The Spartan

Homework Stresses and Stretches Teens

November 14, 2019

Do high school kids have too much homework? Many people feel that some have way too much or not enough homework. Too much homework can be stressful at times if you have an after school club or sport. When you have to deal with...

Do You Have a Problem with the Grading System?

Victoria Mora, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The grading system in America is flawed and overall can be better. In America the grading system is designed to make people fail in a lot of ways because most of the grading system has most of the percentages in the failure zone...

Sleep Deprived Students Fall Behind

Gracie Baker and Breanna Sanchez

November 11, 2019

Teenagers need more sleep than any other age group, and yet we get the least. Most high school students have after-school jobs, which for some students is necessary to help their parents with bills or to be able to support themselves....

Is My Education Determined By What I Wear?

Mia Cliff, Bre Sanchez, and Gracie Baker

September 30, 2019

Wearing a short skirt above the knees, a tight tank top revealing shoulders and more, and wielding a sharp sword, our Spartan mascot stands tall. Our own mascot is violating our dress code. We've listened to our teachers and admin...

Parking Problems at Doherty

Anita Salazar, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

District 11 policy makes students pay to park in the school parking lot. At the beginning of the year, it is $50, and after Christmas, it is $25. As a punishment for not paying, security gives out tickets: the 1st time is a warni...

A Solution for Exhausted Teens

Jessica Franklin, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Back in kindergarten, the good old days, some of us, if not all of us, were forced to take naps or at least lie down and have down time. I don’t know about you, but when I was a little five year old, naps seemed like the worst...

9/11 Tribute from the NJROTC

9/11 Tribute from the NJROTC

September 11, 2019

Dear Mr. Gardner,

Dear Mr. Gardner,

May 17, 2019

Teacher Responds to Tragedy in Highlands Ranch

Mr. Ryan Johnson, Guest Contributor, Doherty Science Department

May 8, 2019

Hey everyone…pardon me for a moment, I’ve been feeling a lot of things today and wanted to share some of them with you all, in the hopes that it can help someone. I REALLY love our students. I came to work this morning...

My Experience Being Transgender at our School

Mae Drew, Guest Writer

April 17, 2019

My name for 17 years was Austin, a male name, but I was reborn into Mae,  a transgender female. All my life I knew I was different, and I never fully connected with anyone. I never fit in. That all changed the day I came out as...

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