Across the country, students and teachers are protesting for safer schools during the Omicron surge. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images
This is my first year of high school, a year that would be full of excitement in any ordinary year, but this year particularly so. Because of the pandemic, I haven’t had a full year of in-person school since the sixth grade! So it’s no surprise that this year, the exhilaration of being around my classmates has been palpable. When we first started school in September, I could almost see people’s smiles through their masks.
There is a broad consensus that in-person learning is paramount for students. But to do
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