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Mia Diffley is a junior at Bexley High School and a staff reporter on The Torch.

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Post-vaccination plans–Drew Solar

With vaccinations becoming available to everyone, travel is returning and sophomore Drew Solar is excited for it. Solar explained that his favorite vacation spot is Anna Maria Island in Florida, and he is ready to be able to enjoy this trip like he has in the past. “I am looking forward to a vacation without […]

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Post-vaccination plans–Whitney Fahs

COVID-19 has kept some families apart for safety, but with vaccines becoming available, many people are excited to see those they care about again. Freshman Whitney Fahs said she is very eager to see her 80-year-old grandma, who she was used to seeing very frequently before the pandemic. “My siblings and I used to go […]

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Teachers receive final dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Teachers received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, Feb. 23, a step toward being all in safely on Tuesday, March 23. Principal Kristin Robbins explained that all teachers who wanted it received their second vaccine starting Feb. 23 after receiving their first dose the week of Tuesday, Feb. 2 and then waiting […]

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Rising COVID-19 cases not yet affecting current hybrid learning model

Rising COVID-19 numbers in the district have not yet affected the current hybrid learning model because the safety protocols in place have been effective at preventing the spread of the disease.  Principal Kristin Robbins said Franklin County is at red level, meaning there are more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents, but it will not […]