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Passion for Service

Passion for Service

Tersa Bitew, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Esther Varghese, a junior at Eaglecrest, excels at everything she does and is very active participating in afterschool clubs and academics. Varghese is a part of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Rho Kappa, Sci-Tech, Honors Diploma, National Honor Society and she is the Vice President for Speech and De...

Do it for the Culture

Do it for the Culture

Saron Bitew, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

America’s culture is dependent on the customs and traditions of its people, especially in today’s society. We are built on a foundation that has absorbed styles and morals from many races and ethnicities. Music, food, and fashion are only a few of the things that have contributed to the melting p...

LGBTQ+ Representation in Movies

LGBTQ+ Representation in Movies

Brianna Rae, Photo Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Modern cinema should provoke emotion, question the ordinary, and empower those without a voice. Without these components, it is not memorable. The recent praise of LGBTQ+ films has provided representation. Previously, gay children have grown up watching heterosexual couples on the television while our tra...

One Month of Recognition

One Month of Recognition

Lance Jozefkowicz, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Black History Month. The one time a year where black lives actually seem to matter. When African American achievements actually seem to be appreciated rather than discredited. A time of year where African Americans can be unapologetically black. “This is the time of year I feel proud to be black a...

2018 Teacher of the Year: Rusty McCleave

2018 Teacher of the Year: Rusty McCleave

Amber Carey, Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

     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...

Ladies Begin to Swim Into the Spectacular Season!

Ladies Begin to Swim Into the Spectacular Season!

Kayla Rusk, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girl’s swim season began on November 30th with their first meet of the 2017 season. Ready, set, swim! The pressure begins as each girl is put under water to reach the other side faster than anyone else. It’s about technique and a determination that thrives for success. Every breath and every...

DECA Prepares for State

DECA Prepares for State

Suendus Qureshi, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Raptor Basketball Gives Back

Raptor Basketball Gives Back

Fennon Sively, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The Eaglecrest varsity basketball team gave two kids in the audience eagle-themed t-shirts during the last game against Rock Canyon. After the game finished, the kids had a chance to take photos with two players, Zion Ruckard and Xaiv’ion Jackson. Varsity head coach Jarris Krapcha said that having fan ap...

Raptors March Into the Finals

Raptors March Into the Finals

Lance Jozefkowicz, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A clash of titans. That was the scene at the Class 5A Football State Championship Game at Mile High Stadium on Saturday, December 2nd as our Raptors took on the Pomona Panthers. In the highest scoring 5A state football title game in history, it was definitely a sight to see. The Raptors left it all on...

Denver Post Features EHS on Post Preps Gameday Show

Denver Post Features EHS on Post Preps Gameday Show

Tersa Bitew, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

   EHS held an impromptu Pep Rally on November 17th before the school day began. It was held by The Denver Post, who pick a school to hold a pep rally at each week. The pep rally was to honor EHS athletics and was influenced by the state quarter finals.    This season EHS football has been dominatin...

Giving Thanks and Good Eating

Giving Thanks and Good Eating

Logan Angotti, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

   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


Filed under News, Showcase

    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 ...