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Credit: Taylor McGuire

In a survey sent out to Wayland High School students, students thought of one word or phrase that describes or commemorates the past year. Among the most common words were unprecedented, Zoom and social distancing.

COVID-19: One year later

It has been one year since students in the Wayland Public Schools departed for their two-week break due to the coronavirus, and the emergence of a “new normal” began. Over the past year, aspects of everyone’s lives were drastically altered, and the effects of COVID-19 impacted people in various ways.

Timeline of COVID-19 in Wayland
Gallery: Before and after COVID-19
WHS department heads share the ways their department has been affected
Video: How did COVID-19 affect WHS students’ year?