Q & A With Ryan Woodworth

Imagine the nervous excitement you would feel as you wait for the conductor to begin and you place the violin on your shoulder and raise your bow. Have you ever wondered about joining orchestra? The Chronicle sat down with Ryan Woodworth, director of orchestras, to find out information on how to get involved with orchestra. Q:How…

Romance blossoms at HR

    Over 2,000,000 people get married in the United States every year, and out of that number, very few marry their high school sweetheart, according to cdc.gov. When romance blooms among members of a staff, whether they work at the same office or in a school, the chances of marriage get even smaller. Yet…

Killing off threats

  Columbine, Arapahoe, and almost Mountain Vista. What do these schools have in common? They’ve all been presented with violent threats to the student body and staff, some fulfilled, and others not. However, the first line of defense in all of these are the way that the students interact with each other, and the way…

Mock Trial, more than learning the laws of the land

  “I object!” This is just one of many common phrases heard in the courtroom. This same phrase is spoken by HR students as the opportunity to participate in a courtroom has been made available through Mock Trial.   “Mock Trial is a chance for kids to serve in the roles of attorneys and/or witnesses…

The guide to being alone on Valentine’s Day

  Just hearing the name of this wretched day will make a single person curl up into a sad ball of loneliness that will then force them into a deep dark depression that they may never come out of. This infamous day is none other than Valentine’s day.   Single people may feel like they…

Tips for applying to scholarships

    According to collegeboard.org, the average cost of tuition and fees to attend a private four year college is $33,479. For anyone who isn’t surviving off a trust fund or a miraculously high-paying job, this type of money is not easy to come by. Scholarships are a good way to take this number down,…

New drivers behind the wheel for the first time

  A teenager’s 15th and 16th birthday are big milestones in their life. At 15, many states allow teens to apply for their learners permit, and at 16, they can take their drivers test for their license.   Every year, these new drivers join other drivers and become one with the road. As much as…