Faith Gomez-Molina, Sophomore "To ‘see’ our therapists we have to call or video chat, I have to call mine. And although I am talking to my therapist over the phone, it is difficult to do so because it is an added anxiety to account for. I feel that in my home I do not have… Continue reading Students and staff share social distancing experiences
The above image was posted on the Novato Unified School District Facebook page and describes the locations and meal plans. On Mar. 16, the NUSD Food and Nutritional Services (FANS) department started to distribute free meals to students 18 years of age or younger from either a drive-through or walking pick-up. Meals are available at… Continue reading NUSD continues to offer free meals to aid community
Under the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, many individuals have purchased N95 face masks. This specific mask filters out particulates within the air and is required by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for health care workers and first responders, according to the FDA. However, the urgency for the general public to take precautionary measures… Continue reading Students give back to the community during the pandemic
*All films on this list are included with a Netflix subscription or are available for rent on Amazon, Vudu, YouTube, Google Play and iTunes. By: Ethan Fonarev One of the greatest challenges that we face in our modern world is choosing what to watch on Netflix. With the spread of coronavirus, this struggle has never… Continue reading Student Write-In: Netflix* recommendations
By Vivian Bui & Elise Jonas-DelsonDear class of 2020, Who would have predicted that the world would crash into shambles during what many would argue is one of the most sentimental times of our lives? We were robbed of the limited time we had left with our friends, our much-anticipated prom, senior fashion show, final… Continue reading We will recover: A message to the class of 2020
On Mar. 31, the University of California schools decided to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions standardized testing requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. Many other colleges nationwide have also switched to a test-optional system for the current junior class, because of the inability… Continue reading Colleges modify SAT/ACT policies due to coronavirus
By Vivienne Tran & Emma WilliamsAttending Zoom webinars in lieu of admitted students days means that the faces of your future classmates are replaced by muted, gray boxes. Technical difficulties and a lack of real human interaction make it difficult to pay attention and gain useful information. Of course, many of us could not visit… Continue reading Opinion: COVID-19 fundamentally changes how seniors select colleges
With all extracurriculars including sports, musicals and after-school classes cancelled due to COVID-19, students have turned to other ways to keep busy during shelter-in-place. Here are some of the ways that a few San Marin students are spending their time: Jean Barrios (Junior) - “I have been keeping busy by practicing my guitar a lot!” Olivia… Continue reading ‘Stang Gang survey: What are you doing to keep busy during shelter in place?
Every May, students are packed inside of a gym, classroom or cafeteria to take a test for hours. However, this year students will be sitting in their homes, in front of a computer screen for 45 minutes. On Mar. 23, 2020, the College Board sent out an update through email in regards to the changes… Continue reading AP test format changes in response to shelter-in-place restrictions
https://videopress.com/v/APF9BtHJ?preloadContent=metadata Stephanie Metzger and Paige Chassman speak with social studies teacher Rob Watson.