Category: COVID-19

HCPSS Lifts Mask Mandate

By Fateha Syed As of Feb. 22 Howard County Public School System has lifted the mask mandate, making masks an optional choice for students regardless of vaccination status.  HCPSS began requiring masks for all employees, students, and visitors in July 2021. As the Covid-19 pandemic has progressed, public […]

Mt. Hebron’s Hectic Track Season

By Arayana Ladson There have been major impacts on the winter sport season at high schools due to Covid-19 restrictions. Mt. Hebron is one of hundreds of schools that have had their seasons rushed, pushed back, or postponed. Complications such as these have made for a rocky start […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Age Limit Drops to 16

by: Abby Dacombe As of April 2021, anyone 16 years of age or older are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccination in Maryland. Most high school students are only eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, as Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have a higher age requirement.  “I […]