Cone and his journey to DECA state representative

  What individual is one of thirteen state representatives for DECA, helps plan district conferences, and represents the 800- 900 students in Douglas County that participate in DECA? The answer to that is junior Logan Cone.    Cone, who has been in DECA since his sophomore year, is the district four state representative for one…

SWENext engineering the future

     Women seem to be breaking the glass ceiling, and the women of engineering are building the future. SWENext is the national Society of Women Engineers, and HR has their own chapter.    For more than six decades, this honor society has recognized a niche and built a following in schools around the country.…

FCA plans for next year

  The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, also known by its acronym FCA, is a Christian ministry led by students, teachers, and coaches alike; all who come together every Friday morning in the ACE room to explore the world and high school through Jesus Christ. Their goal is to make a change to the lives of…

Spanish Honor Society

     The ability to explore new societies and clubs is a benefit Highlands Ranch has. One of those societies happens to be Spanish Honor Society. The purpose of it? To expand and explore more of Spanish culture. A goal is to create a better understanding of Spanish culture between the United States and countries…

Freshman take on varsity sports

   Being placed on a varsity sports team is a complete honor to most athletes, and even more of an honor to be placed there as a freshman. This year at Highlands Ranch High School, there are many freshmen who were placed on the varsity level for a variety of different sports.    Entering these…

He shoots, he scores… his way into DU

In 7th grade, he got cut from the DU club team that would catapult him to where he is now. “I spent a lot of time on my own practicing stick skills and footwork and shooting. I was out practicing every day to make sure I made the team next time,” said Thomas Karl (TK)…

Changing career channels

  “If you hate your job, don’t work it your whole life,” Mike Schmidt, English teacher, said. Statistically, the average person changes jobs an average of 12 times during his or her career, according to balancecareers.com. It took Schmidt 3 tries before finding the job he now loves and he is now an English teacher…