Tagged: coronavirus


Maryland should go back to Phase 1

By Katalina Li | Aug. 24, 2020, 8:19 p.m.

With rising case numbers in the state and around the nation, the state needs to guarantee public safety and start reversing reopening efforts


MLB’s handling of key issues during the pandemic shows it needs to do better

By Nolan Wick | Aug. 10, 2020, 4 p.m. | In Professional »

MLB has had a tumultuous few months


MCPS to hold first semester entirely online

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | July 21, 2020, 11:45 p.m. | In News »

Students will be in schools in February 2021 at the earliest


MCPS publishes draft of reopening plans for the fall

By Myles Feingold-Black | July 15, 2020, 7:57 p.m. | In News »

Blazers support a mix of virtual and in-person learning for Blair's reopening.


Number of COVID-19 cases rise nationally over Fourth of July weekend

By Katalina Li | July 9, 2020, 3:38 p.m. | In Local »

Montgomery County residents stay home while celebrating and minimal increase in new cases within county


COVID-19 exposes flaws in the American healthcare system; it's up to us to fix them

By Lucie Peyrebrune | June 25, 2020, 3:48 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The U.S. must take a leaf out of other developed countries' books and switch to universal healthcare


Rallies for reopening businesses are detrimental and dangerous

By Billy Scott | June 18, 2020, 8:56 p.m. | In Opinions »

Reopening rallies put all protesters and non-protestors at risk and aren't anywhere near worth the risk of human lives


Getting over the quarantine blues

By Yuri Kim | May 18, 2020, 4:07 p.m. | In Blogs »

Activities that make being alone less lonely


How do professional sports leagues plan on finishing the current season?

By Billy Scott | May 9, 2020, 7:26 p.m. | In Sports »

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, sports leagues have been halted and the future is unknown


How the cancellation of spring sports affects student athletes

By Billy Scott | May 8, 2020, 7:20 p.m. | In Sports »

Missing out on the school or club seasons could mean a missed opportunity for most players


Online security is in question after Zoom incident

By Sophia Lucarelli | May 8, 2020, 7:15 p.m. | In News »

Einstein student displayed a gun during an online class session


A homemade alternative for preventing transmission

By Yuri Kim | April 29, 2020, 9:22 p.m. | In Features »

From reusing old materials to printing FDA approved designs, Blazers make face coverings for the COVID pandemic


Montgomery County opens first drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

By Joy Xu | April 28, 2020, 1:40 p.m. | In Local »

White Oak and other testing sites to test 100 patients a day


Smobcast: An exclusive interview with the two candidates for the upcoming Student Member of the Board election

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | April 27, 2020, 11:47 a.m. | In News »

The two candidates for this year's election are Richard Montgomery junior Nick Asante and Magruder junior Vicky Kidder.


Religious students making the most out of a global crisis

By Lucie Peyrebrune | April 21, 2020, 12:07 p.m. | In Lifestyle »

From Zoom Seders to virtual masses, religious families and organizations are getting creative when it comes to worshipping from home


How schools provide to students during the coronavirus closure

By Mercedes Pierce | April 20, 2020, 1:46 p.m. | In News »

MCPS continues to provide support and education to the community through the COVID-19 pandemic


MCPS must not switch to a pass/fail grading system amid COVID-19 crisis

By Lucie Peyrebrune | April 17, 2020, 2:27 p.m. | In Opinions »

A pass/fail system unfairly rewards students for doing the bare minimum


School is still in session

By Yuri Kim | April 2, 2020, 9:31 p.m. | In Features »

Middle school teachers "strongly suggest" that students continue their work during the COVID-19 break


Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus

By Billy Scott | March 29, 2020, 3:20 p.m. | In News »

Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus


Video: Feeling the Pulse - COVID-19 Closures

By Samuel Schulman | March 22, 2020, 9:42 p.m. | In Video »

The Friday before a 2-week (or longer) school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCO Video decided to ask some blazers how they felt about the situation.


SCO guest author Lintaro Donovan: Representative Raskin, protect our nonprofits!

By Lintaro Donovan | March 20, 2020, 10:18 p.m. | In Community Corner »

The COVID-19 crisis threatens to wipe out our community’s safety net.


COVID-19 pushes AP testing online

By Shruti Chauhan | March 20, 2020, 6:43 p.m. | In News »

The College Board decided to administer online exams amid school closures


COVID-19 forces school work to come to a halt

By Joy Xu | March 18, 2020, 6:32 p.m. | In News »

With the recent school closing, all educational instruction has stopped


COVID-19 closure potentially disrupts end-of-year schedule

By Shifra Dayak | March 15, 2020, 5:16 p.m. | In News »

The future of senior activities is unknown right now


Schools remain closed until Apr. 24 as positive coronavirus cases increase in Maryland

By Sam Kulp Emmy Song | March 5, 2020, 9:15 p.m. | In News »

All Maryland public schools will be closed from Mar. 16 to Apr. 24


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