Students get “Snowed In”

  “Scientists have been measuring depression, but they have just started really measuring happiness,” said Katie Taylor, psychology teacher. Positive Psychology students have harnessed the power of “smile science” and spread it through the halls during Snowed In week.   Taylor’s 3rd period class challenged the mundane moods of high school students in mid-December, as…

Football season comes to a close

 The football regular season came to a close against Valor in a 25-15 loss. The HR football team ended the regular season with a 3-7 record, and the team snuck into playoffs, set to play Doherty. Coming out with a 28-7 win allowed the team to move on to the 2nd round of playoffs for…

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Queen movie worth watching

  He’s wearing his signature tight-clothed look, a simple white t-shirt and jeans, complete with a studded armband and slicked back black hair. He’s bouncing up and down with outstretched arms, almost in slow-motion, as he walks towards a thick sheet. He scales up steps and high fives smiling crew members, finally reaching the draped…

The date for prom changes

    The date for prom 2019 has been changed by student senate to be on April 5, a Friday, versus in past years when prom has taken place a few weeks later, usually on a Saturday. The venue is set to be at Mile High Stadium in Denver.    Senate teacher Brad Odice, said,…

Stereotypes you see at every Thanksgiving dinner

  The third Thursday of every November usually features the same traditions for most families. Football is on TV, turkey is in the oven, family is gathered in the living room, and right on time, your uncle Mike starts arguing about gun laws and everyone has butter knives held against each other’s throats. No Thanksgiving…

Time to hit the slopes

What to expect in the 2018-19 winter   October has ended and ski season is upon us. Seriously, ski resorts are opening early. Arapahoe Basin opened a few weeks ago, Breckenridge opened Nov. 5, and Vail’s opening day was Nov. 16 with 500 acres of skiable terrain.   The back range is feeling the snow…