Illustration by Caroline McElhannon
A school year in COVID-19
The coronavirus turned every teen's fantasy of doing school from the comfort of their bed into a never-ending nightmare. Though every West Essex school year guarantees craziness, from the chaos of Zoom to the school-wide shutdowns due to COVID-19 scares, this year takes the cake.
As the first full year of school impacted by COVID-19, some of the Wire Staff reminisced their decisions to remain virtual, hybrid or fully in person while others questioned what school will look like next year.