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…

Freshmen make varsity soccer

  The HR girls soccer season is just beginning. This sport is just one of the many that are offered here at Ranch. But the most eye catching detail about this sport is the inexperienced freshmen who have the guts to make the varsity team this spring.   Spencer Ward, the coach of the varsity…

Nationals for the Cyberpatriots

  Blood, sweat, and tears went once more into nationals, not for basketball or golf, but for Cyberpatriots. From April 15 to 19, three of HR’s Cyberpatriots teams went to nationals, in Baltimore, Maryland, to compete against 11 other open division teams.   Cyberpatriots are not “hackers”, more like the clean up crew of the…

The run for redemption

  After dealing with an unfortunate incident during last year’s trip to Chandler, Arizona, which ended up with a runner in the hospital with alcohol poisoning, the Highlands Ranch track and field team’s weekend of racing concluded with more controversy than expected. Alcohol, uncommonly related to track and field, had an impact on the team…

Girls golf shoots for state

They have won three tournaments in a row. They have a D1 athlete. They are getting ready for regionals and state coming in May. They are girls golf. John Cushing has been coaching for over twenty years as a girls golf coach and now has become the head coach. They have recently won two invitationals…

Audrey O’Rear competes on the court

  Ranked number one at Highlands Ranch for girls tennis and being only a freshman, Audrey O’Rear is a player to watch, according to her coaches. Her current record is 6-0 for her high school season and she ranked 9th in state.    O’Rear’s tennis career began in third grade. She went to a tennis…