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Residents find new hiking trails in the City

A map

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

June 2, 2020

After weeks of being cooped up inside the house, many San Francisco residents are taking advantage of the warm weather to explore local hiking trails while complying with the social distancing requirements. “Since I sit behind a screen for hours during the school day, I wanted to add variation to...

Colleges face reopening campus uncertainty

Colleges face reopening campus uncertainty

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

May 20, 2020

While Convent & Stuart Hall administrators are working closely with public health officials to plan potentially reopening campus this fall, many colleges and universities across the country are faced with when and how they will reopen their campuses.  “Portland sent out a message saying that t...

Season lost, memories celebrated

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

As I rounded the bend at Kezar Stadium in the 200-meter dash on March 6, I did not know that those last 100 meters to the finish line would be the last of my high school track career.  The administration suspended athletic practices and competitions on March 9 due to a public health concern over COVID-...

Shelter in place prompts behavioral shift in pets

The Koch family dog, Emmie, reaches out of the car window while driving to Crissy Field Beach. San Francisco city officials announced that all dog parks now have a capacity limit to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Clara Bonomi, Reporter

May 7, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Six weeks into San Francisco's shelter-in-place order requiring many people to spend more time in their homes, pet guardians have noticed a shift in their furry friends’ behavior.  “[My dog] has had a lot more energy now that my whole family is here at home,” freshman Melanie K...

Binge-watching increases due to shelter in place

Netflix’s subscription count increased greatly over the last two months. Netflix gained over 6 million subscribers in 2020 with 182.9 million total.

Tala El Qadah, Reporter

May 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Rather than running around on a grassy field, many team athletes are turning to binge-watching as their spring sport. The current shelter-in-place order has left athletes with the extra time that they would spend commuting to and from practice with time to stream shows they have missed....

Juniors, seniors celebrate prom from home

Seniors Estie Seligman, Catherine Webb-Purkis, Brooke Wilson, and Abby Widjanarko celebrate prom outside with masks while social distancing. This is a result of prom being cancelled this year.

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

April 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors and seniors found ways to celebrate prom either virtually or in small groups while practicing social distancing guidelines on Saturday.  Senior Abby Widjanarko dressed up in her blush colored lace dress and recreated prom at home with friends.  “I was really disappointed...

Families shelter in vacation homes

Families shelter in vacation homes

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

April 27, 2020

With the close proximity of people at overwhelmed food stores and local beaches, some families are moving outside of the city for shelter-in-place seeking an escape from city life.  San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order was extended today to May 31 by Mayor London Breed, providing more time an...

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

April 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The current statewide shelter-in-place order has some teens experiencing loneliness or anxiousness, but they can combat these emotions by connecting with friends or trying new things. “To cope with all the social distancing I downloaded the app Calm and have been working with breath...

Community makes masks to follow city orders

President Ann Marie Krejcarek wears one of the masks she made out of bandanas for hospitals and nursing homes in need of masks. Residents of San Francisco had until April 22 to acquire a mask before the city requires everyone to wear one in public.

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

April 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s requirement that everyone wear face coverings as of April 22 in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus has people making their own protective masks to comply with the city order. Students with sewing experience are using the...

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst the shelter in place order which instructs people to socially distance themselves, a new online learning system, and other life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students may find themselves more stressed than usual which can have significant effects on the body. “Everyone has their own experiences with stress, and everyone handles stre...

Blog: Virtual Learning

Students in B period IB Global Politics Year 1 gather for an online Zoom conference call in their respective rooms. Students are attending class periods and meeting with teachers on Zoom while also using other online tools like the LMS and Kahoot to enhance their new online learning experience.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

April 5, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE My addiction to my phone, while equally impressive and terrifying, is not an indicator of how much I actually enjoy technology. If I’m being honest, I don’t enjoy my phone as much as my mom probably thinks I do. I tend to get overly frustrated, and my troubleshooting methods primari...

Teens use humor to cope with current pandemic

One of many coronavirus memes currently popular features social media star Bhad Bhabie and her catch phrase “Cash me outside how bow dat?” and makes a joke about how Californians are not social distancing even though Governor Gavin Newsom requires it. Teenagers are using memes and other forms of humorous content to cope with stress and fear about the COVID-19 crisis.

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

March 30, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Teenagers are using social networking apps such as TikTok, Twitter and Instagram to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic through humor, even though many posts make light of certain aspects of the outbreak. One meme discusses how during the boredom of social distancing many people are exploring ...

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