A Farewell to the Editors

Alyson Meyers, Reporter May 18, 2022

Graciela Fischer Graciela Fischer, section editor for the CHS Today, left the newsroom for good on Friday the 13th. Fischer was a part of the news family since her sophomore year and had risen to become...

The view from my house to Personettes. “I mean, if you were to ask me, of all the people Ive come across in my life who would be capable of something like that? I think Mark would probably be the first person that would come to mind,” Brian Chase said.

Living by a Killer

Ellie Chase, Reporter April 26, 2022

Living in a small mountain town, neighbors enjoy each other’s company, help each other with snow removal, and trust one another. A neighbor is someone that supports you. Except some neighbors aren’t...

Jackson Hale competes with deep thought about his next move. Hale has brought a few members to the club to share his love of chess with others.

Can’t Spell Chess Without CHS

Amelia Hobgood and Ellie Chase March 15, 2022

Pieces clink across the checkered board, moving methodically as two players face off in a game of chess. Conifer students have found a family and a new hobby by being a part of the Conifer High School...

Senior Sydney Fortin works on her Capstone project

Senior Capstone Project

Skye Justice, Reporter February 8, 2022

Imagine your English teacher asking if you’ve heard back from a mortician, or what days you’re planning to ditch school. These are some of the many things that are new to every senior entering English...

The cover of “The Darkest Skies”, showing a Tornado Knight Vehicle and a tornado looming on the horizon.

From Flames To Pages

Ellie Chase and Amelia Hobgood January 31, 2022

For most of his life, Conifer High School Alumni, Mark Becker, has been fighting fires. Though his job as a firefighter was rewarding, he was left with trauma that kept him up at night. But luckily, Becker...

Sophomore Alyson Meyers at the Steamboat Springs Resort.

Skiing or School

Zoe Watts, Managing Editor January 12, 2022

Skiing and Snowboarding are two of Colorado’s more popular sports. With famous skiing resorts scattered across Colorado’s mountains, it’s no surprise that students ditch school to go.  Winter...

Sophomores Danica Wehr and Alyson Meyers sign the letters ASL, the acronym for American Sign Language

ASL Club at Conifer

Danica Wehr, Reporter November 22, 2021

Everybody wants to feel heard. However, for people with speaking and hearing disabilities, that can be hard. For many Americans with speaking and hearing disabilities, American Sign Language is their main...

The All Together Now! Show poster

Local Theaters Are All Together Now

Erich Bohn, Reporter November 19, 2021

Broadway songs have been performed for the first time at Conifer High School. The Conifer Theater Company (CTC) unveiled its latest production “All Together Now” last Friday, November 12. This show...

All of the plastics shown within this photo will one day become microplastics, polluting the environment, oceans, or even your digestive system.

Tiny, Harmful, and Absolutely Everywhere

Amelia Hobgood, Reporter November 9, 2021

People are surrounded by tiny bits of plastic hidden within their everyday life. These plastic bits may be small, but they pose a large threat to health and the environment. They are called microplastics.  “Microplastics...

“We typically have lots of activities at this event, and COVID changed all of that. This year we are easing back into having a traditional Trunk or Treat where students can walk around and visit each trunk,” West Jefferson Elementary School PTA secretary, Jaime Davis, said.

Conifer’s‌ ‌Take‌ ‌on‌ ‌Halloween‌

Riley Hyatt, Reporter October 22, 2021

Conifer has a wide variety of Halloween events coming up.  Many kids aren’t able to go trick or treating around Conifer because it’s hard for children to walk up and down mountains all night in the...

When you first enter this room, you find a giant glass castle, with a spinning celling, and playable organ.

Into Another Dimension … and Another… and Another

Mia Vaughn October 21, 2021

     Meow Wolf Convergence Station is a newly opened portal to another dimension. Located in between the highways near Empowerment Field at Mile High, it is a 90,000 square foot interactive art exhibition...

“I want a place where people like me, can feel more comfortable and people of any race, religion any ethnicity any gender identity any sexuality and romanticism, anyone that would be considered a minority would feel more confident,” Hennes said.

CHS is No Place for Hate

Alyson Meyers, Reporter October 21, 2021

The No Place for Hate Coalition, sponsored by Assistant Principal Cassie Alley, is a national organization that aims to create an inclusive and equitable school community. They meet during seminars and...

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