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A Principle’s Thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccine and Pandemic Silver Lining

Brizeyda Monterroso March 21, 2021

On March 2, 2021, the acting secretary of the Department of the Health and Human Services, Norris Cochran, issued a directive requiring all COVID-19 vaccine providers who are administering the vaccine...

In this Nov. 18, 2020 file photo, paraprofessional Jessica Wein helps Josh Nazzaro answer questions from his teacher while attending class virtually from his home in Wharton, N.J. Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn't necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon. After seeing two academic years thrown off course by the pandemic, school leaders around the country are planning for the possibility of more distance learning next fall at the start of yet another school year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press February 8, 2021

Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn't necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon. After seeing two academic years thrown off course by the pandemic, school...

Concerts during a pandemic?

Concerts during a pandemic?

Stephanie Medrano October 28, 2020

Regardless of how we personally feel about COVID and what is safe in regards to outings the fact of the matter is places are opening up and socially distanced events are becoming the norm. The most common...

THE DARK SIDE OF COVID-19: CONTAMINATED TEST KITS, FAULTY MASKS, FALSE POSITIVES, AND FEARS….

WILL LIFE EVER BE THE SAME?
Latarsha Ellis July 8, 2020

Introduction For months now, experts and people all around the world have been baffled with the same questions? What are the coronavirus symptoms and treatments? How does it spread and who is at risk?...

The silver linings of the pandemic

Taliah Richards July 7, 2020

Like many other people, I've done my share of complaining these past several months. I’ve whined about being stuck inside for my birthday, a missed vacation, not being able to do the things I would normally...

Manage your mental health during pandemic and protests

Taliah Richards June 15, 2020

Although we’re not even halfway through it, this year has been a tough one. First, there’s the global pandemic, with more than 100,000 deaths in the United States due to COVID-19, stay-at-home orders,...

Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Daughter motivated Watts to not give up

Watts gives her account of overcoming loss; being motivated by daughter to succeed
Jamie Watts May 22, 2020

Hi, my name is Jamie Watts. I will be a Spring 2020 graduate with my associate of arts in multidisciplinary studies. My journey wasn’t easy at all. I lost my mom in 1998. It’s been a very hard...

Raquel Perez and her family. Perez received her certificate in audio engineering during HCC's virtual graduation ceremony May 22.

Back on track

Perez tells her story of perseverance en route to earning a certificate in audio engineering.
Raquel Perez May 22, 2020

I got my certificate in audio engineering! I am 30-year-old mother of seven. I dropped out of high school and became a teen mom of twin boys at 16. It took me years to get back on track but I...

Don’t be discouraged by life’s current decisions.

Be encouraged and stay strong.
Liviala Lee, Writer May 13, 2020

For me Covid-19 happened in the blink of an eye.  In February 2020 I took a vacation to Jamaica to visit my family and daughter living on the island.  By the time I came back to United States everything...

This Dec. 13, 2019 file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern, along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday from organizers. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

Barack Obama will headline televised prime-time commencement for Class of 2020

May 5, 2020

NEW YORK — Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala...

No new virus deaths on back-to-back days in Houston

Jamarcus Alix, Egalitarian April 21, 2020

Updated 2 hours ago No new deaths reported in city of Houston on Tuesday HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Offering optimistic news,...

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

HISD extends its food distrbutions for the week! walk-ups and pickups.

Mario Castaneda, Staff Writer April 21, 2020

Houston Independent School District has announced that they will extend its food distribution services for this week. Fondren Middle School was one of the five distribution sites opened Monday. Staff with...

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