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Yearbook Editors in Chief Kinley Rex '20, Amanda Brauchler '21 and Emma Shea '20 pose with the 2020 yearbook outside of the cafeteria June 22. Yearbooks will be distributed June 24-25 in the student lot.

Everything You Need to Know About Yearbook Distribution

June 23, 2020

Getting Your Book Yearbook distribution will be June 24 and 25 from 11 am-2pm both days. We are so ex...

Tandoori Flames part-owner Ruby Singh poses for photo at the front desk of her restaurant April 27.

Tandoori Flames is on Fire

April 27, 2020

My mom recommended that we try out the new Indian restaurant across the street because she loves Indian...

Get A New Piercing During Quarantine

by Lola Boushelle and Kendall Foxworth

April 25, 2020

Remote learning and being locked inside is the new reality, getting a new piercing now leaves time for the piercing to heal while no one can participate in normal activities. Playing sports doesn’t allow time for any piercings and some jobs have strict guidelines as well. With time off from restricting hobbies anyone can ...

This beautiful Mule Deer kept looking at me while I followed him and his friends to take photos. It was a cute experience because they didn't run away as I gradually stepped closer.

A Touch of Earth

April 22, 2020

Taking a walk through my neighborhood puts me in a very peaceful state-of-mind because not only am I...

A panorama of the view at Daniel's Park in Castle Pines, CO.

How to Celebrate Earth Day

April 22, 2020

April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day. 20 million Americans demonstrated earth sustainability in coast-t...

A view of the two arches that form the Double Arch as seen from the Double Arch Trail.

A Cure to Outdoor Deprivation: A Virtual Tour of Moab

April 8, 2020

During this crazy time in life, many find themselves feeling trapped inside their own homes unable t...

A screenshot of Nintendo's new game for Switch, Animal Crossing.

Doom and Animal Crossing: A Contrast Between Worlds

April 3, 2020

     Two weeks ago, March 20, two games released in the midst of a global pandemic -- Doom Eternal...

The Weeknd’s “After Hours” Review

by Ben England, Reporter

March 31, 2020

The Weeknd has done it again. Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, is an R&B artist from Canada. In his sixth studio album, The Weeknd has made an instant classic album that fans have been waiting on for four years. He teased his new album, After Hours, by releasing three singles since November.  The album itself i...

Book Review

by Bennett Edlund, Reporter

March 31, 2020

My name is Bennett Edlund and I, like most people, found myself at a loss over what to do during the coronavirus lockdown. I’ve always been a reader, so I started to read, both physical books and audiobooks, more and more as I gained more free time which has given me knowledge on many books to read and why. For the next couple...

The Symphonic band works with clinician and band director at Rocky Mountain High School, Casey Cropp, after their performance at Castle View High school March 6. Cropp discussed his interpretation of the music and his thoughts on how the band could improve for state. “I’m really excited for State. It’s just a day that we are all really looking forward to,” clarinet player Annie Deschane ‘20 said.

Dancing to the Sound of State

March 11, 2020

Three judges, other bands watching from the audience, and blinding lights shining from above. In the...

Reese Cruz ‘20 dances along to “Topsy Turvy” as he sings in the auditorium during a rehearsal for Hunchback of Notre Dame Feb. 24. Cruz plays Clopin, the leader of the gypsies and also the narrator of the story.

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Opens Wed-Sat

March 4, 2020

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame," is being performed from Mar. 4 through Mar. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the RCHS...

Golden boys Dani Haddad and Cody Lange ‘20, along with Wish Kid Fabian and his brother Carlos, lead the student body in chanting, “I believe in Fabian’s wish,” at the closing assembly Feb. 28. Fabian joined in leading the chant after student council presented the Make A Wish Foundation with the money raised throughout the week.

Relive the Wish Week Closing Assembly

March 4, 2020