The Meteor Shower

  • March 19Chipotle Night is on Tuesday, April 9 from 5pm-9pm at South Havana St. come support!

  • March 19$1 April fools dress day on Monday, April 1: dress out in your goofiest attire

  • March 19McDonald's Night will be on Friday March 22 at The Gardens of Havana from 4PM-9PM

March Madness

March Madness

Zekarias Tareke, Sports Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It's finally time for the highly anticipated college sporting event, March Madness! The NCAA Division 1 Men’s basketball tournament, that takes place annually in March (branded as “March Madness,”) was established in 1939. It is a single-elimination, seven round tournament composed of 68 teams fighting in high energy gam...

Women in NFL

Women in NFL

Aisha Eldursi, Sports Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Antoinette Harris, also known as Toni Harris, has stated that she wants to be the first ever female NFL player. Born in Detroit, Toni discovered her love for football at age six and has been working to overcome stereotypes of women's roles. Toni played safety at her school, Redford Union High School. She...

Canelo VS Jacobs

Canelo VS Jacobs

Oscar Gutierrez Franco, Sports Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Canelo Alvarez is to face down Daniel Jacobs Saturday, May 4 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This is Canelo’s fifth time in his boxing career fighting at T-Mobile Arena, and this is Jacob's second fight since July 2010. The 28-year-old Alvarez is unbeaten in his last five times since fighting ...

New Secondary Counselor

New Secondary Counselor

Mourad Al-mouradi, News Reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A few of you may know Lotus has a new counselor in room 201. Ms. Page replaced Ms. Hope who moved to elementary to work with younger kids. Now Ms.Page is working with secondary students, helping them learn new skills they might need in the future, or even have a talk with them when they feel like they n...

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

Maha AlGhareeb, D&L and A&E Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A feminist is someone who supports feminism. A lot of people don't want to get involved with feminism because of the word itself. It is a misunderstood concept that is widely believed to be solely for angry women. However, Feminism is for everyone, both men and women. It is not about women having po...

Mr. Svoboda Has Got Talent

Mr. Svoboda Has Got Talent

Mahdi Rahmouni, News Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

Despite its small size, Lotus School for Excellence is a school filled with talented students and teachers. One such very talented person at Lotus is Mr.Svoboda, a secondary language arts teacher and the English department chair. Mr. Svoboda is known for being a man with many skills. His talents include...

Second Annual S.T.E.A.M. Festival

Second Annual S.T.E.A.M. Festival

Ryann Hima, News Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Lotus held the second annual S.T.E.A.M.Festival on Saturday, March 2nd, from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Aurora Mall Town Center. The event, hosted by Mr. Katmer and the science department at Lotus, featured projects by students showcasing their enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. The...

My Strange Addiction: Lotus Edition

My Strange Addiction: Lotus Edition

Nabil Elsayad, A&E Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

If you’ve ever watched TLC’s My Strange Addictions, you know that some people have bizarre habits and preferences that are difficult for many people to wrap their head around. I wondered if anyone at Lotus had strange addictions of their own, and I was shocked at what I found.  The first person I...

Are You Being Taken Advantage Of?

Are You Being Taken Advantage Of?

Rozina Begum, A&E Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

If someone is continuously taking advantage of you, then they are not showing you the respect that you deserve.  Surprisingly, it could be your fault. This might be hard to take in and admit, but you are allowing others to take advantage of you. If you can accept that, then you can take move to the n...

Mind and Body Class

Mind and Body Class

Zulaykha Ali, News Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

Lotus students know a lot about being stressed, from numerous AP classes to hours of homework, it can be easy to get lost in the whirlwind and forget the consequences those tasks have on your mind and body. Ms. Hall, the secondary Earth Science teacher, has opened many doors for Lotus students by tur...

The Great RiNO of Denver

The Great RiNO of Denver

Asseya Malki, A&E Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Many people believe that Colorado is just the open-air, outdoor State. Little do they know of the art fanatics living in the Mile High state. Coloradans have dedicated whole districts to art, one of the major sites are the River North Art District. The River North Art District is located between I-7...

Second Annual African Night

Second Annual African Night

Mourad Al-mouradi, News Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Time has come for the second annual African Night, and everyone at Lotus is invited and encouraged to come. This year’s African Night will be very unique and holds new and improved events. African night will be held Thursday, February 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Lotus secondary gym. The event ...

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