Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, classes at CVHS have been suspended but CVHS teachers have continued teaching using online and distance learning methods.
According to a survey taken by 29 CVHS teachers, 82.8 percent assign work though Google Classroom, 34.4 percent use online textbooks, 27.6 percent assign work on YouTube, and 17.2 percent use Zoom or Skype.
According to math teacher Glenn Mitchell, teachers can also assign homework through Khan Academy and Shmoop.
“The school has encouraged us to try Shmoop, a service that they have invested money in,” Mitchell claimed. Shmoop premium is free for CVHS students. Shmoop can be a way to study for AP exams at home.
A new schedule allows video classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays are scheduled as work days when Torpey asks teachers not to hold classes.
Some students are enjoying this method of self teaching and learning.
“Self-studying can help a lot because there are no distractions, and the job can be done quicker,” said senior Alex Choy.