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  • The New England Patriots Win A Historic Super Bowl

    The New England Patriots Win A Historic Super Bowl

    Brendan Jordan, Sports Editor

    February 21, 2017

    By Brendan Jordan After 31 consecutive points in the second half, the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons to become the Super Bowl LI champions The Patriots have done it again. This time, they picked up their fifth Super Bowl championship and their second in three years. The Patriots hav...

    Courtesy of Mark J. Rebilas/ USA Today

    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

  • Career Explorer Program Comes to the Farm

    Career Explorer Program Comes to the Farm

    Destiny Ramirez, Rookie Reporter

    February 21, 2017

    By: Destiny Ramirez This program has allowed the kids to see school in a different way. “We have witnessed an engagement from these students that was not previously there,” said Ken Trager, assistant principal for the junior class at Wheat Ridge. Junior Jesus Hernandez joined Career Explore an...

    by Kay Landon

  • 84 Lumber Baffles Supports During Aired Super Bowl Commerical

    84 Lumber Baffles Supports During Aired Super Bowl Commerical

    Lily Fraser, Staff Writer

    February 21, 2017

    By: Lily Fraser Super Bowl LI, while sitting on my couch surrounded by family, friends, and dogs, the commercial break happened, disrupting the screams of Patriot and Falcons fans. There were a lot of commercials that aired, including scientist Albert Einstein and Bai tea, but one that stuck out th...

  • School Budget Faces Shortfalls

    School Budget Faces Shortfalls

    Joey Huckaby, Rookie Reporter

    February 21, 2017

    By: Joey Huckaby Do you ever wonder how Wheat Ridge spends the money it gets from the district? Wheat Ridge High School, along with the other 17 high schools in Jeffco, receives money based off of School Based Budgeting (SBB). SBB is a practice that was adapted by Jeffco in the 2015-16 school year....

    The current Jeffco Board of Education from left to right top: Ron Mitchell (President), Ali Lasell (1st Vice President), Susan Harmon (2nd Vice President) bottom: Amanda Stevens (Secretary, and Brad Rupert (Treasurer) Courtesy of Jeffco Public Schools

GT Faces Funding Problem

GT Faces Funding Problem

Lendsy Barriga, Rookie Reporter

By Lendsy Barriga After 10 years in Wheat Ridge High School, the Gifted and Talented program (GT program) might possibly be cut by Jeffco at the end of the 2017-18 school year. This program was initiated to challenge moti...

February 23, 2017No Comments

What is GT?

What is GT?

February 23, 2017

School Budget Faces Shortfalls

School Budget Faces Shortfalls

February 21, 2017

Jeffco Budgeting Proposals

Jeffco Budgeting Proposals

February 14, 2017

Ever Expanding STEM Takes on Five Project

Ever Expanding STEM Takes on Five Project

February 2, 2017

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The New England Patriots Win A Historic Super Bowl

The New England Patriots Win A Historic Super Bowl

Brendan Jordan, Sports Editor

By Brendan Jordan After 31 consecutive points in the second half, the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons to become the Super Bowl LI champions The Patriots have done it again. This time, they picked up the...

February 21, 2017No Comments

Joe Sakic: Why He Needs To Go

Joe Sakic: Why He Needs To Go

February 3, 2017

Gary Kubiak Resigns; Broncos Hire Vance Joseph

Gary Kubiak Resigns; Broncos Hire Vance Joseph

February 2, 2017

Farmers Shoot but Miss Against Spartans

Farmers Shoot but Miss Against Spartans

December 15, 2016

The Wait Is Over; The Cubs Are World Champions

The Wait Is Over; The Cubs Are World Champions

November 28, 2016

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