Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

As each day runs into the next, quarantine can make us students feel bogged down, tired, and even a little bit worthless. It can feel difficult to keep a routine, or to feel a sense of accomplishment while we’re self-isolating. I spoke to two students of DSHS who have been encouraging others to stay fit and moving throughout this time.  Senior Alexa Smith has always … Continue reading Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

This is a time where we are all isolated in our homes and trying to stay active can be a little hard to get motivated about. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be doing it though. It is time to start doing things that we only do because on a normal day we need to. For all of you who are feeling this way here … Continue reading Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

Binge Worthy Watches: The Best Shows, Movies, to Watch While Stuck Inside

While we’ve all been locked inside during these trying times, Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services are thriving. Everyone and their mothers are turning to streaming services to pass the time. But with an end to the lockdown not yet in sight, there is a limit to what we can watch and re-watch. With that being said, here’s a breakdown of the best things to … Continue reading Binge Worthy Watches: The Best Shows, Movies, to Watch While Stuck Inside

Characterizing Couch Classrooms: Remote Education Alters Students, Teachers

Empty stores and silent highways have become the norm; restaurants closed, schools canceled, a sci-fi movie turns into reality. Living in a time of a pandemic provides a stressful result in nearly every category can be hard, and with more than 50 million kids at home from school closures, the issue illustrates a huge one.  COVID-19 infiltrated American news after the first confirmed case on … Continue reading Characterizing Couch Classrooms: Remote Education Alters Students, Teachers

Spring Athletes Open Up About COVID-19 Impacts

How has COVID-19 affected your spring sports experience? Jack Dombroski: “Personally it’s affected me on a collegiate level. It’s obvious that I am going to be missing my senior season, however, what’s affecting me more is that I will not be able to get the time I need for me to get a potential scholarship in college. It’s also made it very difficult for me … Continue reading Spring Athletes Open Up About COVID-19 Impacts

How Animal Crossing Killed Me, Then Brought Me Back to Life

Earlier this year, I worked at a locally-owned pet food store. Three days a week I would drive there after school and work till closing, and I loved it so much. When it hit about 7 p.m, the ebb and flow of customers would die out, and I would wander around the store, looking for something to do. After a minute, I would always pull … Continue reading How Animal Crossing Killed Me, Then Brought Me Back to Life

Bad Thyme(ing): Garden Club Overcomes Delay of Project

Due to the recent pandemic called the coronavirus, many school projects and clubs have had to make adjustments or cancel their meetings/projects. Before the break, Garden Club had started a project with nursery plants and flowers in the courtyard, but it had to come to a stop because of COVID-19. “We had made spring break preparations to take home all our nursery plants, so we … Continue reading Bad Thyme(ing): Garden Club Overcomes Delay of Project

10 Things to do During Isolation

As we all scroll through Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram, the days of self-isolation seem to be running together with a major lack of stimulation. With each day feeling the same as the last, here’s a few ideas on how to switch up your day in quarantine.  Do you drive? Pick a meeting place with your friends, pack a lunch, and stay in your car. A … Continue reading 10 Things to do During Isolation