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The Ladybugs' biggest loss

 

April 12, 2020

Desiree Morehead

The Ladybug seniors pose outside of their high school that they haven't been allowed in for weeks. The girls had a winning basketball season, but suffered some big losses as the coronavirus changed the course of their senior year. From left: Aspen Warren, Acacia Charles, Lexie Reihm, Payton Jones and Jazmia Walker.

High school seniors everywhere are coming to terms with their new reality: high school as they once knew it is over. There will be no prom, no graduation ceremony and no other senior traditions, trips, or commemorations. Across Oklahoma, the nation and the world, coronavirus (COVID-19) has sidelined the joy of all these celebrations, yanking from students the milestones usually thought of as rites of passage. This invisible foe has replaced face-to-face socializing with social distancing, turned school days into "distance learning" days, and brought forth concepts like flattening the curve...



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