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In the Classroom

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

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 […]

Why Don’t Kids Like to Read?

April 24, 2017 9:59pm | Monica Montez

If I was to stand in front of an ordinary class and ask “who reads for fun”, I would bet $20 that one third to none of the class would raise their hand. Why is this so? Why is it a problem with this generation […]

A New Way to Learn

December 19, 2016 10:29pm | Oriana Thomas

It’s been a debated issue on whether or not certain teaching methods were getting through to students. Each student learns differently, but there had to be some way to teach the students collectively in a way that interested them. At Arvada High School in the […]

How To Get Back On Track In School

November 11, 2016 1:03am | Monica Montez

Do you feel like you have no motivation to do your schoolwork? Ever come across your grades on the Parent Portal and see your grades, just nuked like your dreams of Duke University? Most importantly, do you really want to get out of this depression? […]