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MBHS Closed, Online Schooling Starts Today

As many students are aware, Morro Bay High School joined schools from around the nation in temporarily closing its doors due to fears of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, the plan is for the school to reopen on April 15th, but that stands to change depending on the situation.  While the school is closed,...

KSBY New Story featuring MBHS Student Journalists

Morro Bay city leaders say King Tides give 'disconcerting' preview of sea level rise https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/morro-bay-city-leaders-say-king-tides-give-disconcerting-preview-of-sea-level-rise For the past two months, the Morro Bay Spyglass has been lucky enough to work on a joint piece with our local news network, KSBY. They reached out to us on November 20, 2019 as...

Food for Thought

Hey pirates! In case you missed our last piece on the Lunch Ladies, we have a new piece on the tasty food they provide for us in the cafeteria. A select group of top-tier journalists from the Spyglass exercised their expert taste skills and culinary knowledge to provide YOU with a detailed review of some of our cafeteria’s most...

How to Be Successful When Working From Home!

With the transition to online classes, there has definitely been a de-structuring of how school work is administered and completed. Students must now schedule their own days at home to complete their schoolwork for each class. One thing I struggle with most is motivation and procrastination, but I’ve found some ways to stay engaged in my school...

Hikes and Beaches Amid COVID-19

To negate the spread of COVID-19, the city of San Luis Obispo has called for a shelter-in-place. It is encouraged that people stay home in order to lower the spreading of the virus. However, citizens of SLO can still have their outdoor experience if they follow the guidelines of social distancing.  For those who are outdoor lovers, there are still...

The Effects of the Coronavirus on MBHS Sports

The Coronavirus has become a worldwide pandemic, bringing an end to many things that people adore, including school. As the virus spreads globally, it has caused a major impact on the sports world as well. The NBA and MLB seasons were postponed, marathons around the world were canceled, March Madness has ended before it could even start,...

Uncertain Futures with the Coronavirus

At this point, saying it’s been an odd week and a half would be a dramatic understatement. We’ve gone from excitedly preparing for spring sports and prom to struggling with self quarantines and learning online. There are so many unknowns at this time that as students of MBHS, many of us wonder how this entire ordeal regarding...

COVID-19: How is SAT, ACT, and AP Testing Affected?

As COVID-19 sweeps across the nation, the College Board has had to make serious changes to the plan for upcoming standardized tests. At the time of writing, the May 2nd SAT and March make-up SAT are both cancelled, leaving June 6th as the next testing date. The April 3rd and 4th ACT have rescheduled for June 12th...

Myths vs Facts: The Truth About the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has set off waves of panic as well as dismissal amongst the public. This is especially true amongst students at Morro Bay High School after cases were reported from North and South San Luis Obispo Counties. With the temporary closure of Morro Bay High School, it’s undeniable that this virus is...

How Are MBHS Teachers Dealing With Online School

Many teenagers look forward to the day that school lets out, and for months of relaxation. However, the recent cancellation of school due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been extremely odd and somewhat stressful. To keep classes going and prevent keeping students in school over summer, MBHS has begun online classes. This change has been strange for...

Let’s Binge through the Pandemic! The Best Shows and Movies for Social Distancing

Since the recent call for a shelter-in-place, San Luis Obispo has limited options for sources of entertainment. Some people may be reading or writing, but for others this may be too boring or not appealing enough to meet their needs. That's where T.V. streaming platforms come in to fill their entertainment needs. Since COVID-19 will keep citizens...

Top 10 Things to Do While Social Distancing

While school is canceled for a month due to the COVID-19 virus, here are some things you can do on your own without the risk of spreading the virus:   10 Activities To Do while Social Distancing: Play Video Games- That’s one thing most people love to do when there’s no school and can still connect with your friends through an online...

What The Coronavirus Could Mean for MBHS and The Community

Note: All numbers and scenarios reflect the time of writing (before the closure of MBHS) and may not be accurate. The Coronavirus is quickly breaking records for fastest spreading disease, as well as records for death toll and vaccine research speed. Worldometers live infected and death count shows that there have been 140,076 confirmed...