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This is what it's like to get the Covid-19 vaccine
Monica Smith | staff writer The state opened up vaccine eligibility for all Texans on March 29 which means now even students can get in line. Junior Ava Cadena is one of the high school students who was able to get the vaccination.  “My step (More)
Students, faculty get their shot
In-person instruction not expected to change despite rise in local COVID cases
by Joseph Sweeney | editor-in-chief Following a rise in COVID-19 cases after the holidays, junior Sara Vilera asked herself the question: will NEISD schools be closing again? “I am definitely scared of schools closing again because I don't work (More)
Students reminded not to take advantage of distance, in-person options
by Joseph Sweeney | editor-in-chief With many students bound to their computer screens, art and photography teacher Analisa Shinn reflects on what made previous school years different from this one. “To say that it’s been a weird year is kind o (More)
Tickets to sporting events will now be sold all online
by Monica Smith | staff writer NEISD is now selling all tickets to athletic events online, with the exception of basketball, as the season is already underway. “With COVID-19 protocols in place and the need to limit capacity it gives us greater (More)
Students get COVID testing to comply with school, work rules
by Lauryn Chavez | sports editor With frequent possible exposures to COVID-19, students have had to endure COVID tests before returning to school or work. However, there are different ways students can get tested depending on who they’re getting t (More)
Clinic staff vaccinated as part of phase 1B
Students will take STAAR in-person in April
by Katie Barton | staff writer  Though the STAAR test was waived last year, this year students will have to take STAAR tests in person April 9-12. “The state has said all testing has to be proctored and administered on campus,” counselor Courtn (More)
Theatre’s finding COVID friendly ways to perform for their audience
by Lauryn Chavez | sports editor Because protocols on gathering during COVID are strict, theater has had to adapt from their traditional showing of their plays. For the showing of “Much Ado About Nothing,” Co-Theatre Director, Megan Thompson, expe (More)
The COVID-19 vaccine is here and healthcare workers are the first to take it
by Monica Smith | staff writer The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for front-line healthcare workers, residents in long-term health facilities, and people over the (More)
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