Crack open a book with book club

  Society as a whole has seemed to have a shift in popularity concerning books.  Where has the enjoyment of books gone? The truth is it has never left, as one club, Book Club, continues to pursue the recreation of reading.   To truly understand a message presented in a book, a conversation is key.…

Bible study addition to HR

Around HR, there are many people with different beliefs. As a student, you want to feel included in your school and find people who make you feel that way. Bonding with people that have something in common with you is a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Bible study is a…

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,…

Biology teacher explores the wilderness

  Growing up in a smaller town called Freeport, Illinois, before social media and television were prevalent, Kent Osborne, biology teacher at HR, said that building forts, bringing home snakes and turtles, and other outdoor adventures were the activities that filled the time. As Osborne grew into an adult, his adventures surpassed the area in…

Some things you can’t undo

  “Seeing a life that would’ve been so great just suddenly gone for a really useless reason just sucks,” said Caroline Cate, Spanish teacher here at Highlands Ranch High School. Cate and David Frazier, friend of Cate, always loved to go out and have some fun.   Frazier was a senior from the years 1993…

Celebrating traditions from the beginning

  An important part of sports that has been in the sports world for a long time is traditions. Traditions, like Notre Dame’s iconic “Play Like a Champion” sign that they slap before every home game or the Green Bay Packer’s “Lambeau Leap” that they do after they score a touchdown, are examples of long…

Phony phone number

  Stories and Facebook uploads have been circulating the web, spreading false and potentially dangerous information to many people. These posts have been urging women to dial numbers like 112  when being pulled over by a suspicious/unmarked cop car. They claimed that calling those numbers could connect you to personnel who could look into your…