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Sports season nears end for school year

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira. Basketball Wrap Up - Boys and Girls Following the end of the basketball season, all seniors from both girls’ and boys’ teams participated in the Arby’s All Star Game. Seniors from teams around the San Luis Valley (SLV)  region were able to practice and compete together one last time for their friends and families in an exciting showcase.  The Cowboys had a total of seven competitors (five male and two female) who competed in the event. Along with the game, athletes competed in a three-point shootout and a dunk contest.  This event brought together not only athletes but communities and...

CCS students to create mural for Crestone Town Park stage

By Sequoia Sirois The town of Crestone has always had many community projects going on throughout the years. Projects range from cleaning up the roads of trash for Earth Day, establishing a new town park for the kids, to building a new show stage for community performances.  This year a new project is being brought forward, to captivate really just how much the members of this community love bringing their artistic talents to the table. This new project was introduced by art teacher Kristy Knight and local artist GiGi Douglas. The project will be an outer space-themed mural as a backdrop,...

Sports transition: Bball ends and track runs

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  HS Boys Basketball ends After a tough 73-39 playoff loss against the Stratton Eagles the Moffat Cowboys season officially comes to an end. The Cowboys finished their season with a 13-8 record while also qualifying for the Colorado Regional Playoff. Over the course of the past four years the Moffat Cowboys have qualified twice for Regionals; the last time Moffat schools has done so was more than twenty years ago.  This is a feat that should be acknowledged along with the five seniors who will be graduating. Players such as Robert Morley, Ziah Pesqueira, Noble Cole, Riley Heater, and...

Puerto Rico! 

CCS Seniors mix education, culture, art and fun in their out-of-country trip By Sequoia Sirois. The Crestone Charter School (CCS) gives amazing diverse learning opportunities to all students.  LINK high schoolers are given the lucky chance to go places out of the United States mainland. LINK is a reference to seniors and their “link” between childhood and adulthood and post-graduation endeavors.  LINK students have gone on many adventurous, fun, academic-driven trips to many parts of the world, including Costa Rica, Brazil and Hawaii. Students left March 25 for the Puerto Rico trip, which runs through April 8. Students worked hard to fundraise...

Moffat Archers participated in the 2024 NASP Colorado State Virtual Tournament on Tuesday, February 27th, with 30 students participating. This is the most important tournament of the season for our archers. Competitors will shoot 30 arrows to score. Scoring officials will submit results to the State NASP Coordinator and Colorado State Titles will be announced in the first week of March.

Moffat sports 

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  Moffat Boys Basketball: The Moffat Cowboys have finished the regular season with a 13-6 record; solidifying themselves a place in the regional playoffs. The Cowboys most recently faced the Sierra Grande Panthers in a district play-in tournament. Unfortunately, the team came short, taking a 48-43 loss in a nail biting game.  Despite the loss, the cowboys will still advance into the 1A Regional Playoffs, resulting in them ranking in the top 32 teams.  The cowboys are taking the underdog route and are looking for an upset against number 4 ranked Stratton Eagles. If they win they will advance into the...

Phone policy reins in use

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  The phone policy in CCS has been a major topic throughout previous months of the school year. Earlier in January there was a discussion about the phone policy throughout the school, particularly for high school and middle school students.  In the January CCS Eaglet an informal survey of students and teachers indicated mixed responses, including that many students ignore teachers when told to put their phones away. Since then, there have been revisions in the policy. According to the official cell phone policy adopted in January 2024: In order to support student learning, cell phones are not allowed in...

CCS students activities

Student trip to capital Middle School students recently took a trip to the Colorado State Capital.  Students visited as representatives of the Crestone Charter School on Advocacy Day and meet with Senator Cleave Simpson and Representative Matthew Martinez, bringing to their attention the need for a Recreation Center for Crestone. In front, from left  to right: Shoshanna Beelendorf, Kamala Cornell, Clarity Weeks, Zena Speicher (lower stance), Unnah Bradley (behind), Zara Talbert(peace sign).   Back: Denise Vargas, Mavrick Caruso, Naiya Kinney-Cabeza (not visible), Alden Tieder. photo by Sunia Beelendorf Interactive nature walk signs Next time you enter the CCS forest area you will see laminated green...

CCS students to create mural for Crestone Town Park stage

By Sequoia Sirois The town of Crestone has always had many community projects going on...

Sports transition: Bball ends and track runs

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  HS Boys Basketball ends After a tough 73-39 playoff loss against the Stratton...

Puerto Rico! 

CCS Seniors mix education, culture, art and fun in their out-of-country trip By Sequoia Sirois. The...

Moffat Archers participated in the 2024 NASP Colorado State Virtual Tournament on Tuesday, February...

Moffat sports 

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  Moffat Boys Basketball: The Moffat Cowboys have finished the regular season with a...

Phone policy reins in use

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira  The phone policy in CCS has been a major topic throughout previous...

CCS students activities

Student trip to capital Middle School students recently took a trip to the Colorado State...

Shorter weeks for ‘24-‘25

By Sequoia Sirois. Crestone Charter School students will return this fall semester with a big...

Moffat sports: New season starts  

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira. Boys’ basketball in first The Moffat Cowboys have been very successful in their...

Roses fund trip

By Sequoia Sirois. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, high schoolers attending Crestone Charter...

CCS class heads to  hair and fashion show 

By Phoebe Teider. The Crestone Charter School cosmetology class is attending the Undertone Hair and...

Spring 2024 CCS Eagle staff The CCS Eaglet staff for the spring semester poses with...

Mixed signals on cell use from teachers and students

By Soma Long. In Crestone Charter School (CCS), students from middle school through high school...

Moffat sports recaps and a look into the next year

By Ziah Pesqueira. Girls/Boys - wrestling Wresting continues in January and the schedule will be updated...

International travel benefits CCS students

By Zenna. International and local travel has allowed Crestone Charter School (CCS) students the opportunity...

Sports Updates – December

By Ziah Knight-Pesqueira. Middle School basketball RecapWith two games remaining in the middle school basketball...

Yearbook effort is a rewarding task

By Phoebe Tieder.I've been a student at the Crestone Charter School for 11 years....

Better food…from farm to (school) table? 

Exploring ways to improve the food students eat By Zenna. Healthy meals for schools are not...

CCS Eaglet takes flight

By the Eaglet staff. Crestone Charter School, in partnership with The Crestone Eagle, is introducing...

Meet the Eaglet Staff

Zenna ~ editor My name is Zenna. I am currently a student at Crestone Charter...
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