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Robotics Recovery

Robotics Recovery

Kendall Ungerman, News Editor

May 4, 2016


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     For many students across Colorado, the blizzard before Spring Break was a cause to celebrate. Many wished for a single snow day and were instead gifted with two. The Robotics team, on the other hand, was doing the exact opposite. For them, these two days off of school ended up working against...

Eaglecrest Black Box Show

Ana Sainz

April 12, 2016


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We have all said something we didn’t mean to at some point of our lives and like choreographer Brenda O’brien said, teenagers  are more susceptible to harm someone else’s feelings with the help of technology, since the screen seems to give them some type of courage to say those hurtful words. ...

Miracle Month Results

Miracle Month Results

Kendall Ungerman, News Editor

March 16, 2016


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The month of February was full of school spirit and giving as students and staff worked together to raise money for Easter Seals. The month consisted of a pep assembly, hat days, and flashy neon shirts in order to raise awareness and funds to send students from the ILC program to the Rocky Mountain E...

Q&A: FAFSA’s New Opening Date

Q&A: FAFSA’s New Opening Date

Kendall Ungerman, News Editor

February 21, 2016


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Current juniors got around the ACT/SAT scare, but a new change has come about that the Class of 2017 and future classes will not be able to avoid: the change in FAFSA. Here are some of the basics to the change that students and their families should know in order to properly prepare. Q: What is FAFSA? A: FA...

ACTing on the SAT

ACTing on the SAT

Soleil Smith, Editor

January 20, 2016


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With finals far behind them in the distance, students were able to kick back and relax over Winter Break. Or at least they thought they could. That was until it was announced that there would be a major change in the high stakes test game. As a result of Colorado legislature passed last May, the Colorad...

‘Los 5’ Returns to Eaglecrest

‘Los 5’ Returns to Eaglecrest

Emma Fernelius, Features Editor

November 30, 2015


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The blare of the bright lights. The sound of teenage girls screaming with anticipation, desperately clinging to the stage, as the band plays that first note. The cheers from the crowd as the lead singer shouts his lyrics into the microphone. Did anyone expect to find this type of concert in a high school theater during lunch? Los 5 did.

College Readiness Day

College Readiness Day

Bri Klesh and Jay Prohaska

November 19, 2015


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For the past seven years, College-Readiness day or “Senior day” has been an opportunity for seniors to seek help and support in the college application process. This year, the event took place on Wednesday, October 21st. Considering the college application season is underway, Fall is an advantage ...

FINAL-ly: Why we now have exams before winter break

Phoenix Bruner and Kendall Ungerman

November 8, 2015


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As simple as it seems, changing the school calendar by five days required a lengthy process of collecting data and hosting public forums. “They have been collecting data, whether it be hard data in the form of test scores, but then also anecdotal data from parents about their studen...

Overpopulation at Eaglecrest

Overpopulation at Eaglecrest

Quentin Bowen

November 3, 2015


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Overpopulation at EHS   As the new school year has started, and the class of 2019’s freshman have entered our school, the school is reaching population highs compared to years past. The younger the classes are for some reason the more students they tend to have. The Senior class has 553 s...

Upcoming Cherry Creek School District Board Elections

Upcoming Cherry Creek School District Board Elections

Soleil Smith

October 23, 2015


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   In the wake of the rising concerns about teacher evaluations, high stakes testing, curriculum, charter schools, and the ever present issue of funding, it’s no surprise the Cherry Creek School District Board elections have risen into the spotlight. The state of Colorado is looking towards one...

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