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Rachel Gonzalez: The Barista

Junior Rachel Gonzalez takes a selfie in her Starbucks uniform. Gonzalez has to race after school to get to work on time. “My mom calls me a workaholic because I never give myself a break,” she said.

Mercy Ogunsola

September 24, 2020

After a long day at school and an Uber ride, junior Rachel Gonzalez races to the front door of the Starbucks coffee shop on George J Bean Parkway. With little time to spare, Gonzalez makes it for her shift that starts at 4:30.  Gonzalez juggles working at Starbucks with being president of Best Buddies and...

Senior Briana Miele is delivering food to those in need

Senior Briana Miele is volunteering with a local food bank to deliver packages of food to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Atiya Anderson

May 19, 2020

When it came time to figure out how to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, senior Briana Miele instantly knew what she could do. One of Miele’s passions is giving back to the community. Prior to quarantine, she had been volunteering at a local food bank for years. “It pains me to see people struggling...

COVID-19 is changing students’ relationships

Senior Olivia Sewell's family is adapting to social distancing practices. They celebrated Easter from their driveways so they could still be together while staying six feet apart.

Reema Patel

May 19, 2020

Staying close from six feet apart isn’t always easy. In the age of coronavirus, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends keeping a minimum distance of six feet away from others, avoiding group gatherings and staying out of crowded places. Finding ways to socialize while social distancing...

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