BY JEANICE HILL – This summer, COVID-19 wasn’t the only thing that interrupted plans. There were two hurricanes that not only disrupted our summer but also took lives. Hurricane Laura killed 26 people in Louisiana as of September 9, 2020. There were a large number of people who became sick, injured, or even suffered mental … More Hurricanes add to difficult times
BY GABI ISENBERG – All of IJHS knows the struggle to keep masks on all day. The fabric makes faces hot and breathing more difficult. On the other hand, face shields can fog up and make foreheads sweaty and uncomfortable. “I like face shields, but I feel like they don’t cover your mouth completely. There … More Is it better to mask or shield?
Lifetouch Photographers will be taking school pictures next week. These pictures will appear in the IJHS yearbook, Red Feather, and are available for purchase. Here is the schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 29 during Social Studies classes for Hybrid Students last names A – L Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 7:30 – 11:00 AM and 12:00-2:30 PM for … More Get ready to say cheese!
By CONNOR ROHLF – It’s impossible not to notice the effects that COVID-19 has had on our community, our state, our country, and even the world. COVID-19, however, is not as widespread as the flu. According to the Center for Disease Control, its estimate for flu illnesses in the United States from October 1, 2019 … More Why did the country close over COVID-19 and not the flu?
BY ETHAN COLEMAN – With outbreaks of COVID-19, or coronavirus, spreading around the country, Governor Wolf issued a series of proclamations. One of these was when he decreed that all “nonessential businesses” would be closed. This included hair salons. This means that kids couldn’t get their hair cut, at least not by a professional. Kids … More Quarantine led to home-styled hair
By ETHAN COLEMAN – As you may know, six main things that a person needs to survive are clean air, water, food/nutrients, warmth, shelter, and sleep. Here are some tips on three of these that may help if the coronavirus truly is THE END. Most of Pennsylvania, including our area of it, is very hilly … More Be fit to survive
By ABIGAIL DESALVO Chapter One It’s a Saturday afternoon and I am still in bed staring at the ceiling as if I don’t have to be out of the house in 10 minutes for my first interview. Hi, my name is Milagra. My parents moved here from Columbia to get away from the crime and … More Course of Truth