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Students speak about high school experience amid pandemic

Classes at Pullman High School began Aug. 31. Students say classes are more populated and teachers are more flexible than last school year.

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2020

As local COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, students attending high school discuss adapting to online learning, missing social interaction and worrying about the pandemic. Not being able to attend physical classes and socialize with other students is frustrating, Steven Burkett, senior at Pullman ...

Cougs Rise staff members continue to help high school students during pandemic

Ray Acuna-Luna, project director of Cougs Rise, said Cougs Rise has two different programs to help high school students transition to higher education: Coug Tracks and the Bridge Program. 

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 17, 2020

The Cougs Rise summer programs moved online due to COVID-19, but staff members are trying to create a student experience closest to the one they would have had in person.  Ray Acuna-Luna, project director of Cougs Rise, an initiative that helps low-income and first-generation students transition into co...

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