Working through the pandemic

A bunch of crazy things have happened during these past 14+ months: COVID-19 spread, people lost their jobs, and lives have even been lost. Although many prickly things have happened, I appreciate all the essential workers who risked their lives during this pandemic. Essential workers like my dad Richard Esquibel, Uncle Jose Espinoza, and Aunt Patricia Caldera are three essential workers who have worked through … Continue reading Working through the pandemic

Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

by Arely Ashley, Tyro Times Staff 2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Lyrics to “Spring to Quarantine” We were headed off to spring break  It’s a full week off the teachers say  Momma told me they extended the … Continue reading Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

Fragile: handle with care

2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. The title of this piece is “Fragile Handle With Care.” This was heavily influenced by The Wall (by Pink Floyd) and a horrible fever I had recently. If it wasn’t obvious, a … Continue reading Fragile: handle with care

2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Here are four artistic representations of 2020-2021. Living Through a Pandemic by Dalia Cedillo, Tyro Times Staff During the past 14 months, things have changed drastically. Many people have fallen. Everyone has … Continue reading 2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

by Victoria Rodriguez, Tyro Times Staff It’s not news that students and teachers were struck when the pandemic started, but that is just the surface area. Some believe students and teachers finally found a legitimate excuse for laziness and procrastination. We, teachers and students, have never experienced a pandemic, but I can’t say it didn’t affect me. I can say I have stayed motivated to … Continue reading Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

The fight between COVID19 and our government

When COVID-19 started spreading, federal and local governments took action to fight against this virus which spread around the whole world. When government officials released their solutions to the people, some people immediately disliked them and others worked with the solutions. Many people, even students – including myself, have opinions about these actions. I heard on NBC News that they closed down schools in California … Continue reading The fight between COVID19 and our government

Lives are different now thanks to COVID19

COVID-19 has created a huge impact on many people’s lives. This virus has made many people cancel events or plans they had. It has also caused others to lose their jobs. Many people have also lost loved ones due to this virus. The Coronavirus has infected about 1.34 million people CNN said.  COVID-19 has also impacted my life in many ways. Before the virus impacted … Continue reading Lives are different now thanks to COVID19

Jasmine’s COVID19 Story

COVID19 has had a serious impact on us all – from canceled activities, school closures, and online learning to social distancing, wearing masks in public and feeling isolated from our friends and family members. Students have unique perspectives and experiences during this pandemic. We are featuring these stories from out SBHS students, beginning with our Tyro Times staff. Here is my story. How has COVID19 … Continue reading Jasmine’s COVID19 Story

Aniceta’s COVID19 Story

COVID19 has had a serious impact on us all – from canceled activities, school closures, and online learning to social distancing, wearing masks in public and feeling isolated from our friends and family members. Students have unique perspectives and experiences during this pandemic. We are featuring these stories from out SBHS students, beginning with our Tyro Times staff. Here is my story. How has COVID19 … Continue reading Aniceta’s COVID19 Story