The Epitaph

Casual connections missing with remote learning

Junior Shelby Riemenschnitter delivers donuts to her friends to maintain an in-person personal connection with them.
Distance learning removes everyday interactions between students
October 2, 2020

From WiFi issues to Zoom crashes, remote learning has been quite the struggle this year. But one difficulty in particular for students, like junior Shelby Riemenschnitter, has been the lack of day to day...

Creating connections during remote learning

Creating connections during remote learning
Staff use advisory, Zoom features to build community
October 1, 2020

Advisory is a new addition to everyone's schedule during remote learning. It is a time for students to connect with their teachers and peers to form a deeper relationship beyond faces on a screen. This...

Suffering in silence: lack of human interaction has detrimental effects

Staying connected during isolation in the digital age.
With social distancing, staying connected more important than ever
April 22, 2020

“... I am currently in isolation. It is not pleasant," 55-year-old Alison Cameron said in a BBC news article. Cameron had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 9. "At the heart of it I feel like...

Family: a myriad of meanings

Family: a myriad of meanings
Students are part of different kinds of families, from friend groups to sport teams
April 8, 2020

Human beings need connection. The connections formed from friendships and community often evolve into something else: a family. However, a family can be so much more than the traditional definition.  “Family...

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