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With COVID cases rising, Meriden should go to all online high school

I have been attending Meriden Public Schools my whole life. I am grateful for every opportunity that I have been given by my district and all of my teachers. A year ago, a thought like not going to school wouldn’t even be an option. As a senior, I need as much time in the classroom as I can to prepare myself for higher education. Lately, however, I have been risking the health of my family, and my community by attending school.

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Don’t treat us like ‘cardboard cutouts’

Over the past few months, politicians such as Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Gov. Ned Lamont have visited O.H. Platt High School in Meriden to use us, the student body, for their own political gain. We have not been able to thoroughly voice our concerns to these politicians, and we have been removed from the discussion, despite being used to propagate their careers.