MOTS: Where will WHS students spend their holiday break?

News editor Taylor McGuire asks students their opinions on the 30 minute lunch break that is given during the remote schedule for the first month of the 2020-21 school year.

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News editor Taylor McGuire asks students their opinions on the 30 minute lunch break that is given during the remote schedule for the first month of the 2020-21 school year.

Samantha Tyska

Freshman

Puerto Rico

How long are you going?

“Five days.”

Why are you going?

“I’m going with a few other families, so it’s my brother and three of his friends and some of their family members.”

What’s something your looking forward to on the trip?

“I’m looking forward to relaxation, beach time and to [getting] away from school.”

Bella Boyajian

Freshman

California— including Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego

Do you prefer going away or staying at home for break and why?

“I like to go away because I think it’s fun.”

Saniyyah Phillips

Freshman

Staying home

What are your plans for winter break?

“I’m playing basketball, eating, doing sports and probably hanging out with my family and friends.”

Do you prefer going away or staying at home for break and why?

“[I like] staying because I don’t like going out, and I feel like I’m wasting so much time when I could be doing other things with my family and friends.”

Lily Noyes

Sophomore

Minnesota and the Dominican Republic

Where are you going over winter break?

“I’m going to Minnesota to visit my family and then to the Dominican Republic with my uncle.”

How long are you going for?

“[I’m going to] Minnesota for four days and [to the] Dominican Republic for six I think.”

What are you most excited over break?

“I’m really excited to [see] family in Minnesota because I only see them once a year and to go somewhere warm in the winter.”

Seabert Wang

Sophomore

Florida

What are your plans for winter break?

“I’m going to Florida for a coxswain camp for a week.”

Do you prefer going away or staying at home for break and why?

“I prefer staying here because I get to do whatever I want.”

Armen Abrahamian

Junior

Staying home

What are your plans for winter break?

“I’m going to be swimming every day for three hours except for Christmas.”

Do you prefer going away or staying at home for break and why?

“I prefer staying here because I get to swim three hours a day every day except Christmas.”

Noelle Flanagan

Senior

Maine

What are your plans for winter break?
“I’m going to Sunday River to ski with some friends and my family for five days.”

Do you prefer going away or staying at home for break and why?
“Definitely going away because I feel like we don’t get many breaks during the school year, so it’s good to take the opportunity to go see other places.”