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Homecoming Game of History

October 17, 2018 3:49pm | Vivien Tran, Alexis Guzman

The tradition of homecoming games originated from colleges and universities in the early 19th century. It was used as a way to celebrate the return of alumni to their alma maters. Since then the tradition has spread to other colleges and universities and later to […]

Arvada Festival with Culture

September 19, 2018 2:59pm | Vivien Tran

Every year the Arvada Harvest Festival takes place in Olde Town Arvada. It begins with a parade that includes schools from all of the Jefferson County district, along with local businesses. “It was fun and fascinating to meet people that came from different area for […]

First Winning season for Baseball

May 22, 2018 7:17pm | Fernanda Guerra

Baseball 2018. Not only did the team get to play with their first ever female teammate, but they also got to experience their first winning season in over a decade. The team managed to create an unforgettable experience with an 11:8 record, achieved through hard […]

A Challenge in Academics

May 22, 2018 7:11pm | Caleb Weingarten

At Arvada there are different types of classes that are available to students and each class has a distinct difficulty level. The honors classes in particular can pose a challenge to the students who take them. “I like the challenge in the class,” freshman Nate […]

Two Teams United for a Special Practice

May 17, 2018 7:21pm | Fernanda Guerra

Soccer and Tennis are two completely unrelated sports other than that they are part of the same school. Both sports decided to hold a joint practice in which all the athletes from both teams were able to understand each other’s points of view. “It’s going […]

Competing for a Language

May 17, 2018 7:08pm | Elicia Montoya

On April 17, 2018, students taking a world language course traveled to the University of Northern Colorado to enter a contest that demonstrated what they have learned. One of the students competing was junior Victoria Mata, a past competitor that had entered the same contest […]

A Winning Streak in Tennis

May 9, 2018 2:32pm | Fernanda Guerra

Tennis is a game of concentration, skill, and patience. With only a few matches left in the season, the Girls Tennis team has obtained a 6:3 winning record. Although this seems like a great record, many of the players believe that this isn’t the best […]

Inside Perspective of Girls Golf

May 9, 2018 1:55pm | Elicia Montoya

At Arvada there are many sports available to students during the winter and spring, one of which is Girls Golf coached by Kurt Castillo. Here’s a more personal look at senior Mercedes Montoya, one of the girls that participates in this sport. “At first I […]

Following In the Footsteps of Portugal

May 8, 2018 1:55pm | Lexy Morrison

The government of Portugal decriminalized drugs in 2001. Instead of treating them like criminals, the law now recognizes these people as troubled and struggling individuals. There is no criminal record or jail time for these people but services are offered to combat addiction and a […]

Is it Difficult to Transition into Honors Classes?

May 7, 2018 8:01pm | Caleb Weingarten

Like most schools, Arvada has honors courses that are offered to the students. For some, transitioning to these classes can be difficult, but to others it can be no different from taking a regular class. “At some point, you have to get used to being […]