Giving Toys to Those In Need – Toys for Tots 2016

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// Christmas marks a time of celebration and gives people a chance to reflect on everything and anything that they have. Most people never realize how lucky they are when they get to open new toys or gadgets. For the 13 million American children that are in poverty, Christmas morning is simply another morning. […]

Broncos Pick New Head Coach

After the win against the Oakland Raiders, former Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak announced his retirement on Jan 1., however the big question remained who will be the new Broncos coach? After just a few interviews and discussions, on Jan. 11 Vance Joseph also known as V.J., the defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins, became […]

Possible Measles Exposure in Denver Area

//TIARA TAMBUNAN// The health department warns variety of areas in Denver of a possible measles outbreak. Thousands could have been affected around Dec. 21. A warning has been sent out regarding an individual affected by this virus. The person traveled internationally and has visited several businesses when they came back into the state. Locations include […]

Pleads Guilty

On Dec. 12, 2015, former students Brooke Higgins and Sienna Johnson plotted to commit first-degree murder against classmates and staff at Mountain Vista. However, through “Text-A-Tip,” a texting hotline where students can anonymously express their concerns to deputies, officials were able to stop the credible threat. Almost a year later, on Dec. 20, 2016 Brooke […]

Economics Requirements

//LAUREN IRWIN// As many juniors and seniors have recently found out, economics is now a required class to graduate, mandated by the State of Colorado. Multiple teachers in the social studies department have recently started teaching economics.  Of these teachers, Aaron Modert and Brett Grammerstorf enjoy teaching the new required subject. “I think that it should […]