Scholar Bowl participants meet with club sponsor Patrick Troy for a meeting on Zoom.

Scholar Bowl season Zooms to an end

Fatema Rehmani, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2021

Four teammates work together diligently. Hands ready on their buzzers. Eyes concentrated on their moderator. This is the scene of a Scholar Bowl tournament where students delve into the world of academic...

Technology use can become addictive based on the way certain neurons are fired.

Cracked screens: breaking addiction in a virtual world

Brinda Ambal and Paige Matthys-Pearce January 19, 2021

Your inbox tab runs a tally of all your unread emails. Zoom merrily chimes every time a participant is let in from the waiting room. YouTube takes advantage of an extensive algorithm to keep you falling...

Many students have been using Zoom for the past school year.

How virtual learning has affected the mental health of students

Emma Iswarienko, Staff Writer January 16, 2021

For the past couple of months, students and teachers alike have been on Zoom calls for most of their days. Sitting in front of a computer all day can be taxing on mental health. On the other hand, the...

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Club guide

Brinda Ambal, Opinions Editor December 18, 2020

While the school website has a master list of all school clubs and activities, not all of them are meeting in a virtual format. The Pathfinder, however, has your back. For our freshmen, our newcomers and...

With school being virtual, this is a guide to staying motivated and productive at home.

Dealing with homework during distance learning

Fatema Rehmani, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2020

Given the many difficulties of 2020, we have neglected one particular tragedy for students: all our work is homework, the majority of that being independent assignments. As we advance in our academic careers,...

Laying out her papers, freshman Allison VanValkenburgh does her homework. VanValkenburgh is getting used to switching over from paper to digital. “in normal school we would've had more paper assignments.and I learn and test the best on paper,” VanValkenburgh said. “With learning being 90% online, it's hard adjusting to the new norms and expectations.”

Zoom university: Freshmen share their experiences

October 2, 2020

Virtual schooling has hit the mid quarter mark now, and the freshmen class has adjusted to their first weeks of high school, well actually, virtual school. From online PE to learning music through a screen,...

Starting March 25, many teachers in the Parkway district began using Zoom, a group video chatting application, as the new tool for online learning.

Five tips to focus during online school

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor March 30, 2020

School and focus? That combination is hard enough as it is. But, there are so many more distractions added into the mix when schooling takes on an online format. You can be on your phone as much as you...

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