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Junior Eliana Yokomichi and seniors Miranda Joyce and Lexi Casey star as Donna and the Dynamos in Mamma Mia!, Creeks spring musical. This was both Joyce and Caseys last show, as seniors cant participate in the spring play. My final show made me overflow with emotion, Casey said. I have truly found a home at Creek theatre and to say goodbye was difficult. They have encouraged me to follow my passions to college and I will be forever grateful.
Passing the Baton: Senior Thespians Talk Leaving Creek Theatre
Carly Philpott and Norah Rudnick | May 13, 2022

“Promise to love you forever more…” Confetti flutters down from the catwalks as the cast of “Mamma Mia!” takes the stage for the show’s final number, “Waterloo.”...

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Coach Marc Johnson getting the team ready for a game. Everybody thinks [coaching] is about wins and losses, Johnson said. But truthfully, it’s about trying to make a difference in somebody’s life.”
Coach Marc Johnson Continues To Spread Positivity After Half a Century of Coaching
Nick Rui, Features Editor | May 9, 2022

"There will always be someone who tells you you can’t do something. Your mission is to prove them wrong,” Creek’s baseball head coach Marc Johnson posted one morning on Twitter. Despite his decorated...

Captain senior Miles Manthe exits the human tunnel after Creeks win over Valor. Photo taken by Claire Semerod
A Whiteout Win for Boys Volleyball
Adam Nowlin, Sports Editor | March 31, 2022
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An American flag stands on a burned property in Old Town Superior. The Old Town neighborhood was among a few burned entirely to the ground in Superior and Louisville, Colorado, in the Marshall Fire, which swept Boulder County Dec. 30.
How We Can Stop the Burn
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | March 2, 2022

When Boulder County went up in flames the day before New Year’s Eve, it caught the community by surprise in about a dozen different ways. It was months after fire season, and the homes burning were mostly suburban, or, as one resident put it to the...

Books and literature often provide deeper context for historical knowledge. At Creek, many teachers choose to teach books that introduce difficult discussions about race in American history.
(How) Should We Teach Race?
Carly Philpott, Editor-in-Chief | October 25, 2021
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, Sports Editor | March 25, 2021
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Junior Eliana Yokomichi and seniors Miranda Joyce and Lexi Casey star as Donna and the Dynamos in Mamma Mia!, Creeks spring musical. This was both Joyce and Caseys last show, as seniors cant participate in the spring play. My final show made me overflow with emotion, Casey said. I have truly found a home at Creek theatre and to say goodbye was difficult. They have encouraged me to follow my passions to college and I will be forever grateful.
Passing the Baton: Senior Thespians Talk Leaving Creek Theatre
Carly Philpott and Norah Rudnick | May 13, 2022

“Promise to love you forever more…” Confetti flutters down from the catwalks as the cast of “Mamma Mia!” takes the stage for the show’s final number, “Waterloo.”...

Verity: The Unexpected Truth
Verity: The Unexpected Truth
Aila MonLouis, A&E Editor | May 13, 2022
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Basketball was Booth’s first love, but he also loves music. He takes control of the music at practice, claiming that he “definitely has the best music taste on the team,” and doesn’t allow anyone else to play their inferior playlists. Heres his top ten right now.
The Not-so-Gentle Giant
Raegan Knobbe, Editor-in-Chief | March 25, 2022

Carey Booth is probably one of the tallest people you’ve ever seen, and if you try to strike up conversation, you might also find that he is one of the quietest. But just...

KEEPING CREEK GREEN: Sophomore Thorin Foster helps dump out recycling bins in the East building. Creek’s current recycling program is run by ILC students, who help empty out bins every week.
ILC Students Recycle
Gabby Clark, Staff Writer | March 2, 2022
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Marvels episode two of Moon Knight did not clear up any more confusion from the premier, and had multiple ups and downs that only made it worse.
'Moon Knight' Episode Two is Yet Another Disappointment
Alex Gribb, Opinions Editor | April 27, 2022

This column was written by Alex Gribb and will be an ongoing story about Marvel’s Moon Knight series. Episode two of “Moon Knight” simultaneously raised and lowered...

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TEACHERS SUBBING: Ashley Jordan, who has taught AP World History (APWH) in the past,  subs for Jodi Best’s APWH class on Feb. 28. With Best’s long-term absence due  to illness, teachers such as Jordan have had to fill in. “We’re always figuring out how we can take care of each other and make sure our classes are covered,” history teacher Kathleen Allen said.
Creek Struggles to Find Subs
Emily Gleason and Lianka Pechova | March 2, 2022

CCSD has been short on substitute teachers since the COVID-19 pandemic started, and during the Omicron variant the number of available substitutes declined even more. “The amount of teachers missing from classrooms has stayed pretty level, but the...

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