English teacher Pierce Bello will revive the Film Studies course next year, but this time without its IB designation. Bello said student interest in the class dwindled due to the IB workload, so rather than coming back as an IB course, the class will be an elective. “I just fundamentallyContinue Reading

Field trips were one of the many things put on pause during the pandemic, but as regulations ease, teachers can begin planning new excursions once again. Field trips do more than just enrich students in curriculum, they serve to help students beyond the classroom. “Anytime that we can tie whatContinue Reading

With his classes back in person, guitar instructor Mathew Kulikosky said it’s time to get out of the bedroom and onto a stage. After playing behind a screen for a year, guitar ensembles are back in the classroom. “Being by yourself and playing the guitar isn’t necessarily a disaster, butContinue Reading

Pandemic-induced learning gaps, particularly for vulnerable student populations, have become an issue on the radar of school administration. In response, administrators plan to address the concerns with a sum of money from the federal government. The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund is a federal grant to supportContinue Reading

Henry Smith plays the violin at a Marshall choir concert

After bouncing back from a year online, the music department has proven it can’t be silenced. The virtual setting forced students to take their musical education into their own hands and adapt to COVID’s demands. “[Last year,] we experimented with new things in band such as recording yourself at homeContinue Reading