Club Mo Returns

Club Mo Returns

Ruby Cervantes and Lincoln Roch, Staff Writers

October 24, 2018

Monarch High School students are getting a new activity. Or is it an old one? The informal dance Club Mo will be returning Friday, Oct. 26 from 8:00-11:00 P.M. Students are encouraged to dress up in costumes for Halloween and tickets are $5 at the door. We talked to student council sponsor Mr. Tony Tolbert to give yo...

Pirate teachers surprise principal

Pirate teachers surprise principal

Lincoln Roch, KYOT Producer

September 20, 2018

When Principal Mr. Neil Anderson was called to the MHS Library on Wednesday morning, he was a little concerned. However, as he walked through the doors his face burst into a gigantic smile. He saw his staff dressed as pirates. “Mr. Anderson said at the beginning of the year that we’re going to be pi...

Standing Up and Walking Out

Standing Up and Walking Out

Gwen McGarry and Claire Brache

April 4, 2018

Around 9:50 a.m. on March 14, 2018, students throughout the country stood up and walked out of the classroom. Some walked out surrounded by a large crowd of peers; some walked out alone. All of them walked out to show their support for the 17 victims from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The shooti...

Making the School a Better Place

The library's cheerio box was filled with slips of paper nominating students for their

Tori Armitage, Web Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017

November can be busy for students. Winter sports are beginning, college application deadlines are approaching, and assignments are perpetually present as the last few tests of the semester occur in preparation for finals. Amongst the stress and hectic schedules, it can be easy to become pessimistic. ...

Game Tradition Ban Causes Controversy

Principal Neil Anderson addresses students during the Homecoming pep assembly on Sept. 8 about the reasoning behind safety changes at football games.

Levi Wood and Emma Baziuk

September 8, 2017

Many students were dismayed to find that administration had banned the long-standing traditions of tailgating and standing on the spectator railings during future football games. The policy goes into effect starting Friday Sept. 8. Principal Neil Anderson sent out a voicemail on Sept. 6 to students and parents ...

How To Get a Summer Job

Seniors Sam Wexler, Hannah Hacker, Marcus Casar, Carly Gallant, and Taylor Ficker give advice on finding a summer job at the April PTSO meeting.

Tori Armitage, Web Editor in Chief

May 17, 2017

For the spring 2017 PTSO general meeting, a panel of seniors gave advice on how to get a summer job. Many seniors on the panel had been at their respective jobs for several years in a row. Though each gave some advice relevant to their particular industry- from restaurant work to retail- there were a fe...

The 2017 SupportMusic Merit Award

Sneha Varanasi, Culture Editor

May 9, 2017

The Monarch High School Music Department has a wide range of achievements. Their most recent success was being selected as a winner of the 2017 SupportMusic Merit Award after careful consideration of several factors. “It’s a recognition of really building a solid community for music education....

Prom Assembly

Bryan Dumpert, Staff Member

May 9, 2017

Even though the Prom assembly was two weeks before prom this year, it was still packed with exciting moments. It began like any other assembly, with the seniors leading the National Anthem for the rest of the school. Excitement was in the air as students looked on at the sports teams paraded around th...

Water is Life

Levi Wood, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2017

Peering past the the wispy white tear gas engulfing a mass of shadowy figures, native elders and water protectors, fighting for clean water stand, burning sage and beating drums that resonate the chest with determination. The crowd of people are facing officers positioned stagnantly behind a concrete ba...

School Favorite Mr. Wood is Retiring

Dave Wood poses with a photo signed by the Monarch staff

Matt Keenan, Sports Editor

December 12, 2016

For more than 16 years, Dave Wood was the most recognized substitute teacher throughout the Monarch community, filling in for teachers throughout the school on nearly a daily basis. At the end of the fall semester, his stint will be coming to an end, however, as he recently announced his intent to retire....

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