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In the Community

Arvada High School represented in the community

New Store and New Support

February 27, 2019 4:47pm | Cole Stephenson, Journalism Student

STUCO is having a clothing fundraiser for students to buy Arvada High gear. The fundraiser is happening until next Monday night, March 4th. The gear ranges in price anywhere from $18.00 to $45.00 and has a variety of sweaters, shirts, and jackets. They also have […]

STUCO: More Than the Dances

February 26, 2019 5:18pm | Cole Stephenson, Journalism Student

Student Counsel, who are most known for the work they do for all the school dances, host a lot of other things as well. “We do events like rallies, prom fashion show, and much more,” Mark Visel said, who is a science teacher and sponsor for […]

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 […]

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 […]

A New Way to Stay Healthy and Safe

March 23, 2018 2:15pm | Jemima Ngoma

Next year, a health clinic will be installed in the school to help the Arvada community. This particular clinic is unique because it is currently only being offered at Jefferson, Golden,  and Arvada High School. The main purpose of this clinic is to help families […]

A Walk Against Violence

March 14, 2018 5:21pm | Oriana-Pearl Thomas

Classes were stopped towards the end of third hour today when students participated in a nationwide walkout protesting gun violence following the Parkland shooting in Florida last month. During the walkout, juniors Julian Dudzich, Amber Smale, and Abby Hunter stood in front of the large […]

Empty Bowls in Action

December 14, 2017 10:00pm | Oriana Thomas, Lexy Morrison

By selling ceramic bowls made by students and professionals alike, Arvada High School put together the Empty Bowls project as a way to help local families get the food they need. This project is more than just a fundraiser; it’s an opportunity for the community […]

After School Incident

October 10, 2017 1:57pm | Lexy Morrison

According to an email from Principal Gina Rivas, three young men showed up to the school, possibly armed. Families and students were told that these men were looking for a specific student, but no one was injured in the incident. “We immediately locked students and […]

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 […]

Basics of Arvada School Funding

May 15, 2017 9:51pm | Oriana Thomas

School funding has become a more pressing issue as of late. It seems as if though smaller schools, such as Arvada, are getting less money than we deserve and it’s like our local government isn’t doing much to solve this problem. After all, it’s not […]