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The student news site of Englewood High School

The Pirateer

The student news site of Englewood High School

The Pirateer

Serenity Gambrell

Serenity Gambrell, Editor in Chief

I am a sophomore at Englewood High School. I play soccer and do track for the high school. I plan to continue journalism through the rest of high school.

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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...

Serenity Gambrell captures the partial eclipse by placing her special glasses over the lens of her phone.

[Photo] Solar Eclipse 2024

Pirateer Staff
April 8, 2024

Serenity Gambrell captures the partial eclipse by placing her special glasses over the lens of her phone.

Are we ready for AI in the classroom?

When living in a country that is constantly developing AI technology, it can be hard to keep up with what Artificial Intelligence can do exactly. From realistic photos and videos to  being able to mimic...

Senior Jayce Prante chances his dream of competing at state, Its getting closer to the time where I can achieve my goal. Its all about working hard and reviewing all the moves so that I can be as successful as possible, Prante said.

Feature: Headed To State

Serenity Gambrell, Editor In Chief
January 30, 2024

Aggressive, skillful, and prepared is how Englewood High School students describe the senior wrestling maestro Jayce Prante when he battles on the mat.    For all of his four years at EHS,...

Photo courtesy: Englewood Schools

Spotlight: New board member Katie Wilberding Cross

Serenity Gambrell, Editor In Chief
December 1, 2023

New faces, past problems, and a swearing-in that affects the future of Englewood students and staff. Two new board members will take the oath of office on Dec. 5. This comes at a contentious time, with...

Controversy ahead for the Englewood School Board

Serenity Gambrell, Editor
December 1, 2023

Ahead of the upcoming swearing-in of controversial Englewood school board member Davon Williams, scheduled for Dec. 5, Pirateer journalist Michael Marquis stepped away from his role as a reporter to advocate...

Chris Harris Jr and his wife spoke to members of the community during the November 8 school board meeting.

A Lunchroom Touchdown

Serenity Gambrell, Editor
November 13, 2023

His Bronco career highlights include 20 interceptions, four touchdowns, 86 passes defended, 4.5 sacks, and a 2015 Super Bowl Championship, but those pale compared to his generosity.  A former Denver Bronco...

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...

The water fountains in the Commons will be fitted with new filters on October 10, 2023.

[Photo] Our new filters

September 29, 2023

The water fountains in the Commons will be fitted with new filters on October 10, 2023.

Teens Rise As Victims of Scams

Teens Rise As Victims of Scams

Serenity Gambrell, Editor-in-Chief
September 1, 2023

Money. One of the many things that make the world go ‘round. From printed bills to cryptocurrency, some will resort to tricks to gain money from innocent, unsuspecting victims. Those individuals can...

Avery Garcia - 10th Grade

Avery Garcia – 10th Grade

Serenity Gambrell, Pirateer Staff
May 10, 2023

“It gives you something to do and there’s a lot of sense of purpose. When it comes to school, you come to school and you get your work done. You have a end goal you're working towards after this four...

Riley DeNorch - 12th Grade

Riley DeNorch – 12th Grade

Serenity Gambrell, Pirateer Staff
May 10, 2023

“It's definitely taught me a lot of right and wrong on who I want to be and who I want to surround myself with because like, unfortunately, there are a lot of people who haven't grown mentally and sometimes...

KeKe Manfree and Serenity Gambrell play defense for the team.

Stellar Girls Soccer Season

With powerful wins and minor losses, this sport comes down to who wants it more. The Englewood High School girls' varsity soccer team had a stellar season with a current record of 7-3-1 and a four-game...

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...

Information was sent to parents and community members via the communication system for Englewood schools.

Students Unaware: Important school messages weren’t shared with the right people

Serenity Gambrell, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022

Disappointment hits some students at Englewood High School. On Sep. 21, 2022, a message was sent out to parents and staff about a deadly drug circulating in communities around  Colorado; rainbow fentanyl....

Haunted Houses and Where to Find Them

Haunted Houses and Where to Find Them

Serenity Gambrell, Sean Mckee, and Erin Hoglund
September 28, 2022

Haunted Houses, one of Fall´s most celebrated and exciting traditions is back. All around Colorado, there are some of the best horror attractions known to the community.     Haunted Field...

EHS student government is encouraging everyone to come to the game dressed in Hawaiian shirts.

EHS Football season home opener Saturday

Serenity Gambrell, Staff Writer
September 7, 2022

  Get your tickets from MSB Tickets here:   Long practices on the field and days' worth of hard work in the...

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