How the pandemic affected the class of 2023

Matthew Minckler, Paper Clip Staff/Written

The pandemic affected many people in many ways. Students and educators were challenged as much as anyone in these tough times. According to the National Library Of Medicine, 25% of students reported a decrease in grades and 40% reported no change at all. This is interesting because school systems made it much easier for students to achieve higher grades during these times. To get a better understanding of how this effected PHS seniors. Matthew Hudlin, Duncan Cullinane and Annelise Campbell responded to a few questions