By Collin Breaux | Email: email@example.com | Twitter: @collin_breaux
UPDATE: Friday, Aug. 28, 45:40 p.m.—Capistrano Unified School District campuses could reopen for in-person instruction in mid-to-late September.
Below is the initial version of this story published below on Friday, Aug. 28, at 3 a.m.
Amy Hemphill spent the end of the first week of the new school year teaching in an empty classroom—sort of.
Hemphill, an English teacher at JSerra Catholic High School, a private school in San Juan Capistrano, was conducting a virtual class with her students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A screen of their faces was displayed on a board in her classroom, which was unusually quiet. Hemphill communicated with them through a laptop computer.
“For every teacher, this was like being a