The Walk

The Walk

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Philippe Petit, a young French street performer, opens the film The Walk by describing his early onset passion for walking the wire. As his skills grow, so do his aspirations to express himself artistically. In accordance with his dreams to walk the highest wire ever before, the World Trade Towers are...

8 Things to Look Forward to This Fall

8 Things to Look Forward to This Fall

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The crisp air of autumn is blowing through our little valley and a slight chill is coming with it. The ground was soft with a blanket of yellow and red, now turning crunchy and crisp. Our mountain’s colors are fading. There are so many aspects of autumn to be admired and absorbed. It has wonderful ...

L.A. Director Brings “Romeo Is Bleeding” to Aspen

L.A. Director Brings “Romeo Is Bleeding” to Aspen

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The week of September 25-30 brought the Aspen Film Fest to our small town. With this came Jason Zeldes’ first film, the documentary, Romeo Is Bleeding.  The Aspen Film Festival sent this movie and its director, Jason Zeldes, and its producer, Michael Klein, to AHS for a visit and a showing of thei...

Fall Play Preview

Julia Haugan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year, the fall play class of twelve students is going to try their hand at performing Aesop Refabled at the Black Box on November 18 though the 20th. The play consist of eight classic Aesop fables that have been modernized and turned into typical high school scenarios.  This year, the play is be...

By the Book with Adam O’Bryan

By the Book with Adam O’Bryan

Charlie Van Allen, Guest Writer

October 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What books are on your nightstand? At the moment I have House of Rain by Craig Childs, The Martian by Andy Weir, Beowulf (Seamus Heaney translation), and Dharma Punx by Noah Levine. What kind of reader were you in high school? I was always an avid reader when I was young, but when I hit high schoo...

Anti- Depression Cherry: Beach House Excites with Latest Release

Anti- Depression Cherry: Beach House Excites with Latest Release

Harry Kahn, News Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

   As the school year begins, and the familiar pressures of homework, sports and extracurriculars start dampening the spirit, a transitional soundtrack is necessary for survival.  Depression Cherry, the new album from Baltimore based, dream pop duo Beach House is just the antidote to the beginning of school ...

What AHS English Teacher Are You?

What AHS English Teacher Are You?

Katherine Doherty, Design Editor

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Take the new "What AHS English Teacher Are You?" quiz and find out if you and your favorite English teacher are more similar than you thought! Click Here

By the Book Interview with Christin Kay

Charles Van Allen, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Christin Kay, English teacher at AHS, gives an interesting and informative interview about her favorite books and her favorites genres. Enjoy!

Get Your Cast On: How to Get Into Fly Fishing

Get Your Cast On: How to Get Into Fly Fishing

Charles Van Allen, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The sun was shining, and the fish were jumping; it was time to go fly fishing. Fly fishing is a great way to be outside for a long period of time, without taking a toll on your body. So, instead of staying indoors all summer and playing video games, I suggest that you start fly fishing. It may seem like...

SkierScribbler’s Summer Playlist

SkierScribbler’s Summer Playlist

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Summer brings all sorts of new memories, from beach vacations to traveling the world, laughing with friends over a bonfire, backpacking in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, or even just the calm night sitting on your back deck taking in the world.  This is great and all, but what is a great summer memory...

Colorado Summer Bucket List

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Aspen is one of the most beautiful places in the world. With lush green mountainsides and roaring rivers, Aspen has so much to offer. However, it is also nice to venture out of this wonderful little town on occasion as well. This summer bucket list has interesting and fun activities locally, and in many...

An Aspen Hiking Guide

An Aspen Hiking Guide

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The sun is shining. Leaves on the tree reflect a vibrant green, the flower’s petals gently sway with the wind. There isn’t a cloud in the sky to be seen, but you do not know that. You cannot see all of the beauty around because this hike is just too hard. Your eyes haven't moved up from the treacherous...