity to Reflect

Quarantine exemplifies the importance to make the best of an unfortunate situation
Drew Rosenblum, Editor Emeritus May 6, 2020

     I don’t think anyone expected the year to end like this. Between the last day of school before spring break and the day we found out school for the foreseeable future would be online, the world...

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