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MHS admin rolls out new policy in hopes of decreasing digital distractions.

Students with failing grades to be placed in digital detention

Savanah Bayer, Content Editor November 29, 2023

Digital detention will be implemented at the start of the second semester for those who have failed a course during first semester. Digital detention prohibits a student from having full access to the...

MHS performs fall play Nov. 9-11.

MHS fall play attracts positive attention following its opening night

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor November 14, 2023

From Nov. 9-11, The MHS theater department performs "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza", a hilarious story of two narrators trying to unpack the complex history of Greek Mythology.  Originally a book...

The Germ Theory logo on Jacob Morales’s (‘26) drum head.

Germ Theory completes phenomenal show despite set problems

Lars Messmer, MavTV Editor November 14, 2023

Local punk rock band Germ Theory played a marvelous show at the Moxi Theater on Fri, Nov. 10. They were performing at the Moxi for a chance to win the Battle of the Bands as put on by BandWagon magazine....

Jordan Lohr (‘24) boots the game winning field goal against Riverdale Ridge Ravens.

Defensive battle against Riverdale Ridge sends Mavericks into playoffs

Tyler Reyburn, Writer November 11, 2023

Fri, Nov. 3 brought about one of the most intense games of the year for the MHS football team. For a shot to guarantee their place in the CHSAA 3A State Playoffs, the Mavericks squared off against the...

Many people experiencing homelessness resort to living on the streets.

Colorado homelessness increases following inflation

Raef VonBrutt, Writer November 10, 2023

As fall begins in Colorado, many of us enjoy the simple comfort of a warm home. However, not everyone can enjoy this basic necessity. Homelessness in the state of Colorado is rapidly increasing, indicated...

The ESPN Honor Roll award was given to Mead High School framed and in a sleek black box.

Mead High School wins ESPN Honor Roll

Skylar Whalen, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2023

Around the month of October, Mead High School Unified received some exciting news on social media.  Mead High School has been named the ESPN Honor Roll School of the Midwest.  ESPN SportsCenter...

Mead Football captains Grant Gordon (‘25), Edison Burke (‘25), Nicholas Valdez (‘24), and Zac Gomez (‘24) move towards the middle of the field for game commencement coin flip.

Frederick Golden Eagles grind Mead comeback to a halt

Tyler Reyburn, Writer November 6, 2023

On Oct. 27, Mead High School was buzzing in anticipation of the upcoming football game that night. The Mavericks were visiting the Frederick Golden Eagles. The Mavs were looking to pick up a win and bounce...

AP testing is coming up; It’s not too late to register.

Register for AP exams before it’s too late

Enola Potter, Writer November 6, 2023

College Board holds its annual Advanced Placement (AP) testing during the first couple weeks of May. Even though the exam isn't required, participation is strongly recommended.  For students interested...

Ms. Blackmer smiles in the G wing hallway.

Teacher Feature: Ms. Blackmer

Kaitlyn Baerg, Writer November 6, 2023

Ms. Blackmer is one of the newest additions to the Mead High school teacher team. This is her her sixth year teaching, but her first year at Mead. She teaches AP stats, Honors Algebra II, and Algebra...

Student Michal Reeder (‘24) and Kensington Farley (‘24) performed the introduction of the play.

Mead Theater hosts preview of The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza during Advisory

Savanah Bayer, Content Editor October 27, 2023

On Oct. 25 during Advisory class, stage crew and actors performed an introduction along with small chunks of scenes from the upcoming fall play The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza.  Juniors and sophomores...

This event is held every year and admission is free for all ages.

Trick or Treat Street returns Saturday October 28th

Jacob Morales, Writer October 25, 2023

Mead High's annual Trick-or-Treat Street (hosted by the choir program) is on for this Saturday October 28 from 5-8PM. The evening will include games, free candy, and a newly-branded Haunted Hallway featuring...

The team struggled last postseason, losing in the second round to the Miami Heat.

A guide to the Boston Celtics 23-24 season

Braeden Corliss, Writer October 25, 2023

With the NBA preseason wrapping up, it’s time to look at some season predictions and a guide to this new season. Celtics fans have much to be excited about for this upcoming season, so let’s preview...

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