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The Q-man Classic

On August 23rd, hundreds of HR students ran the Q-man Classic. The four year tradition began with an idea from former HR students. Dominick Douglass and Colin Vest founded this run, and Douglass has begun teaching here at HR. In 2009, a sophomore named Quinton Sanford was doing one of his favorite hobbies, running, when he collapsed and died on the way to the hospital. In tribute to him HR hosts the Q-man race annually. “We thought that other people should try to emulate how he lived,” said Douglass, “We wanted to leave a legacy for a student who was a model citizen and a model friend.” The funds from Q-man are donated to a charity called Autism Speaks. Quinton himself had autism, and often spoke highly of Autism Speaks. Katie Clifford, who organized the Q-Man for the past few years, says that “Q-man classic is a fantastic opportunity to see students come together and do something good.” “Everyone loved Q-man,” said Jerry Goings, HR principal, “it was devastating when he died.” Jade Zimmerman, Staff Reporter

HRHS Showcase


Highlands Ranch High School Open House Showcase

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Advanced Placement Information session 6:00-6:30 p.m. in the HRHS Gymnasium.

Come learn why HRHS is the right choice for you and your family.

The event will include:

Information about the Advanced Placement Program
Q&A Session with our teachers regarding course offerings
Getting Involved at HRHS: Activities and Athletics
Graduation Requirements and College Readiness
School Safety Overview
The Arts in Action
Club, Activity, and Athletic Fair

After Prom


Jerry Goings put out an email and letter (10/8) regarding a fundraiser that is currently going on in support of our 2015 After Prom. We are asking every HRHS family to make a donation to support this years After Prom, our suggested donation amount is $30 per family. Donations can be made thru Rev Track, through your portal account. It will take you to the web store, click on the donations tab, then click on the After Prom tab and follow the directions to make your payment. If you prefer, you may drop off a check made out to HRHS After Prom, simply drop it off in the main office. Your help with this fundraiser supports our efforts to put on a safe, alcohol free event for all our students after the Prom dance is done. It's a wonderful Ranch tradition that many students have enjoyed and participated in. Thanks for your support - HRHS After-Prom Fundraising Committee

Introducing eBooks with OverDrive!


We are happy to add OverDrive as our platform for accessing ebooks and audiobooks in a variety of formats, for a variety of devices. Douglas County faculty, staff, and students can access over 1,800 digital audiobook and Ebook titles, including professional development titles and elementary through adult level fiction and nonfiction. Visit the Learning Commons page at to find out more!

Support Choir- Go to a Nuggets Game!


Talons will be singing the National Anthem at the Denver Nuggets game on November 12th at 7:00! Visit to buy tickets. Choir will receive $3 per ticket purchased through this site only.