The Black Friday fuss

   Your alarm screeches at 5am during your Thanksgiving break. You slump into your car and drive to the mall only to wait in traffic. People are scrambling for a parking spot and racing to get in line at their favorite stores.    It’s Black Friday, one of the most anticipated shopping days of the…

Opening new doors for students

  Starting this year, Highlands Ranch High School established a new tutoring program. This new program involves the National Honors Society students who volunteer in the mornings and help out high school students with a variety of subjects. The new opportunity takes place during access on Tuesday and Thursday.   Since this new service has…

The launch of the semester

   How many high school students can say they have seen the stratosphere from a GoPro they personally set up on a weather balloon? Bob MacArthur, science teacher, has students who can say they have. This fall, two weather balloons have been launched from Roxborough by students in hopes to find out more about the…

Learning from the king of Queens

  If someone happens to stumble into an English class that starts with music, five minutes of zen, and an obnoxiously funny dad-joke, they must be in David Wexler’s room. A lawyer-gone English teacher has a rich past and unique perspective on teaching. Born and raised in New York City in the borough of Queens,…

United in blue

  There is a complete shift in mood once you enter the gym. Everyone is smiling from ear to ear because they get another opportunity to cheer on their fellow classmates. As the athletes enter the gym, the band begins playing, and cheers roll over the crowd. Everyone had been looking forward to the HR…