HS 1327 News

HS 1327’s ParentSquare daily health screener presents unexpected issues

Isabella Nash, Cub junior copy editor
April 1, 2021

With High School 1327 (HS 1327)’s return to on-campus learning, several prominent safety measures have been enforced, including the COVID-19 symptom-tracing daily health screener on Parentsquare that all students and faculty must complete before arriving on campus. This is an effective way to see if people have experienced COVID-19 symptoms in order to keep them from spreading the virus to others....

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Class of 2020 vs. 2021: who had it worse in quarantine?

Samantha Parr, Managing Editor/Cub Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2021

Between college applications, becoming a legal adult, and senioritis, senior year already poses numerous challenges to the average high school student. However, COVID-19 created obstacles that no student could have ever anticipated. The two groups that arguably got the worse side of the deal with COVID-19 were the class of 2020 and 2021 seniors. The class of 2020 expected their senior year to go...

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Keeping their Distance: Students stay remote while others return to in-person school

Henry Pratt, Cub news editor
March 25, 2021

On Feb. 23, Marin County moved back into the “Red” COVID-19 tier, signifying that COVID-19 cases had dropped to a sufficiently safe level that allowed gyms to reopen and restaurants to reopen indoor dining with limited capacity. This move into the Red tier also allowed public schools all over Marin County to return to in-person learning using a hybrid model. Despite the fact that students and teachers...

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A year in lockdown with HS 1327 News

March 13, 2021

A year ago today, we had our first day of online school. Now we’re two weeks into a hybrid model of school, and it’s been quite a year. From COVID-19 concerns to the entertainment world and everything in between, a lot has happened. Here are some of HS 1327’s best stories during the time of COVID-19, including news, features, opinions, music, tv, and movie reviews, and sports.  March 2020 COVID-19...

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Teachers express conflicted feelings about start of hybrid learning

Isabella Nash, Cub junior copy editor
March 2, 2021

While hybrid learning could be the answer to finally transitioning back to school, there are still factors of concern for some. Hybrid learning is a learning scenario in which a portion of students participate in school at home, via Zoom, while the others learn in the physical classroom. This chance to return to some sense of normalcy during the pandemic may also cause increased stress for teachers...

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Gamestop wreaks havoc on the stock market with largest short squeeze since 2019

Dresden Calabrese, Cub business manager
February 25, 2021

If you haven’t already heard through Instagram, Dave Portnoy, Elon Musk, or CNBC, Gamestop (GME) was the new hot stock to buy the week of Jan. 23. In order to understand how and why this stock blew up overnight, one must first understand the market, stock shorting, and Reddit.  First, we must step back and take a look at the big picture. What is the stock market? How does it work?  In simple...

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Impeached…again? What Trump’s second impeachment means for American history

Avery Yudice, Cub website and social manager and opinion editor
February 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi signed the Article of Impeachment against former President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives voted on impeachment following the assault at the United States Capitol building on Jan. 6, charging President Trump with “incitement of insurrection.” On Jan. 6, President Trump delivered a 70-minute speech to his supporters...

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month recognizes survivors and victims of heartbreaking disease

Isabella Nash, Cub junior copy editor
February 1, 2021

When one thinks of January, they think of the first month of the year and the start of a new school semester. What some people don’t know is that January is also Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is a disease where the development of abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. When cancer starts in the cervix (a cylinder-shaped...

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Marin wildfires ravage local ecosystems, forcing wildlife to flee

Dominic Haggard
November 4, 2020

“2020 could not get much worse,” is a phrase that has become commonplace among people everywhere, especially in the United States. As of Sept. 21, 2020, 27 wildfires raged throughout California, burning homes, forests, and businesses.   Although wildfires can have disastrous effects, certain fires can have a restorative effect on the land when set properly. They wipe away tree carcasses, weeds,...

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Local businesses are forced to adapt to COVID-19 safety regulations

Henry Pratt, Cub news editor
November 4, 2020

Across the United States, thousands of small businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 49 percent of small businesses in San Francisco were temporarily closed as of September and some of them may never reopen again. Despite COVID-19, some businesses, such as restaurants and gyms, are now allowed to partially reopen with safety precautions. According to the U.S Small Business Administration’s...

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Lockdown forges stronger bonds between students and families

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes
October 13, 2020

Six months ago, California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the state into lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic, closing in-person schools and offices. Ever since, students and parents have had to get used to a new workspace; one much closer to the other members of their families. Students’ family relationships have been tested, causing changes in various ways. “When COVID first started, it was like...

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An in-depth look at the lives and experiences of female firefighters in Northern California

Alice Simenstad, Copy Editor/Cub lifestyle editor
October 12, 2020

Roughly 4% of American career firefighters are women, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). While the fire service is male-dominated, many women across Northern California are working hard to show that gender does not define capability.  As many know, a career in fire is difficult. Most stations in the Bay Area work the “48-4” schedule- 48 hours of training and responding...

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