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As coronavirus cases propagate, the Beaverton community moves forward

As coronavirus cases propagate, the Beaverton community moves forward

Anouk Clendenning and Melody Cosgrove March 20, 2020

On March 18, the Beaverton School District sent an email to students and their families. A student at Aloha High School tested positive for COVID-19 and had spent the week before closures at school. The...

Due to the novel coronavirus, Governor Brown has extended school closures to the end of April

Governor Brown extends Oregon school closures another four weeks

Anouk Clendenning March 17, 2020

Looking forward to a return to normalcy on April 1? It’s not happening. Governor Brown has extended Oregon school closures with Executive Order 20-08, making the break six weeks long instead of four....

Stop, drop, and stay home

Stop, drop, and stay home

Nabila Hersi March 17, 2020

Why are businesses, restaurants, and bars closing around the country, and why are entire nations shutting down? To facilitate social distancing. Social distancing is the public health practice of encouraging...

Kate Brown, Oregon Secretary of State, addresses service members, families and dignitaries in attendance at the Demobilization Ceremony for the 142nd Fighter Wing Civil Engineer Squadron and Security Forces Squadron at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., Dec. 7, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. John Hughel, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs/Released)

Oregon Governor Brown introduces new statewide measures on COVID-19 pandemic

Anouk Clendenning March 16, 2020

Today, Governor Kate Brown made it clearer than ever that people should remain at home as COVID-19 continues its lethal world tour. With the first COVID-19-related death in Oregon occurring only two days...

Beaverton High School, along with other schools around Oregon, has been shut down due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak.

Cancellations and closures due to coronavirus impact the BHS community

Beatrice Kahn March 14, 2020

A week ago, Beaverton students were worried about upcoming tests, spring sports tryouts, and supporting the girls’ basketball team in their journey to the state competition. Now, Beaverton students are...

A person places a syringe inside a test tube.

COVID-19: myths and facts

Nabila Hersi March 13, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads around the world, humanity must equip itself with the correct knowledge before allowing racism and false information to propagate. Oregon got its first case of COVID-19 on Saturday,...

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