Posts by Kelly Yang

The Strength of Family

By Ms. Keshava’s 3rd Grade Class At first, COVID was fun – we had extra time to play outside and school closed.  But then many things in our lives changed at school and home. Some of us even got COVID twice! In a scary time our families gave us hope. Holidays changed drastically.  Some of us…

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Zoom butterflies

By Samantha, age 10 Dear diary, Today was horrible. My dad just got furloughed due to the COVID 19 pandemic. And my mom just told me that I’m moving schools along with houses. I will have to leave all my friends and make new ones over Zoom. All I could think was what if they…

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Animals helped me get through it

By Olivia, age 12 Around May of 2019, my family and I moved to a new neighborhood. I thought it wasn’t going to be good because my best friend wouldn’t be there, but I was wrong. Everyone that I met there was very nice and I soon became very good friends with them all! It…

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Benefits of online school

By Payton, age 11 When Covid came, I was scared, worried, and upset. Now we have vaccines we can take to protect us from new variants like Omicron. But my mom thinks we already had it. In December 2019, three weeks before Christmas, me and my mom were sick with an unknown virus. My mom…

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Becoming a child of the woods

By Piper, age 11 Covid affected my life in many ways. Some positive, like I got to spend more time with my family but that also came with its disadvantages. Spending all your time with your siblings isn’t exactly ideal. Spending all your time with your siblings isn’t exactly ideal. During Covid, my family got…

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Surprise

By Joey, age 11 During covid-19, life was different.  How different? So different that I hadn’t hugged my grandma in 11 months.  I could only see my friends with a mask and 6 feet apart.  A couple days before my big 10th birthday I was feeling down.  My mom said I could not have a birthday…

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Ups and downs

By Jack, age 9 It all started when I left school and they said see you in 6 weeks. I believed them. They said see you in 6 weeks. I believed them. 5 weeks later, I was watching the news it said school closed for the rest of the year. I had hoped we would…

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