The Garnet Mine

The Class of 2020 Looks Back On Their Time at Rye High School

Olivia Dabinett

June 8, 2020

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2020 was unable to partake in many of the traditions that RHS students look forward to. We also weren’t given the chance to properly say our goodbyes to all of the teac...

Mental Health and COVID-19: The Virus Affects All of Us

Hannah Lloyd

June 8, 2020

Covid-19 has had many unprecedented effects that threaten to cripple our economy and society. Burdened with the U.S.’s worst job market since the Great Depression and unemployment rising to 14.7% in April of this year (Trading ...

Countries Take Different Approaches to the Reopening of Schools

Liz Peron

June 8, 2020

As some of the first countries to be ravaged by the coronavirus begin to re-open their schools, the US has the advantage of being able to choose which country’s blueprint to follow. On Wednesday, May 6, high school seniors in W...

Reflections From A Senior

Grace Macdonald

June 8, 2020

There’s a quote from The Office that really sums up how I’ve been feeling recently. Andy Bernard says, “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” It’s cliché and...

Americans Realize and Fight For an Undeniable Truth: Black Lives Matter

Nicole Jonassen

June 8, 2020

 On May 25, 2020, Minneapolis police officers responded to a call alleging that 46-year old George Floyd had purchased cigarettes using a counterfeit $20 bill. Four officers, Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao, ar...

Deep Dive: Discussing TikTok With My Mom

Ella Brady

April 29, 2020

My mom, who downloaded TikTok a few days ago after seeing her children on it all the time, and I discuss the app, its' popularity, and all the creators that come along with it.

Deep Dive Part 2

Madeleine Larzul

April 15, 2020

This second part of the deep dive on the French high school system will consist of two French highschoolers who describe their typical day in high school which was of course before being quarantined. One student attends a private...

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