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COVID-19 school closure cancels 2020 prom

Seniors Garrett Snowden, prom queen Maggie Luhrman and Josh Martinez move their hands and legs to the music (from Prom 2018)

Chloe Presley-Gundaker, Managing Editor

March 21, 2020

Mere days after the news that spring break would be extended to April 3, principal Michael Wahl made yet another announcement.  "At this time, we are cancelling the SVHS prom currently scheduled for April 18 at the JW Marriott," Wahl said. "We know that our students will be disappointed, but we bel...

Corona in Comal

Civilians in Ecuador get tested for COVID-19. The number of cases in South America is growing as they near 1,000 infected.

Emma Siebold, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Comal County has issued an disaster declaration after first case of COVID-19 found

Coronaball

Senior Shea Walker throws a strike during a tournament win over Fort Bend Clements. Thanks to coronavirus, the game may have been one of Walker's last as a high schooler.

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

Baseball players reflect on a season that may have ended too soon

School cancellation extended

A glitch in mass produced COVID-19 testing kits  has limited the supply of available tests.
https://www.texastribune.org/2020/03/05/texas-coronavirus-response-what-state-officials-can-do/

Rebekah Mann, Daniel Lackey, and Tatum Tomallo

March 17, 2020

Within the first few days of Comal’s extended spring break, San Antonio has confirmed five additional Coronavirus cases, Scholastic Aptitude Testing has been cancelled and Governor Greg Abbott has waived the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) for this school year.  In light of...

Sports after COVID-19

Senior Chandler Cole prepares to swing against Fort Bend Clements. The game may have been one of Cole's last as a Ranger.

Tim Tschoepe, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

School closures and the suspension of UIL sanctioned activities because of COVID-19  ended the season and high school careers for athletes. For those hoping to showcase their talents and possibly secure spots on collegiate teams, the suspension of spring sports resulted in missed opportunities. ...

Window pain

Ask anyone, and they'll tell you they're spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak. That is, unless you ask a Christian.

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor

March 14, 2020

As a Christian, I'm not scared of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus cancels school

The Coronavirus was named an official pandemic on March 11.
https://www.unomaha.edu/news/coronavirus/index.php

Rebekah Mann, News Editor

March 13, 2020

Within a matter of days the news concerning the novel Coronavirus has taken drastic turns.  The contagious disease was named an official pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.  Due to health concerns around COVID-19, Comal Independent School District will be closed March 16-20. ...

Let the kids play

Pete Gint, played by Caleb Mosley, fights against the mysterious Bresh during last year's bi-district championship run. If the UIL cancels One-Act Play competitions, the company won't get another crack at the road to state.

Jackson Posey, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The UIL shouldn't cancel their events, especially in these trying times.