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Green Week kicks off for the first time, raising over $2,000
Green Week kicks off for the first time, raising over $2,000
Jane McCauley, Editor-in-Chief | Published May 13, 2021

The sound of awkward rustling echoed in Shillinglaw as students settled in and two speakers stood quietly behind the podium.  As the presentation about the study and preservation...

16 Creek students receive perfect ACT scores
16 Creek students receive perfect ACT scores
Lily Deitch, A&E Editor | Published May 5, 2021
Principal Silva celebrating his 40th birthday in 2017. Silva has been Creek
Principal Silva named Colorado Principal of the Year
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | Published April 23, 2021
REIMAGINING NORMALCY: An illustration shows what we may expect the IC tunnel to look like at full capacity on a Friday afternoon.
Back in-person
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | Published April 4, 2021
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Cameron Yuran is gearing up for a great season. "I
Back on the diamond
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | Published March 25, 2021

2019-2020 SEASON SUMMARY Creek baseball had only played a few scrimmages in Mar. 2020 when COVID hit. They were about to travel to their first tournament of the year when they were told their season...

Chasing Rings
Chasing Rings
Raegan Knobbe, Editor-in-Chief | Published January 26, 2021
Something to Prove
Something to Prove
Raegan Knobbe, Editor-in-Chief | Published January 25, 2021
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We have to be the best at everything, and when that doesn’t work for us, we start to fail because we’re just under so much stress," junior Lorcán Boyd said.
Prison of Excellence
Raegan Knobbe, Editor-in-Chief | Published March 25, 2021

The Cherry Creek School District is “Dedicated to Excellence,” but for many Creek students, achieving that excellence means giving up big parts of themselves, most often their social lives and happiness. Science teacher Lauren Sutton teaches all...

Times Square
2020: Year in Pictures
Carly Philpott, Raegan Knobbe, Bre Mennenoh, and Staff | Published December 31, 2020
Beyond Recognition: a road sign just within Rocky Mountain National Park near Grand Lake stands burned only a few yards from where the fire was stopped by firefighters. The Grand Lake entrances to Rocky Mountain National Park were closed, as well as Kawuneeche Visitor Center. A smaller park road remained open with access to employee residences (which had mostly been saved from the fire), a singed picnic ground along the Green Mountain Trail, which was virtually gone, and some residences just outside the park. The fire burned both sides of this smaller road. The sign stands on the edge of a wetland that was also completely destroyed. (Green Mountain Trail, near Trail Ridge Road)
Recovering from the East Troublesome Fire
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | Published December 7, 2020
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A&E
R.J. Cutler’s first documentary, “The Worlds a Little Blurry” staring pop star Billie Eilish and music producer, singer, and older brother Finneas O’Connell has recently been deemed nothing short than a masterpiece.
A review of Billie Eilish's Documentary, from a fan
Bre Mennenoh, Features Editor | Published April 28, 2021

R.J. Cutler’s first documentary, “The World's a Little Blurry” staring pop star Billie Eilish and music producer, singer, and older brother Finneas O’Connell has recently...

The Social Dilemma: beyond the screen
The Social Dilemma: beyond the screen
Breanna Medel, Staff Writer | Published April 4, 2021
Five new(ish) songs for when you
Five new(ish) songs for when you're going through it
Jane Parker, Staff Writer | Published March 30, 2021
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A close look at Creek students
Creek students' favorite places to visit over the summer
Madison Seckman, Design Editor | Published May 13, 2021

Four Creek students reflect on their favorite places to visit during the summer either by themselves or with friends. With summer coming up, these are recommendations for...

A photo illustration showing current Creek fashion trends and student opinions regarding fashion.
Creek Fashion Trends
Lily Deitch, A&E Editor | Published May 12, 2021
Young social studies Kristina Bybee studying abroad in Russia. This was taken in front of a destroyed and charred Belyy Dom, which is the Russian equivalent of the White House. In her time abroad, she experienced history in the form of communist and democratic rallies.
Living through the fall of Communism
Nate Meredith, Opinions Editor | Published May 10, 2021
16 Creek students receive perfect ACT scores
16 Creek students receive perfect ACT scores
Lily Deitch, A&E Editor | Published May 5, 2021
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SIMP! Just a word, or a symbol of fragile masculinity?
SIMP! Just a word, or a symbol of fragile masculinity?
Lily Deitch, A&E Editor | Published April 4, 2021

Simp. A word that has commonly taken a place within the day-to-day speech patterns of a typical high schooler. I see the word everywhere. It’s on Tiktok’s “simp nation,”...

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REIMAGINING NORMALCY: An illustration shows what we may expect the IC tunnel to look like at full capacity on a Friday afternoon.
Back in-person
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | Published April 4, 2021

In the weeks leading up to spring break, the murmurs about returning to full in-person learning became a reality, as Superintendent Dr. Scott Siegfried gave the final word:...

PUSHING CARTS: Courtesy Clerk Mazin Klapperich brings in carts at King Soopers store 096. On the busiest days, such as Sundays, clerks bring in up to 15 carts at a time. Klapperich also expressed sorrow for those killed at the Boulder King Soopers on Mar. 22.
Fights on the Frontlines
Madison Seckman, Design Editor | Published April 4, 2021
The Vaccine Distribution plan of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
January In Questions
Ethel Yagudayeva, Design Editor | Published February 1, 2021
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