Singing the truth

  Adria Herscher, director of choirs and music department chair, is considered by many of her students to be one of the more influential teachers at HR. Though she has succeeded in a lot through all her years of teaching, she has also faced many hardships. Yet, you can still find her dancing and singing…

Heather Berry: driving sustainability

    Highlands Ranch High School contains a variety of educators, but Heather Berry, science teacher, has been recognized on multiple occasions for surpassing expectations, and as of recent, has become DCSD’s sustainability learning specialist. On top of receiving numerous awards, one even taking her to the White House, Berry is also HR’s very own…

FCCLA looks forward to Trick or Treat Street 2018

       Every year, FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) hosts a Halloween community event known as Trick or Treat Street at HR. This year, this event is taking place on Monday Oct. 29.   “Trick or Treat Street is an annual community event where kids from all over Highlands Ranch can come…

How do the choices you make in high school affect you?

  From getting blackout drunk at a friend’s party to bringing a vape to school, teenagers make many questionable choices.  High school is a time in an adolescent’s life when they experience many new things for the first time. This age range is around when many teenagers begin to partake in risk-taking behaviors.  But how…

JV boys tennis served one of their best seasons yet

  JV boys tennis started this season with a record setting number. They had 30 players show up, which was the largest turn out the team has ever gotten.   The big group of players only had two weeks to practice before they had to compete in their first games. Because of that, Sam Kurucz,…

Model United Nations kicks off

  Model United Nations, a club to bring together students with an interest in social studies and the world around them, has a conference Saturday Oct. 20 in Boulder.   Kelsey Newman, junior, said, “Model UN is a club that stimulates being a member of the United Nations. You practice negotiation and interaction skills.” Before…