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SHP Creates New Plan and Cooperates with Other Schools to Construct Online Model

SHP Creates New Plan and Cooperates with Other Schools to Construct Online Model

Kiran Seeff '23 Since the beginning of the shelter-in-place, the Sacred Heart community has faced many notable changes. Among those, the necessary implementation of remote learning as a response to COVID-19 is crucial in allowing SHP to experiment with new technology. Fortunately, Sacred Heart is not coming into this period of remote learning unprepared. To get a better idea of the technology that Sacred heart is now using, members of the tech department have answered a few questions about this groundbreaking technology. “In many ways, we’re doing what [other schools are] doing right now,” says Dr. Diana Neebe, Director of…
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Celebrating Birthdays in Quarantine

Celebrating Birthdays in Quarantine

Kaitlyn Smith '22 Welcome to a whole new world. A world where staying 6-ft apart and wearing protective face masks are mandatory. A world where you can no longer get together at friends’ houses to hang out and swim. You can’t drive to the beach, and you can’t celebrate your birthday. Many people have postponed their actual birthdays ‘till quarantine is over to wait for a proper celebration. Others have gotten creative with how to celebrate and see people while maintaining social distancing. Here are a few creative-outside of the box ideas on how to celebrate your birthday while staying…
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How to Shop More and Spend Less

How to Shop More and Spend Less

Ilaria Freccia '22 If you’re like me, spending the majority of your free time watching Netflix and simultaneously online shopping, sales are your new best friend. Especially when buying trendy pieces, I prefer to shop for more affordable pieces, and invest in more classic styles that will last a long time. Here are the best places to find the hottest trends for the best prices.  Sales: Everytime I go shopping, I always make sure to look in the sales section. This may seem obvious, but oftentimes stores have additional discounts off their original sale price.  Saks off 5th: If you…
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Quarantine Book Recommendations

Quarantine Book Recommendations

Katie Sinclair '22 Though many of us may not be completely bored out of our minds yet with AP exams and finals approaching, soon we will be on summer break and may experience much more boredom. With your extra free time, why not start some new books? Books are a great way to pass the time, you can easily spend hours at a time while getting caught up in a story. It is even better when you find a great series, and sometimes even a movie! Purchasing books from a book store is also a great way to help supportlocal…
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China’s Censorship of COVID-19

China’s Censorship of COVID-19

Anika Goyal '23 According to the Chinese government, the COVID-19 outbreak is now contained, but many are questioning whether this information is true or not. With the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in China,, there was a significant amount of  censorship and lack of transparency regarding the virus. SARS was only reported to the World Health Organization three months after it was actually discovered. People now suspect that similar issues are happening with COVID-19. A lot of research and data regarding the pandemic and its origin is not being publicized. Recently, the Chinese government “has imposed restrictions on…
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