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All CCSD Schools are closed

Raven Scott, Staffer
January 5, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

All Cherry Creek District Schools are closed Jan. 5 due to weather. All activities and before and after school day care programs in the District facilities are canceled. Sports events and team practices will be postponed. For more information visit http://www.cherrycreekschools.org/pages/storminfo....

April Snow Storm

Autumn Olson, Staffer
April 15, 2016
Filed under News

After a full week of being in the 60-70 degrees, Colorado is expecting a huge snow storm to hit this weekend. The state is expected to see approximately eight to 14 inches of snow by Sunday, April 17. The national weather service has called for a storm watch in Denver until Saturday. “A slow-moving ...

Cherry Creek School District Sets Rumors Straight

Cherry Creek School District Sets Rumors Straight

Raven Scott, Staffer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

Cherry Creek School District superintendent, Harry Bull, sent out an email to all parents of students in the district Wed. April 6. The letter informs that we will be making up the snow days, but not by adding more days into the calendar. The letter also involves clarification for all the rumors regarding ...

The Snow is Falling, and So Are The Trees

The Snow is Falling, and So Are The Trees

Ivory Brallier, Staffer
May 11, 2015
Filed under News

On the night of Saturday, May nine, and in the early morning of Sunday, May ten, have left many yards littered with fallen branches, and in some cases, entire trees. After weeks of no snow, trees had been devastated by the sudden dumping of the heavy, wet snow that hit them. The reason that they had...

Snow Day Activities

Snow Day Activities

Kaylee Long, Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life

With a continuing pattern of snow and heat, students may find themselves bringing out the summer shorts and shirts. Just as students become used to the heat, the snow comes back. In order to make the most of the random snow days, there are many things students can do. Sledding: In Colorado, ther...

Go Home Colorado, You’re Drunk

Go Home Colorado, You’re Drunk

Kelsey Long, Co-Editor in Chief
May 12, 2014
Filed under News

Due to the late snow across Colorado, multiple power outages and car accidents have occurred around the Denver/Aurora area. Many people are currently trapped in elevators at Anschutz Medical Campus due to the power outages and various accidents, including a non-injury crash in front of Grandview High...

April (Snow) Showers Bring May Flowers

April (Snow) Showers Bring May Flowers

Kaylee Long, Editor
April 14, 2014
Filed under News

After a week of sunshine and summer-like weather, students are disappointed to wake up to snow and temperatures in the 40s. Today, the high is 41 degrees fahrenheit with light snow flurries falling early in the day. The snow began on Sunday morning as a cold front passed through the Denver area, droppin...

Weather Conditions

February 6, 2014
Filed under Opinions

Why should we have school in -4 degree weather? I don’t think weather passes are good enough. Many school districts closed their schools today because of weather conditions, but I can"t say the same for Cherry Creek. The weather this year has been bad, and maybe the district wants to save money or ...

Cold Weather, Harsh Conditions

Devin Guttman, Staffer
January 6, 2014
Filed under News

Other than the cold conditions outside these past few days, there has also been around two to four inches of snow. Sunday, January 5, the high was 14 degrees with a low of four degrees. In the cold, snowy weather, there are many safety precautions that need to be remembered. Whether you are driving or w...

Oh No! Snow!

Stephanie Braun, Staffer
December 5, 2013
Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday morning Smoky Hill student woke up to  about six inches of snow, the temperature  drops to about -12 degrees. The snow made it difficult for students to get to school. Stephanie Alfaro said,”I was late, but they gave out winter warning passes instead of tardy passes which was really helpfu...

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