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Financial Aid Update

Financial Aid Update

Terran Fox, Staff Reporter/Cartoonist

November 18, 2013

As students finish college applications many of them will be moving straight into a new set of applications for scholarships and financial aid. Here are some tips and resources to make finding and be awarded financial aid a little easier. If you’re completely lost, or even if you already know wh...

Olympic Medalist Kellie Wells Speaks Out About Sexual Assault

Olympic Medalist Kellie Wells Speaks Out About Sexual Assault

Arika Rooney, Business Manager

November 12, 2013

“‘Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it’ (Helen Keller). This is where we are coming from tonight,’” said Lara  Atkinson the executive director of MESA on November 7, at their annual fundraiser. MESA, Moving to End Sexual Assault, is a nonprofit o...

Congressman Polis Visits to Discuss Local Issues

Congressman Polis Visits to Discuss Local Issues

Josh Behrens, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2013

Local Congressman Jared Polis visited Monarch High School Wednesday evening from Washington, DC to discuss education reform and what the next congressional session may hold. Polis, a Democrat, was elected in 2008 as the Second Colorado District Representative, which encompasses everything from Northglenn...

Common App and Naviance Updates

Common App and Naviance Updates

Terran Fox, Staff Reporter/Cartoonist

October 23, 2013

Tips for seniors as deadlines rapidly approach. As many students may have already found out the Common Application is experiencing some technical problems this year. Early Actions and Early Decision deadlines are fast approaching so here are a few things that might help you get your apps in on ti...

Coal Creek Golf Course Flood Damages Estimated at $6 million

Coal Creek Golf Course Flood Damages Estimated at $6 million

Tyler Lund, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2013

Golf course ravaged by flood and will be closed indefinitely This past month Colorado has faced unexpected and costly flooding all across the Front Range. Colorado has been known for its dry climate and constantly changing weather in the past, but has rarely seen these sort of destructive weather patterns...

No Place for Hate: A Place to Inspire to Change

No Place for Hate: A Place to Inspire to Change

Claire Green, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2013

On Wednesday, October 2nd, 11 students met for the first No Place for Hate meeting of the school year. Ideas flew around the room about how to achieve the groups goals of creating a safer atmosphere at Monarch, and creating a space where students are not only comfortable with themselves, but proud to...

College Application Deadlines Approaching

College Application Deadlines Approaching

Terran Fox, Staff Reporter/Cartoonist

October 6, 2013

October 2013: College Visits All throughout October and the rest of 2013 colleges will be visiting Monarch to talk with students. Cornell, CU Boulder, Yale, UC Davis, the Navy, and countless other universities and organizations will be available to answer questions and discuss any college questions st...

Why Did We Almost Go to War Again?

Why Did We Almost Go to War Again?

Josh Behrens, Guest Writer

October 3, 2013

Even though America narrowly avoided another war in the Middle East earlier this month, the conflict is far from over. And while Assad’s chemical weapons were the main instigator in the would-have-been US intervention, what were the other factors influencing not just Obama, but the other major pla...

DECA Hosts Second Annual Taste of Monarch

DECA Hosts Second Annual Taste of Monarch

Arika Rooney, Business Manager

September 21, 2013

Monarch DECA’s second annual Taste of Monarch donates profits to Colorado Flood Relief. On September 20th 2013 Monarch DECA held its second annual Taste of Monarch. Like the Taste of Colorado, Monarch’s Taste had food vendors, face painting and raffles. All activities were organized by the students an...

Photo Gallery: Louisville Flood Damage

Photo Gallery: Louisville Flood Damage

Ellie Oliver, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2013

Boulder received the majority of substantial damage following intense flooding in the Front Range area. However, many parks and open space areas in Louisville were ravaged by floodwaters.

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