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The Maroon Tribune

The Maroon Tribune

The Maroon Tribune

Goodbye to My Best Friend

Goodbye to My Best Friend

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Dear Mary Beth,    I will never forget the moment I met you. Technically we met on the first day of cross country practice, but never really spoke to each other. The first time we actually...

How Personal Performance Affects Athletes Self-Worth

How Personal Performance Affects Athletes’ Self-Worth

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

In almost every coming-of-age film, athletes are portrayed to be the best in schools. The jocks always win homecoming king, the cheerleaders are always the most popular, and athletes are praised for their...

Changing the World Through Art

Changing the World Through Art

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Berthoud High School art students worked hard all January to create personalized portraits for children in Nigeria. Every year students enrolled in Drawing 2 get the chance to participate in the Memory...

The New Chromebook Cases Cause an Upset Amongst Students

The New Chromebook Cases Cause an Upset Amongst Students

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

The halls that are often filled with the newest and most advanced technology have now been filled with ugly and bulky computers that are forcefully lugged around by the students. Most students have the...

Penny Wars: A War Amongst the Grades

Penny Wars: A War Amongst the Grades

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

There has always been some competition between grades, especially leading up to pep assemblies. This year, however, the competition comes in the form of Penny Wars. Penny Wars is a Berthoud tradition that...

Journalism Staff Dances It Out

Journalism Staff Dances It Out

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Preface: With prom season approaching, many students spend time reminiscing on other dance memories that have been created in the past. From the good, the bad, and the ugly, the journalism team had...

Prom: Written in the Stars

Prom: “Written in the Stars”

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

The theme-exposing black bags carried through the halls by the seniors and the excitement hanging in the air clearly shows that prom season is amongst us. Many have waited their whole lives for this moment,...

Pre-Season Track Update

Pre-Season Track Update

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

Birds chirping outside means one thing for athletes at Berthoud High School: Spring Track season. The weather is finally warming up, and so are the track athletes. Last week the team held their first official...

The Effects of Color on the Mind

The Effects of Color on the Mind

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

Color impacts everything in our world. In some cultures, differing colors represent different ideas and social standings. Certain colors can also hold different values to consumers and can even influence...

BHS Concert Band Takes Latest Contest By Storm

BHS Concert Band Takes Latest Contest By Storm

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

Our very own Berthoud High School concert band took their latest competition by storm and received an outstanding score. Every year the concert band travels to a local high school and competes in a competition...

Boys Wrestling Team Makes State Appearance

Boy’s Wrestling Team Makes State Appearance

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

For many athletes, the state tournament is all there is to live for. Working hard all season, putting in 100% effort at every practice, and every single drop of blood, sweat, and tears are all made worth...

Wrestling Update 2/16

Wrestling Update 2/16

Sierra Pirkey, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

As the season comes to an end, the Berthoud boy’s wrestling team shows a strong finish. The boy’s varsity team competed at conference last week, and finished their season with a bang. Many of the wrestlers...

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