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Wolf Creek Completes DNA Lab

Josh Hoekendorf, Staff

January 19, 2016

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The students in Mrs. Fitts' classes on Wolf Creek tested strawberries for DNA on December 4. Mrs. Fitts’ purpose for this lab was to show how small DNA actually is. This lab was redone the Monday after so the class could get bett...

SMS Safety Week

Aubrey Bowlus, Staff

August 28, 2015

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     The week of August 17th was SMS Safety Week. Safety week was to help make students aware of how to act if a tornado, fire or something else were to occur while in school. “Safety is a high priority at Sierra. Stud...

Cookie Project on Team Falcon

Kelly Durkin

May 19, 2015

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Team Falcon competed in a cookie bake off within each of the science classes. Over a two week long period of time, groups of 4-5 people had to come up with the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe to win the most votes from their...

South Metro Fire Department responds to fire alarms at Sierra

Matthew McCarthy, News Staff

May 19, 2015

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  On May 12, around 12:55, the fire alarms at Sierra went off. Students grabbed what they could and ran outside with their teacher to their designated area in a fire drill. The South Metro Fire department responded to...

Sierra students go to Colorado National History Day state competition.

Matthew McCarthy, News Staff

May 18, 2015

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On May 2nd, A group of three Sierra students participated in the State National History Day competition. Students started researching in December and have researched until February. The state competition took place at CU Denver...

Telluride cancels Castle Wood Canyon field trip due to rain

Abby Simonton, News Staff

May 7, 2015

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Telluride, one of the 7th grade teams, planned to have field trip to Castlewood Canyon on Thursday, May 7th. On Wednesday, May 6th Mr. May, Telluride science teacher,  announced that due to wet conditions, they couldn’t go. “I...

NJHS Energy Audits and Green Team

Bella Clifford

May 7, 2015

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Saving energy is important and the National Junior Honor Society is making sure we stay green and save the environment with the energy audits and the green team. Their task is to turn off all the light and get as much of the power...

Snowmass field trip to Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Matthew McCarthy, News Staff

May 4, 2015

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Snowmass students took a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. They left the school at 9:15 and came back to the school at 2:15. Students were allowed to choose between three different new exhibits. Travel...

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