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Control in the center

Control in the center

Ben Lehman October 8, 2023

As the new school year is coming into swing, so is the new iteration of Monarch’s wellness center.  The wellness center is Monarch’s space for students to calm down, catch up on homework, eat...

Man or muppet

Man or muppet

Maren Holecek October 3, 2023

Twelve years into his career as a high school principal, it might be hard to believe Greg Doan was once a grave digger. He’s also worked at Sonic, and he entered college as a nuclear engineering...

No more silence

No more silence

Brianna Sandoval May 13, 2023

All across America, students are scared to go to school. There have already been 27 shootings in Colorado schools in 2023, and many are fed-up with being afraid and seeing no change in gun legislation. Students...

EMT vehicles and police stand outside Boulder High School on Feb. 22. Police were called to the school with information that a person was entering the school with a gun. The call was a hoax called “swatting.”

A false threat | As real as it gets

Steam rose from Boulder High School Assistant Principal Scott Cawlfield’s coffee mug as he leaned back in his office chair, peering out his office window into the snowy Wednesday morning. As Arapahoe...

Frequent Flyers

Frequent Flyers

Zach Mirviss March 19, 2023

In upstairs B wing, science teacher Eric Gordon watches students buzzing on computers with specialized features. Rudder pedals. Yokes. Throttles. It’s on these computers that a flight training program...

Many high school struggle with mental health issues. Many different medications can help teenagers cope.

Alleviate The Pain

Heart-wrenching loneliness. Emptiness. These feelings may be foreign. Odd. Wrong. Scary. For Vishva Venkataraman ‘23, those feelings were all too real. However, the compassion and understanding...

Survival mode

Survival mode

It started out so simply for Tymur Minzyanov ‘24. One year and six months ago, he left his home in Kyiv, Ukraine to play hockey in New Hampshire. “I was studying in an online school and playing...

Passing down the torch

Passing down the torch

Alex Randle January 17, 2023

A year has passed since the Marshall Fire ravaged Louisville and Superior, and firefighter Kevin Epperson still jumps when the wind blows a little harder. That day, wind speeds reached 115 mph. He stood...

Ash & Smoke

Ash & Smoke

Maren Holecek January 10, 2023

The air inside language arts teacher Taryn Cawlfield’s house was heavy and thick with cold smoke last winter, her shoes leaving footprints in the thin layer of black ash on the floor. A Christmas tree...

Trash talk

Trash talk

Josh Huyg and Alex Randle January 9, 2023

Students scurry from their cars into the school to start their classes. Between the conversations and laughter, they avert their gaze away from the blacktop of Junior and Senior Lots. Old, half-eaten...

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