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Students experienced major complications with their Canvas pages over the three-day weekend. All classes that had been linked with Pinnacle were no longer visible to students. Photo by Ava Steil

BCPS high school students experience complications with Canvas and Pinnacle

The initial transition period from in-person to online learning has not been without its technical issues. In order to combat basic problems, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School created hotlines for their technology specialists. However, on Sept. 27, students and teachers discovered an issue that was […]

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Graphic by Madison Lenard

BCPS urges students to reset their Clever passwords for increased security

On Sept. 9, Broward County Public Schools sent out an announcement both through Canvas and a phone call to parents. The county has requested that students in all grades create a new password in an effort to deter hacks into student accounts. “This is a […]

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Teachers manage student cheating in virtual school

Teachers manage student cheating in virtual school

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, school life has not been the same with the complete transition from physical school to virtual school. Some classes are conducted via webcam and physical assignments have to be scanned and uploaded through sites like Canvas. The biggest challenge […]

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Graphic by Darian Williams

The shift to online schooling transforms the daily lives of students and teachers alike

Sleeping in and staying home all day, with only the responsibility of completing assignments on one’s own time frame, seems like every student’s dream. The thought of online schooling may have been a fantasy to many students ever since they set foot in a public […]

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Students work on online programs, such as Canvas, to complete their assignments. Photo by Delaney Walker

[Opinion] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not repeat a grade

Many new changes and protocols have been put into place due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This includes the shutdown of non-essential businesses, parks and schools. Additionally, many towns have issued a shelter-in-place order. Along with these changes, students have shifted towards online learning, […]

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Graphic by Darian Williams

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis implements stay-at-home order for entire state

On Friday, April 3, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis implemented a stay-at-home order for the state and ordered all schools to be closed until at least Friday, May 1. All activity in Florida will be limited to essential services over the next 30 days to try […]

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During the BCPS Canvas crash, this page was all that students and teachers could see when trying to access the application. Photo by of Melissa Falkowski

BCPS systems crash on first day of distance learning

On Monday, March 30, Broward County Public Schools began their new online school approach known as “distance learning,” which consists of video calls on zoom and assignments published on Canvas, a digital learning platform often used by teachers and students throughout the year. However, this […]

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