First comes love, then comes marriage

First comes love, then comes marriage

Savannah Griffis and Hahn Park, Staff Writers

January 18, 2019

Science teacher Mr. Lazlo Vass has been married to math teacher Mrs. Melissa Vass for over 25 years. We sat down with both of them to find out what it's like to share a work space with your significant other. Melissa Vass Q: How long have you been married? A: This year, it’ll be 25 years. ...

Breccan in the bank

Breccan Corzine '21works as a teller at Premier Members Credit Union.

Sebastian Manzanares, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

To become a bank teller, it is recommended that you have a high school diploma. However, Breccan Corzine ‘21, he only needed Monarch’s Business program to get a job at Premier Members Credit Union. Last year, business teacher Mr. Rudy Sumpter informed Corzine of an opportunity to work part-time...

Getting it done

Vicky Vien poses as Rosie the Riveter. She has helped the Making HERstory club push for women's rights in the MHS community

Amelia Krueger, Lindsay Haight, Cara Racenstein, Lia Farrell, and India Turner

January 9, 2019

For most of history, the definition of feminism has been to advocate for women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. However, two different branches of feminism, meninists and radical feminists, or “feminazis,” have warped the original intent of feminism to mean something entirely...

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

Mia Schmanski, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Marcus Crawford ‘19 is not a kid you want to get involved with. He’s a troublemaker. Or at least he used to be. He’s the kid who messes around in class, if he decides to show up. Or at least he used to. He’s the kid who moved to Monarch sophomore year, leaving the “used to”...

Understanding Our Diversity

Understanding Our Diversity

Nathan Phillips, Webmaster

December 11, 2018

“Hey did you hear about the riot for Chicano’s in LA?” “Wait, when did that happen and who are Chicano’s? I don’t ever remember that being in the news.” We cover up events, situations, and people because we don’t want it to damage our reputation. We always want to show ourselves ...

Flipping the iceberg

Flipping the iceberg

Sebastian Manzanares, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

You have a test in math class. A fellow student is complaining from across the room about how stressed they are and how close they are to, “like, a total mental breakdown.” Meanwhile, you are on the verge of a real one. Realistically, this math test will not severely impact anyone’s life. However,...

Senior SZN

Head boy Connor Moore '19 hypes up the crowd during the Homecoming Assembly.

Jamie Thompson, Section Editor

October 26, 2018

We asked four seniors to talk about the legacy of the class of 2019. Here's what they had to say: What’s our legacy as the graduating class of 2019? “I believe that the legacy of the class of 2019 is the lasting traditions our class was able to bring back to Monarch this year. Last year, we kn...

5 Haunted House Secrets for Halloween Season

Actors at the 13th Floow haunted house prepare for another nigt of frights.

Amelia Krueger, Team Editor - The Pack

October 21, 2018

It’s finally October. The month of fall, leaves, pumpkins, and Halloween. Haunted houses are a festive way to embrace the Halloween season. 13th Floor has been named one of Denver’s best haunted houses, but what goes on behind the scenes of this spooky site? 13th floor is named after the superstitio...

Top 5 TV Shows You Should Be Watching Right Now

Image courtesy of ABC Studios/Marvel Entertainment

Kevin Wu, Multimedia Editor

May 22, 2018

Every year, television networks are pitched hundreds of potential shows, looking for the one show that will bring viewers back each week. An average amount of about 70 pilot scripts are ordered, and out of that, only about 20 shows will get to make a pilot episode. To further whittle that number dow...

A Soundtrack to our Memories

A Soundtrack to our Memories

Levi Wood and Amanda Matteson

May 13, 2018

Every summer, we make a playlist filled with our favorite music. We listen to this music so much that it becomes the “soundtrack” to our memories of that particular summer. Here we are sharing some of our picks for this coming summer.   1. Haley Blais- Seventeen “Seventeen” by Haley Blais is the perfect anthem for anyone who is a...

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