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The sky from Toepfer Park Aug. 11. The sun set at 8pm and appeared to be pink.

UPDATE: What you need to know about Colorado’s wildfires

September 16, 2020

Orange, purple, and pink pastels paint the sky. The sun, a bright fuschia orb, makes its way below the ho...

Senior photo day announcement.

Class of 2021: Information About Senior Photos

August 19, 2020

To view the PDF version of this letter, click here. To view a presentation about our senior photo policy, click here. Parents of the Class of 2021: ...

AP Exam scores for 2020 are about to be released to students. By Matthew Fink.

Information Regarding the 2020 AP Exams

July 14, 2020

It's once again the time of year where AP Scores are about to be released to every student who took an...

Graduates raise their fists during the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement during graduation at Echo Park June 27. Dozens of students raised their fists during the graduation ceremony in solidarity to protest police brutality. “As the graduating Class of 2020 at Rock Canyon High School, we say enough. We say enough to silence, discomfort, and ignorance of racism,” the Black Lives Matter Class of 2020 letter of intention said.

Graduation Demonstration: Students Show Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement

July 4, 2020

The setting sun's golden rays illuminated the raised fists of dozens of seniors on Echo Park's field...

Jimmy Lam ‘20 converses with his fellow graduates before the graduation ceremony begins at Echo Park June 27. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, graduation was postponed from its original date in May. “It was nice to see everyone one last time before we all go different ways and start new lives,” Taylor Eubanks ‘20 said.

Academics in a Pandemic: Graduation Recap

July 3, 2020


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...

The interior and coffee bar of Ziggi's Coffee while it's under the

Craving the Cup: Ziggi’s Coffee

April 27, 2020

There's a new coffee shop in town and it's all that people are talking about recently. I decided to in...

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 ...

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...

Whats in your stock?

by Julia Blanchette, Editor

April 7, 2020

Panic purchases in preparation for the Pandemic. Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, families have begun to stock up on some of their essentials. Here are a few images of student pantry and household essentials during quarantine. ...