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I Wouldn’t Walk 500 Miles: Students Try to Learn Driving

Susan Ballesteros, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

COVID-19 has taken away in-person school and socialization, but it cannot take away driving. Despite the pandemic, students at LASA have continued to work towards getting their licenses. In order to...

Signature Courses Among COVID-19

Edith Holmsten, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

LASA’s signature courses are known for their unique ability to develop group collaboration, creativity and analysis. However, the prevalence of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has forced...

Finding Ways to Celebrate During a Pandemic

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

As 2020 comes to an end, students and staff are finding new ways to safely celebrate the holidays. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are struggling to carry out some of their usual holiday traditions,...

Help, I Need Somebody!: Peer Tutors Advise Students

Nevin Hall, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

One of the first things that new LASA students will read in their syllabi are the days and times of teacher office hours. However, when teachers aren’t available or are overwhelmed by the amount of students...

Who’s a Good Girl? Scout!

Who’s a Good Girl? Scout!

Rebecca Scaramuzzi, Club Contributor November 15, 2020

For a while, LASA students had the privilege of being able to walk down the hallways and see a therapy dog around the corner, there to help lower stress levels and make students happier. But now, that...

Students Find New Ways to Socialize Amid COVID-19 Distancing Measures

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety regulations, opportunities for social interaction became more and more scarce. People started isolating themselves, and big events like award shows and concerts were canceled. Now,...

Don’t Stand So Close To Me: Students and Faculty Return to Campus

Sophia Chau and Ava De Leon November 15, 2020

A worldwide pandemic, national unrest, and murder hornets sound like they belong in the description of a dystopian novel set in the 22nd century. Unfortunately, all those events and more have happened...

Clubs Adapt to COVID-19

Clubs Adapt to COVID-19

Edith Holmsten, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

From clubs formed just this year to clubs that have been at LASA for decades, COVID-19 has required them to adapt. Clubs have re-evaluated their format, methods of collaboration and projects in order to...

Conducting the Census During COVID

Conducting the Census During COVID

Sophia Chau, Student Life Editor October 6, 2020

Every ten years in America, a decade passes. Well, that’s not all that happens, according to the senior media specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, Douglas Loveday. “Normally, the Census Bureau...

Tinkered Bell: LASA Rolls Out New Bell Schedule

Tinkered Bell: LASA Rolls Out New Bell Schedule

Susan Ballesteros, Staff Writer October 2, 2020

The adoption of online learning as a safety measure against the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in yet another new bell schedule for LASA students and staff. The new schedule has the school start time at...

Let’s Get Digital, Digital!

Sophia Chau, Student Life Editor September 1, 2020

As students progress in their high school careers and college application time nears, many upperclassmen choose to take some of their required courses off-campus during the summer. This allows students...

Being Your Own Boss: Entrepreneurial Students Balance School With Business

Being Your Own Boss: Entrepreneurial Students Balance School With Business

Grace Woodruff, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

Sophomore Chloe Lein stands by the oven waiting for the ding of the timer to let her know her cupcakes are done as their sweet smell fills the kitchen. She is one of many other students who juggle the...

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