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The Stress of Success: How School Affects Students’ Health

“Right now, I realize that school dominates most of my time. Most people would say school, but I don’t want that to be my most important thing. I want to focus more on my spiritual side, because I feel like I’ve been putting that on the back burner because of school, so I want my most important thing to be God and I’m working towards that,” Jada Jones said. Jones, 17, wants the most important aspect of her life to be her connection with God and not school.

Mylynn Hopper, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Imagine having to study for an important test for math. The grade from this test could greatly impact the overall grade in the class. However, a paper must also be written for English, due in the near future. Along with this, time must also be set aside for a science project. On top of this, consider needin...

Staff Days and Attendance: Coronavirus Updates

“Handwashing and staying away from people who are sick or coughing will definitely help,” said Martha Ward, Kempsville’s nurse. “If anything, soap and water will do more than hand sanitizer.”

Cate Benedict and Sydney Haulenbeek

March 13, 2020

Read our previous story, “The Coronavirus: What it is and How it Impacts You,” for information on what the coronavirus is, where it came from, and how to keep yourself from keeping sick.    On Thursday, March 12, VBCPS posted an update to their website making announcements regarding schedule ch...