Senior Memories

Maya Dawson, Reporter February 27, 2021

On Friday, February 27,  Conifer seniors stopped by the school to pick up their senior shirts, paint a mural that will be hung in the new wing of the school, and take a class photo: activities that herald...

A Cozy Corner at Conifer

A Cozy Corner at Conifer

Marina Cadilli, Reporter February 23, 2021

       The Conifer Book Club is open to all students and is a great place if you are looking to hang out and talk about books! The club is run by Karen McIntosh, the Digital Library Director.         Although...

CAE Art Gallery

Teen Art Exhibition

Zoe Watts, Editor February 19, 2021

     Center for the Evergreen Arts (CAE) hosted an Exhibition called ‘Hear Me: Teen Show’ which exclusively featured teen artists in Colorado.       The gallery showcases a total...

Photo Courtesy of Colorado State University

Choosing a College

Tips and Tricks
Zoe Watts, Editor February 17, 2021

Taking the first step towards choosing a college is intimidating. From looking at majors to location, there are a lot of factors involved. Luckily, there are many free and easy ways to narrow down your...

Lauren Thomas, with Coach Dan Mares (left) and teammate Kylie Olson (right)

The Work Life Balance of a Competitive Athlete

Sheridan Thomas, Reporter February 17, 2021

       Lauren Thomas is a competitive softball player. As a sophomore in high school and a passionate athlete, it’s hard work to manage the balance between sports and academics.         “I...

A Date With a Book

Helping All Singles on Valentine’s Day
Graciela Fischer, Reporter February 13, 2021

       Valentine's Day is notorious for reminding people of their love life, or lack thereof, but students don't have to spend this Valentine’s Day  alone. Perhaps a date with a book can help them...

A sea shanty playlist on Spotify

Sea Shanties Returning in Conifer

Elijah Roeper, Reporter February 11, 2021

       A sudden trend of people listening to sea shanties emerged from seemingly nowhere. Tik Tok has revitalized the genre, with Nathan Evans credited for his rendition of “The Wellerman” which...

Library Renovations

Marina Cadilli, Reporter February 11, 2021

       The Conifer library will be renovated this spring to make the space more accessible to students. The updates will include new furniture, a more open layout, new shelving, and generally a more...

Thomas Palmatier: Advice From A Professional Musician

Sheridan Thomas, Reporter February 11, 2021

     Thomas H. Palmatier is a professional musician, who Conifer students found out about through band and orchestra teacher Mr. Cartner. Palmatier has performed, conducted, and taught for many years.       “I...

Opportunities for Conifer Juniors

Jeffco’s Executive High School Internship Program
Haylee Williams, Reporter February 11, 2021

       Within the past month, several of Jeffco’s high school juniors got an email about qualifying for the Executive High School Internship program. The EHSI program is offered to high-achieving...

Student Registration a Struggle for CHS

Liam Christianson, Reporter February 11, 2021

       CHS is now dealing with a problem of bringing in students to the school for them to sign up, and get moving into a new year. And with COVID making parents feel anxious about a 100 percent safe...

SafeBAE offers student education and support for sexual assault survivors

Title IX: It’s About More Than Equity

For sexual assault survivors Title IX bill goes beyond equal access to sports
Maya Dawson, Editor February 8, 2021

       Sophomore Ella Johnson could probably crush you in the 400 meter dash… or in a debate on the importance of equity in high school sports. This athlete-turned-activist is using her passion for...

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