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Bonjour: A Student’s Journey through France

Bonjour: A Student’s Journey through France

By Max Wolter        It’s not every day that a high school student is given the opportunity to study abroad. Between friends, commitments at workplaces, and the daunting task of learning a new language, some students might even shy away from the chance to attend school in a foreign country. Luckily, there is one student who leapt at the opportunity.      EPHS senior Ted […]

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Black Parade 10 Year Anniversary

Black Parade 10 Year Anniversary

By Zoe Hester        The year 2016 was the tenth anniversary of My Chemical Romance’s third album, The Black Parade, and many people freaked out when they learned that there would be a couple of new live tracks on the redone version of the album.      MCR (My Chemical Romance) was an American punk rock band from New Jersey that formed a couple of […]

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Kong: How many times will we return to Skull Island?

Kong: How many times will we return to Skull Island?

By Levi Carpman
        The story of the ape king, Kong, has been told and retold eight times since his first film in 1933. In the most recent installment, Kong: Skull Island, director Jordan Vogt-Roberts takes a different direction than previous films, turning the King into a 10-story monstrosity that rules over an island full of giant lizards who want to destroy anything that […]

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On the Screen: Fist Fight: A Waste of Good Potential

by Scott Buck      Fist Fight is bad. Really bad. Fist Fight, staring Charlie Day and Ice Cube, has the potential to be a truly funny satire of the American educational system, but falls flat in every single aspect. The story doesn’t build well, the main character is more unlikable than the antagonist and the comedy is unfunny and uninteresting.       Fist Fight stars Charlie […]

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Golf Balls vs. Snow Balls: Why Girls’ Golf Should be in the Fall 

by Megan Miller        When thinking of golf, warm weather and green grass would come to mind, but this is not the case for girls’ golf at EPHS. The girls on the golf team must bear through the chilling Estes Park winds and random snowstorms that haunt springtime. As well as that, playing in the spring is difficult on the players because the ground […]

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Knowledge Bowl Represents at State Competition

Knowledge Bowl Represents at State Competition

By Phoebe Dillon        Once again, Estes Park High School’s Knowledge Bowl Team has gone to the State Competition. This year the team placed 8th in the 3A division. Overall, Estes Park’s team achieved a solid 26th out of 60. This accomplishment helped Knowledge Bowl Team Members know that all their hard work wasn’t for nothing.      Glen Case, the advisor of the Estes […]

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Break, Recover, Return

Injuries affect student athletes at EPHS           Two students at the High School are out due to injuries. Finn Tierney can no longer continue the wrestling season due to broken metatarsals. Alex Grasso is also out for the remainder of the boys’ basketball season.           Grasso broke his ankle coming down from a shot during practice.           “I just landed on it wrong,” said Grasso. […]

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Nintendo Switch: New Age of Console or Too Little Too Later

Nintendo Switch: New Age of Console or Too Little Too Later

By Scott Buck             Nintendo has been in trouble with their consoles. The Wii U didn’t live up to the expectations of many, as most games required duel screen controls that many people found unattractive and hard to use, unsealing servilely. The Nintendo Switch promises to be different, with a cheaper price point and third party developer support. But problems are also beginning to stack […]

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Empty Space: A Review of The Space Between Us

Empty Space: A Review of The Space Between Us

By Phoebe Dillon           Stories about star-crossed lovers are not a new concept, Marc Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, and those are just a few.  In the most recent version of this tired theme, a new light is brought to the literal interpretation of the phrase, star-crossed lovers.           In The Space Between Us, directed by Peter Chelsom (also directed Serendipity), Gardner Elliot (played […]

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The Man Who Came to Dinner Comes to EPHS

The Man Who Came to Dinner Comes to EPHS

by Megan Miller        “I like doing The Man Who Came to Dinner because it’s a comedy and it’s really helpful when you’re acting to have the audience interacting,” said sophomore Annika Throne, who will be portraying June Stanley in the play. “It gives you a sign that the audience is having a good time.”        The two main leads, Sheridan Whiteside and Maggie Cutler, […]

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