May 12, 2022

The Class of 2022’s high school experience was transformed by Covid. Many struggled emotionally and academically during distance learning, often failing to turn in assignments or turn on their cameras during classes. But others emerged stronger than ever, using their time alone to double down on academics or to cultivate hobbies or even a mental health website with coping skills for kids.


  • Miles Fu, Senior, El Camino Fundamental High School
  • Tatiana Torres, Senior, Heritage High School, Founder, Calm-4-You
  • Diana Lambert, Reporter, EdSource

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