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Wellness Room set to re-open with precautions

Mrs. Taylor's virtual classroom has links and resources for students at any time

Lindsey Harrison, A&E Editor

October 2, 2020

With school returning, students will have access to the Wellness Room with a couple of new rules and precautions to protect students and staff from COVID-19. Formerly called the Mindfulness Room, the Wellness Room will remain open and be available for students looking to bolster their mental health....

COVID brings new changes to Perry Theatre

Cast of Perry Theatre after production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Rachel Smith, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2020

With the return to in-person learning, theatre programs throughout CUSD have made many different changes to stay safe during the COVID-19 crisis. CDC guidelines, such as social distancing, have been a template for most of these recent changes. Some high school theatre programs have been hosting virt...

Going dancing again? PHS has differing opinions

Homecoming dances this year look very different due to the health and safety concerns of COVID-19, which leaves students uncertain about high school activities.

Ashlyn Miner, News Editor

October 2, 2020

One of the most difficult parts about school closures last March was the lack of much-anticipated school activities. This year is filled with that same uncertainty. Dances, spirit weeks, and assemblies make high school exciting and memorable, but questions about school activities continue to linger....

COVID cases in school?

masks ready for use for school

Braden Toth, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

As we begin to return to a normal schedule, schools reopen at a slow pace due to the adjustment being harder than anticipated. The district has decided to reopen due to evidence showing that “the number of cases in Arizona and the city of Chandler have significantly decreased,”(CUSD80). This dec...

Administration rolls out back to school protocol

New arrows will serve as directive markers for students during the busy passing periods.

Anna Myers, Managing Editor

October 1, 2020

Two hundred and twenty-one days.  As of Oct. 13, the first day that CUSD high school classes will meet in-person this year, the hallways will have remained unoccupied by students for two hundred and twenty-one days.  Now, as students and staff prepare to transition back in a post COVID-19 setting, s...

A guide for back to school face masks

Students hang out, while following the CDC's guidelines on  face masks.

Logan Cogley, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

With the recent announcement that students will be returning on October 13th, many of the students, families, and staff have been asking questions regarding face masks. Therefore, this is the perfect time to make sure to know what the CDC recommends for our safety, which masks are best to use and how s...

Adapting to practicing softball through a computer screen

Junior Autumn Kunze practices for her upcoming softball season.

Sophie Barkett, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all do daily activities. However, thanks to some creative planning by Coach Todd Rogers and others, the softball team is not missing a beat. In fact, the softball players are virtually hard at work. Online classes for physical education are difficult and are...

Virtual learning in English class

Student studies English notes after a virtual class

Saydria Ostler, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

Learning and teaching through a global pandemic and its side effects is not something students or teachers thought they would ever do. But everyone has had to adjust to the different learning formats that 2020 has offered. The virtual English classroom has changed since the fourth quarter of last...

COVID-19 ruins Senior year

Senior POV

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

Senior year- you have finally made it after years of being an underclassmen. You cannot wait to get a half day and participate in senior activities. Then, all of a sudden, a global pandemic strips away any chance you have at participating in your senior year and ruins your spirit. Well, that is exactly...

Social agenda’s can wait: COVID-19 safety takes priority

Students Lauren Ludwig and Mikaela Henriksen wear face masks incorrectly. Contributed by Lauren Ludwig

Lauren Ludwig, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

  Students have been out of school since spring break, and many have had little contact with their peers since the end of the school year. COVID-19 quarantine has left many students yearning for a regular social schedule, but is it safe to officially start school? Is it safe to let students resu...

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