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Campus reminds students steps to follow after COVID exposure
by Chloe Jordan | feature editor For now, students are still expected to follow specific protocols and contact the school nurse if they have contracted COVID. “Last year, if we were made aware of a positive case of COVID-19, an email would be s (More)
Tired of wasting time during spring break? Here's a guide to actually make the most out of it this year
By Monica Smith | staff writer The spring break that students once expected was fulfilled by the anticipated ringing of the 8th-period bell, papers flying high up in the air, races to the bus stop, and the relief of being free from due dates and h (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)
The path to attendance recovery
by Chloe Jordan | tech editor As the second semester begins, many students will need to make-up absences over the limit from the first semester to get their proper attendance credits. “I would say, without looking at the numbers, just what I se (More)
Deaf etiquette - respecting deaf culture and being inclusive
by Chloe Jordan | staff writer As an American Sign Language teacher and member of the deaf community, one of Brett Koch’s jobs is to teach students to respect deaf culture and to have deaf etiquette. If you are a hearing person, there are a few si (More)
TEA releases guidelines allowing districts to make students not succeeding in virtual learning return to in-person instruction
by Chloe Jordan | staff writer The Texas Education Agency has created new guidelines to allow districts to make students who are failing classes or have too many absences to stop virtual learning and come back to school in-person. “So, this las (More)
The show goes on - a Johnson Theatre update
by Chloe Jordan | staff writer Junior Avery Neale walks to the Much Ado About Nothing rehearsal, despite the complications of COVID, where students are already setting up the makeshift stage marked with cones. Although actors have to keep their ma (More)
Impactful death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg could affect election
by Chloe Jordan | staff writer Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was laid to rest last week and remembered as a woman who was a pioneer in the realm of gender equality. “She was only the second female to be on the court,” AP Government (More)
NEISD athletics adapt to a season affected by COVID
With school board approval and UIL guidelines, the Jags are back on the field and on the court, gearing up for their fall 2020 seasons. “We're expecting every sport this year to have some little tweak to it that will make it a little bit different (More)
District phase-in plan moving forward
by Joseph Sweeney | staff writer A little over 200 students were welcomed back on campus this week as NEISD began phase 1 of its board approved plan. “The main point for North East was that with our phase-in plan, we did not want to have someth (More)
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