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…

A big bang at band

  It was early for a Saturday morning, and the distant sound of music could be heard coming from the school parking lot. With homecoming week so soon in the school year, the marching band got to start off the year with the homecoming parade.   The marching band regularly performs field shows, but the…

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…