b'A YEAR LIKE NO OTHERA look into how Orme pivoted during the pandemic. W hen Marina Ananias 21 walked onto Ormes cam-pus in January 2021, she took a moment to breathe it all in. Like her fellow classmates, she was set to begin the final semester of her senior year, a bittersweet time filled with antici-pation, excitement, and a little sadness as her Orme journey moved towards its end. What makes Marinas journey so incredible are the unbelievable lengths that Marina had to go through due to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to return to in-person learning.In March of 2020, when the pandemic first began, The Orme School made the difficult decision to convert to online learning for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Marina recalls, I remem-ber being sad and trying to process the situation. The hardest part was not be-ing able to say goodbye to all of my friends and teachers and being unsure if I would be able to return for senior year. That fall, Marina began her senior year learning online at Orme due to the fact 19'