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Trying to survive the boredom

Some students have been baking/cooking over the quarantine. On May 1, 2020, freshman Chloe Heintz made cookies to keep her from being bored. “Over the quarantine I have been spending a lot of time baking,” said Heintz.

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2020

Having too much free time is never a good thing. It causes people to become extremely bored and feel like they have nothing to do.  Considering the COVID-19 outbreak has made it nearly impossible to go almost everywhere, students are still finding ways to work around the quarantine life.  Freshm...

School lunches still being served during the quarantine

Mrs. Kim Rismiller handing out lunches.

May 6, 2020

Teachers are dedicated to making sure that students can get their school lunches during the quarantine.

Working through the pandemic

Working at the Dunkin' Donuts drive thru in St. Clair, senior Bella Woodford poses with a coffee. Woodford wears protective gear like gloves and a mask due the coronavirus outbreak.

Alison McCord, Staffer

April 30, 2020

As of April 30, many fast food chains and other businesses still remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak. Governor Tom Wolf allowed certain businesses to remain open during the pandemic as long as it follows necessary guidelines. For example, fast food restaurants are only allowed to have customers...

Abusive relationships during the COVID-19 outbreak

Victims inside abusive relationships may feel trapped, even like they are behind bars. During the COVID 19 pandemic victims are now quarantined in their homes with their abusers. Crystal Corby, a school based/outpatient therapist at the ReDCo Group said “It makes sense that during this time, fears and tensions can be elevated. These elevated feelings can have a negative impact on healthy relationships as well as abusive relationships. If a partner feels unsafe in their situation, it may be helpful to consider getting out.”

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

April 23, 2020

Your eyes fill with tears. The partner who once supplied you with the feeling of tenderness, affection, and love now only transports pain. Your mind aches with every hurtful comment forced upon you thoughts. You perceive yourself as trapped. Yet you live in the United States and it is April of 2020....

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