Students celebrate Thanksgiving during pandemic

Thanksgiving this year will be different due to the fact that a global pandemic is currently happening. It may be difficult to celebrate a holiday revolving around large gatherings with all of the safety...

West teachers adjust to virtual learning

In the wake of Covid-19, there’s no question that major adjustments are affecting all aspects of life. Masks are becoming items that many people cannot leave the house without, six feet is becoming a...

Students to return to school under Plan B

After an extended meeting on Sept. 8, the Henderson County School Board voted to let students return to school on a limited schedule. Plan B would allow students in grades 3-12 to attend in-person classes on a...

Cross country runners face workout restrictions

Jogging up the trail, the boy’s face lit up with a smile. This was the first time he had laid eyes on his teammates in months. Although their faces were covered up by masks, he knew they were beaming back at...

Students celebrate Fourth of July amidst pandemic

The Fourth of July seemed to approach quickly this year, as March morphed into July with one fell swoop. While the holiday is typically a time for celebrating our nation, our families, our friends and the...

Should students return to school in the fall?

After months of being quarantined because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are eager to get out and about, and rightfully so. Months of isolation will take a toll on anyone, myself included. This,...

Senior working during pandemic shares experience

Eyes glittering with excitement, the girl begins her next shift. Arming herself with a mask and gloves, Raine Wongchong spends her day taking orders and preparing frozen treats. At the end of the day, she...

Playing by the rules

On June 11, Henderson County Public Schools released Phase 1 of their plan for high school students to return to athletics on June 22. Athletes are required to follow a list of guidelines specific to their...

Social distancing not an option

Touring colleges. Making the decision. Repping the choice on decision day. Hanging out with friends. Prom. Celebrating the last exam, the last day, the last class. The last time they’ll ever get to see all...