Tagged: coronavirus

Virtual snow days: should they be here to stay?

District 211’s extreme weather policies call for schools to be closed when there is a wind chill advisory or when there is too much snow for buses to take kids to school buildings. Under...

After one year of COVID-19: be hopeful, stay safe

Ever since the end of March 2020, COVID-19 and quarantine has plagued our minds. While some of us thought that these times were only the beginning of something more terrifying, others (including myself) viewed...

Racism is spreading with coronavirus

Imagine a regular American citizen walking down the street. All of a sudden, someone walks up and harasses him for no reason. The man’s crime: looking “Chinese” even though he wasn’t.  The coronavirus has...

D211 resumes hybrid learning

District 211 resumes the hybrid learning model on January 19 in order to give students a two-week quarantine period after winter break. According to the D211 COVID-19 dashboard, during the week of January 4,...