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Eaglecrest’s New Dress Code

Saron Bitew, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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With the beginning of the new school year, Eaglecrest  has enforced updated regulations for the dress code. After years of conflict and controversy surrounding the dress code, CCSD has addressed concerns by releasing a new dress code. The dresscode philosophy highlights that, “The school district is...

Class of 2022 New Requirements

Class of 2022 New Requirements

Jaden Brumage, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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The Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) has announced updated graduation requirements beginning with the Class of 2021.   Previously, starting with the Class of 2009, students were required to earn 4.0 credits in English, 3.0 units each in mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as...

Students Swarm Eaglecrest halls

Students Swarm Eaglecrest halls

Mackenzie Prendergast, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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Classes have moved out to mobiles and hallways are more crowded than in past years due to the population boom at Eaglecrest. The increase in students in the Freshman class has led to safety and learning concerns. To help address a growing population the Eaglecrest administration has done a number o...

EHS Raptors Jam-Packed the Rally

EHS Raptors Jam-Packed the Rally

Hawa Dansoko, Editor- in - Chief

September 7, 2018


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The annual Raptor Rally took place on the first friday of the school week, August 17. Many people from the community gathered to participate in the joyful event. Raptor Rally first started in the East Gym right after school, students gathered around the crowded gym full of amusement to learn the chants ...

Senior Sunrise Jumpstarts the Year

Senior Sunrise Jumpstarts the Year

Hawa Dansoko, Editor - in- Chief

September 7, 2018


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Senior sunrise always marks the beginning of the school year for incoming high school seniors. For years this tradition has been carried on by seniors at Eaglecrest for years. This sentimental event serves as everlasting memento for many seniors and will hopefully carry on for younger generations. ...

EHS Football Coach Abruptly Resigns

EHS  Football Coach Abruptly Resigns

Aliya Getchell, Reporter

September 1, 2018


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Dustin Delaney resigns from being the head football coach at Eaglecrest.   The PE/Health teacher posted his letter of resignation on his official Twitter account on August 29th. Because this occurred two days before the Varsity team was headed to play Fountain Fort Carson, the offensive co...

EHS Welcomes New Assistant Principal

Emma Lovato

May 31, 2018


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  This April, Eaglecrest welcomed new assistant principal David Brown, the former principal of Endeavor Academy to the EHS administration. Brown is joining staff after spending the past four years at Endeavor as the principal and assistant principal. He will be filling the open spot left by D...

CO. Teachers Rally For Funding, Leads to School Cancellations

CO. Teachers Rally For Funding, Leads to School Cancellations

Hawa Dansoko, Tinsae Tadele, Hannah Khalil, and Emma Lovato

May 31, 2018


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Educators from all around Colorado assembled at Civic Center Park to bring awareness to the lack of funding of public schools on Friday, April 27th. The Cherry Creek School District canceled classes on Friday with the anticipation of a shortage of teachers. Teachers gathered in protest of the lack...

Black Affinity Groups and Little Raptors Come Together to Celebrate Diversity

Kenzie Prendergast and Dustin Carlson

March 7, 2018


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On February 21, 2018 students from Brotherhood and Sisterhood read children's books to the Little Raptors in the library for Black History Month. In a fun atmosphere, three students created an interactive environment for the kids. The usually quiet library was filled with laughter and excitement...

Daniel’s Fund Finalists Include Several EHS Students

Hawa Dansoko, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The Daniels Fund is a prestigious full ride scholarship program and they have recently  announced their finalists moving to the next round. Five of the finalist were Eaglecrest students. The Daniels Fund caters to students who demonstrate financial need and are graduating seniors in high school. Accordi...

Cherry Creek School District Superintendent Announces Retirement

Cherry Creek School District Superintendent Announces Retirement

Emma Lovato, News Editor

March 5, 2018


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Superintendent of the Cherry Creek School District, Dr. Harry Bull, announced his retirement at the January 8th school board meeting. After 34 years serving the district in roles from teacher to administrator up to his five year tenure as superintendent, Bull says he is leaving to spend more time w...

Mr. EHS: Talented Men of the Nest

Mr. EHS: Talented Men of the Nest

Kenzie Prendergast, Reporter

March 5, 2018


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February 1st, in the theatre, an EHS tradition continued as junior and senior young men participated in the annual Mr. EHS competition. Marking the kick-off to Wish Week, the contestants participated in a talent and showcase similar to Miss. America in the hopes of becoming Mr. EHS 2018. Jack Rust...

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