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Speakers on stage during the Jan. 30 Colorado Youth Diversity Conference at Creek.
Creek Hosts 30th Colorado Youth Diversity Conference: "An Open and Safe Space"
Izzy Krauss, Web Editor | February 3, 2023

Creek hosted the 30th annual Colorado Youth Diversity Conference on Jan. 28. This event is entirely planned by and for students, with as many as 18 schools joining for the...

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Senior football players celebrate signing to colleges on Feb. 1st, National Signing Day. All 13 players intend to pursue sports related majors in college.
Thirteen Football Players Sign to Colleges: "Big Dream For a Lot of Us"
Wryn Duepre, Chief Photographer | February 2, 2023

While most Creek students were sleeping at home, news stations, coaches, families, and friends gathered in the South Gym the morning of Feb. 1 to watch 13 varsity football players sign with colleges across...

Athletic Trainer Josh Yamaguchi works on junior Kaden Bennett’s knee. “He’s very respectful and helpful,“ Bennett said.
Creek Athletic Trainer Shares His Passion
Alex Gribb, Junior Editor-in-Chief | December 16, 2022
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July 2 – People crowded the streets of downtown Denver after it was announced June 24 that the Supreme Court had overturned Roe v. Wade. Colorados government is Democratic enough that it is unlikely we will lose abortion privileges, but surrounding states will largely face abortion restrictions and bans. I attended three protests, and despite the anger at the situation, the energy was hopeful that we could still fight back. – Editor-in-Chief Carly Philpott
2022: The Year in Pictures
Carly Philpott, Alex Gribb, Quinn Rudnick, Izzy Krauss, Emily Gleason, and Peter Philpott | December 31, 2022

This year began in the wake of one of Colorado’s biggest infernos ever. Over 1,000 structures were destroyed in the Marshall Fire at the end of 2021, and the entire state felt the effects. Shortly after, the Russo-Ukrainian War escalated with unprecedented...

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Babylon (2022) unnecessarily cast many A-listers, but didnt make up for the movies faults overall.
Babylon: Talent Can Not Disguise Miscasting and Overindulgence
Jude Gorden and Sydney Smith | February 1, 2023

The first of many jumpscares in Babylon, a graphic cameo of an elephant spraying poop on its handler and the camera, perfectly described the rest of the movie: a sh*tshow. Lasting...

M3GAN is a Surprisingly Harrowing Hit
'M3GAN' is a Surprisingly Harrowing Hit
Peter Philpott, Assistant News Editor | January 25, 2023
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Creeks German students pose for a picture in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany while on a trip to Germany in 2019 to stay with host families. “I absolutely loved my host family,” 2022 Creek graduate Sara Manos said. “I dont think I could have gotten a better host family.”
Ten Days in Germany: Creek German Students Prepare for Stay with Host Families
Binderiya Lkhagvatseren and Amanda Castillo-Lopez | February 3, 2023

On top of being miserably homesick, then-freshman Sara Manos was the youngest on the Germany trip in the summer of 2019 and was only convinced to go by a friend who’d eventually...

Junior Sydney Soderholm-Hudson acts as the dungeon master during a game of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). Creeks D&D club invites players of all levels to stop by or join the club. “Our group would love to expand and get more people involved, and it’s a great way to meet people and just have fun doing something,” Earnest said.
Creek's Dynamic Dungeons and Dragons Club
Emily Gleason, Features Editor | January 11, 2023
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The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (VI)
The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (VI)
Alex Gribb, Junior Editor-in-Chief | January 19, 2023

If I am to be quite frank, this list was hard to come up with. But I’m sure another week at Creek will consolidate my vice and give me fresh annoyances to complain about.  1....

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