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COVID-19 Affects Families Financially

Non-essential workers are having to file for unemployment while business are shut down.

Evelyn Quiroz, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The mass hysteria from the coronavirus becomes prevalent to Rocio Escobar, a mother of a Legacy student, as she shops for her weekly essentials at the nearest grocery store. She watches as panicked shoppers grab cases of bottled water and workers frantically try to restock the shelves they had filled min...

Library Resources to Make Life Easier

The library canvas page provides access to resources Ms. Pinkerton encourages students to use.

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

In light of this time of uncertainty, students still occupy themselves with schoolwork and complete assignments as due. In an attempt to help, Librarian Pamela Pinkerton created a Library Canvas Course filled with resources such as research databases, free e-books and audiobooks and more to aid students in distance learnin...

Corona And Chill

Thomas writes about things to do during quarantine.

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2020

With COVID-19 cases still on the rise, it’s important that we keep our heads on straight and realize the importance of self-isolation. There will never be a better way to distract ourselves from reality and inevitable fate as a society than to Corona and Chill. In order to go through these quarantine ...

Things You Might Have Experienced During Your Loneliness

Things You Might Have Experienced During Your Loneliness

Melissa De La Cruz, Personality Editor

April 11, 2020

Researches from verywellmind.com define loneliness as a state of feeling empty and alone while craving human contact, also recently known as quarantine. Here are six problems you might have experienced from your socially distancing experience and how to solve them.  Netflix all day and all night Bin...

Students Voice Their Opinions On Updated Grading Policy

Students Voice Their Opinions On Updated Grading Policy

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, MISD implemented a new grading policy for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. This policy states that second-semester grades will not be included in the GPA and class rank calculations for the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. This will also apply to mid...

Things To Do While In Quarantine

Things To Do While In Quarantine

Sembree Yeary, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

It is important to social distance in order to slow the spread of the virus, but this can lead to a new level of boredom. While school is closed and the town is shut down in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone has to find ways to entertain themselves. There are ways to occupy your time and st...

Nanuka Dudashvili: The Meaning of Change

Nanuka Dudashvili, 12, poses for a picture with her host family at the airport.

Evelyn Quiroz, Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

Miles away from home, senior Nanuka Dudashvili notices the heat of the Texas climate as she waits for her host family. Dudashvili thinks about what they will be like and acknowledges the opportunities that being an exchange student will bring her later in life. On Sept. 11, Dudashvili arrived in the U.S a...

How COVID-19 Could Affect The 2020 Census

As of now, the expected date of completion for census data is July 31, with flexibility should concerns and issues with COVID-19 remain. Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash

Jack Lewellyn, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, the United States census for 2020 might be overlooked. Census data is used to allocate delegates based on population, as well as to pinpoint areas of priority when splitting state budgets. The census’s importance to the country politically, socially and economically, are ...