Medical field faces changes

Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville

Maya Matus, Staff Member

May 7, 2020

The world is in slight shambles as we try to battle uncertainty across the globe. No one is sure when it will come to an end. However, when it does, there will be some major differences, especially in the medical field. While you and your family members quarantine at home, essential workers put their...

Why you still need to wear a mask

Why you still need to wear a mask

Jack Ewig and Max Fredricksmeyer

May 5, 2020

Those masks are super important. Here's why you need to wear one.

How to connect virtually with friends

How to connect virtually with friends

Ayden Harris, Webmaster

May 2, 2020

You've used Google Hangouts with your teachers. Here's how to set one up for yourself to connect with your friends from home.

Louisville caboose saved for future generations

Louisville's iconic century-old caboose and train cars were removed and moved to a sitE for restoration on February 29, 2020. Dozens of people showed up to watch and be photographed with the caboose.
(Cliff Grassmick/Staff Photographer)

Alex Neumann, Staff Member

April 30, 2020

Some dreams are bigger than others. In the case of Travis Ramos, that dream weighed 44,800 pounds. Along with his family, Ramos dreamed of saving an old caboose that sat empty on the edge of Louisville collecting dirt, dust, and raccoons. One morning, Ramos dropped off his truck to get new tires...

Howling for hope

Monarch teachers Mr. and Mrs. Farrell howl on their back deck at 8:00 PM. This has become a nightly ritual from them and many others.

Lia Farrell, Team Editor - The Pack

April 29, 2020

8:00 PM, on the dot. In hospitals and nursing homes across town, stressed, overworked front line medical workers change their 12-hour shifts. In backyards and on apartment balconies, people from all walks of life remind each other they’re not alone by howling their hearts out. The howl, as some call ...

The Prom that might still be

The Prom that might still be

Minh Anh Le and Kumud Arora

April 25, 2020

Tonight was supposed to be magical. Tonight was supposed to be that once-in-a-lifetime experience that so many teenagers dream of. Tonight was supposed to be Prom. Of course, tonight is now just another night in the midst of Colorado’s Stay at Home order. When the word came down in an email...

The best video conferencing apps

The best video conferencing apps

Ethan Hendricks, Staff Member

April 24, 2020

We rate the best ways to stay in contact with your friends remotely.

Helping the hungry

Mr. Redouan Bouchta and Mr. David Tencer distribute food to families in need over Spring Break. This photo was taken before strict guidelines for social distancing and wearing masks were established for Colorado.

Ruby Cervantes, Staff Member

April 23, 2020

One of the most pressing concerns in the midst of Colorado’s Stay at Home order for Boulder Valley School District is how to make sure students and families have enough food to eat. Monarch teacher Mr. David Tencer, along with a handful of other Monarch teachers, have been supporting the community...

Wayne’s Smoke Shack gives back

Wayne's Smoke Shack gives back

Madison Sain and Lincoln Roch

April 22, 2020

While all local restaurants are struggling, Wayne's Smoke Shack in Superior is finding a way to help our healthcare workers.

Zooming into students’ homes

Zooming into students’ homes

Kate Muldoon, Social Media Editor

April 21, 2020

Push the living room furniture out of the way, open up the laptop on the couch, and click the Zoom link to attend a virtual gymnastics practice. At-home routines like this are the new normal  for not only gymnasts, but also students, teachers, coaches, tutors, and others trying to keep some form...

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