CRLS Responds: What are you planning to do over break?
Luna Valayannopoulos-Akrivou, Around School Editor
Anais Pite ’24
“Because of COVID-19 and other reasons, we probably won't be traveling this year, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun! Over winter break, I will be celebrating Christmas with my family (mom, dad, brother, and sister). We will be cooking [the] Christmas dinner we do every year, which consists of cooked duck (confit de canard), some veggies and bread, and maybe do some fun activities in the snow—if...
Yordanos Getachew ’23
“This year's Christmas break is going to look a little different for me because, obviously, coronavirus, so I’m not going to be traveling or doing anything crazy like that, but I am still going to celebrate Christmas and possibly New Years as well. I also happen to be Ethiopian and in Ethiopia, they used a completely different calendar so I’ll be celebrating two different Christmases. Ethiopian...
Pratyush Venkatakrishnan ’22
“If this were a normal year, we may have planned a short trip somewhere, but due to the circumstances I plan on staying safe at home with my family.”
Michael Herrick ’22
“Over the break I intend to mostly hang out with some of my college friends online, since I don't get to talk to them often. I also am going to spend a lot of time cooking, fencing, and reading.”
Skylar Marks ’22
“My family is Wiccan (a pagan [religion] revolving around nature-based spirituality) and we celebrate the solstice, so I will be having a small, socially-distanced gathering at my house on the twenty first. Other than that, I'm planning on relaxing a lot because I will have just finished a fairly intensive math class, and [I plan on] enjoying Zoom meetings with various parts of my family. I don't...
Jade Bucklewater ’22
“I am staying at home with my family over winter break this year, so we decided that each of us would come up with a few things that would be fun to do as a family, write them all down on slips of paper, and randomly choose one each day so that we have something special to do together. Other than that, I am looking forward to having time to relax, read a book, cook some yummy food, and make some...
Seamus McGlennon ’21
“I'm going away, with a friend.”