The impact of recently deceased Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, who died of Stage IV Colon Cancer on August 28, 2020.

Sophia Greiper, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2020 after suffering from stage 3 and 4 colon cancer since 2016. While Boseman has acted in many shows and movies, such as 42 and Get On Up, he is most known for his role as King T’Challa in Black Panther. Boseman's role in Black Panther has inspired many, as his...

Tony Hawk video game review

Flipped skateboard featuring unique graphics.

Brenon Reed, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

   Skateboarding has been around for decades, and the most recognized skateboarder is Tony Hawk. Hawk founded his own skateboard company, Birdhouse, in 1992. Hawk was the first to complete the “900” (two and a half rotation spin) during the 1999 summer X Games. On top of pushing the sport forwar...

AHS blasting off with Rocketbook

Kayla Tehrani, Business Manager

September 22, 2020

 This year, AHS did something new and gave each student and teacher a Rocketbook. The Rocketbook was given to students as a means of taking notes without wasting paper, as well as providing legible scans of homework in a timely and streamlined manner.  The Rocketbook is essentially an erasable ...

Apps and actions to ditch distractions during online learning

Student using Flora, a app where users can grow a virtual garden, to prevent distractions on their phone during online learning.

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Before March of 2020, the atmosphere at AHS was one that supported learning through talking and listening in person. In this environment, phones were in pockets, teachers peered over students’ shoulders to make sure they were focused, and there was no temptation to do anything but listen and learn....

Two hour break student activities

Alice Collins (left) and Bo Melton relax on a deck during the two hour lunch period.

Jenny Ellis, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

After two 75 minute classes in the morning, students are given a break to relax and get off screens. AHS administrators anticipated this desire and decided to add a break from 10:40 to 12:40 to give students a chance to reset and check on their mental health. With so much time on their hands, it can...

Summer Expectations vs. Reality

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

September 14, 2020

The Summer of 2020 was supposed to be the best one yet, filled with paddle-boarding down Stillwater, licking ice cream from Paradise, traveling to tropical locations, and sleepovers with friends. This was a new decade and, for many, a fresh start from 2019. The summer of 2020 should have happened...

Sweetdark, a new poetry book by Savannah Brown

Sweetdark is set to be released on October 8th and is currently available for pre-order. This book marks the third publication in Savannah Brown's portfolio.

Aja Schiller, News Editor

September 14, 2020

In the past few years, minimalist poetry books with silky covers and delicate drawings on every other page have taken over America. Rupi Kaur, Caroline Kaufman, and Courtney Peppernell, are just a few authors whose books have sold by thousands and appear to be mainly marketed towards young women. Youtubers...

Photo Essay by Oliver Semple

Oliver Semple, Staff Photographer

May 27, 2020


Not new but learning

Delaney Tullar

May 27, 2020


Top 10 albums to listen to

Local Tim Reed listening to music during quarantine.

Brenon Reed, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Quarantining is a necessity, but is very boring for every student out there. Way too much free time is very nice until you can't do anything, ever. A very simple and entertaining way to get through these times is to listen to music. If you typically only listen to one genre, experiment by finding a new...

“Too Hot To Handle” reveiw

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Ava Cherry, Writing Ediotor

May 20, 2020

Netflix’s newest dating show, Too Hot to Handle missed the mark, as it strayed from its initial premise. Too Hot to Handle aims to spice up the standard basic dating show algorithm. Similar to most other dating shows, a group of attractive singles are sent on a tropical getaway. The contestants,...