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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...

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

Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, following President Donald Trump’s speech in retaliation of the congressional vote to certify the 2020 election results. Three confirmed deaths have been reported from the insurrection...

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

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, everybody has been waiting for a vaccine to come out so we can start returning to our normal lives. Since the start of November, three vaccines have started seeking approval for release. News stations often throw around numbers about these vaccines, like how effective...

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

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, anarchist protesters, brought together by a post on the Colorado Springs Anti-Fascists’ Twitter account, gathered at Cheeseman Park in Denver, Colorado to advocate for total police and government abolition.  Making an appearance ourselves to support the Black Lives Matter...

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

If you’re a consistent subscriber to The Owl, you may have already heard of district-wide movements like BVSD Survivors and Redefine Title IX that have been calling for BVSD to make changes to their Title IX Policy and the way they handle sexual assault cases. If you haven’t, what you need to know...

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

On Friday, Nov. 6, Boulder County will move into Level Orange: Safer at Home. The transition comes after health officials saw a large surge in COVID-19 cases in October.  Safer At Home, the third of the four-level system used by Colorado state health officials, is only one level from a stay at home...

The 2020 election has been a crazy
Election Breakdown
Keegan Jack, Webmaster and Social Media Director • November 4, 2020
There's no doubt that this election has been full of unexpected twists. Here's a breakdown of everything that has happened so far.
A sight many school-goers had hoped they
Boulder High Shuts Down In-Person Learning
Halie Leland, Staff writer • October 29, 2020

Boulder High will be returning to remote learning for all students from Thursday, October 29, 2020, to Thursday, November 12, 2020, a recent email from Dr. James Hill states. This halt comes after four confirmed COVID-19 cases at Boulder High in the two weeks since students began returning to school...

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

After only one week of in-person learning, two individuals in the Boulder High Community have tested positive for COVID-19. While we don’t know who the individuals are, freshman and staff members were the main people in the building during the first week of in-person learning.  An email sent to...

Grace Haislmaier sits alone in Ms. Spekl
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
The return to in-person learning is approaching rapidly.
BVSD Accelerates Back To School Plan
Halie Leland, Staff writer • October 9, 2020
After the first presidential debate was deemed a disaster, the event is looking at a new format for the future.
After Disastrous Debate, Event Changes Format
Amaya Brooks, Staff writer • October 8, 2020
The National Merit Scholarship Competition contributes over $35 million in scholarships and national recognition to 7,600 graduating seniors each year. Image via Unsplash
Boulder High's National Merit Semifinalists
Luke Leiden, Webmaster and Social Media Director • October 6, 2020
Trump announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19 early on Friday, Oct. 2.
President Trump has COVID-19
Keegan Jack, Webmaster & Social Media Director • October 3, 2020
Though the Stay-At-Home Order is for all 18-22 year-olds in Boulder County, the order pertains mostly to CU students currently on campus. Via Unsplash "University of Colorado - Boulder" by jiannone is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Boulder County Stay-At-Home Order
Saisree Kumar, Staff writer • October 2, 2020
The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Akash Woods, Staff writer • October 1, 2020
Is this the new normal?
Is This The New Normal?
Selah Dow, Staff writer • September 30, 2020
First Troupe 60 Meeting of the Year
First Troupe 60 Meeting of the Year
Akasha Brahmbhatt, Editor-in-Chief • September 24, 2020
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