Month: February 2016

Sydney Mattox February 23, 2016

The majority of students at DHS who were interviewed for a recent El Diablo story did not see the benefits of buying locally and were just concerned about fashion. However, many local stores are working hard to change the way students think about shopping. Sophomore Lana Razma said, “I enjoy shopping out of town more […]

Sydney Mattox February 23, 2016

Everyday the majority of Durango High School either drives or walks to lunch. The upcoming Demon Deli provides a solution to this problem. This will be a student operated deli that will be placed in the basecamp hall at Durango High School. It will provide food for lunch with the bonus of  a convenient location. […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

Today’s society is filled with a lot of weird things: blankets with arms, talking toilets, personal submarines and Kanye West, to name a few. Ironically, the weirdest of them all are the things we use everyday; so let’s delve into some of the peculiar things humans do without blinking an eye. Massages are up first. […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

On December 5, 27 upperclassmen students from Troupe 1096 traveled to Denver, Colorado to attend the Colorado Thespian Convention (Thescon). The weekend consisted of workshops, scholarship auditions, shows, and competitions. Actors performed songs or monologues and technicians presented designs in an effort to score an “Accomplished” , a 90% or above, to qualify for the […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

Do you remember the fifth of November? In 1605, a man named Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up British Parliament to engage revolution. Made popular by the movie V for Vendetta, the idea of anonymous activism has become the face of Anonymous, one of the most popular hacking groups acknowledged today. This group of hacktivists […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

Over the week of December 9th, eleven Durango High School DECA members and David Dillman, the DECA advisor, flew to New York City for a nation wide DECA conference. The DECA group joined millions of other tourists that make New York City the most popular tourist destination in the country. In 2014, 48 million tourist […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

Welcome to 2016: the year I thought would never come, the year I’ve yearned for and dreaded, the year I graduate. Seniors have made it through 12.5 years of public school: tests, late nights, report cards, college applications. We’re so close…but still so far. The next few months will be an incredible whirlwind of excitement, […]

Sydney Mattox February 1, 2016

With the NFL playoffs upon us and the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament coming up, El Diablo reached out to DHS teachers to hear about the biggest sporting events they have been to in their lifetime. From the NCAA Final Four to the NBA Finals, DHS teachers have seen a lot: Mr. Garner Event: NFC Championship […]