The Campanile

Olivia Forti, Cece Funchion, Elizabeth Dolich, Kate Kelly and Campbell Donovan went on a beautiful sunny morning during winter break to collect trash around the trails near Forbidden Drive and in the park grounds near the surrounding roads.

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Olivia Forti, Anna Emma, and Layla Giovanniello April 21, 2021
“Giving back to the community and taking care of the Earth is an incredibly important part of the Mount’s mission statement. Since I am passionate about helping to save the environment, this experience made me feel amazing,” said Olivia Forti ‘22.
Volunteers rescued endangered turtles affected by winter storm Uri.

Endangered turtles rescued by volunteers

Margaux Barrett, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
“It’s unprecedented. A cold stun like this could have the potential to wipe out decades of hard work, and we’re going through it with no power and unique, more catastrophic challenges to our efforts,” said Wendy Knight, the executive director of Sea Turtle, Inc.
Image of a medical syringe representing the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine updates

Leah Scott, Health and Medicine Section Editor October 21, 2020
When asked about whether the distribution of the vaccine will be based on world-need or politics, Mrs. Paula Soley, a biology teacher and moderator of the Firebirds said, “the distribution of the vaccine may dip into politics...."
A beautiful summer sunset in the mountains overlooking a dock

The ecological impact of COVID-19

Olivia Forti, Staff Writer August 18, 2020
Residential waste, or waste from one’s home, has drastically increased, with online shopping and the ban of reusable bags at supermarkets generating more waste than usual.
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