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[STAFF EDITORIAL] What we have learned from 2020

There are a lot underlying things that 2020 has brought to light. The country is ideologically divided more than ever. A lot of work has to be done.
November 16, 2020
2020 has been a long ride, calling for truth, justice, and unity more than ever.

Summer has officially ended, but with HOCO being named Eternal Summer, the music can go on

The summer has ended, but with it brought lots of new music. Whether listening by records or from a speaker, music has reached the students.
September 24, 2020
Fall has begun, but students' favorite songs of summer can go on through HOCO week.

COVID-19

September 18, 2020

Originated in Wuhan, China, the first cases of COVID-19 was reported on Dec. 31, 2019. Initially viewed as nothing more than a “flu-like” break out in China, by early March 2020, the tables had completely...

[THEN/NOW] Think pandemic closures are new? Look back a century.

Both the 1918 Influenza and COVID-19 have had big impacts of school life.
September 17, 2020
Masks on faces. Signs on doors. Public health impacts the ways school operates.

What fall captains practices could look like

SPA boys varsity soccer in a team huddle on September 14, 2019, vs Providence Academy.
May 26, 2020
With the 2020-21 fall school year up in the air, captains practices remain as something teams can only hope for

Plan A to B to C: Chicago canceled, Rent canceled, pre-show traditions stay alive

Although the show has been canceled, the musical participates shared many happy memories together.
May 15, 2020
This Friday, May 15, would have been the Upper School Spring Musical’s opening night for "Chicago". But due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, all "Chicago" performances have officially been canceled.

Seniors vote in Super Tuesday primary election

Seniors Paige Indritz and Anna Snider show of a token from Super Tuesday: an
March 3, 2020
“I remember, in the 2016 election, I felt so powerless,” senior Anna Snider said. “Having the opportunity to vote and being able to make a tangible change is really cool.”

Bishop claims her throne at Princeton

Senior Kathleen Bishop signs the official document to play D1 volleyball at Princeton University.
February 29, 2020
On Friday, the official volleyball signing ceremony for senior Kathleen Bishop was held.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Consfusion and indecisiveness have become a commonality with the 2020 election.
May 24, 2019
Amy Klobuchar's announcement to run for president was met with enthusiasm, a little sexism, and brings up the question of values.
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