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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Remote learning is a fit for local family

Two telecommuting parents were ready for the new normal


Last updated 9/18/2020 at 2:13pm

Photo courtesy of Nanette Basa.

Desmond X Basa is a freshman at Jackson High School who is enjoying his remote-learning experience from his family's Bothell area home.

The first day of school used to come with memories of new shoes, backpacks, and possibly a ride on a yellow bus.

But pandemic-era students will have an entirely new set of memories. School started in the Everett school district Sept. 9.

For Jackson High School freshman Desmond X Basa, his first year in high school is one of handmade cubicles and a remote-work hive of mental activity, already in process in his Bothell-area home.

Remote learning is not new to them, because it has been part of their home-culture for the past five years, said Nanette Basa, Desmond's mom.

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