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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...

What is a Magnum Opus?

What is a “Magnum Opus?”

Mr. Fabiano, Advisor May 10, 2022

Each of the members of the Journalism 2 Staff has written a “Magnum Opus,” a final paper of at least 1,250 words in length. This paper is meant to be a passion project, a piece of writing about something...

How School Violence Affects Students Mental Health

How School Violence Affects Students’ Mental Health

Hayden Rose, Editor May 9, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, a violent event involving two students transpired in front of the school, in which one was grabbed by the neck, using a pride flag they were wearing over their shoulders, and dragged...

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...

NHS Update

NHS Update

Sidney Gerner, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2022

ACTION ITEMS: For Members !! Penny Wars- we’ve collected just about $200 so far! Yay! The last day is now Wednesday, May 20th Count pennies this Thursday (the 14th) during lunch, 6th, or 8th,...

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...

Mens Bathroom Faucets Dont Work!

Men’s Bathroom Faucets Don’t Work!

Josh Rodriquez, Feature editor April 1, 2022

The men's bathroom faucets need to be fixed. For too long have I needed to wash my hands to only be greeted by burning hot water. On the first day of school this year, I would go into the school bathroom...

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...

A typical Amazon delivery box.

The Absurdity of Amazon Reviews – Satire Summary

Hayden Rose, Editor March 11, 2022

Amazon is a place that allows people to shop for virtually anything, ranging from normal everyday items that people might need around the house, such as toilet paper, to things that don't make sense, such...

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