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In the Classroom

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

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 […]

Seniors’ Last Semester of High School

April 2, 2018 2:08pm | Cheyenne Zamora

The seniors of Arvada have been counting down the days until graduation! What are they gonna do next? Where are they gonna go? A couple of seniors talk about what their plans are and offer advice for future seniors. “I am going to a trade […]

Recognition for the Unrecognized

March 23, 2018 1:45pm | Luis Zegarra

At Arvada, there are four norms that the students should follow: be kind, be respectful, be learning, and be safe. This year a Recognition Assembly was held to honor the students who stood out the best and followed these four norms. It was the first […]

GT Passion Project

March 16, 2018 2:15pm | Cory Bonner

The GT program is the only class that allows students to think differently. Projects are constantly being worked on, students who are in these classes get to show who they are and share their interests. Kids are making music circles and food drives, trying to get students […]

Positive Mind, Positive Life

March 7, 2018 3:07pm | Cheyenne Zamora

While teens and children may be influenced by others actions, children are the most impressionable. They pick up on every little detail, they’re like little detectives. When helping children grow with happiness and courage, being a confident parent is helpful, it shows positive thinking in […]

Recovering More Than Credits

January 29, 2018 3:08pm | Lexy Morrison and Cheyenne Zamora

High school is different for everyone and has a unique affect on people later in life. Many people say they wish they could go back and change something.  “I think that you guys are the future, if I don’t try to push you who will?” […]

Encouraging Younger Generations

October 6, 2017 2:09pm | Wolfy Fiorini, Leah Meyers

Continuing the annual tradition of encouraging young students to attend Arvada High, students from Joe Ventola’s AP Environmental Science classes taught third graders from Peck Elementary all about monarch butterflies. On Sept. 13, the young children were put into groups and circulated through 12 student-created […]