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Here House is here

Here House is here

September 17, 2019

Local Coffee House is known for its locally grown food and coffee, and now a club has been opened in connection to the cafe as a serviced sitting area for those who want to work and enjoy their coffee. Located on East Cooper  Avenue, next to Messaluna Here House opened in September 2019. Due to ...

AHS students take on International Baccalaureate

Storey Balko, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Each year, teachers and administration at AHS work hard to promote the ‘IB For All’ philosophy to rising Juniors. At the end of the year, sophomores are encouraged to sign up to take IB Diploma or as many IB classes as possible for the following school year. Due to this mentality, a school-wide debate...

The Ex Ed Lottery 2.0 – Out in the Open

The Ex Ed Lottery 2.0 – Out in the Open

Emily Kinney, News Editor

September 17, 2019

The Ex Ed Lottery - previously viewed by students as incomprehensible, a mystical power perhaps, or possibly rigged - is getting a facelift. After receiving feedback from students, teachers, and parents, the Ex Ed Committee collaborated with math teacher Josh Anderson and Junior Alex Appleby to develop...

Does new floating schedule ‘float’ your boat?

Does new floating schedule ‘float’ your boat?

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

After a series of deliberations with regards to the implementation of a new schedule, the modified agenda was passed and has been officially enforced at AHS. The schedule itself is a floating bell schedule. This means that with consistent 1-hour classes throughout the week, there are 4 periods (7th,...

The truth behind AHS cell phone pockets

The truth behind AHS cell phone pockets

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

This year, the school has initiated a new cell phone policy for AHS students which involves phone pockets in each classroom. The new policy aims to reduce distractions in the classroom, but since the implementation, there has been speculation that the new policy is being used to reduce vaping in the...

New Thematic Housing System to take place at AHS

New Thematic Housing System to take place at AHS

Tatum Diemer, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2019

At AHS, there has long been a push for a more inclusive and fun school environment by the Head Boys and Girls of each class. In previous years, this effort has taken the form of the class cup. However, the class cup served as a vague program that most students never participated in. As a result, this year’s ...

Departing Teachers: Alex Reginelli and Adam O’Bryan

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Aspen High School is in for significant changes next year in the English and Language departments. Alex Reginelli, the IB Spanish teacher, and Adam O’Bryan, an English teacher, are set on new paths for both their careers and personal lives. Reginelli will be in Parada, Columbia, teaching middle school math at ...

The Death of a Legendary Turf

The Death of a Legendary Turf

Ava Thornely and Stef Wojcik, Staff Writers

June 5, 2019

Aspen High School athletics is sad to announce the death of the legendary turf. It lived a long life of 13 years with many wins and memories; however, it will now be replaced...yes, replaced. The athletic department is ecstatic as the replacement will be a significant upgrade and will serve many mor...

The hardships and triumphs of owning a business in Aspen, Colorado

The hardships and triumphs of owning a business in Aspen, Colorado

Annika Nichols, Emily Kinney, Hannah Yeary, and Kaelyn Kroeger

June 4, 2019

Business owners face various challenges with owning companies in Aspen, Colorado that are not found in other cities. While businesses outside of the Roaring Fork Valley can count on having the opportunity to make a steady income throughout the entire year and their employees having places to live, business...

The plus-side of positivity

The plus-side of positivity

Aja Schiller and Katelyn O'Callaghan

June 4, 2019

Aspen High School prides itself on cultivating high functioning athletic teams as well as esteemed performances that bring recognition to the school, but it’s what makes a team great that AHS truly prides itself on. Whether it be the Swim Team or the Ski Team, positivity and good attitudes shape the wa...

ASD new enrollment lottery for 2019-2020 school year

Tessa Guthrie, Design Editor

June 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE— The Aspen School District will be accepting enrollments through lottery from out-of-district students next fall for the 2019-2020 school year. The district is accepting 25 students, who are limited to enrolling in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th grade. The are also seeking 11th g...

Breaking Down Walls: The El Paso Border Immersion Program

Breaking Down Walls: The El Paso Border Immersion Program

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Student activists from all over the Roaring Fork Valley are about to embark on a trip designed to broaden horizons and create awareness about the conditions in a location prevalent in today’s politics and society: the US-Mexico Border. After the conclusion of school in early June, students from Glen...