April 2017 testing schedule

  As the end of the year approaches, testing begins. Starting on April 10th, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be taking standardized tests at HR. According to procon.org, 93% of studies on student testing, including the use of large-scale and high-stakes standardized tests, found a positive effect on student achievement. Here is a breakdown of…

Senior ceiling tile project

  Every senior class was given the opportunity to leave their legacy. Whether that was in the form of a mural, painting the gym stands, or an engraving, and more, senior class projects are scattered throughout the school. An immense amount of history exists within HR. Each graduating class signed their piece of art that…

Dribbling through Unified Athletics

 The Unified team at Highlands Ranch does not care about winning or losing. It is about giving students the chance to play a sport like anyone else. It gives them the chance to put all they have on the court just like anyone else. When they step foot on that court, they are so full…

Planning an extraordinarily pink surprise

In the crowded halls of HR, there was a party for a girl by the name of Lily Veria. Her mother, Mary Elfers, art teacher, will be expecting her March 21st. As a result of this, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) members of HR, decided to throw a surprise baby shower for her. The celebration…

Q & A With Ryan Woodworth

Imagine the nervous excitement you would feel as you wait for the conductor to begin and you place the violin on your shoulder and raise your bow. Have you ever wondered about joining orchestra? The Chronicle sat down with Ryan Woodworth, director of orchestras, to find out information on how to get involved with orchestra. Q:How…

Romance blossoms at HR

    Over 2,000,000 people get married in the United States every year, and out of that number, very few marry their high school sweetheart, according to cdc.gov. When romance blooms among members of a staff, whether they work at the same office or in a school, the chances of marriage get even smaller. Yet…