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Students should be allowed to attend classes virtually two weeks before and after school vacations and be marked as APO excused.

New APO policy should have been implemented two weeks after February break

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

As I entered my first-period class on the day we returned from February break, I was shocked to see the majority of my peers in-person. This was the opposite outcome of Thanksgiving and winter break, during...

Connecticut has reported a total of eight cases of the U.K. COVID-19 variant.

U.K. COVID-19 variant detected in Connecticut

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Governor Ned Lamont announced the finding of four additional cases of B.1.1.7, commonly known as the U.K. variant of COVID-19, in Connecticut on Monday, Jan. 25. The statewide total is now at eight cases.  Given...

The Pearl at Longshore closes following change in management

The Pearl at Longshore closes following change in management

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

The Pearl Restaurant & Bar, located at 260 Compo Road South, closed on Nov. 28 as a result of a change in management at The Inn at Longshore. Longshore Hospitality, LLC., a part of the Greenwich Hospitality...

Connecticut has experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases as colder temperatures limit the use of outdoor spaces.

Second statewide lockdown needed in Connecticut to flatten curve

Margaret Enquist '23 November 25, 2020

Connecticut has recently experienced a surge in COVID-19 cases over the last couple months. On Nov. 20, the state surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic. Consequently, Governor...

COVID-19 prompts students to adjust to a new college application process

Gabriella Gerig ’23 and Meg Enquist ’23 November 4, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/gabriella-gerig/covid-19-prompts-students-to-adjust-to-a-new-college-application-process-1

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Open-note assessments allow students to focus on learning concepts opposed to memorizing the material.

Open-note assessments provide solution to testing during hybrid learning model

Meg Enquist ’23, Staff Writer October 25, 2020

The unusual circumstances of this school year have caused teachers to face several new challenges. The most prominent concern is how to handle assessments with the current hybrid model, in which half the...

On Monday, Oct. 12, 1, 339 COVID-19 cases were reported, brining the positivity rate up to 2.4%. The is the highest rate Connecticut has seen since June.

Connecticut COVID-19 cases rise in wake of phase three reopening

Meg Enquist '23, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

Connecticut reported a 2.4% COVID-19 positivity rate on Monday Oct. 12, the highest single-day rate since June.  The number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations increased by 16 patients, bringing the...

A COVID-19 vaccine is currently being developed.

Potential COVID-19 vaccine brings controversy

Maddy Tansley ’23 and Meg Enquist ’23 October 22, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/madeleine-tansley/potential-covid-19-vaccine-brings-controversy/s-6XuieT1CExT

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