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Q & A: PARCC Assessment 101 with Principal Bishop

Ayame Castro, Reporter

WW: Are students able to opt out of PARCC testing?  PB: Opting out of state mandated assessments is not allowed. There is specific state legislation that requires students and parents to participate in this educational activity. The following is taken from the letter we send to parents that refuse t...  Read More »

Mar 17 • 0 comments

“The Hunger Games” trilogy has high expectations

“The Hunger Games” trilogy has high expectations

Shaelyn Fritzler

"The Hunger Games" franchise is at its peak in popularity. With the final trailer released, fans of the...  Read More »

Feb 2 • 0 comments

Out with the old and in with the new: A new way of evaluating our students

Scott Kordziel, Editor

   Not only will parents and students be awaiting changes within the Jefferson County Public Schools District, they will need to be on the lookout for nationwide curriculum adjustments. As of August 20, 2012, Colorado joined as the 23rd state member of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness fo...  Read More »

Feb 13 • 0 comments

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Homecoming Week


“Almost, Maine” Heartfelt, Whimsical

Caitlin Danborn, Reporter

  From the moment the first few notes of the opening score are played, the viewer of Arvada West’s fall play “Almost, Maine” is transported to a small “al...  Read More »

October 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Review: ‘Don’t Breathe’: Suspense Done Right

Noah Wehr Editor-In-Chief A traditional heist movie gone wrong, and blinding twists and turns to keep the viewer always in the dark.  “Don't Breathe” offers a thr...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter fans can rest easy; the long-awaited "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" book is out. Be the first to review it and send it to us at [email protected]!

August 3, 2016 • 0 comments

“The Hunger Games” trilogy has high expectations

February 2, 2015

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Media to blame for growth of sexy costumes

Sage Peterson and Taley Smith, Reporters

Sexy costumes have been on the rise since the 1970s and are more popular now than they have ever been. Though they have become especially prominent in recent decades, the se...  Read More »

October 30, 2015 • 0 comments

To dominate world, first get pizza…

April 20, 2015

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The student news site of Arvada West High School
The student news site of Arvada West High School