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Recipes to make with 5 ingredient or less

Recipes to make with 5 ingredient or less

Chloe Kapsal, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

   In the past two weeks, we have been in quarantine. A large problem for many people is that all we are eating is junk food. It doesn’t seem worth it to make a meal for one person when you can go grab some junk out of the cabinet. Maybe making recipes that have only a few ingredients will make it ...

How to forget about Coronavirus

How to forget about Coronavirus

Deeya Prakash, Content Managing Editor

April 4, 2020

*This article is purely satirical. Read at your own risk. Please, do not do ANYTHING listed in this article—it is purely included for comedic purposes. I recognize that this is a difficult period for all of us, and I hope this article makes you chuckle just a little bit. We could use some humor :)...

For the first time in history

For the first time in history

Katie Mott, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

   Every four years, the world comes together for the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games. From breath-taking displays of international pride, to the parade of nations, to the culmination of the torch relay, it is a well-awaited ceremony for the athletes and spectators alike.     ...

Stuck at home…far from home

Stuck at home…far from home

Allison McElroy, Trends Chief

April 1, 2020

   People around the world have been lamenting long days stuck at home as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. But imagine being quarantined in an unfamiliar place, far from home. That is the situation thousands of Americans have found themselves in, including SHS English teacher Mrs. Johanna Gordon, so...

Crossing the Aisle in a Crisis

Crossing the Aisle in a Crisis

Serene Tarabishi , Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

   United we stand, divided we fall. We all know the mantra. However, its message has taken a more active role these days as the nation tests its ability to withstand a crisis together. Neighbors helping neighbors, people helping each other have been the models of our society during this strenuous t...

Teachers discuss their thoughts on remote learning

Teachers discuss their thoughts on remote learning

Claire Berlier, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

   Remote learning: this is a new experience for all students. And for all teachers. They have to find a way to teach from home, miles away from their students, unlike the usual, at most, 15 feet. So, how do you accomplish this?    The first thing to consider is the assignment. Social studies teacher Mr. ...

Conquering online school

Conquering online school

Charlotte Weiss, Feature Chief

March 29, 2020

   AMIDST THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, Governor Mike DeWine decided to close all Ohio schools for three weeks. Although we are still scheduled to return to school on April 6, that time may be extended considering the state of Ohio is currently sheltered in place.    After one week of Spring Break, Sycamore...

Getting Reliable News During A Pandemic

Getting Reliable News During A Pandemic

Bhaavya Jha, Broadcast Editor

March 28, 2020

   The country is on lockdown, everything is in chaos, and everything is confusing, so how can I trust the news I get?     The obvious answer is that you need to make sure that the information you have received is from a reliable source, and not something your friend forwarded you through social med...

Positives of the pandemic

Positives of the pandemic

Ria Parikh, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

   Coronavirus. This word has been said so much in these past few weeks that not one person can go about their day without hearing about this tragic situation and what is coming out of it. With all this negative news swarming around us, it can be incredibly hard to maintain a positive mindset. While we sh...

Local sewing community pays it forward

Local sewing community pays it forward

Grace Zhang, Associate Web Editor

March 26, 2020

   Growing up, we’ve read about history, learned about history, and now? We’re living through history. As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, it seems as if we as students can’t do anything to help...well, of course, other than staying at home and practicing social distancing.    But a few S...

Time Management

Time Management

Josh Moore, Accountant

March 13, 2020

   Every once and a while you get the perfect storm of homework. Three sheets of math, pages 237 to 245 in history, and a project for biology, all due on the same morning.     While there has been help like the Synnovation lab or Aves Bell, that feeling of stress and anxiety seems to always c...

A New Interest For Scary Movies

A New Interest For Scary Movies

Lindsay Ruskin, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

   Trying something new can be scary at first, especially if it is a horror movie. About three weeks ago, I was hanging out with my friends, and we were not sure what to do.    We all sat down and decided to watch a scary movie, and I was a little shaken up. The following weekend came, and w...

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