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Restaurants open for takeout

A customer picks up a take out order from Insalata's restaurant in Marin County. Insalata's
recently reopened for takeout service on May 4 to serve daily from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

Social distancing requirements due to COVID-19 created major shifts in the restaurant business, affecting the service, employees, and profits. “At the beginning it was extremely difficult because we were losing most of our clients,” Guido Mastrobalo, owner of Geo Gelati, a gelato shop on Union Street s...

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...

Blog: Five things I’ve learned and five mistakes I’ve made during shelter-in-place

Blog: Five things I’ve learned and five mistakes I’ve made during shelter-in-place

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

May 6, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Shelter-in-place should have opened up ample time for me to do all the things I’ve always wanted to do, like completing a full online workout calendar or baking the next showstopper of the “Great British Baking Show,” but with four academic days each week and nothing less than a tr...

Gratitudes expressed virtually

Senior Colette Hom expresses her gratitude for one of her teachers in a short video, which is compiled with all the other gratitudes and intentions from other students and faculty. Gratitudes normally take place at the end of chapel or assembly on Fridays on campus

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

May 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With campus closed and classes moved to remote learning, students and faculty are submitting short videos to show gratitude toward a member of the community. These replace the normal gratitudes that take place at the end of chapel or assembly during a school day on campus. “It is very...

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....

What’s getting us through shelter in place

April 30, 2020

Sheltering in place isn't easy, but Amazon, DoorDash and tech devices make staying home and maintaining social distancing easier than it was for San Franciscans during the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918. Show the community the 12 items that are important to you during this unprecedented time by creati...

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...

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...

Punching out stress

Three screenshots show a boxing-themed fitness instructor in various poses during a workout.

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

March 26, 2020

Despite the current health order to shelter in place, hip-hop music plays in a dark room as about 1,500 participants throw fierce punches in a boxing-inspired group fitness class that helps keep them fit in the comfort of their own home through the magic of social media. “Doing Rumble’s workouts on ...

Mayor announces ‘shelter-in-place’ protocol

Mayor London Breed announces a

Charlotte Ehrlich, Grace Krumplitsch, Gray Timberlake, and Gabriella Vulakh

March 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced today via a YouTube live stream that a “shelter in place” order for all San Francisco residents effective midnight tonight, requiring them to stay home except for essential needs in order to slow the spread of the virus until at least April ...

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