The Gator

The Cost of Community-Wide COVID-19 Testing

Hand sanitizer and test tubes of PCR samples.
Michael Young, Writer January 13, 2021
Weekly testing for COVID-19 is an expensive change for the School's budget.

New Year Brings Updated COVID-19 Testing Plan

Nurse Vicki Trinh collects PCR test samples during the community testing day.
Karly Hamilton and Edan Zinn January 11, 2021
The School decided on another round of COVID-19 testing, to ensure the safety return possible.

College Counseling Adapts to COVID-19

College counseling class in 2019. Classes look different this year with social distancing in place and some students learning remotely.
Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2020
Both the class and application process have faced changes this year.

As COVID-19 Vaccines Start, Some Show Skepticism

COVID-19 Vaccine. COVID-19 Corona Virus 2019-ncov Vaccine Injection Vials Medicine bottles. Vaccination, immunization, treatment to cure Covid-19 Corona Virus infection. Healthcare And Medical concept. Photo courtesy of
Grace Papas, Writer December 15, 2020
Research suggests that there may finally be light at the end of the tunnel, yet vaccine hesitancy is a concern among public health officials—and some students here.

Pet Adoption During COVID-19

Karly Hamilton '21 has spent time taking her cat outside while quarantined.
Kate Hirschen, Writer December 8, 2020
Adoption rates have increased since the pandemic began.

Op-Ed: COVID-19 Changes College Celebrations

Banners in the college counseling office. Gator file photo.
Zoe Kaplan, Senior Writer December 4, 2020
The pandemic has changed how many students plan to celebrate.

Editorial: Admin. Deserves Thanks for COVID-19 Testing

Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.
Gator Editorial Board December 1, 2020
Organizing testing for over 500 people is no easy feat, and the administration deserves tremendous thanks for their diligence.

Rise in National COVID-19 Cases Prompts School Response

Photo illustration purchased from
Natalie Kozhemiakin, Writer November 20, 2020
The increase in cases has made the health and safety conditions of schools come into question.

Students Share Thoughts on COVID-19 Testing

Gator file photo.
Nico Jaffer, Writer November 20, 2020
Students share their take on being tested.

Op-Ed: How COVID-19 Has Changed Family Gatherings

Group of friends or family members giving thanks to God at festive turkey dinner table together. Thanksgiving celebration traditional dinner concept. Purchased at
Zoe Kaplan, Senior Writer November 17, 2020
Holiday celebrations and gatherings will look different this year.

COVID-19 Affects Recruitment for College Sports

Kyrell Luc '21 signs on to play D-1 basketball with Holy Cross. Photo by Nicole DeCesare.
Brian Gamble, News Editor November 16, 2020
With a low likelihood of team sports competing as usual, recruitment will look different this year.

Q&A: Teachers on Hybrid Learning

Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.
Zoe Kaplan, Senior Writer November 11, 2020
Teachers share their thoughts on the new learning environment.
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