Back to normal? Not yet
High school recovering from COVID-19 challenge
February 2, 2022
It's been slow going, but progress is being made toward normalcy as Sweet Home High School enters its second semester of full-blown school under COVID-19.
"It's been really challenging, the COVID hangover, if you will," Principal Ralph Brown said. "I think a lot of us thought things would be getting back to normal in school, kind of, but I think we have a way to go."
Students and staff have struggled, he said. Three teachers left as of the end of the semester, one due to a spouse's job relocation and two others to take a break.
Enrollment at the high school has dropped from 738 on Sept....