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A Shirtless Man Punched a car window while running with his dog on January 27th, 2022
Shirtless Runner Punches a Student's Car
Quinn Merrill, Staff Writer • May 9, 2022

On Thursday, January 27th, 2022, Boulder High Student Charlie Martin ‘22 was driving with Ben Centeno ‘22 and Jackson Wood ‘22, when at the intersection of Broadway and Spruce, a shirtless man running...

Boulder Valley School District lifted the mask mandate Tuesday, February 15th following the Boulder County Board of Health. BVSD has been in Phase 4 learning since March 2021.
BVSD Rescinds Mask Mandates
Annika Bjorklund , Editor-in-chief • February 16, 2022

On Monday, February 14th, the Boulder County Board of Health voted to end the mask mandate from September 3rd, 2021. The rescinded order will go into effect in Boulder County on Friday, February 18th at 5 PM.  Boulder Valley School District followed suit on Tuesday and will lift the mask mandate...

The Kennedy Center Honors are at the Center Opera House in Washington D.C
The Kennedy Center Honors
Amelie Panaccione, Jr. Editor in Chief • December 10, 2021

The Kennedy Center Honors are given to those in performing arts who have helped bring American Culture to light. On December 5, these honors were given to a select few; Berry Gordy a record produces, Bette Midler a singer and songwriter, Justino Diaz an opera star, Lorne Michaels created SNL, and Joni...

Cramfest
Cramfest
Alexa Dembo, Editor in Chief • December 9, 2021

Boulder High’s annual Cramest is happening next week on Thursday, December 9th. Cramfest is an opportunity for freshmen to study, ask teachers questions and get help from their peers in preparation for finals week. Boulder High supplies pizza as an incentive for students to attend. Cramfest is a...

The states losing seats after the 2020 Census are largely clustered in the Midwest and Tristate area.
The 2020 Census and Colorado's Redistricting
Hannah Cohen, Staff writer • May 12, 2021

On Monday, April 26, 2021, the Census Bureau released the results from the prolonged 2020 Census. Among the redistribution in the House of Representatives, Colorado gained a seat, which will be distributed within the state according to new legislation. The House of Representatives (sometimes called...

Senior Car Parade: Sunday, May 16 at 9 a.m.
Senior Car Parade: Sunday, May 16 at 9 a.m.
Akasha Brahmbhatt, Editor-in-Chief • May 5, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been entirely different than any other. With online learning, no homecoming or haunted house, an unexpected sports season and many beloved traditions canceled, the class of 2021 has had a very different final year of high school than expected.  Though there have been...

With up to three feet of snow falling in Boulder over the weekend and more in the forecast for Tuesday, BVSD has announced a snow day for March 16.
BVSD Announces Snow Day on Tuesday, March 16
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • March 15, 2021

After a much-anticipated storm has left Boulder County covered in up to three feet of snow, Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) announced on Monday night that Tuesday, March 16, will be a snow day for all students. There will be no remote learning.  All BVSD schools and facilities will be closed...

Centaurus High School is located just a short distance from downtown Lafayette.
Centaurus High School on Lockdown, Police Determine False Alarm
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • March 3, 2021

Late this morning, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Centaurus High School in Lafayette, Colorado, went on lockdown after a teacher reported hearing what sounded like gunshots. Students attending hybrid learning followed lockdown protocol. Lafayette Police, Swat and the FBI quickly came to sweep the building. An...

Black Box will be live-streamed on Friday, January 15th. Drawings are done by Leo Serveter, Graphic via Rachel Zaring.
Black Box is Back and Better Than Ever
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • January 10, 2021

Virtual Black Box will be premiered LIVE at 6:00 pm MST on Friday, January 15th, at the Troupe60 Boulder youtube channel. The show is free and a great way to support Boulder High students, actors, directors and performers. Many beloved traditions have fallen through the cracks with various COVID-19...

The U.S. Capitol Building was breached in an attempt to stop the certification of 2020 election results.
What on Earth Just Happened?
Halie Leland, Staff writer • January 7, 2021
What should you know about the COVID-19 vaccine?
Akash’s COVID Corner: Everything You Should Know About the New COVID Vaccines
Akash Woods, Staff writer • December 11, 2020
After a long and uncertain election day Coloradans took to the streets to protest the current government and law enforcement systems.
Denver Protests Call Into Question Tactics Used By Police and Demonstrators
Amelia Chapman and Ella Webber November 19, 2020
BVSD seems to finally be listening to students calling for change when it comes to sexual violence prevention and support.
BVSD Updates Title IX Policy
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • November 19, 2020
On Nov. 6, Boulder County will move into Level 3: Safer at Home.
Boulder Moves Into Level Three: Safer at Home
Gracie Lee, Staff writer • November 12, 2020
The 2020 election has been a crazy one...heres a breakdown.
Election Breakdown
Keegan Jack, Webmaster and Social Media Director • November 4, 2020
A sight many school-goers had hoped theyd left in the past.
Boulder High Shuts Down In-Person Learning
Halie Leland, Staff writer • October 29, 2020
BVSD is monitoring all active cases and school-related exposure on their website.
COVID-19 at Boulder High
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • October 28, 2020
Grace Haislmaier sits alone in Ms. Spekls second-period geometry class.
First Week Back at BHS
Amelia Chapman and Ella Webber October 23, 2020
A slurry bomber drops fire retardant on the Lefthand Canyon Fire.
Cal-Wood and Lefthand Canyon Fires Break Out in Boulder County
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • October 19, 2020
The Common App is one of the most popular ways to apply to colleges.
Colorado Free Application Day
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • October 12, 2020
President Trump with his Supreme Court Justice pick, Amy Coney Barret, who will replace the late Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Amy Coney Barrett
Selah Dow, Staff writer • October 10, 2020
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