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Are Students Being Sent to School or Prison?

Schools aren't only a place of learning. There is more to a building than what schools let on. Not all students enjoy going to school, yet it could be considered a necessary evil. Students question the atmosphere of their school because even though it is supposed to be a place for education, at times it can feel more like a prison. When one person acts out it is reflected in the expectations of a…

Read more → December 19, 2018 5:27pm
Morgan Wertz, Marco Guerra

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Events

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    The Night of Empty Bowls
      Arvada hosted the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, in which all community members are invited to attend. Thanks to
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    Competing for a Language
    On April 17, 2018, students taking a world language course traveled to the University of Northern Colorado to enter a co
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    A New Way to Stay Healthy and Safe
    Next year, a health clinic will be installed in the school to help the Arvada community. This particular clinic is uniqu
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    Recognition for the Unrecognized
    At Arvada, there are four norms that the students should follow: be kind, be respectful, be learning, and be safe. This
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    A Walk Against Violence
    Classes were stopped towards the end of third hour today when students participated in a nationwide walkout protesting g
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    Beyond the Milky Way
    Roger Griffin, the success center leader and his team of student council members have been able to find different themes

Organizations

  • Taking Off the Mask
    I’ve always been so good at putting on a mask and hiding my feelings. Walking around the halls with a smile pretending
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    Behind Tech Week
    Tech Week, also referred to as “Hell Week”,  was a highly stressful time for the cast of Mr. Burns A Post Electric
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    Empty Bowls in Action
    By selling ceramic bowls made by students and professionals alike, Arvada High School put together the Empty Bowls proje
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    Coming Home, Keeping Watch
    So with the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year and the return of a newspaper to Arvada High School, we, the newspape

Sports

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In the Classroom

In the Community

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    Arvada Festival with Culture
    Every year the Arvada Harvest Festival takes place in Olde Town Arvada. It begins with a parade that includes schools fr
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    Following In the Footsteps of Portugal
    The government of Portugal decriminalized drugs in 2001. Instead of treating them like criminals, the law now recognizes
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    A New Way to Stay Healthy and Safe
    Next year, a health clinic will be installed in the school to help the Arvada community. This particular clinic is uniqu
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    A Walk Against Violence
    Classes were stopped towards the end of third hour today when students participated in a nationwide walkout protesting g
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    Empty Bowls in Action
    By selling ceramic bowls made by students and professionals alike, Arvada High School put together the Empty Bowls proje
  • After School Incident
    According to an email from Principal Gina Rivas, three young men showed up to the school, possibly armed. Families and s

Entertainment

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    The Night of Empty Bowls
      Arvada hosted the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, in which all community members are invited to attend. Thanks to
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    The Minds Behind Spirit Week
    Spirit Week is a tradition that allows students and teachers to have fun and get creative, but also requires well-though
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    Jeffco Public Schools New Mobile App
    Jeffco Public Schools recently released a new mobile app for parents and students to use that: Offers awareness and acce
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    Students Audition for Spring Musical
    There is much to look forward to in a school filled with music, sports, and acting. After school starts, the fall play i
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    Behind Tech Week
    Tech Week, also referred to as “Hell Week”,  was a highly stressful time for the cast of Mr. Burns A Post Electric
  • Yeah, But Is It Really That Scary?
    So here’s the lowdown- The Asylum is the renowned, #1 horror attraction of Denver, ranked in the top ten of Americ

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