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Robyn Gusek

Robyn Gusek, Writer

Hi, I'm Robyn, I'm currently a senior. If it's not track season, I enjoy spending my time doing yoga and going to brunch. My favorite class is women's fitness because of the environment in the class. One unique thing about me is I was born in Canada and moved to Colorado eight years ago.


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Colorado Senate chambers at the state capitol in Denver.

SB23-170 Signed – Impact on Colorado students and Teachers

Robyn Gusek, Pirateer Staff
May 10, 2023

Colorado experienced 24 mass shootings in 2023. Although many disagree about a solution, at the end of April, Jared Polis signed four separate bills involving gun control and ownership in Colorado. These...

Coach Karla Shotts says Erin Altenhofen has taken on a leadership role this year,“ she’s had a really positive attitude, and people on the team really look to her.”

Junior tennis player has stellar year

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
April 25, 2023

Erin Altenhofen, a junior at Englewood High School, has been playing tennis for the last two years. Throughout the past two years, Altenhofen has had quite the season, being selected as Player of the Match...

Students meet with  Rep. Meg Froelich (pictured on the right)

Englewood Students take on the Capitol

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
March 10, 2023

Three Englewood students had the opportunity to head to the Colorado State Capitol and learn about the legislative process at the end of February. Students spent the morning talking to Matt Cook, the Colorado...

School Resource officer, Matt Creaghe standing at his police car in the Englewood High School parking lot.

Editorial: What you put us through

Robyn Gusek, Serenity Gambrell, and Pirateer Staff
February 24, 2023

A commotion in the hall, then just after 9:20, an announcement over the school speakers saying, "Lockdown, lights out, this is not a drill." It was repeated twice. Within 40 seconds the school was swarming...

Personal insight into a politician

Rep. Jason Crow visits with EHS students

Robyn Gusek and Serenity Gambrell
January 27, 2023

A personal insight into a politician. Students, staff, and members of the Englewood School Board met at Englewood High School and had the opportunity to talk to our U.S. Representative. Friday, January...

Ayden Wortman donated blood. His donation could save three lives and he gets community service hours.

Dozens of EHS students donate blood

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
November 30, 2022

The EHS library turns into a medical facility for one day. On November 16, 2022, Englewood High School has its annual Blood Drive. The blood drive started in 2008 when, according to Sarah Fuller, the...

Students from Englewood took part in J-Day at CSU. Micayla Hall said she learned a lot about story writing and interview skills, “my favorite part was getting to be surrounded by people with common interests and knowledge in something I enjoy doing.”

Englewood Media Takes on J-Day

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
November 8, 2022

Englewood yearbook, journalism, and broadcasting students got the opportunity to attend the annual J-Day conference hosted by Colorado Student Media Association on September 15th. This year's theme was...

Students are learning about the multi-colored drug and what it looks like to avoid it.

Rainbow Fentanyl: A Warning to Students

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
October 28, 2022

Fentanyl is a widely known, highly addictive synthetic opioid. According to the CDC, 107,622 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, with 66 percent of those deaths related to synthetic opioids like...

Students in the Business II class held a grand opening for the school store.

School Store Opens

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
October 11, 2022

Englewood business students had the grand opening of the new Englewood school store. As the lunch bell rang Monday, everyone gathered at the bottom of the cafeteria to watch Jada Tanner, senior class president,...

Denver Fire department crews light the annual bonfire

[Photo] Powderpuff and a Bonfire – A Homecoming Tradition

Pirateer Staff, Staff Writer
October 6, 2022

Denver Fire department crews light the annual bonfire

Dr. Wendy Rubin meets with journalists to talk about her plans after retirement. It was time for me to learn more and be challenged again.

“It was time for me to learn more and be challenged again.” 

Robyn Gusek, Staff Writer
September 7, 2022

Wendy Rubin isn't exactly retiring. The Englewood Schools superintendent announced in August her plans to step down in spring 2023, but Rubin said she has big plans. Wendy Rubin announced at the beginning...

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