Study tips for freshmen to prepare for finals

It’s the last three weeks of the semester, and all of a sudden, your teachers seem to be cramming months worth of knowledge into just a few weeks.  It seems like you’re drowning in study guide after study guide and essay after essay.   As finals week approaches, many students begin to reach peak level…

Becoming a Unified coach

  Students and staff consider the Unified program to be very important, bringing everybody together in the support of the players. The one day out of the year where the whole school watches Unified play, the gym is loud with no lack of encouragement from the student body. Students have the opportunity to get involved…

High school changes teacher’s life

  As a child who hoped to be deaf so she could escape the mean remarks of other kids, Andye Wolff, DHH teacher, turned to special education and deaf studies in college.   Wolff didn’t have the best school experience, especially in high school.   “School in California was very separated. It was very different…

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…

Brett Kavanaugh causes court room controversy

The pros and cons of the Supreme Court nominee   Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court Justice as of Oct. 5, was a controversial nominee. He is a father of two daughters and a graduate of Yale Law School. However, his credentials did not spark the debate, the sexual assault allegations did. Dr. Christine Ford, Harvard professor,…