Monthly Archives: March 2012

With death of ‘Berenstain Bears’ co-creator Jan Berenstain, Boulder High students remember impact of the books on their childhoods

By Joey Danaher, assistant editor Many children and adults have been raised in the Berenstain Bears’ tree house, learning with Brother Bear and Sister Bear. After 50 years, the series has produced roughly 300 books.  Authors Janice and Stanley Berenstain … Continue reading

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‘Kony 2012’ video released by Invisible Children group goes viral on the Internet

By Chandler Baker, staff writer As the video reaches over 100 million hits this week, it is apparent that the Kony 2012 video has gone viral with Boulder High students. “It’s amazing how fast information surges through the Internet. At … Continue reading

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With team bonding, girls tennis squad prepares to have a great season

By Eliot Meade, staff writer The Boulder High girls tennis team is ready for a great season. The team feels supportive and strong together, and many players have focused on their season goals.  Although tennis is not a “team sport,” … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Hunger Games’ books are great, but will the movie live up to them?

By Eliot Meade, staff writer My friend recently loaned me her copy of The Hunger Games, and like many teens, I have become addicted. I must inform you that I don’t often read books outside of school. I rarely am … Continue reading

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Boys lacrosse team claims overtime victory in first game under new head coach

By Loic Guegan, staff writer & Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief The Boulder High boys lacrosse team took an impressive 8-7 overtime victory over Chaparral to open their season. Sophomore attacker Ian Oden scored the winning goal two minutes into overtime after … Continue reading

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Profile Series: Social studies teacher John Matos has a diverse past

Story by Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief Many students know John Matos as a charismatic social studies and film teacher who brings great energy to the classroom, yet there is more to him than meets the eye. After talking with him for … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Vow’ is a funny but forgettable romantic comedy

By Chandler Baker, staff writer (Editor’s note: spoiler alert) It doesn’t take much for Dear John’s Channing Tatum and The Notebook’s Rachel McAdams good chemistry and compatible personalities to rack up over $41.2 million in their new love story The … Continue reading

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Boulder High’s Model United Nations team competes strongly while having fun at conference in nation’s capital

By Eliot Meade, staff writer  Nineteen students from Boulder High School’s Model United Nations team competed at a conference in Washington D.C. At the conference, Boulder High faced off against teams that represented many different countries. The Boulder High team … Continue reading

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Disappointing end to regional competition leaves Boulder High Mock Trial team on outside looking in

By Eliot Meade, staff writer Boulder High’s Mock Trial team battled through objections, cross-examinations and fewer rehearsals than usual to place third at the regional competition. Unfortunately, only the top two teams moved on to state. “I am sorry because … Continue reading

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Lady Panthers lose second playoff game to Doherty to end rollercoaster season

By Chandler Baker, staff writer Like all stories that don’t include championships, the Lady Panthers came up short of the prize, losing their second-round playoff game against the Doherty Spartans 62-43. Starting in the second half, the No. 2-seeded  Spartans … Continue reading

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