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Juniors sit in Masters Hall, looking at online students displayed on the whiteboard. In the first few days of reopening, students found that teachers struggled with juggling both online and in-person students. Since then, many believe that the situation has improved considerably.

Online students share mixed experiences since reopening

Kyla Barantsevitch, Web Editor December 16, 2020

Since stay-at-home orders were first issued in March, it has become clear that returning to normal may not be the case for a long  time. This became even more true when over the summer, Masters issued...

Senior Max Miller lifts weights during his PE co-curricular after school. Virtual students only have a choice of yoga or PE to fulfill their athletic requirement

PE co-curriculars go online

George Chang, Photo Editor December 16, 2020

For students bringing the gym to their bedroom this fall, the Athletic Department has continued to offer three options: sports teams, Athletic Option and Physical Education (PE) Co-Curricular. For many...

Con: In-person learning, not worth all the risks

Con: In-person learning, not worth all the risks

Ethan Schlapp, Lead Sports Editor December 15, 2020

When I first heard that Masters had decided to switch to a hybrid learning model, I felt concerned, but unsurprised. The school had been long deliberating about whether it would be a beneficial decision...

Pro: In-person learning, let's go to school safely

Pro: In-person learning, let’s go to school safely

Kira Ratan, Features Lead Editor December 15, 2020

When school “started” online in September, it had been over six months since our last day of in-person school. Six months since I’d hugged my friends, seen my classmates, talked to my teachers face...

A phone receives a call from an anonymous caller. The intruder to the 10th grade class meeting used the dial-in feature on Google Meet as a private caller, and then went on to yell a series of expletives and racial slurs.

Class meeting intruder leaves community shaken, administration responds

Mitch Fink and Kate Sibery May 20, 2020

Sophomore Class MISH elections Google Meet, May 19––A 10th grade class meeting was suddenly interrupted when a private caller entered the meeting and began shouting expletives and racial slurs to a...

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