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OPINION: Immunity in the Pack

OPINION: Immunity in the Pack

Staff Editorial

November 6, 2019

A parent’s job in this day and age is to do absolutely everything in their power to make sure their child stays safe and healthy. If there is a disease that could be prevented, a parent should go through every single step to do so. Vaccinations are the most productive way possible to accomplish this. Vaccines...

Notre Dame Donations

Notre Dame Donations

Maddie Stilson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The Notre-Dame de Paris, often shortened to the Notre-Dame, is a Catholic cathedral built between the 12th and 14th century, and is still seen as one of the best examples of French Gothic Architecture. It is truly beautiful, featuring a massive spire and huge stained glass windows. The cathedral is highl...

OPINION: Build the Wall

OPINION: Build the Wall

Grant Myers, Section Editor

April 22, 2019

Donald Trump has been one of the best presidents in this nation's recent history. President Trump has been able to pass legislation on a bipartisan basis, increase national security, and bolster the US economy in his time as the President of the United States President Trump has also worked with Republi...

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 ...

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: An ignored epidemic

OPINION: An ignored epidemic

Ruby Cervantes, Staff Member

March 21, 2019

We live in a day and age where rape, in certain social settings, is considered an accomplishment, a prize, a challenge to be conquered. It seems every weekend, there’s a new occurrence of the same story. There was a party, she was drunk, and it’s her fault. “You shouldn’t have worn such slutty...

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...

OPINION: How Our Society Defines “Average”

OPINION: How Our Society Defines “Average”

Cara Racenstein, Section Editor

March 17, 2019

Today’s society has transformed the formerly adequate word, “average”, into something that pierces straight into the chest. It is not a word that will attract praise. The word is shamed upon by most. It is humiliating, unsatisfactory.   According to the Oxford Dictionary, “average” is “an amoun...

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