Month: October 2017

Gwen Stoddard October 30, 2017

It’s as exciting theatre season for Troupe 1096, and rehearsals for Grease are under way. Grease is a fun, fast-paced, and exciting musical, with catchy songs and flashy dances. The cast and crew of Grease are hard at work and excited to show their talent to their peers and their community. “I feel that this […]

Gillian Holmgren October 24, 2017

Friday the 13th, 2017 kicked off the 8th annual Telluride Horror Film Festival. Over the course of the weekend, they showcased dozens of horror packed thrillers, spoofs, and shorts – many of which were the world premier, the U.S. premier, or the Colorado premier. Several directors from the features were also there to support their […]

Gwen Stoddard October 20, 2017

Durango High School is filled with dedicated students who do amazing things. Many take full course loads, advanced classes, and participate in a myriad of extracurriculars. But while a busy lifestyle is appealing to most, sleep is often compromised, which can lead to multiple issues inside and outside of the classroom. The importance of sleep […]

Gwen Stoddard October 19, 2017

  This fall season, the Durango High School Cross Country team will host the annual CHSAA 4A Region 5 Championships on their home course. After a rousing success at Durango Cross Country’s (DXC) Southwest Sunset Classic, athletes and coaches alike are excited to come back and race on Durango’s home turf. “I’ve grown up playing […]

Gwen Stoddard October 17, 2017

During everyone’s time at Durango High School, they reach the age where they can go to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and take a driver’s test. Every experience is different, and their stories are both entertaining and educational. Maggie Wigton, a former DHS student, took her driver’s exam with the DMV and passed the […]

Gwen Stoddard October 16, 2017

Hurricane Harvey devastated many areas in September of this year. With thousands of homes destroyed, people all over the country have joined in the effort to help those affected. Through several fundraisers and donation centers, our own town of Durango has played a part in bringing relief to all the victims of this awful hurricane. […]

Gwen Stoddard October 13, 2017

  Caroline Knight- This summer, a white nationalist rally protesting the removal of Confederate statues in Charlottesville, North Carolina sparked a national debate. Supporters of the removal argue that statues of Confederate leaders are symbols of white supremacy, and only help to encourage hate groups that appear to have been given new momentum under the […]

Gwen Stoddard October 12, 2017

The 2017-18 school year is off to a roaring athletic start, with several games from various fall sports within the first couple of weeks. This means that although the school year has barely begun, student athletes and those who participate in other rigorous extracurriculars offered by DHS have already started balancing a full academic load […]

Gwen Stoddard October 10, 2017

It is no secret that feelings on the Colorado High School Athletics Association organization are mixed and a bit apprehensive. However, CHSAA- being the authoritative voice in high school sports and activities, has launched the new Back My Team contest, testing enthusiastic high school students on who can show the most school spirit, and it […]

Gwen Stoddard October 9, 2017

Hi! My name is Saylor Stottlemyer and I’m the features editor for the 2017-2018 school year! Besides Journalism (which I love), I do Cross-Country during the fall, swimming during the winter, and track during the spring. I am also a DECA officer this year, I am a class officer for Student Council, and all my […]

Gwen Stoddard October 9, 2017

My name is Maddy Gleason and I attend Durango High School as a 10th grader. I love my dogs, Lego and Molly, and to be outside. I play tennis and I run, my passion in life is to help people, and I enjoy being with my friends, family, and animals. In my free time, I […]