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Giving Thanks and Good Eating

Giving Thanks and Good Eating

Logan Angotti, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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   The last Thursday of every November is recognized as a day of coming together, enjoying company, food and giving thanks for all we have--Thanksgiving.    And for ILC at EHS they get to enjoy this holiday before the nationally recognized Thanksgiving day. The ILC come together and have a feast ...

Eaglecrest Hosts Blood Drive

Eaglecrest Hosts Blood Drive

Amber Carey, Opinions Editor

December 14, 2017


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    Bonfils Blood Center took their annual trip back to Eaglecrest on Monday, November 20th. This is yearly event put together by the Key Club to encourage students to donate blood through the High School Heroes program.     The president of the Key Club, senior Lexi King, explains how ...

Eaglecrest Opens Nominations for Teacher of the Year

Kenzie Prendergast, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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   Voting for Teacher of the Year at Eaglecrest ended on Monday, November 20th and results are out at the end of December before winter break. This award is used to honor teachers that have impacted students’ lives and gives the students a way to return the favor.    Many teachers work mor...

Speech and Debate Proves Victorious

Adrian Jaramillo, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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   On November 18, Lexi Jackson and Hailey Stepp participated in the speech and debate competition that was hosted at EHS. The competition was teams of two from different high schools in the Cherry Creek School District. Each duo had a specific debate question that they had several weeks to prepare fo...

Celebrating Excellence

Celebrating Excellence

Tinsae Tadele, Entertainment Editor

December 14, 2017


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   As the gymnasium filled with roaring applause, Eaglecrest students lined up to be recognized for their compelling work ethic both in and out of the classroom. These awards not only reflect the excellence of these hard-working students, but EHS’ ability to strive for excellence.    The ann...

Poms: Hip-Hop to Victory

Poms: Hip-Hop to Victory

Kenzie Prendergast, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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   On Tuesday November 7th, the Eaglecrest Varsity Poms team made history. They brought home the league championship for hip-hop dance at Cherry Creek High School against their rivals the Overland Blazers through determination, teamwork, strong leadership, and most importantly family.    This is the fi...

Meet Me on the Mat

Kayla Rusk, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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   Eaglecrest, a school welcoming to new clubs and programs, is starting a co-op district girls wrestling team with regular season practices beginning Friday, November 10th. Practices are everyday from 3:45-6:00    The program was inspired by junior Emily Llamas, who was the only female wrestle...

EHS Parking Woes

EHS Parking Woes

Lance Jozefkowics, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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    If you are a student driver, you are aware of the parking changes made over the week of October 23rd.     According to an email sent out by EHS administration, students must now park in either the southeast lot or the northwest lot due to traffic issues during morning bus routes. Ultimately ...

Where is the Party? The Party’s Over Here

Where is the Party? The Party’s Over Here

Hawa Dansoko, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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    Hispanic Heritage month started September 15th and ended October 15th. The Eaglecrest library celebrated the occasion on November 2nd, the second day of el Dia de los Muertos, by uniting staff and students in discussions about books they’ve read by Hispanic authors.    The mariachi band was present...

A Story for the DECA-des

A Story for the DECA-des

Dustin Carlson, Reporter

November 15, 2017


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   The Eaglecrest DECA team is striving to pose as a challenge to other schools at the district competition at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds on November 20th, by taking tests and reading documents to provide them with the information they need to win.    Eaglecrest DECA (Distributive Education Cl...

Davis Bryant Claims 5A Golf State Championship Title

Davis Bryant Claims 5A Golf State Championship Title

Logan Angotti, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

   After 4 years trying, Davis Bryant finally achieved the first place state championship win in golf on October 3rd, 2017. Bryant had been playing and trying to get this title since his freshman year. Sophomore year he placed 12th, followed by junior year where he placed 2nd, finishing with a 1st place...

Raptors Prove Who’s Really the ‘Best of the Nest’

Raptors Prove Who’s Really the ‘Best of the Nest’

Amber Carey, Feature Editor

October 10, 2017


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Best of the Nest is the legendary night where the staff and students of Eaglecrest battle it out karaoke style. After three eliminations rounds with finalists determined by select judges from the Eaglecrest choir, a winner is crowned. Runner up, Sarah Jenkins, 12, sang with passion, and remained t...

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