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New technology in math wing ushers in introduction of ‘reverse learning’ style

By Keile Kropf, staff writer Inspired by the Kahn Teaching Model, math teacher Eric Maier has  introduced an unprecedented classroom model of “reverse learning” into Boulder High’s math department. The idea is simple: students learn new material through videos at … 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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Language arts teacher Ryan Bishop allows his students to be themselves

By Jordan Hohlfelder, news editor   What makes a good teacher? Is it the activities they present in class or the atmosphere they create around them? Language arts teacher Ryan Bishop does all of the above. “He allows us to … Continue reading

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Crackers turn to diamond in Christmas miracle

By Starsong Brittain, staff writer On Dec. 24, language arts teacher Jill Johnson and her boyfriend of  six years, Rhys Campbell, were about to exchange presents in their apartment but pulled Christmas crackers first. Inside the second cracker, a diamond … 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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Vacca urges teens to curb their stress and competitiveness

By Betty Estrada, staff writer When language arts teacher Jim Vacca speaks, his students are more often than not listening for another of his memorable and entertaining quotes. After 14 years of working as a Film Literature, American Literature and … Continue reading

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