December, 2016


Women’s health benefits all

Every day, approximately 800 women die from childbirth. Approximately 440 of them will live in sub-Saharan Africa, and 230 will live in Southern Asia according to

Students react to 2016 election

“We reject the President-elect,” “Not my president,” “Love trumps hate,” are all phrases written on posters and chanted by protesters across the country and around the world. There are a multitude of protests against the new president-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump. But on the contrary, there have also been celebrations and praise for Trump. In these polarizing times, everyone seems to have a different opinion on how they feel about Trump being elected as president.

Heritage Singers Harmonize for the Holidays

The students who participate in choir at Heritage High School performed in their Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 8.

Venturing to Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum is an annual event held in Denver on the first Saturday in November from 5 pm to 11 pm.

Troupe 3759 competes at ThesCon

Over the weekend of December 1-3, Thespian Troupe 3759 travelled to the Colorado Thespian Conference to compete and learn about all things theatre.

Heritage thespians travel downtown

On December 1 through December 3, Heritage’s own Thespian troupe #3759 traveled to the Convention Center in Downtown Denver for this year’s Thespian Conference (ThesCon), as they do every year. However, though students who have never had a part in the theater may have heard about ThesCon. they might not have any idea what it really is.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis through the eyes of Heritage Students


Eleven million Syrian Refugees have sought asylum from their war-torn country that has been marred by a six-year civil war that broke out in March 2011 according to The sheer number of Syrian refugees flooding into Europe has been the biggest human migration of modern times.

Students prepare for the holiday season

Heritage students have many unique ways to celebrate the holidays. As winter break nears, students eagerly await their holiday traditions, from latkes to egg wreaths.

Smith ignites others to act


Heritage students listened, and in some cases, met motivational speaker Mike Smith on August 22.

Students write during NaNoWriMo

Starting with a mere 21 people in 1999 in California, the NaNoWriMo has been a project in which many aspiring writers attempt to write significantly. The goal of the NaNoWriMo project is for each participant to write 50,000 words within the month of November. By 2000, there were approximately 140 people participating, according to