Monthly Archives: November 2010

LOYO Mock Wedding showcases students’ outlandish talents

By Lauren Morrissey, staff writer The LOYO Wedding is a Boulder High tradition anticipated every year by seniors taking the course Living On Your Own.  The course is taught by consumer and family studies teacher Jan  Scrogan, who has been … Continue reading

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Peace Jam supports the needs of both local and global communities

By Kayla Morrissey, staff writer The Boulder High Peace Jam, in collaboration with the International Peace Initiative, a local Non-Governmental Organization, is currently working to support the needs of a community in Kenya. The project focuses on the advancement of … Continue reading

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Opinion: College essay writers miss the point

By Benn Myers, commentary editor I’ve read countless college essays over the past few weeks.  I’ve dug through mountains of sample essays, diligently trying to mimic their ideas and style.  I’ve edited what seems like hundreds of my friends’ essays, … Continue reading

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Ultimate Frisbee team places fifth at state tourney

By Laura Maurer, staff writer Of all of the clubs at Boulder High School, one of the most challenging could be Ultimate Frisbee. “Ultimate Frisbee requires a great amount of athleticism, despite the common conception that Frisbee is a hippie … Continue reading

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Opinion: A Taste of Freedom

By Jordan Hohlfelder, news/features editor After 12 years of the Catholic school system, I took a leap of faith and decided to enter into the world of public school. Transferring  for my senior year may not have been the wisest … Continue reading

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Opinion: Remembering the forgotten holiday

By Starsong Brittain, staff writer Between October and December is November, the month that hosts Thanksgiving. But who would know that?  The day after Halloween, stores already began putting out the sugar plum decorations and forgot about poor Thanksgiving.

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Boys varsity hoops team prepares to build on last year’s Sweet 16 appearance

By Cory Waltrip, staff writer Big things are expected from the Boulder High boys varsity basketball team this year. With four returning starters, including seniors Riley Grabau, Andre Rieder, Zach Wilson and Ethan Baker, the limits are sky high with … Continue reading

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Trinkner leads an adventurous life outside of teaching

By Molly Moran, special to The Owl Social studies teacher Richard Trinkner has taught primarily Advanced Placement courses at Boulder High for six years, including A.P. Macroeconomics, A.P. Microeconomics, A.P. European History and U.S. History while enjoying every minute of … Continue reading

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‘The Deathly Hallows: Part I’ fails to astound

By Benn Myers, commentary editor I suppose it’s only fair to start this review off by saying that I’m a big fan of Harry Potter.  I’ve read it since I was a kid, I’ve enjoyed all the books and I’m … Continue reading

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Lewis finds personal success in a team environment

By Ashley Schneider, special to The Owl Samantha Lewis already had much to be proud of as she entered her junior year. She started running at an early age and developed a passion for it. When she began her freshman … Continue reading

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