Mock trial competes at state

   March 9 and 10 in Greeley, Colorado, the HR Mock Trial team competed at state. Annie Hoodecheck explained that they competed in 4 rounds total, one defence and one prosecution round on the 9th, and two prosecution rounds on the 10th. They had been working towards state for a long time.    In early…

A nation wide walkout

  On March 14, there was a 17 minute walkout at 10 a.m. Schools across the nation had teachers, students and other school members leave the school to honor the 17 students lost in the Florida school shooting that took place a month prior.   The idea started with 17 year old Naomi Giancola, who…

Luke’s wish comes true

   From Feb. 1-8, HR participated in Wish Week, a week long fundraiser to raise money for a child suffering from leukemia.  Over $27,000 was made through several events and activities planned out by Student Senate.   According to the National Cancer Institute, 9% of people under the age of 20 are diagnosed with leukemia.…

HR staff nominated for Apple Awards

  The Apple Awards are awards that are meant to recognize staff who have gone above and beyond to contribute immensely to their schools, and Douglas County Schools in general. This year, Jeanette DiGennaro and Marie McClanahan were the two staff members who were nominated to represent HR at the awards.   Each year, The…

Wish week preview

  Starting on Feb 1 and lasting until Feb 8, Wish Week will be happening at HR. The HR community will be coming together to help the Wish kid this year, Luke. Money will be raised to help Luke fulfill his wish, and it will be raised through different events like Miracle Minutes and restaurant…

Snowed In aids community

  With the semester coming to an end, the Positive Psychology class is trying to bring some fun to such a stressful time. Snowed In is a week of fun dress up days and a time to gather money for those in need.   Brad Odice, English teacher, said, “Snowed In is a chance for…