Tag: pandemic

Howard County Fails to Accommodate Students Health Amidst Pandemic

Story By: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Image Courtesy of: Mary Wilkinson

The United States was hit with another large surge of COVID-19 in the weeks before and following winter break. Maryland was deemed a high risk state averaging about 10,000 cases per day (currently Maryland is averaging 2,700 cases per day) and it was astonishing that despite the high cases, HCPSS remained adamant about continuing in person learning. 

HCPSS in a Pandemic: Everything You Need to Know

Story By: Morgan Ryan & Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Photo Courtesy of: Canva

Empty desks. High absences. A packed health room. The cause, a virus. Ever since HCPSS schools opened on August 30th, students, staff, and parents have been adjusting and making themselves aware of the new COVID-19 regulations. 

Scouts Are Prepared for Anything- Even a Pandemic

Story by: Sam Nixon
Photo credit to: Jomar Maldonado

Cooler weather can mean many things like wearing hoodies and sweaters, snuggling up with a cup of hot cocoa, and getting ready for the holiday season. What it also means are illnesses such as colds, flu, and allergies are back in full swing. Plus, now there’s the latest and most deadly sickness of the twenty-first century, coronavirus. All activities and everything else will be shut down all over again, including scouting.

Learning During a Pandemic

No one ever expected this kind of lifestyle, nor were they prepared.

Story by: Rae Harrison
Photo Courtesy: Google