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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 […]

Wrestling Highlights 2017-2018

April 6, 2018 7:37pm | Phoenix Mackay

The wrestling team had a great season, finishing out with an overall 4-5 team record. Below are some moments captured from competitions and ceremonies honoring each individual member and their wins.    

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]