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Covid-19 vs el  la educacion

Covid-19 vs el la educacion

Diana Leyva, reporter January 7, 2021

 Por Diana Leyva  Una cosa con la que todos pueden estar de acuerdo es que el virus COVID-19 nos ha afectado gravemente. Sobre todo, en el sistema educativo. Alrededor del mundo, la gente está haciendo...

Michelle Montanez

Zoom Fatigue; and the Physical Effects on Students

Michelle Montanez, Reporter December 10, 2020

By: Michelle Montanez Zoom Fatigue. A term coined this year to describe the tiredness, worrying, and burnout associated with overusing virtual platforms to communicate.  Students who attend school...

Graphic by Gelila Negesse

The Effects of COVID-19 on Student Mental Health

Michelle Montanez, Reporter November 12, 2020

By: Michelle Montanez On March 12, GISD students’ worlds were turned upside down as school began closing to curb the spread of COVID-19. Since the closure of schools in the Spring semester and into...

School Implements New Advisory Period

School Implements New Advisory Period

Diana Leyva, reporter October 22, 2020

In light of Coronavirus, this year, GISD implemented an advisory period at North Garland to address the social and emotional needs of students, and target academic gaps, created by the shutdown/lock down...

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Kaison Thepbouri October 2, 2020

  Broadcast senior Kaison Thepbouri interviewed Graphic Design teacher Cryss Godoy-Diguette about her experience with the new hybrid education model implemented as a result of the COVID-19...

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

Gelila Negesse and Devorah Segura September 28, 2020

From October 6th to October 9th, after the last week of the new nine week grading cycle, GISD will have an intersession week. Created by Garland ISD’s Superintendent, Dr. Ricardo Lopéz, and Board of...

A Possible Ending to a New Beginning

A Possible Ending to a New Beginning

Michelle Montanez, Reporter September 25, 2020

For Texans, high school football is a long-time tradition. From the players themselves, to the drill team, color guard, and band, all of these students add to the high school football experience. Since...

Life Under Isolation Takes Hit on Teens’ Mental Health

Life Under Isolation Takes Hit on Teens’ Mental Health

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2020

On April third, the Garland Independent School District (GISD) announced that the rest of the school year would be closed and completed through online learning in response to the growing COVID-19 threat.  For...

Government Stimulus Checks to Support Families

Government Stimulus Checks to Support Families

Ingrid Vanegas, Reporter May 18, 2020

As of April 17, up to 80 million people in the U.S. reportedly received a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help families as prices of necessities, such as groceries,  continue to rise due to COVID-19....

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Infecting the World of Sports

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter May 17, 2020

The Coronavirus has affected the entire world, closing down restaurants, malls and even stopping travel. Sports have even been impacted greatly, with every major league around the globe suspending operations...

Graphic by Gelila Negesse

ER Nurse Reveals Experiences

Iveth Vanegas, Reporter May 16, 2020

While some places closed due to COVID-19, some jobs are considered essential and must continue to work regardless of the virus. On April 11, an ER nurse decided to start her own diary of her first-hand...

COVID-19 Postpones and Cancels Events Worldwide

Devorah Segura, Reporter May 12, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19 has caused numerous companies and event organizers to postpone, reschedule or even cancel public events. Due to regulations and advice issued by governments and public...

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