Eva Doherty


Go on a gap year, you won’t regret it

As my senior year comes to an end, the number of adults who inquire about what I’m going to do the coming fall sky rockets. Most are surprised when I tell them that I will not be going to college in the coming fall, despite being accepted into every university I applied to.

Baseball slams into season

Jacob Hilton ’17 races to first base during spring tryouts. The team is ranked 2nd for preseason by the Denver Post.

As the preseason expires and the baseball season quickly begins, Heritage’s baseball team is giving their all in order to be well equipped to be successful.

A Cure for Weirdness

The first thought that popped into my head after watching A Cure For Wellness was ¨what the heck did I just watch?¨I first wanted to see the film directed by Gore Verbinski after I finished binge watching Shutter Island and The Babadook. I wanted something that would send chills up my spine but wasn’t so demonic that I wouldn’t be able to sleep for the next week.

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 who.int.

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 nanowrimo.org.

Students sing at Heritage Idol

Students line up nervously before competing in Heritage Idol. These seven students were some of the contestants that competed for the title of Heritage Idol.

Heritage Idol premiered on the 27th of April featuring several students who competed against each other to win the title of Heritage Idol.

Tammen cheers for Kansas

Due to his passion for tumbling, Mr. Kyle Tammen, now a Spanish teacher, was encouraged by his parents to do gymnastics when he was in the sixth grade. His passion led him to success, and later to competitive cheerleading in college.

Rocking out after school

Saturday night is usually not a time of relaxation and time with family for Mr. Kevin Keena; he usually spends his weekend evenings playing gigs in his band. In addition to being an Instructional Technology Specialist at Heritage, Keena plays drums, and taught as a band teacher for a total of sixteen years, eleven of them at our school.

Uniforms benefit students

My opinion that we should have school uniforms in school is an unpopular one, and yet when speaking with my cousin I cannot help but notice the beneficial impact that it has had on her education. She doesn’t need to worry about looking good for school, and isn’t distracted by the flashy outfits by her peers.