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The Windsor Chronicle

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Jennie Mizrahi (staff) signs a student’s yearbook at the
signing and distribution party. The yearbook staff hosted a signing party that allowed students and staff to bond over memories. (Kerri Cassity)

Yearbook staff hosts distribution, signing party

Mykalah Lulich, Reporter May 29, 2023

Students lined up on May 12 at 2:05 p.m. on a rainy spring day ready to cherish memories with peers and munch on snow cones and snacks in the cafeteria. The yearbook staff hosted a memorable signing party,...

Women of 55 Resort apartments gather and discuss the projects for the upcoming week. Every other week, women from all over the complex come together to stuff, sew and finish the pillows for breast cancer survivors. (Savannah Klemisch)

Windsor women join project spreading comfort to breast cancer survivors

Savannah Klemisch, Reporter May 29, 2023

For more than a year and a half, women at the 55 Resort apartments in Windsor have participated in the making of heart-shaped pillows for breast cancer survivors across the state. These pillows are hand...

The WHS music department performs The Simpsons at their final concert on May 11. They worked hard to celebrate the end of the year and make sure both the orchestra and the band sounded good together. (Brandy Annable)

Orchestra and band members play “The Simpsons” for their final combined piece

Reagan Annable, Reporter May 29, 2023

As the end of the school year came to a close, the music department played "The Simpsons" for their final concert in the auditorium on May 11. Combined pieces are musical pieces that the orchestra and...

Junior overcomes challenges living with muscular illnesses

Adyson Roles and Haleigh Haddon May 10, 2023

Ashlynn Nielson (11) was diagnosed two years ago with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. While some people would maybe lose hope in this hard situation, Nielson always...

Football players embrace the “Never Outworked” mantra

Madilynn Romme, Reporter April 29, 2023

The blood, sweat and tears all pay off in the end for the Windsor High School football team. N3O2, meaning "Never Outworked," has been the team's slogan for 17 years, but the slogan has a much more impactful...

Javier Lopez warms up for the friends and family performance of Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble show “Memento Mori. This was the last run-through of their show before leaving for finals in Dayton, Ohio. (Elizabeth Danekind)

Percussion ensemble performs first alumni-written show

Chloe Overholt, Reporter April 29, 2023

Every winter, percussion ensembles across the United States prepare and perform marching shows at competitions in order to prepare and practice for the outdoor marching band season. Shows are commonly...

Jacob Wygal (10, Severance) swims butterfly during the March 23 meet against Broomfield. The aqua wizards are working hard this season to push for a chance at winning state. (Leah Bacon)

Aqua Wizards push for a chance at winning state

Aiden Adler, Reporter April 26, 2023

The Windsor men's swim and dive team kicked the season off to an amazing start with wins against Poudre, Liberty Commons, Estes Park, Longmont, Rocky Mountain and Brighton. "We're off to a pretty electric...

Abigail Rolf (10) and Teegan Cole (10) practice interviewing skills during introduction to journalism. Next year, a student-led newspaper will be a new course offering for WHS students. (Holland Luedtke)

New Journalism II class starts school newspaper for first time in almost a decade

Savannah Klemisch, Reporter April 8, 2023

Starting in the 2023-24 school year, WHS students will have the opportunity to take a journalism II class that will double as a student-led school newspaper. This will be the first time for a school newspaper...

Band students prepare for the musical Chicago: Teen Edition during a dress rehearsal. This was the first WHS musical with a student-run pit in five years. (@prideofwindsorband)

Performing arts department hosts a student-run pit for ‘Chicago: Teen Edition’

Nehemiah Ryan, Reporter April 6, 2023

Students on — and off — stage performed "Chicago: Teen Edition" in the auditorium March 16-18. This was the first time in five years that the pit for the spring musical was comprised almost exclusively...

Cambry Parsons (10) participates in Thankful Thursday with a journal entry. Parsons has written multiple entries throughout the year and tries to include heartfelt responses each week. (Taya Hernandez)

Teacher spreads gratitude through ‘Thankful Thursday’

Taya Hernandez, Reporter April 3, 2023

English teacher Laura Hiebenthal has taken action in finding new ways to allow teenagers to appreciate their surroundings. She created a new activity for her students to participate in weekly: Thankful...

Laure Hiebenthal (staff) talks while pointing to a current Make-a-Day-Monday project. Her classes worked on making a poster for superintendent Michelle Scallon’s birthday. (Mykalah Lulich)

Make-A-Day Monday changes Windsor High School for the better

April 3, 2023

Laura Hiebenthal (staff) and her classes wrote sticky notes to WHS staff every Monday at the beginning of her Gold or Maroon classes. They wrote thankful messages and made these sticky notes to give back...

Jillian Creamer (12), Joy Perry-Grice (11), Emma Siebert (22) and Opal Schlessman (11) sing at the UNC Jazz Fest in May 2022. Choir students are trying to increase participation in the choir program for the next school year. (Photo courtesy of Woody Myers)

Choir students aim to increase program numbers

Alexia Rah, Reporter April 3, 2023

Choir students and staff this year looked for ways to promote Windsor High School choirs in order to increase numbers in the program. It can be daunting to join a new program, especially without experience,...

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