The Catalyst

The Education Academy sits together in the Library watching the keynote speaker, Paul Timms through Zoom.

Rising above the competition

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla , Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online
March 29, 2021


Dana Summers and
March 25, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most sports were forced to play games with empty stadiums to keep all players, coaches and staff safe. The atmosphere from the time we came out of the tunnel was unlike anything any of us have felt, said New England Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty. “You cant really envision what an NFL game is like without fans. This felt more like a high school scrimmage.”

A year to remember

Joseph Ebmeier, Staff Reporter
March 19, 2021
Nurses prepare to distribute vaccines at Millard North High School. In the last couple of weeks, thousands of school educators and staff have been vaccinated at weekend clinics.

A shot towards normalcy

Emma Baker, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
March 12, 2021
Vaccines have a very tainted past, and we need to educate people on the benefits. Photo by Creative Commons

Vaccine Rollout

Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter
March 11, 2021
Grace Baker teaches this class to students to work at their own pace to gain credits for classes that they had previously failed. This program has existed in Millard at Keith Lutz Horizon High School and in some form at MS, but it has been broadened into the rest of the high schools here in Millard,” Grace Baker said. “We decided to do this in the district in response to the remote learning that has been happening because of the pandemic.”

Getting students back on track

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla , Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online
March 11, 2021
As the mask mandate gets lifted, some experts believe Texas’ COVID-19 cases will soar. After CDC studies on masks and indoor dining, the transmission rate could double with the removal of the restrictions in the state. They elected to go completely full 100% instead of waiting to ease restrictions slowly, and I won’t be surprised if we see the cases boost.

The end of a mask mandate

Carson Fox, Staff Reporter
March 11, 2021
With various State qualifiers in the 2019 season, the track team hopes to improve their individual times and points to benefit the team as a whole.

SPRINGing into action

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla , Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online
March 8, 2021
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