The Charger Online

Virus fraying students at edges

Mackenzie Sloffer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

In this very difficult time, I haven’t really been doing the best. My emotions have been all over the place and everything has just been super overwhelming. It started off with the talk of the “what ifs” and that’s when...

Students finding ways to cope with shelter-in-place

Emily Linder, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2020

Children with no responsibilities are struggling. Students in all grades are struggling, both emotionally and physically. At the beginning of this year, no one would have ever expected this, and honestly that's probably why no...

Life upends for senior on way to IU

Hannah Harper, Special to The Charger Online

April 8, 2020

The first moment I started dreaming about my senior year of high school was when I watched my cousin walk across the stage when I was eight years old. I couldn’t wait for senior pictures, for senior brunch, for my cap and g...

An open letter to the class of 2020

Maya Wilkins, News Editor

April 6, 2020

To the Class of 2020: Thank you. Thank you for being my classmates for the last four years, for creating a culture of acceptance and kindness, for making the last four years at Carroll the best it could be. Thank you for...

Coronavirus: The reality sinks in

April 2, 2020

Gracie Rose, Sophomore, Features Editor The devastation began to sink in once I had no plans left. My last day doing something fun outside the house was Tuesday, March 17 when I went to a friend’s house. The day after ...

Stay at home order promotes organization

Casey Berndt, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

Quarantine is not as bad as I thought it would be. This 14 day period of isolation has given me the opportunity to take my life piece by piece and get organized. I wanted to clean my room and organize my closet since the summer...

6 feet apart should not stop community

Emily Linder, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

I don’t even have words to explain how I feel.  Honestly, I feel alone.  Three weeks ago, we were sitting in classrooms laughing, listening to teachers teach, and talking in person with our friends. And then, it all...

Accepting a new normal

Harrison Hopkins, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

They say there are five stages to grief, but I believe that applies to our situation right now. Denial and isolation are the first of those steps. I am officially out of the denying phase of our “new normal” as people have...

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