A look into Model UN

    “Sometimes even the shiest of the shy kids can come alive when they don’t have to be themselves,” said Emily Muellenberg, social studies teacher and Model United Nations advisor. Model United Nations is a simulation of the United Nations for high school and college students.   In Model UN, students become a representative of…

Life’s experiences teaches lessons

  Warren Berg, a science teacher at Highlands Ranch High School, isn’t only a high school teacher but a person who has experienced lots of ups and downs in his life. Through experiencing his sister trying to take her own life and the aftermath of this situation from the pain he experienced, he has grown…

Teacher by day, businesswoman by night

  Bonnie Matticks, a teacher at Highlands Ranch High School, does a lot more than just teach high schoolers science. Outside of school, she is a self-made businesswoman, who started her rental property business in 1988.   Matticks started off her corporation when she was just in college, renting rooms in her house. She has…

The Fellowship Of Christian Athletes makes an impact on HR

  The FCA is a Christian club and organization that takes place in the choir room every Friday morning starting at seven. It is hosted by Jon Cushing, art teacher at HR, for the soul purpose of leading teens through their lives with Jesus Christ.   During the meetings, the club often plays games and…

HR wrestling gets a new coach

  This year, Justin Kast, the technology and engineering teacher at HR, took over leadership of the wrestling team from previous coach, Anthony Castillo. As the new head coach of the wrestling team, he has guided HR to the wrestling state finals at the Pepsi Center on Feb. 15.   The student who qualified for…

Top five upcoming concerts in Denver

ASAP Ferg Ticket price: The ticket price ranges from $39.00 to $387.00 Location: Ogden Theatre Time: Wednesday, March 28 at 8 PM Who should go?: If you listen to any rap at all, ASAP Ferg is the concert for you. ASAP is a good energy to listen to any time of the day. He will…

Crack open a book with book club

  Society as a whole has seemed to have a shift in popularity concerning books.  Where has the enjoyment of books gone? The truth is it has never left, as one club, Book Club, continues to pursue the recreation of reading.   To truly understand a message presented in a book, a conversation is key.…