League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration
League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)After missing Easter because of the pandemic, the couple was determined to find a way to bring everyone together so that they could all find comfort and joy with family. “The gloves are right there to the right,” Lynda McKendree said to another guest looking to fill their plate. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)Soon, the backyard was filled with stories and laughter. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)“It takes the edge off of all of the sadness going on right now when you’re with people that you love,” said Lynda’s mother Cheryl Tolbert. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)Sexton traveled from Ohio to be there, seeing her family for the first time in months.
6 ways to make virtual Thanksgiving entertaining for everyone
With many medical experts urging Americans to make this year’s Thanksgiving scaled down, many of us will probably only see people in our “bubble,” so holiday is going to feel a little bit different. Thanks to technology, you can still gather with your extended family.
How schools are planning to have students practice social distancing
HOUSTON – The new CDC guidelines on returning to school put a lot of importance on kids social distancing. That includes canceling any activities when distancing isn’t possible and configuring groups of students that always work together. Buses and hallwaysAt KIPP Charter Schools, they say with the exception of siblings, kids won't sit next to each other on the bus. Sneeze guardsDesks are six feet apart in Aldine, with two students diagonally across from each other and sneeze guards to shield them. CafeteriasIn school cafeterias, seats may be marked off to demonstrate social distancing.
Klein High School junior recognized for her ‘Pledge to Distance’ artwork by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo
KLEIN, Tx – A Klein High School junior is making a difference amid the coronavirus pandemic by starting an artwork campaign to raise awareness on social and physical distancing. Sneha Shenoy started the “Pledge Distance” campaign to encourage the public to distance away from one another and to increase the usage of social media and videoconferencing to stay connected. So proud of Klein High School junior Sneha Shenoy for starting the @PledgeDistance campaign. https://t.co/HGzT8Rrp8V pic.twitter.com/qxZzVZ7sTk — Lina Hidalgo (@LinaHidalgoTX) May 8, 2020“So proud of Klein High School junior Sneha Shenoy for starting the @PledgeDistance campaign,” she wrote on Twitter. To learn more about the “Pledge Distance" campaign, you can visit their Twitter account.
LIST: 15 wonderful places to visit where you can easily maintain your social distance in the Houston area
Many recreational spots in the Houston area have relaxed closure guidelines after the stay-home order was lifted by Gov. Lake Houston Wilderness ParkAlthough Lake Houston Wilderness Park is the only park that allows overnight camping, the park is open for day-use only for the time being. It spans over 4,000 acres of wooded parkland and is located 30 minutes north of downtown, according to the City of Houston website. Thompsons Fish CampThompsons is a family-owned boat ramp and fishing area that is popular in the Baytown area, just a short drive from Houston. Since the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, mini libraries have popped up across the Houston area which brought great benefit for families.