SHANNON, Miss. (WTVA) - Anxiety can be high in students, especially now during the coronavirus pandemic.
Faculty and students at Shannon High School put their heads together to find creative and fun activities to help.
Recent activities included a pumpkin-painting party in which students got the chance to express themselves artistically.
“We just felt like that might be an outlet that they could, could let out some stress," librarian Jennifer King said.
Another idea was playing board games.
One student said the entire school got to participate in one of their events which involved dressing up for a whole week.
“We did something different every day. I think my favorite was 'Tropical Tuesday," Library Club President Calley Perry said.
King said the library is open to students any time of day.
“I want them to feel safe when they come in here, and a lot of them use it as a safe place to come,” King said.
“I think it’s boosting some morale, because a lot of things that like we used to be able to do, like field trips and stuff, we can’t do that anymore because of the coronavirus pandemic,” Student Ally Melendez said.
Upcoming activities include tie-dying shirts, learning to knit, and even cooking.
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