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Staff Editorial: Here’s what works on asynchronous Fridays

March 11, 2021

With four asynchronous Fridays under our belt, students have had varying experiences with our day away from Zoom. As such, The Nexus decided to examine what we’ve appreciated about these days and what...

Staff Editorial: What we’d like to see on asynchronous Fridays

January 21, 2021

As Term 2 approaches, a few schedule changes worth noting will be taking place, one of which is making Fridays asynchronous. Contrary to what many students may hope, an asynchronous day is not synonymous...

Staff Editorial: Homeroom needs adjustment in virtual school

December 17, 2020

Homeroom, in its current format, is not working.  In this virtual environment, building connections is more important than ever. However, Homeroom, the class meant to do just that, has proven ineffective...

Staff Editorial: Editorial board endorses Dr. Darshana Patel for PUSD school board

October 29, 2020

As PUSD students, staff and parents face struggles and confusion with virtual learning and the future of reopening our schools, the school board needs elected officials who understand and listen to the...

Staff Editorial: Office hours lacks consistency among teachers, needs reform

October 22, 2020

In the wake of the novel coronavirus and virtual learning, it is commendable that the Poway Unified School District (PUSD) has taken steps to ensure an online environment that reflects life on campus....

The Nexus says thank you to its readers, supporters, community

June 9, 2020

Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, The Nexus staff has worked hard to cover the stories of our students and issues pertinent to our readers. As journalists, we strive to achieve the highest standard...

Staff Editorial: Teachers eat up lunch time, students starve physically, socially

April 6, 2018

Since the founding of the first U.S. public high school in Boston in 1821, lunch has served as a period of time when students can take a break from the rigor and stress of classes, gather with friends...

Staff Editorial: Winter music shows provide escape from upcoming finals stress, embrace holiday spirit

December 22, 2017

Every winter break, students are faced with a dilemma: while brightly-decorated houses and peppermint-flavored Starbucks drinks spread holiday cheer, the impending end to the quarter often drowns it out....

Staff Editorial: CSF, NHS provide few benefits beyond a bit of graduation decoration

November 17, 2017

Every year, 600 seniors file down the ramp into the football stadium in mid-June, each cloaked in a black gown, ready to close another chapter of their lives. Of course, every student is special, but...

Staff Editorial: Redistricting meetings show PUSD board’s commitment to those whom they represent

October 6, 2017

In August, the PUSD school board unanimously voted in favor of a resolution stating that beginning in 2018, the election for PUSD school board members will be conducted by-district rather than the current...

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