Meet the new social studies teachers

  The social studies hall has gained two new teachers this year. Both of these teachers  have a different story and reasoning for why they chose to start working at Ranch.   One of the new teachers this year is social studies teacher, Jeff Bliven. Bliven has taught for eighteen years, but has been in…

The freshman experience

  The incessant blare of the school bell rings noisily for the first time in two months, and a sea of bodies anxiously makes the trek inside. Apprehensive, students glance warily around the first corridor and come upon a startling realization. This is their first year as high schoolers…in other words… freshmen.    A number…

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…