Soundbytes: How do students manage Diwali festivities and schoolwork?

Sophia Keang, Co-Managing Editor

As families prepare to celebrate Diwali, students also must find a way to juggle school work. While WA allows excused absences for religious holidays, many students choose to skip Diwali festivities in hopes of not falling behind in their classes. The WA Ghostwriter asked students who celebrate Diwali how they plan to manage their schoolwork and holiday festivities.