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Manson family values

Manson family values

April 26, 2019

Climbing fourteeners, venturing out into the middle of nowhere, and finding lakes while being surrounded by the beautiful Colorado trees. The Manson family is not only connected by blood, but also by their deep love for athletics and the outdoors. “On one of our hikes, we found this big lake that...

Once upon a prom

Once upon a prom

April 24, 2019

The Cinderella moment  It’s that time of the year again where every girl is on a mission to find the perfect date, to make that fancy dinner reservation, and to book that huge limo… But let’s be honest. It’s all about the dress. From lace to satin to silk, from halter to strapless to ...

The cracks in the system

The cracks in the system

India Turner, Evie Cuffaro, Cara Racestien, Ruby Cervantes, Jonah Speyer, Lincoln Roch, Brandon Phillips, Savannah Griffis, and Nathan Phillips

April 23, 2019

There is a pressure to do everything: for parents, for college, and for the perfect image. You’re expected to have that perfect 4.0, be part of—maybe even lead—a club, play a sport, have a job to pay for college, eatbathecommutedohomework, and somehow squeeze it all into a 24 hour day.   ...

OPINION: Guns aren’t fun

OPINION: Guns aren’t fun

Haley Breit, Managing Editor - The Pack

April 20, 2019

A previously unthinkable act has become an American norm.   The country is approaching the twenty year anniversary of the tragic Columbine Shooting that left 13 dead, not including the shooters.   You’d like to believe that people are more cautious and measures are being taken ...

REVIEW: Accuracy is key

REVIEW: Accuracy is key

Estella Barrett, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The new film Green Book was a very influential story, Peter Farrelly really showed his serious side with this film. Farrelly is usually a comedian film director like some of his older films, ‘Dumb and Dumber’ and ‘Me Myself and Irene.’ The film won three Oscar awards, including best picture ...

Anything can happen

Anything can happen

Grant Myers, Staff Editor

April 3, 2019

Boys baseball repeats as Front Range League Champs. With a team built around a pitching staff lead by Zach Given and a strong defense, they have the chance to become back-to-back champs. Girls golf takes their varsity team to State. The girls golf team is lead by two seniors, Jamie Thompson and Hann...

OPINION: Lower the voting age

OPINION: Lower the voting age

Lindsay Haight and Brandon Phillips

April 2, 2019

Taking matters into our own hands: There has been talk about the voting age being lowered to 16 to accommodate a younger voice in the voting system and allow minors to have a say in who gets to be in charge of our government. Many 16- and 17-year-olds today have a view on where they stand politically....

OPINION: Classism

OPINION: Classism

Savannah Griffis, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

Money. Sometimes it feels as if I’m taunted by it. Like a cat with string, I’m drawn to money, but upon further inspection, the string curls itself to something-- a bougie Monarch student walking onto the school grounds, wearing Fila Slides and ready to strut. Not just walking into school wearing...

OPINION: Why you don’t need alcohol to be happy

OPINION: Why you don’t need alcohol to be happy

Staff Editorial

March 20, 2019

The speaker blasts music from the corner, shaking the floor as people jump and sing along. Drunken smiles beam from people’s faces as the alcohol flows. As you pass through the crowd, you see a sea of familiar faces, with just enough new ones to make it exciting. It’s a celebration of making it through...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Grant Myers, Lindsay Haight, Lincoln Roch, Brandon Phillips, Sebastian Manzanares, and Haley Breit, Staff Editor, Staff Writers

March 19, 2019

She jumps in the pool, feeling the cold water surround her. She takes a deep breath, reassuring herself that she is ready for her best swim, the 100 yard backstroke. This is what it is like for Katey Lewicki ‘20 at her state meet. In her junior year of high school, she ranked third overall in 4A state....

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