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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...

Celebrating Black History

Tinsae Tadele and Hawa Dansoko

February 2, 2018


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     Brotherhood and Sisterhood are clubs that are open to Black students at EHS. These clubs are a great way to become involved in a community ready to empower the students who join.     Sisterhood is a program at EHS, which is lead by Mrs. Glasgow. This is where all the Black Girl Magic happe...

EHS Welcomes New Honors Society

EHS Welcomes New Honors Society

Suendus Qureshi, Reporter

February 2, 2018


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Rho Kappa is the only National Honors Society to recognize the social sciences, and EHS is the first school in the district to introduce this club for juniors and seniors, and decided to start the first chapter this year. EHS has English, Spanish, science, and other National Honors Societies represented, b...

‘Hear My Truth’: Women’s March

‘Hear My Truth’: Women’s March

Hannah Khalil, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018


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Following the inauguration of President Trump in January 2017, rallies formed throughout the nation and globe in solidarity for human rights and particularly the health and political rights of women. The site marchoncolorado.org, that represents the women’s movement in Colorado, came to this year...

2018 Teacher of the Year: Rusty McCleave

2018 Teacher of the Year: Rusty McCleave

Amber Carey, Editor

February 2, 2018


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     When you picture a stockbroker, Jordan Belfort (played by Leonardo Dicaprio) in The Wolf of Wall Street is a common image. An intelligent twenty-something year old that just happened to make millions from a startup firm he launched with his friends. The American Dream.       This is not exa...

Speech & Debate Wins in Alabama

Speech & Debate Wins in Alabama

Kenzie Prendergast, Reporter

February 2, 2018


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     The weekend of January 6th, EHS Speech and Debate juniors and seniors got the opportunity to go to the University of Alabama, EHS’s first out of state tournament, and even brought home a few awards. A far way to travel for a tournament that would last only a two days at most, but the trip ...

DECA Prepares for State

DECA Prepares for State

Suendus Qureshi, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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The annual DECA competition unites students through the use of team bonding and helps  them prepare for the 2017-18 state competition on February 25th. As time gets closer, marketing students are preparing written projects to go to the State DECA Conference. This is where young business students bri...

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