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  • Being Transgender at Creek

    Being Transgender at Creek

    Renee Novitsky and Lily Bagher

    November 28, 2016

    At Cherry Creek High School and in many communities globally, members of the LGBTQ+ community are now subject to increased exposure, as their numbers continue to increase. While it’s been said that there’s evidence of people being transgender even in ancient history, society as a whole remains unde...

  • Pulse nightclub shooting

    Pulse nightclub shooting

    Eliza King, Staff Writer

    November 18, 2016

    On June 12, the largest shooting in U.S history occurred at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. When Mateen Omar slaughtered 49 and wounded an additional 53 innocent people, everyone had to take a step back and regroup as a community. Hristopoulos, a resident of Orlando, Florida, lives not to far f...

    A makeshift memorial made outside the Pulse Nightclub days after the shooting.

    John Raoux, Associated Press

The Behind-the-Scenes of Valograms

Photo by Caroline McVeigh

Girls 21 poses in the hallway

The Behind-the-Scenes of Valograms

Every Valentine’s Day at Creek the girls in Girls 21, one of the audition choirs, sing Valograms to students. Valograms are songs performed to students during their classes throughout the day. These include “You Are My Sunshine,” “My Girl,” “My Guy,” and “...

March 21No Comments

Superbowl LI Halftime Show and the Winter Guard

Martha Gray, Staff Writer

At Super Bowl LI, Lady Gaga delivered a flashy halftime show. She wore a silver,  bedazzled leotard as she performed stunts and sung her most acclaimed music. She opened by singing “God Bless America” and “This Land...

March 9No Comments

What is Hanukkah?

Jordan Kaplan, Staff Writer

Hanukkah, also called the Festival of Lights, is a Jewish holiday.  On the Gregorian calendar, which is also the Jewish calendar, Hanukkah starts on the 25th of Kislev (the name of the month) and lasts for eight days. This ...

December 23No Comments

Who are the Big Sisters?

Ella Kropf, Staff Writer

Big Sisters is a club that junior and senior girls can join if they love to help others. Members help out in and outside of grounds.  The girls responsibility in the club is to get volunteer hours during the year and go to...

December 23No Comments

Being Transgender at Creek

Being Transgender at Creek

Renee Novitsky and Lily Bagher

At Cherry Creek High School and in many communities globally, members of the LGBTQ+ community are now subject to increased exposure, as their numbers continue to increase. While it’s been said that there’s evidence of...

November 28No Comments

A recap of the first 2016 presidential debate

November 18

This story was featured in the Fall 2016 news magazine The first presidential debate in the general election of 2016 was a very important one. For ma...

Sports, College, and Homework Oh my!

Sports, College, and Homework Oh my!

Nicole Benkelman, Staff Writer

Photo by Nicole Benkelman Junior year is widely known as the hardest, most stressful time for many high schoolers. College, licenses, and SAT prep courses are just the start of such an important year. It is a turning poi...

November 17No Comments

Cherry Creek School District Board of Education Elections

November 19

The Cherry Creek School District Board of Education district seats were up for election and filled November 3rd, 2015. According to the Cherry C...

Jefferson county’s decisions go up in flames

Jefferson county’s decisions go up in flames

November 19

Jefferson county elected a new school board in November of 2013. Many people in the district disagree with the new school board’s decisions....

From 500 Students to 3600

November 12

Transitioning to Cherry Creek High School is an incredibly unusual and different experience for everyone, especially for students who came from smal...

iSchool

iSchool

November 12

At the end of the 2015-2016 school year, 3.3 million seniors are expected to graduate high school in the United States. A majority will graduat...

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Weather vs Track and Field

Steven O'Malley, Staff Writer

Multiple track and field meets have been canceled this year due to weather. Through all of the snow and rain, it’s been hard to practice as well. A direct result of this is the athlete’s run times. T...

May 22No Comments

The 2016 Girl’s Lacrosse Season

May 22

The Cherry Creek Bruins Girls’ Lacrosse Team is looking to go to its nineteenth straight state title this year. The Girls’ lacrosse team has ...

Sports Authority Going Bankrupt

Sports Authority Going Bankrupt

April 25

As of Wednesday, March 2nd, Sports Authority, the fourth-largest U.S. sporting goods chain had filed for bankruptcy. While they announced th...

Sled Hockey

March 4

Waking up at 5:30 on a Saturday morning with a positive attitude may not be what most teenagers look forward to, but this is exactly what Paul Stoiber do...

Unified Basketball goes to the Pepsi Center

February 13

Cherry Creek's unified basketball team plays at the Pepsi Center, home of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche.

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