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The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

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DCS is one of the only districts in the county requiring masks for students grades K-12. Although N95 and KN95 masks are now recommended to best protect against Omicron, DCS does not require a specific type of face covering.

Pandemic Fatigue: Why we’re all tired of following health protocols

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the highly contagious Omicron variant, health protocols are as important as ever, however, not everyone is still following them. Pandemic fatigue, as defined by the World Health Organization, is...

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A Timeline of 2021

A Timeline of 2021

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer December 27, 2021
Although 2021 wasn't quite so normal, it was an eventful year nonetheless. Here's a look back at a few of the many things that happened.
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Seniors Chloe Jeffers and Liam Harding wear their masks during study hall.  Masks are now required at all times inside school buildings.

DCS requires masks inside of buildings for all individuals

Carter Sims, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Since March 2020, Delaware City Schools has gone through a mix of online and hybrid learning models. This year, the district is back to full in-person learning, returning a bit of normalcy to the school...

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Students reflect on Mental Health issues they faced this school year

Students reflect on Mental Health issues they faced this school year

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Throughout the month of May, people acknowledge Mental Health Month and educate themselves on what mental health is. According to the American Heart Association, the month of May helps to raise awareness...

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Varsity volleyball team with masks

School district begins to plan for fall sports

Maddie Wells, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

There are no definite plans for what fall sports are going to be next school year as of right now. However, Athletic Director Steve Glesenkamp, said he has some ideas about what fall sports could potentially...

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Delaware County vaccination rates for Covid-19

Delaware County vaccination rates for Covid-19

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer May 19, 2021
More and more Delaware County residents are getting vaccinated. Here's where the numbers currently stand.
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covid virus

Hayes students receive vaccines at school-hosted clinic

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer May 18, 2021
In mid-April, students ages 16 and older were able to receive their first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 at Hayes. In a partnership with the Delaware Public Health District, Delaware City Schools arranged an opportunity for age-eligible students to get vaccinated.
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Covid 19: Cases & Vaccination Status by Age

Covid 19: Cases & Vaccination Status by Age

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Vaccination Statistics Infogram

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Temporary space at CVS for administering the Covid vaccine.

Some Hayes teachers experience side effects from Covid-19 vaccine

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Since the Covid-19 vaccine rolled out across the United States, most teachers at Hayes have recently been able to get their second dose of the vaccine. After receiving the second dose of the vaccine,...

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Photo of plastic bin with state tests in it prepared

State testing process adapts to Covid-19 restrictions

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

Just like many other things in the last year, Ohio State Tests (OSTs) at Hayes have been modified to meet Covid-19 protocols. The most immediate change is the schedule for testing this year. In previous...

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