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Things to bring back from the Roaring 20s

Things to bring back from the Roaring 20s

Lindsay Haight, Team Editor - The Pack

January 26, 2020

Flapper Dresses- These bring a certain class to partying. Why not party with class? Swing Dancing- The style of dance takes some time to learn, but once it is mastered, it is great way to enjoy your free time.  The term “Know Your Onions”- This means to stay updated on the latest go...

Taking on Tourette

Taking on Tourette

Lindsay Haight, Logan Lair, and Kate Muldoon

December 23, 2019

It was the end of freshman year, a week before finals, and all she could think about was summer right around the corner. Suddenly, she felt an urge. It was like a sneeze but in her neck. All of a sudden, her shoulders rose towards the sky as her head shot backwards. Katie Wilson ‘20 had received her f...

Scholarships turned down for passion

Scholarships turned down for passion

Evie Cuffaro, Team Editor - The Pack

December 11, 2019

Alex Waschak ‘20 had the opportunity many athletes dream of: the chance to play Division 1 football. He had the chance of a lifetime. At 6’8” tall and nearly 300 lbs., he towered above his opponents, and after eight years of practicing football, college scouts from all over the country told ...

Making food into a science

Making food into a science

Sam K. Saliba, Staff Member

December 7, 2019

“To the Pass!” shouts the head chef the Mercantile restaurant in Denver. There are flashes of heat everywhere. The Sous Chefs all respond in unison, calling out, “Yes, Chef!” in response, and subsequently return to their tasks, double-time. A boy in the back of the kitchen hears his name...

Freshest ‘fits

Freshest ‘fits

Logan Lair, Staff Member

December 1, 2019

Many people take pride in what they wear and how they look, especially Sophie Westerkamp ‘20. High school for some is not only just a place for learning, it’s also a constant fashion show to flex the coolest clothes you have.  From designer brands to thrifted gems, school is a constant drip...

Fall Horoscopes

Fall Horoscopes

Evie Cuffaro and Lia Farrell

November 12, 2019

Aries: It’s easy to get carried away in your own energy, but taking a step back and seeing the bigger picture is important, too. Taurus: Risks are scary, but putting yourself out there will reap many benefits. Try joining a club or talking to some new people. Gemini: Opening up is hard, but you ...

Anything for a profit

Anything for a profit

Amelia Krueger, Logan Lair, and Maya Matus

November 3, 2019

Reselling is the art and ambition of purchasing limited or rare items and selling them for a profit.    To begin reselling, name brand items must be bought, this can be difficult because of the thousands of other people trying to get the same item.  Lleyton Dahm ‘21 has been...

Lights out

Lights out

Evie Cuffaro and Lia Farrell

October 31, 2019

Social studies teacher Mr. Dave Farrell went through his early years skeptical of ghosts, but that changed during the school year of 1996.  “When I was teaching up in Nederland, there was a young man in my class five times a day,” Mr. Farrell said.  Later that year, Mr. Farrell experienced...

A child and a mother

A child and a mother

Evie Cuffaro and Lia Farrell

October 30, 2019

Carmen Hintch Bustamante ‘21 and her brother believe they lived in a real haunted house. “One night I was sleeping and I kept hearing this voice,” she said. “I didn’t know what it was at first. I realized it was saying, ‘Mommy, Mommy, where are you?’”  It was a child’s voice....

The tall man and Zenobia

The tall man and Zenobia

Evie Cuffaro, Team Editor - The Pack

October 29, 2019

According to the theatre director Ms. Gwendolyn Lukas-Doctor, the Monarch theatre department is haunted by two ghosts. “One we call the tall man, and a little girl we named Zenobia,” she said. “The tall man likes to appear in the pillars on the sides of the auditorium, he likes to appear and...

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