How the Other Half Lives: A Look into a High School during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain | Nov. 18, 2020 10:00 a.m.

MURRIETA, Calif. – High school. At the time, it’s the hardest part of a teenager’s life, but having to learn at home is another story. COVID-19 is making students have to learn at home. Take it from 2020 graduate Nick Pettis himself, who has totally NOT been a fan. Nick and Castin met with Jason Hamm, an Assistant Principal at Murrieta Mesa High School, to get his views on how the high school is handling the “distance learning.” Find out his opinions in the video below.

Directed by:

Nick Pettis

Castin Chamberlain

Produced by:

MSJC’s The Talon

Nick Pettis

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Nick Pettis

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Nick Pettis

Castin Chamberlain

Jason Hamm

Published by The Talon

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