Month: December 2014

Sydney Mattox December 16, 2014

The Christmas Season comes with many components all its own; one of which is the Christmas music that is so familiar. Could something as traditional and unchangeable as Christmas music be controversial? “It gets old when you hear it every single day on every radio station since Halloween,” said Sr. Zach Earies. The peppy jingles […]

Isaac Ducker December 15, 2014

Although there are some clubs in Durango High School that are quite well known, others simply don’t receive as much attention from the school population. This is the case for the Peers Owning Wellness club. “Our mission is to spread wellness throughout the school and community in a fun, peer developed way,” said  So. Hannah […]

Sydney Mattox December 15, 2014

The time is 12:01 AM on November 28th; Black Friday has just begun.  Shoppers of all different race, ethnicity, and religion come together in the pursuit of a good deal on tech, fashion, video games, toys, cloths, TVs, and building materials. Not all shoppers rose early on Friday to brave the masses; many went shopping […]

Sydney Mattox December 12, 2014

The growing support against police brutality from U.S residents, especially racial profiling, has forced the government to reevaluate the way police officers are handling everydays situations and make an effort to change their ways. The government has come to the conclusion that each cop should wear a body camera. The camera will be moderately small […]

Sydney Mattox December 11, 2014

As the years have progressed humans have used libraries for many different reasons. I worked in my old schools library for the first three years of my high school career. I cleaned, organized books, collected records, made labels and checked out books to people. The library is a public resource; anyone can get a library […]

Isaac Ducker December 10, 2014

Hello, My name is Abby the dog. Most of you don’t know me, but I’d love to get to know you all. I am a therapy dog who hangs out with Martha Schanfarber, the academic advisor for TRIO Talent Search. Martha helps students work towards obtaining a college degree. I love when students come in […]

Sydney Mattox December 9, 2014

School days used to be filled with long, yellow tubes on four wheels pulling up in front of the school to take students away for the day and save them from their solitude. Student who don’t have time to do other activities are stuck at school and never get to venture outside of the building’s […]

Sydney Mattox December 9, 2014

Throughout the year, individuals go through a great amount of glass, paper, plastic, aluminum, and other disposable items. Most of these individuals choose to recycle all that they can in an effort to help the environment, but there is still a group of people who are less aware of the benefits and simplicity of recycling, […]

Sydney Mattox December 2, 2014

There is a new revolution sweeping through the World, and it is not from District 13 or anything like that. This is the time of the bike. Mountain, Road, and even Cyclocross have swept the nation and left a wake of confusion behind them. Mountain biking especially exploded in USA, as it offers a different […]

Sydney Mattox December 2, 2014

The seniors have been taking the Colorado Measures Academic Success (CMAS) tests for the last two weeks.  This a series of tests that seniors take and how they score, goes on their transcript. Durango High School took three days out of two consecutive weeks to complete the tests. They split the senior class into two […]

Sydney Mattox December 1, 2014

Although the majority of students at Durango High School enjoy being part of school sports, many students prefer to take part in out of school activities. These activities range anywhere from club volleyball to studio dance, and provide students with a wider variety of activities to participate in. Club Volleyball, or Four Corners Volleyball, is […]

Sydney Mattox December 1, 2014

Per capita, Durango has more food establishments than San Francisco. That says a lot for a small town. Unfortunately, some of these eateries are not as successful as others and are forced to closed. Closure of certain restaurants has a big impact on local high school students. “Last year, when I attended Durango High School, […]