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The U.S. Places a Pause on the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Over the past two weeks, vaccines have opened up to people ages 16 and up in many states and the age requirement has been lowering in others. While teenagers, ages 16 to...

Covid-19 Vaccines Are Now Available For Ages 16+

On Mar. 29, Florida Governor Ron Desantis announced that residents over 40 could be vaccinated, dropping the age restriction by 10 years as it had previously been 50. With around 13 million...

How Astronaut Challenge Changed during the Pandemic

During Maclay’s beginning of the year Inter-Club Council (ICC) fair, a club with a large sign that says “Astronaut Challenge” could be found. While the name sounds intimidating, it perfectly lines up...

How Florida Universities Will Be Holding a Graduation

As school is starting to turn the corner towards summer, students are preparing for their final exams and all the excitement that comes with finishing yet another school year. Although, for university...

Maclay’s English Department Adapts Annual Competition to Covid-19

On Tuesday, Mar. 3, Maclay upper school students gathered in their homerooms to watch this year’s Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition. In previous years, students would gather in the Cartee Gym to...

Covid-19 Causes Spikes and Drops in College Applications

This year, Covid-19 has had a large impact on the college application season, among other things. Virtual tours and test-optional schools have become the new normal, and the decision on where to...

Collaborating Safely

The Maclay Art Department has started a project for a wellness initiative this school year. Their plan is to help the school by integrating more art projects into the Maclay community and...

Virtual Shadowing for Prospective Upper School Students

On Tuesday, January 19, Maclay Admissions hosted a virtual shadowing for prospective upper school students. The virtual tour took place mostly during community time but went on throughout the school day as...

An Unprecedented College Application Season

The college admissions process has never been easy for seniors, and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic adds another level of stress to the process. There have been many changes made by colleges in...