- Published: May 6, 2020
- Class of the pandemic— Coping with altered endings
Seniors are graduating into a world stripped bare by a pandemic. They would have been celebrating the culmination of 12 to 13 years of consistent effort and determination. But rather than valiantly marching on to the next grand step in the journey of life, this year’s seniors simply drift, slowly floating over the line that marks the end of high school.
- A tribute to YSHS 2020 senior athletes: track and field
In mid-March, after three weeks of initial conditioning and three more weeks of practice, the Yellow Springs High School track and field team was ready for a successful spring season. Ohio schools, however, were closed before the team could participate in its first meet.
- Retail reopening nears
Starting on May 12, retail shops in the State of Ohio can reopen if they take certain safety precautions. But in Yellow Springs, not all stores are ready to fling open their doors to customers.
- Resilient despite losses— Local restaurants hold on, adapt
When Ohio closed dine-in restaurants and bars on March 15, the impact on local restaurants was immediate and severe.
- Ohio’s new ‘stay safe’ order
Ohio’s stay-at-home order expired on May 1. That morning, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a new order, called Stay Safe Ohio, to replace the previous directive that Ohioans shelter in place in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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