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Student Receive Vaccine in Health Care Internship

Caroline Casey, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Some students at Prep have been able to be exposed to the health care field and do work and internships that allow them to prepare for their futures in a hospital setting. These opportunities have also...

Senior Derek Hissong has organized his home study space to maximize productivity and minimize distractions.

Lessons Learned

Natalie Nowak, Online Editor February 24, 2021

In March of 2020, online school for Seattle Prep students consisted of an email around 8:00 am from every teacher, assigning classwork and homework that needed to be completed by the end of the day. Though,...

Get to Know the Seattle Prep Counselors!

Gabby Stuart, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Although wellness is often interpreted as eating right and exercising, it is so much more than that. One of the most important aspects of wellness is mental health, and with Covid, maintaining a healthy...

Teachers have transitioned from fully online, to hybrid teaching, which brings challenges and opportunities to get to know students better.

Teachers Transition from Remote Learning to Hybrid Model

Margot Gwynn, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

As the second semester begins, teachers, students, and faculty members transition from remote learning to hybrid learning. After nearly a year since the pandemic first began, teachers are experienced in...

The Staff of the Smith Cafe have switched to a boxed lunch program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Cafeteria vs. Covid: How School Lunches Changed this Year

Abby Wilwerding, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

With the introduction of 25% cohorts onto campus, the Smith Family Café Staff is operating in a new way this year. The traditional weekly menu with multiple food options has been cut back and a smaller,...

To Return or To Not Return: Students Face Choice of How to Attend Classes

To Return or To Not Return: Students Face Choice of How to Attend Classes

Abby Allen, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

For nine months, Seattle Prep’s campus has remained a near ghost town. The once lively, buzzing hallways - deserted. The energetic, engaging classrooms - empty. The spirited assemblies, sporting events...

Virtual Classes Pose Challenges for Student Attendance

Virtual Classes Pose Challenges for Student Attendance

Emi Nakata, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

Given the dramatic reduction in travel and college visits due to COVID, Prep’s attendance trends have been positive this year. The virtual format and flexible schedule with asynchronous days allow students...

The Outdoors Club on their first outing of the school year. Outdoors Club is an inclusive group which seeks to get students together, outside.

Adventure Awaits!

Eamon Mohrbacher, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

What happens when nature, fresh air, exercise, and a great time are mixed together? The Outdoors Club at Seattle Prep! The Outdoors Club offers a chance for students to spend time in nature, while enjoying...

Covid-19 Takes a Toll on Students Mental Health

Covid-19 Takes a Toll on Students Mental Health

February 8, 2021

In the unknown and chaotic time that has been brought on by the worldwide spread of Covid-19, many people are worried about their physical health, but what about their mental health? On average, one out...

Clare Rosario '24 workspace

Students Share Tips on How to Liven up Workspaces

Kelsey Hamilton, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Because of COVID, students are spending a lot more time at their workspaces. It can get quite taxing at times, but there are definitely some ways to liven it up. Clare Rosario ’24 has found a number...

Book recommendations for people wanting to learn more about meditation and the journey to enlightenment.

Meditation: a Beginner’s Guide to Enlightenment

Maya Shields, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

When mediation comes to mind, it’s easy to picture somebody with their legs crossed, hands on their knees, humming the classic “ommmmm.” In reality, there is so much more to meditation than that...

Weekly COVID Updates- What’s Going on in Our World

Alison Choi, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccine is officially out, being used in the U.S. The first vaccine was given to a nurse on January 11th, 2021, and given out nationwide to doctors and nurses later on that Monday. Each...

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