Thursday, April 22, 2021

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6Cs-yaYyDA&t=161s Jesuit has spent six weeks with hybrid learning. Within these weeks came lots of trial and error with technology, social distancing, and changes to our normal lifestyle. As a result, many opinions rose over the new system of learning, specifically amongst the teachers. These teachers at Jesuit have taught through both in-person and virtual styles. In this hybrid model,...
https://youtu.be/IawomWs7RZY With masks blocking out half of everyone's faces, and hand sanitizers' use is so common that its smell lingers in the halls. Being with your friends is different now because you can't stand closer than 6 feet to them. Even in the cafeteria, plastic shields divide everyone. If someone said these three sentences 8 months ago, the people around...
In the wake of the growing Coronavirus pandemic, we lost the opportunity to attend many precious events. Among the fallen was the 2019-2020 Roundup Banquet. The banquet, we usually announce the two Jesuit Seniors honored with the Durham Family award. This year took a slightly different route. On Monday, August 31, 2020, during The Roundup's weekly staff meeting, I had...
When thinking of the summer, we tend to think of it as a mental relaxation from the stresses and pressures that come as a high school student. However, this summer will be different.  With most vacation plans canceled and with the CDC's recommendations of social distancing, it can be difficult to find something satisfying to do during this time...
Jesuit's Class of 2020 has endured a wild ride over the past four years, and this year has offered no shortage of turbulence. From the October tornado to the Ranger Day cancellation, many seniors looked to second semester as an opportunity to enjoy the last few months of high school with the teachers, classmates, friends, and brothers they've grown...
To all my juniors out there, we can all agree on this: Junior year is not a particularly "fun" year. Stress and anxiety run rampant, and this is the year when the intensity of those feeling spikes dramatically. It's not even about school, extracurricular activities, personal life, college, but rather juggling everything that's going on and how it affects...
As we all know the Coronavirus or COVID-19 has affected many things, our personal life, school life, and much more. Many Juniors and anyone taking AP classes have been also affected due to changes in the ACT and SAT dates and the reformatting of AP exams as well. ACT + SAT The ACT canceled their April test, scheduled for the 4th,...
If there is any silver lining to the pandemic plaguing the United States and the world, it would be that the dogs are getting some extra companionship this Spring season. Dogs can warm even the coldest, most pessimistic heart, and that's something I and many of my peers could use now. Here are some of The Roundup Staff's canine...

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