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Seniors trying to push back decision day

Seniors trying to push back decision day

Stef Wojcik, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

The developments of mass closures due to COVID-19 are making high school seniors question how to gain information about prospective colleges with the May 1st decision day quickly approaching. Nervous and frustrated seniors have not gotten the opportunity to visit their potential schools and are struggling...

No parking checks in AMS lot

Jennifer Ellis, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

This 2019-2020 school year AMS lot parking checks have become inconsistent, to say the least. Most years Seniors are the only students allowed to park in the lot as a last year privilege. But this year the parking lot is full of students who shouldn’t really be there. Half of the parking spots are...

Shining Stars

Shining Stars

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

April 1, 2020

Shining Stars is a local nonprofit founded in 2001 and provides a trip to Aspen for children and their families challenged with pediatric cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. Throughout the week the Stars participate in many different activities such as skiing, snowboarding, mono skiing, dancing,...

Same Tharyn, different position.

Same Tharyn, different position.

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

March 31, 2020

PRESS RELEASE - Today, March 31, 2020, at 2:00 pm there was a virtual BOE meeting to announce that the Superintendent for Aspen School District will be David Baugh and our very own AHS principal Tharyn Mulberry will be the Assistant Superintendent. Dr. Tom Heald will continue to serve as the Interim...

Coronavirus changes travel

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The recent outbreak of COVID-19, a highly contagious virus that has affected approximately 109,967 people globally as of March 9th, 2020, has forced many community changes to be made and has caused many events and future trips to be canceled. This new and fast-spreading sickness has made a lasting...

Four highlights from New York Fashion Week

Four highlights from New York Fashion Week

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

On February 3rd, 2020, the infamous New York Fashion week began, showcasing hundreds of talented designers. Most of the designers we’re not high-end brands. These new names in fashion sent social media into a frenzy. Stars from the new Netflix show “Cheer” gave the models their famous “mat-talk”...

Flight accident

Flight accident

Hannah Popish, Writer

March 6, 2020

On January 27, a small Cirrus SR22 made a forced landing four miles from the Aspen airport\; near Woody Creek. After pulling the aircraft’s parachute, the pilots and passengers walked away unharmed and were eventually found by the local Mountain Rescue team two hours later. The passengers were a...

The new superintendent

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The Board of Education at the Aspen School District has been searching for a new superintendent to begin in August 2020. In December they hired a national firm called Hazard Young, and Attea to help guarantee the right decision is made for the Aspen School District. The firm gathered information from...

Press Release: Glen X

Press Release: Glen X

Emily Kinney, News Editor

March 4, 2020

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO: The 2020 Spring Glen X Career Fair is taking place on March 5, 2020, at Glenwood Springs High School. Six high schools from Aspen to Parachute will be in attendance and will have the chance to talk to more than 150 businesses and professionals about career paths and summer opportunities....

Who was Kobe?

Who was Kobe?

Stella McAniff, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

The man, the myth, the legend, Kobe Bryant, was killed on January 26th in a helicopter crash, which also took the lives of eight others, including his daughter, Giana. Bryant was a cultural icon in life as well as death. His death left the world in shock. Bryant was one of the most famous basketball...

Earth Group takes next step making school Earth-friendly

Earth Group takes next step making school Earth-friendly

Kayla Tehrani, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Aspen High School’s Earth Group is taking the initiative to start a district-wide composting project. Travis Moore, the AHS biology teacher, as well as a multitude of AHS students are working with custodial staff to implement a more eco-friendly waste management system. The Earth Group’s composting...

China’s History of Organ Harvesting

China’s History of Organ Harvesting

Stella McAniff, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

China has been harvesting organs from prisoners (typically Uighur and Feng Sung) - some even still alive - according to an international tribunal that took place in London in June. Currently, the transplant industry is worth more than 1 billion dollars, and China has been cashing in for decades. The...