Cheering for Heritage
The new cheer coach, Mr. Vincent DeMarco, is not only new to Heritage, but he is also new to Colorado.
DeMarco says that the hardest thing is getting used to Denver. He came from Alabama, where cheerleading is a little bit bigger than it is in Colorado, but he is ready to take on the challenge. This year’s focus is on game cheering rather than competition.
“The cheers will focus on supporting the other teams first,” says DeMarco.
DeMarco’s favorite part about coaching is the structure and the challenge to always get better. The goal is to always be improving.
Highlights for the cheers this year include competing, succeeding, having a new coach and cheering at football games.
“I’m looking forward to the new coach because of the new style,” says Lucy Passaglia ’16.
The girls like that DeMarco is very enthusiastic about cheerleading; he has a passion for it. He sticks to his word and is more organized. When he came to coach he knew exactly what he wanted to do and he stood by his plan despite other opinions .
“He is more involved and more experienced,” states Enya Testard ’15.by
Alpine Club climbs to new heights
Heritage’s Alpine Club has kept busy since the start of the school year, taking their first hike up Goliath Peak on August 25. The kick off hike of the year offered new members a taste of what the club has to offer. Mr. Warren, Heritage Math Teacher, has been sponsoring the club for 18 years.
Track and Field hosts Liberty Bell amid exciting season
Every year around the end of April, Heritage hosts a huge track meet with about 40 schools participating. Organizing the event this year is the head track coach Mr. Tyler Knoblock, from the Physical Education Department.