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CDC now allows desks to be three feet apart, changing the rules in the class

C.D.C now allows school desks to be three feet apart from each other

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager April 30, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had recently announced that school desks no longer need to be six feet apart to maintain a safe classroom environment against the novel Coronavirus....

With the start of the pandemic, the four walls around us made us feel the most at home.

Why our rooms are our safe spaces

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath April 26, 2021

March 13 known as the day when our worlds were turned upside down, initially seemed like any other day. In fact, after school ended, we FaceTimed each other talking about how excited we were to get an...

Nutritionist and Area Supervisor Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is hopeful for a return to normal.

Behind the Vac-Scene: Nutritionist Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is ready to interact with students and provide them with nutritious meals

Owen Spargo, News Editor April 26, 2021

“It's just been the change, the constant change from week to week. There's never been a point where you can get comfortable or feel like you're caught up, or ahead.”    The COVID-19 pandemic...

Though the pandemic has affected senior citizens in many negative ways, they are still finding ways to socialize during these trying times.

How COVID is affecting socialising at senior living facilities

Udita Jonnala, Arts and Graphics Editor April 10, 2021

My first visit to a senior living facility was when I was two-years-old, and the one thing I remembered was the atmosphere. How the atmosphere was warm and comforting and to see seniors at the dining table...

DVHS Spanish Teacher Leah Ottey is excited to be able to see her friends as well as her students in person after being vaccinated

Behind the Vac-Scene: Leah Ottey feels hopeful for a vaccinated future, in and out of school

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor April 2, 2021

“When you see the huge line of people that are also getting [the coronavirus vaccine], it feels like this finally is going to be coming to a close. You're like, oh, I'm just one of like 6000 people that...

School librarian, Allison Hussenet, looks through books ready for curbside pickup as part of the library's ongoing efforts to keep remote learners reading.

Online learning heightens learning gaps across the school district

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 1, 2021

The SRVUSD Board of Education presented evidence of significant learning loss among students on Jan. 12, an issue that school staff are now working to solve. Compared to the first semester of the 2019-2020...

As long as you maintain social distancing guidelines and remain responsible around others, you shouldn’t feel guilty for going out every once in a while during a pandemic.

Continuing the Conversation: Why social interaction is necessary during COVID

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

Dear Reader, As March rolls around again, we’ve spent almost an entire year in quarantine and social isolation. Within that year, 25.5% of people ages 18 to 24 have seriously considered suicide, a...

Numerous obstacles prevent California's distribution from being effective and efficient

Obstacles to California’s vaccine rollout prevent a speedy recovery

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath March 23, 2021

Despite claims from Gov. Gavin Newsom that all Californians will have a vaccine by April 28, numerous obstacles are preventing this projection from becoming a possibility. A vaccine tracker by the Los...

Dr. Rakhi Mehrotra wears her PPE in the Pediatric respiratory/COVID clinic at the hospital

Behind the Vac-Scene: Dr. Rakhi Mehrotra sees major changes in hospital with development of COVID-19

Mahika Arya, Web Manager March 19, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, Dr. Rakhi Mehrotra faced a new reality working in hospitals.  “After COVID stuck, it really changed the way our day looks now. As soon as the lockdown happened,...

A series of COVID-19 cases at Del Amigo High School, an alternative school in San Ramon, revealed unclear communication and a lack of understanding about how to protect special education students’ COVID-19 related needs within SRVUSD.

Confusion surrounding Del Amigo COVID-19 cases expose lack of transparency to keep students with special needs and school staff healthy

Shortly after Del Amigo High School, an alternative school within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), reopened on Nov. 17, 2020, a COVID-19 outbreak occurred within the special education...

Two San Ramon FC players attempt to score a goal during a team shooting drill.

Local youth soccer clubs keep the ball rolling amidst COVID-19 safety regulations

Jade Wang and Soham Kinhikar March 13, 2021

Some players disclosed sensitive information about their clubs in this article under the condition of anonymity; pseudonyms are indicated with ‘*’. On March 11, 2020, Italian soccer club Juventus’...

A gloved hand holds a dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe needle with a green checkmark to the left of the hand.

Three people who want the COVID-19 vaccine voice their opinions

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2020, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, it has been a topic that many people have talked about, with some people voicing their opinions....

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