Lily Wood 23 busses a table at the Waterloo in downtown Louisville

French Fries and COVID Constraints

Students struggle while working in restaurants
Maeby Aleo, Team Editor March 18, 2021

The roar of people drowns out the sound of country music and laughter at the Waterloo in downtown Louisville. Babies cry and patrons hoot and holler across the room. The smell of food is muffled through...

The digital divide

The digital divide

Teacher stays positive despite challenges of online learning
Evie Cuffaro, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2021

It’s 8:30am, and the first bell rings. New digital art teacher Kelly Kotlinski sits in her classroom, alone. She stares at her computer screen, looking at student’s icons on a google meet. She doesn’t...

Fire on the horizon

Fire on the horizon

Teacher evacuates fire, pets are safe
Rhys Cadwallader, Staff Member January 6, 2021

Smoke billowed in the sky on Oct. 17. Ash rained down from the dark cloud. Language arts and social studies teacher Lindsey Olson and her husband raced home, only to be blocked by the police. They couldn’t...

A volunteer at Community Food Share loads food into the back of a car.

On the front line of food

Food bank adapts to new life during a pandemic
Carolyn Jewett, Staff Member November 23, 2020

It’s 100 degrees outside. The tar on the pavement is melting in the heat, sticking to the bottom of shoes. The car line snakes out past the parking lot into the street. Inside the warehouse, people...

Science teacher Courtney Van der Linden talks to students in a hybrid classroom on the first day of in-person learning.

The lights are on, but nobody’s home

BVSD’s decisions on remote learning differ from neighboring districts
Amelia Krueger, Team Editor November 17, 2020

There are countless necessary precautions in order for a school district to return back to in person learning. Classes must be split and masks must be worn and enough students and teachers must be willing...

This years new code

This year’s new code

Technology Student Association not quite the same since start of online learning
Rhys Cadwallader, Staff Member November 11, 2020

Room 203 used to be filled with the clacking of keyboards, the chatter of students discussing code and designs. The computer banks were lined with Oreos on napkins, Cheezits in cups, Coke cans, and Capri...

All you need to know about the new schedule

All you need to know about the new schedule

An FAQ to the new school year
Kate Muldoon, Editor-in-Chief August 24, 2020

This year is going to be like none other, so we are here to answer any questions you may have about the new schedule.    Q: What’s with the new schedule? A: Monarch is moving to a...

One woman’s story about why you should wear a mask

If you visit Purple Park in Superior, you won't see many masks. Yael Cohen is an exception, and she has a very good reason for wearing one.

Monarch’s first responder

Beckett France, Staff Member May 31, 2020

Officer Humpreys shares what it's like going from a School Resource Officer to the front lines of the coronavirus.

COVID life for preschoolers

Cameron Parker, KYOT Executive Producer May 29, 2020

We take a look at how life has changed for the little ones and their caretakers.

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