The Union St. Journal: Cherry Creek High School's official news source

Union St. Journal

The Union St. Journal: Cherry Creek High School's official news source

Union St. Journal

The Union St. Journal: Cherry Creek High School's official news source

Union St. Journal

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Professional Trumpeter Bijon Watson fist-bumps Jazz B tenor saxophonist Gavin Kim. Watson helped Kim work on his solo, growing his confidence and encouraging to look away from his music and truly improvise. As a young player that is learning jazz, it is important for them to treat jazz as learning a language, Watson said. Improvisation is not just making things up, there are several rules, parameters, and approaches that one can only learn through repetition, discipline, and humility.

Grammy Award Winning Trumpeter Visits, Clinics Creek Jazz Bands

Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor
May 20, 2024
Author and social strategist 
Nick Shelton gives his talk at the 2023
 TEDxCherryCreekHS event, hosted by 
now freshman Michael Zhang when he was an eighth grader at Campus Middle School. “I felt really comfortable up there,” Shelton said.

TEDx CherryCreekHS Aims to Engage, Include Bruins

Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor
May 10, 2024
Denver School of the Arts Senior Skye, a speaker at a Nov. 9 pro-Palestine Rally at the Denver Capitol, leads chants and makes a speech for the protesters. A banner behind her accuses senator (D, CO) Michael Bennet of selling out to apartheid. High school-aged and other Gen-Z Americans like Skye have been a driving force in online advocacy for both Israel and Palestine.

Gen-Z Shares Fervent Advocacy in the Israel-Hamas War

Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor
March 27, 2024
Junior Zaylix Terhune works on central sections of the IC Cafe mural. Even though he’s not a member of the National Art Honor Society that organized the mural, he still chose to participate in the project as an Artisan Workshop student. “I get to say, ‘I painted that,’” Terhune said. “Thats a pretty cool flex.”

Art Students Splash IC Cafe With Color in New Senior-Designed Mural

Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor
March 11, 2024
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