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In the Classroom

Day-to-day happenings in the academic setting of Arvada High School

English Classes Delving Into Projects

March 20, 2019 3:29pm | Maya Fuentes, Journalism Student

Many varying classes and levels are participating in a semester-long book project. While every class has a slightly different project, according to English teacher, Tabitha Lopez, her goal for all of them is the same. “Independent book projects force you to think critically about a […]

A New School Design

March 1, 2019 4:47pm | Marco Guerra


AP Summer Reading Assignment

February 26, 2019 5:00pm | Alex Diaz, Journalism Student

  Students who plan on taking Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) next semester have the opportunity to do half of a summer assignment which is also their first test-grade for the APUSH class. Students looking forward to take Ryan Ogi’s class, will get to […]

The 5% Life Saver

February 4, 2019 5:23pm | Alex Diaz

Throughout the semester many students stress the importance of their grade and more specifically, how to raise it. Many teachers offer students great options to achieve an acceptable grade, and one teacher, in particular, gives the option of extra credit. In World History and U.S. […]

Bell schedule for Finals Week

December 12, 2018 1:05am | Miranda Ramirez

Hey Bulldogs, we got a new update for next week’s schedule for finals. Friday, December 21 is an optional makeup day. Students will not have to come to school that Friday. So students if you need to makeup a final, please schedule an appointment with […]

New Schedule for the Semester

November 28, 2018 4:30pm | Miranda Haskins and Miranda Ramirez

Hey Bulldogs! Starting on November 30th to December 14th, every Friday we’re having access time after your second hour. Classes on Friday will be shorter by 9 minutes. Students will have a 5 minutes passing period and MUST COME BACK to their second hour class […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fewer Students Means Fewer Options

April 5, 2018 6:28pm | Oriana-Pearl Thomas

Arvada hasn’t always been a small school. The museum in the front lobby is proof enough that this school once flourished and thrived with a student body count in the thousands. In recent years however, Arvada has been suffering from a gradual decline in enrollment […]