Month: February 2015

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

Even with a disqualification in the first event at Western Slope League Championships (Feb. 6-Feb. 7), the DHS girls swim and dive team swept away the competition, winning the meet by 75 points. “We performed really well as a team, and that was the biggest attribute we had,” said Animas High School Sr. and captain […]

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

SkillsUSA is a career technical club whose members are very talented, they create their masterpieces out of wood and metal, doing things like woodworking, cabinet making, welding and carpentry projects. The members of SkillsUSA are students from woodworking, cabinet making, welding and carpentry. The students are making projects such as cabinets, lamp stands, and picture […]

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

Voldemort slowly creeps up the house’s stairs, his bony white hand gripping his wand. The camera switches angles and Voldemort’s ghastly white face comes into view. Slowly opening a wooden door, Voldemort stands over a sleeping man and utters “Avada kedavra.” A bright flash of green light erupts from Voldemort’s wand and he smiles, his […]

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

From the first palm-leaf, makeshift sarong to Lady Gaga’s meat suit, fashion has emerged as a major mode to individualization and self-expression. As one of America’s worst dressed towns, one may expect the normal dress code to include only crocs and bicycle shorts. Admittedly many Durangoans do wear such attire, but high school students tend […]

Isaac Ducker February 22, 2015

Upperclassmen often receive lead roles in Troupe 1096’s productions, but the annual Underclassmen Gala allows younger students to rise to the challenges of acting in lead roles and taking more control of performances. The Gala was a collection of four one-act shows: “Little Women,” “The Swimmer,” “The Last Yankee,” and “Selfie.” Freshman Curtis Salinger acted […]

Sydney Mattox February 2, 2015

After school on Friday December 12th, the commons were filled with music, refreshments, and a whole lot of clothes. Fashion Club, a club that meets Thursdays in college prep teacher Kurt Zeiner’s room, put on a clothing swap. “People like to buy clothes, but they can be really expensive and other people have clothes they […]