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Denver Protests Call Into Question Tactics Used By Police and Demonstrators

After a long and uncertain election day Coloradans took to the streets to protest the current government and law enforcement systems.
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...

BVSD Updates Title IX Policy

BVSD seems to finally be listening to students calling for change when it comes to sexual violence prevention and support.
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...

Boulder Moves Into Level Three: Safer at Home

On Nov. 6, Boulder County will move into Level 3: 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...

Election Breakdown

The 2020 election has been a crazy one...here's a 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.

Boulder High Shuts Down In-Person Learning

A sight many school-goers had hoped they'd left in the past.
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...

COVID-19 at Boulder High

BVSD is monitoring all active cases and school-related exposure on their website.
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...

First Week Back at BHS

Grace Haislmaier sits alone in Ms. Spekl's second-period geometry class.
Amelia Chapman and Ella Webber October 23, 2020

The return to in-person learning has many people asking what school will look like now and if going back is really even worth it. Beginning this week, freshmen were back in the walls of Boulder High, meeting...

Cal-Wood and Lefthand Canyon Fires Break Out in Boulder County

A slurry bomber drops fire retardant on the Lefthand Canyon Fire.
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 17 a wildfire broke out in northwest Boulder County. The Cal-Wood Fire, named for its proximity to the Cal-Wood Education Center, has grown to nearly 9,000 acres and is 15 percent contained...

Colorado Free Application Day

The Common App is one of the most popular ways to apply to colleges.
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor October 12, 2020

The Class of 2021 will be applying to college within the next few months. While the college application process takes a lot of time and energy, Colorado universities are doing everything they can to make...

Amy Coney Barrett

President Trump with his Supreme Court Justice pick, Amy Coney Barret, who will replace the late Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Selah Dow, Staff writer October 10, 2020

On Saturday, September 26th, President Trump announced that the United States Court of Appeals Judge, Amy Coney Barrett, would be his pick for the replacement of the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader...

BVSD Accelerates Back To School Plan

The return to in-person learning is approaching rapidly.
Halie Leland, Staff writer October 9, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020, the BVSD Board of Education updated their reintroduction plan to in-person learning. Students in 10th-12th grade are now returning to school on Tuesday, October 27 and will attend...

After Disastrous Debate, Event Changes Format

After the first presidential debate was deemed a disaster, the event is looking at a new format for the future.
Amaya Brooks, Staff writer October 8, 2020

After the first Trump-Biden presidential debate, organizers have said that they will make format changes for upcoming events.  Opinions on the recent debate vary. However, many viewers would agree...

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