High school on hold

Laurel Finlay (center) talks with peers during a club meeting on the last day of school before closures.

Juniors are preparing to take SATs and apply to colleges in a time when any sort of preparation for the future seems like a futile effort. Seniors are watching as their final semester of high school gets traded in for a Google classroom education and Zoom calls with friends.

High schoolers across the state are seeing their much anticipated milestones like state championships and prom canceled, and their futures put on hold amid the uncertainty of the COVID pandemic.