Reagan Schneider (blue singlet) gets a concussion  from a season ending slam

Adventures of a Concussed Wrestler

Reagan Schneider, Reporter April 27, 2021

     Going into the wrestling season there was a lot of confusion on what was happening with the COVID-19 outbreak and how the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) was going to make...

Entrapta, unlike most autistic characters, shows a wide variety of emotions. In addition to breaking through the apathetic stereotype, Entrapta is also a woman and person of color; a stark difference from the majority of autistic representation. Males are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism over females, even though there is no evidence that autism is more prevalent in one gender.

Representation Matters—Not Stereotypes

Sheridan Thomas, Reporter April 22, 2021

       You have no idea what autism is. What comes to mind when you first think of autism? I bet it’s of a young boy or maybe an adult male, tolerated because of his genius but ridiculed because...

Conifer Staff Take a Break

Liam Christianson, Reporter March 2, 2021

     Everyone needs a break from school work, including the staff at Conifer High School. At CHS Principal Paxton and the school staff have a fun way to spend their off time that includes screens.  ...

Senior Memories

Maya Dawson, Editor 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...

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Choosing a College

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 sea shanty playlist on Spotify

Sea Shanties Returning in Conifer

Elijah Roeper, Reporter February 12, 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...

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...

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...

A group of birds lined up along on the edge of Evergreen Lake

Holiday History

Haylee Williams, Reporter January 28, 2021

       National Bird Day, National Hot Tea Day, and Squirrel Appreciation Day are just a few of January’s bizarre holidays. Although most are not recognized as holidays by Congress, they have interesting...

Next year of Even Better Lights

Liam Christianson, Reporter January 22, 2021

On December 5th, 2020 the Light Up Conifer X-Mas light contest was started. People from all around Conifer participated in the competition to see who had the best lights. But around the start of January,...

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