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4A Bond in Monument fails to pass

4A Bond in Monument fails to pass

Ashlynn Vrieze, Ranger Review Reporter

November 18, 2019

The 4A bond in Monument, Colorado was created for the purpose of building a new elementary school, and converting Bear Creek Elementary School back into a middle school. The school district tried to pass a similar bond last year, which would also make a new elementary and middle school. When electio...

Colorado School Safety Committee formed after multiple Colorado school shootings

Colorado School Safety Committee formed after multiple Colorado school shootings

Quinn Ferguson

November 18, 2019

After the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting that took the life of Kendrick Castillo, the Colorado School Safety Committee was formed mid July. The committee consists of senators, representatives, specialists, and families affected by in-school violence. According to the Denver Post, “A previous ...

Twitter bans political ads

Twitter bans political ads

Madison Maddox, Ranger Review Reporter

November 18, 2019

On Wednesday, October 30th, Twitter made the decision to ban all political ads for the 2020 election. Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, does not want false political information going around on the app, which is why they have chosen to ban it. Other social media apps were bound to have other opinions o...

To impeach or not to impeach…that is the question

To impeach or not to impeach…that is the question

Pia Lyhne, Ranger Review Reporter

November 14, 2019

Only two other times in modern history has there been a situation where a sitting President may be facing possible impeachment proceedings. However, unlike the other two, Nixon and Clinton, this is the first time this may possibly happen before a second term election. The main topic many Democratic individuals h...

Snow days cancel school district-wide classes

Snow days cancel school district-wide classes

Lilly Pike, Ranger Review Reporter

November 14, 2019

During two snowstorms at the end of October, the Lewis-Palmer School District closed three times. On October 24th, 28th, and 30th, classes were canceled due to the weather conditions. This October turned out to be the fifth coldest October recorded in Colorado Springs. The first snow hit on the 23rd, causing the ...

California governor passes bill to pay NCAA student athletes

California governor passes bill to pay NCAA student athletes

Holly Esposito, Team Leader

November 12, 2019

On September 30, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that gave NCAA student athletes the right to earn money through endorsements and hire agents for representation. This bill, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, does not force colleges to pay their athletes, but gives them a r...

Potential school shooter reported dead after 20-hour manhunt in Denver Metro area

Potential school shooter reported dead after 20-hour manhunt in Denver Metro area

Macee Trottner, Editor

April 19, 2019

On April 17, an 18-year old Florida resident, Sol Pais, caused a massive “manhunt” by the Denver FBI after threatening to cause a school shooting after being infatuated with the perpetrators of the Columbine school shooting. She was said to have arrived at Denver International Airport later in the evening on...

Record breaking blizzard in Colorado

Record breaking blizzard in Colorado

Shelby Patton, Ranger review reporter

April 2, 2019

On Wednesday March 13, a blizzard hit central Colorado, causing local schools and highways to shut down. “With a Blizzard Warning set to go into effect in Colorado on Wednesday, some school districts announced Tuesday that they will close for the day,” CBS Denver said. Major highways and roads ac...

Colorado: avalanche country

Colorado: avalanche country

Marlee Mikesell, Ranger Review Reporter

March 19, 2019

An avalanche is a natural event that occurs when a slab of snow is lying on weaker layer snow that breaks and the snow slides down the slope. Avalanche.org said, “Most avalanches are ‘naturally’ triggered meaning that weather (wind, snow, rain or sun) stresses the snow to it’s breaking point....

Students caught cheating in order to get accepted into college

Students caught cheating in order to get accepted into college

Macee Trottner, Editor

March 19, 2019

On Tuesday March 5, 2019 fifty people were charged with fraud and bribery in connection with a college admissions scam that has been dated back to 2011. The people being charged include NCAA Division 1 coaches, Hollywood celebrities and wealthy parents. This scam is the largest college admissions case...


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