By Chandler Baker & Keile Kropf, editors
One of the hardest things about senior year is saying goodbye and experiencing everything for the last time. We focus so much on the anticipation of college, graduation and summer that we sometimes forget to appreciate all the good things that already surround us. While we are ready to move forward, we’d like to take a moment and reflect on one of the most special parts of our Boulder High experience: The Owl.
For most students there is one place at the school that they are able to release their many stresses that high school brings and are able to find their passions. Whether it’s a quiet corner in the library, the photo darkroom or the shade in front of the school, it’s nice to have a place of solace when you need to get away. For us, The Owl has filled that gap. This class has never been an obligation or a drag to come to; instead, it’s been something we’ve always looked forward to. When you care about the things you do, it no longer becomes busy work.
Over the course of the last few years, the Owl/Odaroloc room has been a home inside these doors for us. The freedom and comfort of having your own place within the school has allowed us to grow. The journalism class itself is one of the few at Boulder High that allows students to take the reins by themselves and pursue the things that they are interested in through writing. Continue reading