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Natomas Pathway changes schedule next year

Jack Fedor, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory October 20, 2021

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School has pushed back its daily start time from 7:55 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for the 2021-22 school year. Classes will end about a half-hour later, at 3:35 p.m. The school...

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Students protest sexist dress code

Hadia Ahmad , Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep October 20, 2021

Some Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School students are striving to change what they say is a “sexist” dress code through protests and petitions, but the NP3 administration has yet to change any...

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Students adjust to in person learning

Akshaj Mehta, Pacific Pathways Prep High School October 20, 2021

Reactions to full-time in-person learning vary from student to student in Natomas Unified School District. The longer days are challenging to some students looking to find a balance between school and...

Funding drives decision to open schools

Funding drives decision to open schools

Akshaj Mehta, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory September 14, 2021

Natomas Unified School District is resuming full-time in-person instruction after more than a year of online learning. A key motivation for the change: Funding. One big reason for the change: Funding.   For...

Ups and downs of being an educator through a pandemic

Ups and downs of being an educator through a pandemic

Hadia Ahmad, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory September 14, 2021

Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep (NP3) teachers share the highs and lows of teaching through a pandemic.  Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep teachers have experienced a wide range of emotions as they’ve...

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Mental health throughout the pandemic 

Nimrat Bains, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory September 14, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers at Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School (NP3) said they struggled with their mental health while doing distance learning. Many say returning to...

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