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Child and Youth Specialist Smiling

Students frequently face a great deal of stress during this time of the year. Stress and anxiety may arise from the competitiveness of taking challenging courses, studying for college placement tests, and making important and life-changing plans for their future. Our Child and Youth Specialist Ms. Sugar, provides tips on how both students and staff can manage year-end stress. 

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Is it 'normal' to feel anxious during the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created anxiety in many people, both young and old. Some anxiety is both normal and helpful. Anxiety motivates us to prepare ourselves for things to come, such as preparing for tests or projects. Anxiety also motivates us to follow safety guidelines and procedures that will protect us. In this article, our school social worker shares some tips and tools that can help you navigate through this pandemic. 


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