Tj Sihpol hits the stage

  Tj Sihpol is a sophomore that makes his own dubstep music. He recently had his first show on May 13 at Lincoln Station Bar. He got this show with the help of his friend Decadon, who is a very famous dubstep artist. The show led him to have the opportunity of working with other…

Badminton club prepares for the future

  As the school year comes to an end, the badminton club is able to happily look back at the things they’ve done this year.  They also have high hopes and a lot of excitement for the changes that are yet to come next school year.  “I can proudly say that I can look back…

Distracted driving leads to costly consequences

  According to AAA polls, 94% of teen drivers acknowledge the dangers of texting and driving, but 35% admitted to doing it anyway. Texting while driving has become an epidemic, and Colorado has reinforced texting laws with the hopes of seeing the numbers in this worldwide problem go down.    Police have been working to…

Why kids drop out of high school

  Walking through the crowded halls of Highlands Ranch High School can make you feel like just another number. With over 1700 students attending class everyday, it makes an individual wonder how many kids make the big decision to drop out of school? According to dosomething.org, as of 2015, over 1.2 million students drop out…

Oh snap! A glimpse of photography today in a flash

  We live in a digital age where you have most everything at your fingertips. Photography has been one of those things that we can access more freely because of the technology we have today. With smart phones, iPhones, and digital cameras, photography has boomed over the past 10  years.   Today roughly 77% of…

The gift of music at HR

  A day-dreaming teenager sits in silence as the teacher continues to endlessly lecture. He wonders, ‘How can I get movin’ in my career? Why should I have to wait until graduation to make something big of myself?’ That is until he discovered something new and great being brought into the school.   For many…

High school students contemplate relationship status in college

  It’s graduation time for high school seniors.  As these young adults finish their high school careers, they’re forced to make important life decisions such as what to study, what careers to consider, where to live, and how to live independently.  For couples, the status of their current relationship must be taken into account.  …