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Elearning and the Effects of the Modern Classroom

Elearning and the Effects of the Modern Classroom

Anushka Agashe, Co-Editor

September 28, 2020

As elearning continues after the coronavirus pandemic shut schools down in March, millions of grade school and college students at Warren Township High School and across the US are wrestling with its effects.   Elearning has been widely adopted by schools in order to curb the spread of COVI...

Students continue their struggle with online learning – Hope for a change soon

Students continue their struggle with online learning - Hope for a change soon

Chase Szewc, Contributor to Scratch Paper

September 28, 2020

High school students learning online at Warren Township High School remain eager to attend school in person, meanwhile in person attendance at other schools across the country finds recent success. Many students at Warren Township High School have struggled with the transition to o...

E-Learning and Productivity

E-Learning and Productivity

Anna Wheeler, Editor

September 28, 2020

E-learning integration at different schools in the Lake County area has been difficult this fall semester, especially with many students struggling to keep up with the coursework and their own mental health.   With the CDC recommending social distancing and wearing face masks, many school...

The Effects of E-Learning

The Effects of E-Learning

Tess White, Contributor to Scratch Paper

September 28, 2020

In the new age of Zoom calls and Google Meets, students are adapting to the new normal of academics. As a whole, we have said goodbye to desks, classrooms, and hands on learning, and welcomed the new virtual age while looking at our Chromebooks for several hours a day. We have turned our bedrooms into...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Life and Impact

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Life and Impact

Ayesha Mohammed, Staff Writer

September 27, 2020

On Friday, September 18th, America was rocked with the news of the passing of political and cultural icon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was the second woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court and a trailblazer for women going into politics. In her time as a justice, she fought hard to protect women's rights ...

Why You Should Pay Attention in English Class

Why You Should Pay Attention in English Class

Charity Lurvey, Staff Writer

September 27, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I love English class. There’s just something about reading books written over 100 years ago that grabs my attention like nothing else. All joking aside, I’m sure that many of you can agree that English can sometimes be a subject that's hard to stay awake in. However,...

The Supreme Court and DACA

Image credits to UCLA Sparks Project

Emely Castrejon, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

I want you to imagine this: you are a great student, you are in a great institution, and you are overall excelling in school. Now imagine this: someone wants to infringe on your education because of your current legal status in the United States.    Many students in the United States are going through this ...

Retiring Band Director- Christopher Jenkins

Retiring Band Director- Christopher Jenkins

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Mr Jenkin’s education began at Indiana State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He also continued onward to receive a Bachelor of Arts from Northeastern Illinois University in Music Education and attained a Masters of Music from Vandercook College of Music in Music ...

A Spring With No Sports

A Spring With No Sports

Lily Witkowski, Contributor to Scratch Paper

May 11, 2020

Friday, March 13th, the last day that would be considered “normal” for all high schoolers. Not only was this the last day for high schoolers, it was additionally the last day for all spring sport athletes. Spring sports were just getting into the swing of things from finalizing teams, starting...

Retiring Teachers: Mrs. Filippo

Retiring Teachers: Mrs. Filippo

Priyal Patel, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Even though I could not meet Mrs. Filippo face to face, I still got the privilege of interviewing her through email. She has been coaching at Warren for 19 years and I was fortunate enough to have her as a badminton coach for the short time the season lasted this year. It was nice to see her write ba...

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