The Red & Blue

Activities and extracurriculars shift due to COVID-19

December 11, 2020

Leadership, student elections and the student council have all been affected by COVID-19 just like many other classes this year. Leadership normally has more things to do, but due to safety restrictions,...

The hybrid model provides challenges

An empty classroom, a common sight during full-distance learning.
December 11, 2020

The hybrid model comes with its challenges. The difference between the years before, is that there are  now distance days. Distance days are when students learn from home, and don’t get to attend in...

Teachers are finding ways to engage students virtually

December 11, 2020

As 2020 presents more challenges, teachers are adapting to the constant change in their schedules, and working towards having productive and effective classrooms, even with the obstacles this year presents.  Teachers...

Leadership is having to alter and adjust their events

December 11, 2020

The school year is often littered with plans and events, sports games and dances, and many other activities planned for students. But this year, events can’t happen the same way, so people are having...

Huskies give back to the community during the holidays

JROTC and other staff and students provide meals for families in need
December 11, 2020

The holidays can be a stressful time for families, especially amidst a pandemic. With many jobs being lost during this pandemic, money can be tight, making it difficult for some families to put food...

Athletes juggle school and sports complications

The cheer uniforms include mask this year, as a safety protocol.
December 11, 2020

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, and the new hybrid learning model, athletics have begun again. Since the start of practice, one prominent issue for sports teams has been following social distancing...

Students utilize their creativity to make money

Junior Betsy Butler's ring collection, which she hand makes and sells.
December 11, 2020

Whether it's through painting or working in fashion, students have found various creative outlets to center themselves during unprecedented times. During lockdown in the spring, many found themselves bored...

Students made their mark on the 2020 Presidential Election

December 11, 2020

The 2020 presidential election was different from many others before it, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lingering tensions between opposing political parties. After former Vice President Joe Biden...

Newly licensed drivers pose a possible threat on campus

November 12, 2020

As students get their driver’s license the parking lot becomes more crowded and the chances of an accident occurring rise. Learning to coexist with pedestrians can be dangerous for some students.  School...

‘Let Them Play’ provides an outlet for frustrated athletes

November 12, 2020

Through months of uncertainty, student athletes from all different sports have waited to discover when and if they will play again. All sports have been delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Students balance work with school

November 12, 2020

It’s no secret that this school year is unique from the rest, it’s stressful and confusing. With a hectic schedule and lots of uncertainty, it can be a lot for students to handle. On top of all of...

Microsoft Teams provides a new educational experience for students

Photographer: Taylor Moore
Students use Microsoft Teams and Microsoft OneNote to access their assignments.
November 12, 2020

Technology is becoming more infused in student’s lives, with more paper assignments being transferred online every day. The decision to enact Microsoft Teams as the primary online platform for schools...

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