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Social media connects in a time of distancing

Quarantined at home, junior Drew Milholland scrolls through Instagram for inspiration and entertainment. Social media is what many students have used to distract themselves from boredom.

Elle Rotter, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Nowadays, just a single tap on a phone can lead teens into a black hole, consuming hours of their day. According to care.com, parents fear the risks of social media such as sharing personal information, cyberbullying, predators and false marketing. At a time like this, however, many people are grateful ...

Senior Ronik Bhaskar codes Trivia Crack game for Erin Fluchel’s English III class

Competing in a Great Gatsby themed Trivia Crack game, juniors Acadia Vance and Karen Trevor-Roberts respond to a question regarding chapter five in English III teacher Erin Fluchel’s class. The game, coded by senior Ronik Bhaskar, was created as a fun way to discuss and analyze the book. “It helped me study a lot and it was a lot of fun,” Trevor-Roberts said. “It was engaging because we got to write the questions, and playing the game helped us dive deeper into the book.”

Paige Matthys-Pearce, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Whiteboards shooting up, discussion clamoring and competition raging, juniors in English III teacher Erin Fluchel’s class play a Trivia Crack-inspired game coded by senior Ronik Bhaskar to discuss chapters five and six of the “The Great Gatsby” in classic game show fashion. Fluchel wanted to find a unique way for ...

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