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

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

Ryann Hima, News Reporter

March 7, 2019

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...

Mind and Body Class

Mind and Body Class

Zulaykha Ali, News Reporter

March 7, 2019

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...

Second Annual African Night

Second Annual African Night

Mourad Al-mouradi, News Reporter

February 27, 2019

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 ...

Meet Our Board

Meet Our Board

Abdirahman Hassan and Shuaib Ali

February 20, 2019

Board meetings, which happen monthly, are used to tackle the most important and pressing issues at Lotus. The meetings take place in Ms. Pelone’s class, room 211. The meetings help dictate the school's future plans, evaluate the Executive Director, and overall make sure things at Lotus are running eff...

Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial by Asma Awaleh

Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial by Asma Awaleh

February 15, 2019

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Teachers In Sports

Teachers In Sports

Aisha El Dursi, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2019

As the Lotus sports department booms, it is clear that Lotus has some amazing student athletes. However, not many people know that several Lotus teachers are also dedicated athletes. In this article, we will be highlighting a few teachers who are passionate about sports. Mr. Shearer (7th Grade, Social ...

Former Lotus Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

Former Lotus Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

Salem Scobee, Managing Editor

February 14, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13th, a former Lotus teacher, John Adkins, was taken into custody by the Castle Rock Police Department after allegations of sexual assault of a student during class at Aspen View Academy. Mr. Hecker released a statement saying, “We are aware of the situation that occurred wit...

Wait, My Books Are How Old?

Wait, My Books Are How Old?

Zulaykha Ali, News Reporter

February 11, 2019

Have you ever picked up a torn textbook, seen the names of students from years ago, the ripped pages, and wondered how old the book you're holding is? The answer might surprise you. Believe it or not, some of our textbooks materials are more than two decades old! From our history books to our student dicti...

Semester 2 Guide

Semester 2 Guide

Nabil Elsayad, A&E and School Culture Reporter

February 4, 2019

Semester one may have not been the best semester for you, but there are ways to improve and succeed in semester two. These are some of my own tips, along with the tips of our deans, Ms. Barbara Rittenhouse and Mr. Yavuz Durmus, who have realized what helps their students and what doesn’t. Step one:...

Leading at Lotus

Leading at Lotus

Zekarias Tareke, Sports Reporter

January 30, 2019

Lotus has had a historic year, setting multiple sport records and reaching milestones. From soccer points to basketball three pointers made, our teams have worked extremely hard and proved countless times that we have what it takes to be statistic leaders. The first record of the school year came...

The Big Brother & Big Sister Program

The Big Brother & Big Sister Program

Ryann Hima, News Reporter

January 30, 2019

The Big Brother/ Big Sister program is looking for mature middle and high school students to come and volunteer. This program is essential in providing elementary school students with the support they need. The program will be on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:20 to 4:15 pm. This is a great opportunity...

New Year, New Cheer

New Year, New Cheer

Aisha El Dursi, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2019

Since the beginning of the cheer program, two years ago the team skills have grown exponentially. A majority of students and teachers who attend the games can really see that the cheer squad has improved drastically! Senior Johanna Garcia says, “I feel like the cheerleaders have shaken off their tim...

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