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How to make your own face mask during quarantine

How to make your own face mask during quarantine

Anna Cassidy, Segment Producer

April 23, 2020

Face masks are currently in high demand due to COVID-19, and as it’s important that hospitals have access to them, it may be difficult to find masks for you and your family. Here is a video on how to make a face mask at home, so you can help prevent the spread of this virus.  Music: Pastoral by ...

Distance teaching: Educators adapt to a new work and home dynamic

Distance teaching: Educators adapt to a new work and home dynamic

Andrew Ghazouli, Segment Producer

April 23, 2020

As teachers change their lesson plans to best accommodate their students during distance learning, many of them also have to adjust to other challenges and responsibilities that come with their new routine.

Nobody Asked Podcast Episode 7: Quarantine isn’t actually that boring

Quarantine isn't actually that boring, listen along as host David Su explains why.

David Su, Podcast Producer

April 22, 2020

New government guidelines to stay home are keeping everybody inside. People are getting bored of being cooped up and isolated, and host David Su is no exception. Listen along as David talks about what keeps him busy, as well as other things that can keep people entertained while staying inside. Follow...

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: San Mateo County’s mandatory face-covering order

An infographic from the County of San Mateo demonstrates possible mask designs and suggestions for their use.

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. Passing the entrance to my local trailhead, I was greeted with a sign which informed me that masks are now required throughout the park. Returning home, I researched the or...

NFL stays afloat amidst COVID-19 crisis

The Tennessee Titans make their selection as fans await the announcement in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the 2020 draft will be held virtually to keep people safe and healthy.

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The months of March and April are some of the most exciting months for sports fans everywhere. Between March Madness, the start of the MLB season, the NBA playoffs, the NFL offseason, and much more, there is so much action for all sorts of fans to enjoy. That is until the COVID-19 pandemic forced all...

Religious leaders resist COVID-19 restrictions

Pastor Glenn passed away from COVID-19 after holding a public sermon.

Kiana George, Segment Producer

April 20, 2020

As COVID-19 gradually progresses, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned the public to avoid mass gatherings and significant events in order to social distance. Despite these warnings, churches across the globe are still inviting their members to congregate under the pretense t...

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

Hanna Kryhina, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the lives of people worldwide. The pandemic's effects have extended to many aspects of life and changing the way everything is done. As federal, state, and local governments enact social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders, events are being postponed and canceled. It is essential to stay informed and do as much as possible to decrease the spread of COVID-19. 2020 Election Voter Guide by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Important Dates by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Recent Events by Hanna Kryhina ...

Vacation communities are anxious amidst pandemic

Although Lake Tahoe has been a popular tourist attraction, people are now flocking to the vacation communities to escape the dense urban population, causing anxiety among permanent residents.

Calista Shohet and Jessica Conley

April 18, 2020

A short ferry ride away from Rhode Island lies an island home to 1,051 residents, with an average age of 50 years old. Its isolation has lead to limited resources for residents in times of crisis. On April 3, Block Island announced their first COVID-19 case. "[the COVID-19 patient] was flown off the islan...

Scot Scoop Explains: Credit/no credit system

While students usually receive letter grades on their report cards, this semester they either receive credit or no credit for each course.

Audrey Boyce, Scot Scoop Editor

April 18, 2020

On April 15, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) Board of Trustees made the emergency decision to move to a credit/no credit system that will be applied to the entire Spring semester of 2020. This credit/no credit system defines a passing grade as a D- or above regardless of whether the...

Opinion: A furry little friend is a necessity right now

Golden retriever chow mix Parker hopes to earn a treat from his owner.

Savannah Velschow, Staff Writer

April 18, 2020

Four months ago, if somebody told me that I would be stuck in quarantine right now, I probably would have laughed and walked away. Our world has changed very rapidly over the past few months, and due to these immense lifestyle changes, millions have lost their jobs, and thousands have lost their ...

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