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Class of 2024 – Senior Farewell

May 10, 2024

The year comes to an end for the Class of 2024!  

Erin Altenhofen (right) with Kaylee McCaskey and Alex Sanchez on a three hour tour to Sarapiqui.

A life changing trip

Serenity Gambrell, Editor-In-Chief
April 17, 2024

When they stepped off the plane in Costa Rica, Englewood students breathed in fresh air, and lush green vegetation, and heard songs of birds, and screams of howler monkeys.     More than thirty...

Should teachers be trained to use firearms?

Starting in the year 2010, school shootings have risen consistently across the country, with 346 in 2023 alone. With a lengthy history of gun violence, citizens and teachers of Colorado are seeing a rise...

Umberto Pinedo-Banuelos Jr in Academic Extensions class.

Spotlight: Umberto Pinedo-Banuelos Jr

Dylan Noll, Editor
December 5, 2023

Sophomore Umberto Pinedo-Banuelos Jr is often seen by students walking the halls in a military uniform, and while many notice it, only he and the people closest to him know the reason why.   At...

Ethan Leflar on opening day

E.T. Tea & Pastries

Michael Marquis, Multi-Media Journalist
December 1, 2023

There is a new morning Tea and Pastries stand at our school. It is called E.T. Tea & Pastries run by student Ethan Leflar. Leflar is a junior at EHS and one of our students on the Autism Spectrum....

Which class makes your head hurt?

Audrina Esparza, Multimedia Journalist
November 17, 2023

Is math the most difficult core class in high school? According to the students and staff here at EHS, it just might be. Of every class that can be taken here at Englewood High School, most people agree...

(l-r) Dawn Cominsky, Sarah Davis and Karla Shotts dress as twins during Homecoming

Spotlight: Sarah Davis

Jalissa Armijo, Pirateer Writer
November 14, 2023

At the start of the school year 2023-2024, Sarah Davis made a career adjustment from Englewood High School culinary teacher to our new counselor to people with last names L-Z. Davis has now been at EHS...

Academic Decathlon team placed 2nd at the Mountain Vista Invitational

AcDec team at EHS a success

Ashley Berry, Multimedia Journalist
November 8, 2023

There are very few students who would think it was fun to take seven multiple-choice tests, do two performance events, and write an essay, all in one day, but those students exist and they are at Englewood...

EHS in the fall of 2023

Englewood Schools Budget Cuts (MILL LEVY RESULTS)

Michael Marquis, Multimedia Journalist
November 8, 2023

Update: Englewood residents voted YES on ballot measure 4A. The MILL LEVY was approved. SEE RESULTS. Ki Thorne is just one of many students who have noticed the effects of the budget cut at Englewood...

Those who take the SAT test fill in bubbles on a scantron or take the test online.

Did you know the SAT favors high-income students?

Abagail Williams, Multimedia Journalist
November 8, 2023

EHS students are surprised to find out that students with high family incomes are more likely to get a higher score on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT).   According to the Princeton...

Students Erin Altenhofen (12),  Kaizen Gutierrez (9), and Edwin Ruiz (10) take part in the Math competition.

Students multiply their success with trip to a conference

Serenity Gambrell, Editor
November 6, 2023

"I really enjoyed Math Day. The entire day was extremely enjoyable and I never once got bored. I specifically enjoyed the lecture on log concavity that was given. I found it very interesting. As for the...

We asked students, Is Water Wet?

Is Water Wet?

Dylan Noll, Multimedia Journalist
October 23, 2023

For years people have asked simple questions that seem to just have an easy answer like, What came first, The chicken or the egg? Is a hotdog a sandwich? Is ice a rock? Today we ask the question: is water...

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