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The Scoop on IB and AP: Part One

Emma O'Leary | Jan 19 2018 | in Student News

In 2017, the Washington Post ranked Fairview as one of the most challenging high schools in the country. They calculate an index number using “the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated that year.” According to the Washington Post, 12% of the high schoo...

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BREAKING: Crisis Rocks the Community

Henry Larson | Jan 19 2018 | in Humor

BREAKING: Shocking news has struck the community as students reel from a critical decision made by a vital company to Boulder infrastructure. The company has released a statement regarding their closure of a critical line of products, the Vanilla Latte.   Starbucks has reportedly announced that their top selling product will be taken off of the shelves by late January.   ...

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Editorial: Gun Control and Thornton Shooting

Emi Ambory and Carter Hanson | Jan 13 2018 | in Opinion & Politics

Twenty-nine people were fatally shot in only two of November’s 28 mass shootings.   One shooting was close to home. On the night of Nov. 1, Scott Ostrem opened fire on the shoppers and employees of a Thornton, CO Walmart. He fatally shot three shoppers.   Four days later, on Nov. 5, Devin Patrick Kelly opened fire in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, fatally sh...

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20 ways to relax before, during and after Finals Week

Emi Ambory and Emi Ambory | Jan 13 2018 | in Multimedia

With finals week approaching and another semester until summer break, it’s important to manage your stress and habits to ensure that you produce the best work possible. Every year, various clubs and organizations of Fairview arrange school-wide activities to remedy the stress of finals week. On December 13th the National Honor Society orchestrates “Cocoa and Cram,” a night of studying and sugary treats in the libra...

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The Knight Show Episode Three: Kylie Feliciano

Henry Larson | Jan 10 2018 | in Multimedia

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The Dos and Don'ts for Walking the Halls

Ella Wawrzynek | Dec 19 2017 | in Humor

  Do: Walk. As simple as that. You don’t need to crawl. Or skip. Or frog-jump, or leap or strut. Just walk. You’d think the concept would be self-evident due to its self-explanatory nature, but apparently people need reminding. Walk right, pass left. It’...

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The Most Interesting Person at Fairview

David Hirschhorn and Henry Larson | Dec 8 2017 | in Humor

Recently, Royal Banner reporters discovered one of the most fascinating and talented students to ever attend Fairview. His name: Gene Morgan. Morgan is a 13-year-old senior who is taking seven IB classes and attends CU for his Advanced Calculus-Based Theoretical Physics class during his lunch period.   Morgan is more popularly known as “Gene the Mean Machine” for his wrestling talents. He p...

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Student News

The Scoop on IB and AP: Part One

Emma O'Leary | Jan 19 2018 | in Student News

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In 2017, the Washington Post ranked Fairview as one of the most challenging high schools in the country. They calculate an index number ...

Faces of Fairview #6: Evan McClure

Emma O'Leary | Dec 3 2017 | in Student News

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Senior Evan McClure has recently published his own app, which is essentially a “little video game”, as he called it, titled ...

Faces of Fairview #5: Emily Chinowsky

Emma O'Leary | Nov 21 2017 | in Student News

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Senior Emily Chinowsky has been doing aerial dance for eight years, ever since she first attended a summer camp years ago. ...

Sports

The Sports Report: How IB Student Athletes Manage Their Time

David Hirschhorn | Dec 8 2017 | in Sports

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A great part about our school is how kids are so involved in both rigorous academics and sports.   Junior...

The Sports Report 11/2

David Hirschhorn | Nov 2 2017 | in Sports

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The MLB playoffs are in full swing as the postseason is down to the final two teams: The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros. Th...

The Sports Report 9/25

David Hirschhorn | Sep 26 2017 | in Sports

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This weekend was incredibly eventful in the sporting world. Our topic of discussion this week is the #TakeAKnee Movement. This has been ...

Humor

BREAKING: Crisis Rocks the Community

Henry Larson | Jan 19 2018 | in Humor

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BREAKING: Shocking news has struck the community as students reel from a critical decision made by a vital company to Boulder infrastruc...

The Dos and Don'ts for Walking the Halls

Ella Wawrzynek | Dec 19 2017 | in Humor

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  Do: Walk...

The Most Interesting Person at Fairview

David Hirschhorn and Henry Larson | Dec 8 2017 | in Humor

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Recently, Royal Banner reporters discovered one of the most fascinating and talented students to ever attend Fairview. His name: Gene Mo...

Arts & Culture

Daddy's Home 2 Movie Review

David Hirschhorn | Dec 14 2017 | in Arts & Culture

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WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS   Last weekend I went out to the movies with friends and saw “Daddy&r...

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" Review

Arshan Aidun | Dec 5 2017 | in Arts & Culture

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Warning: May Contain Spoilers “Kingsman The Golden Circle” is a fantastic movie because it’s action ...

“Logan Lucky” Review

Arshan Aidun and Vincent Kershner | Nov 7 2017 | in Arts & Culture

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“Logan Lucky,” directed by Steven Soderbergh, is a movie about a man named Jimmy Logan and his one-armed brother, Clyde. Th...

Multimedia

20 ways to relax before, during and after Finals Week

Emi Ambory and Emi Ambory | Jan 13 2018 | in Multimedia

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With finals week approaching and another semester until summer break, it’s important to manage your stress and habits to ensure th...

The Knight Show Episode Three: Kylie Feliciano

Henry Larson | Jan 10 2018 | in Multimedia

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Spot the Difference Answers

Noah Finer | Dec 13 2017 | in Multimedia

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1. The headband on the student near the front now says "The Lance" 2. The sign now says "us" instead of "you" 3. The student near ...

Opinion & Politics

Editorial: Gun Control and Thornton Shooting

Emi Ambory and Carter Hanson | Jan 13 2018 | in Opinion & Politics

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Twenty-nine people were fatally shot in only two of November’s 28 mass shootings.   One shooting wa...

Rant & Reactions - Weekly Political Update 10/17/17

Carter Hanson | Oct 17 2017 | in Opinion & Politics

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After a news filled week (most of it bad to less than satisfactory) I would like to draw your attention to an issue that is vital to th...

The Real Solution to School Shootings

Carter Hanson and Vincent Kershner | Oct 12 2017 | in Opinion & Politics

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Over the past few weeks, students and teachers have experienced lockin and lockout drills in every class, just in case a school shootin...