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Remembering our history

Remembering our history

Minh Anh Le, Staff Member

February 28, 2020

“Weird,” “creepy,” or “strange” are just a few of the words that buzzed around our school about Joe Jaramillo’s gravestone in the last few weeks. I know that it’s creepy to have the gravestone in front of our school, but the history behind it is much more important than caring about how...

A disturbing reminder

A disturbing reminder

Haley Breit, Managing Editor - The Pack

February 25, 2020

Walking up from the parking lot at 8:00 in the morning with an extremely heavy backpack is already dreadful enough. Being greeted by a gravestone right before I walk into Monarch was absolutely the last thing I needed. Just when I thought Monarch couldn’t get any more unusual, a gravestone is put...

Embrace the tablet

Embrace the tablet

Lia Farrell, Team Editor - The Pack

February 22, 2020

Painting, writing, digital art. These are not the interests most students of Monarch would pursue, but they are for the artistic minority like Apollo Pickersgill ‘20. For him, he has a special talent in those areas.  Pickersgill’s journey began with playing around with his family’s old tablet. ...

The drawings of his father

The drawings of his father

Minh Anh Le, Staff Member

February 19, 2020

Jace Popenhagen ‘21 sat at the table with his dad. He watched how his father drew waterfalls and how the pencil took the lead. He saw how focused his dad was, how his eyebrows furrowed as he shaded in the spots on his drawing while taking an occasional sip of his coffee. Jace wanted to be just like him...

Anybody can be a model

Anybody can be a model

Amelia Krueger, Sam K. Saliba, Kate Muldoon, and Emily Bell

February 16, 2020

While sitting on top of an old freezer in a basement hardware closet, Sophia Miranda ‘21 is obsessed with a hard boiled egg. This is in the midst of a photoshoot conducted by The Pack. She will not rest until the egg is in her photos and finally the egg ends up perched on a fire extinguisher hiding...

It’s her choice, and only hers

It’s her choice, and only hers

Staff Editorial

February 13, 2020

Financial status, physical health, mental state, support system, the plans they have for their futures. These are just a few of the many factors women consider when making a choice. Maybe one of the most important choices of their lives.  The choice of having an abortion or continuing with their pregna...

The many faces of Jordan

The many faces of Jordan

Lindsay Haight, Logan Lair, Jonah Speyer, Maria Ruscitto, and Maya Matus

February 10, 2020

Face #1: Solving the puzzle The quiet clicks and movements of the Rubik's cube echo through his classes.  As Jordan Mosakowski ‘21 passes through the hallways onto his next class, students stop talking in their groups and are mesmerized by him and the cube. They see how quickly he can solve ...

Stewart makes splash in two sports

Stewart makes splash in two sports

Logan Lair, Staff Member

February 7, 2020

Trey Stewart ‘20 is one of the most influential sports stars in recent years at Monarch. His contributions on the court, as well as on the field are immeasurable.  “I’m fortunate enough to be surrounded by great athletes in both sports and they all push me to get better everyday,” Stewart...

Starving the media

Starving the media

Amelia Krueger, Team Editor - The Pack

February 4, 2020

My grandma gave me a Keto For Women diet magazine when she came to make dinner for us one night.  She was trying to be sweet, trying to encourage me to continue to lose more weight. She had good intentions, but her actions had the opposite effect. It gave me the validation that it was okay to...

The new king of streaming

The new king of streaming

Ruby Cervantes and Logan Lair

February 1, 2020

The hottest new streaming platform, Disney +, has taken the world by storm with it’s vast amount of movies, TV series, and shorts. If you don't already have it, what are you doing?  From every product deriving from the Marvel universe, to documentaries and shows from National Geographic, Disne...

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