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AHS Earth Club: Working Towards a Waste Free School

AHS Earth Club: Working Towards a Waste Free School

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 13, 2018


Filed under News

Throughout the last decade, global warming has gained lots of attention around the world, beginning to alarm people about the effects of humanity on our planet. As the human population keeps producing waste and other harmful substances with no end in sight, many people have begun to fight back agains...

Athlete of The Month: November 2017

Athlete of The Month: November 2017

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

During the fall season, Aspen High School offers 8 sports and half of the student body participates in some form of athletics. Athletics aren't only beneficial to kids physically, they help develop cognitive skills such as leadership, self esteem, goal setting, and teamwork. “Athletics teach life...

iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

We all know the feeling of buying a new iPhone, but the excitement dies down shortly after a brand new and technologically advanced iPhone comes out months later. 10 years after the original iPhone revolutionized the world, Apple’s latest product, the iPhone X, with a retail price of $1,149.00, is...

The rise of a new religion : Pastafarianism

The rise of a new religion : Pastafarianism

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News

A lot of people across the globe use religion to explain the unknown, and gain motivation and dedication. Most religions have a very sacred, spiritual, and serious vibe towards them that sometimes scares people off. Pastafarianism is a laid back, relaxed and easy going religion that also has the same...

Different Country, Same Racing Skis

Different Country, Same Racing Skis

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

While most American kids spend their summers on the beach or at home, Chilean student athlete Carolina Jimenez, 16,  spends her summer in Aspen to race for Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club.  Jimenez grew up in Santiago, Chile,  and skis for Andes ski club during her winter ski season. She said...

AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Pom poms flew as the spirit teams of the state of Colorado competed to win the first place title and make it to Nationals. Over the weekend of December 8th to the 10th, the AHS dance team went to State Championships in Denver. The varsity competition team consisted of 12 AHS student who danced in th...

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Sam Kahn, News Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under News

  Music teacher Kyle Jones, an avid fan of Deadmau5 and Odesza, wants to make music an intrinsic part of the culture at AHS. Jones, who also teaches IB Film, believes that music is an essential part of the AHS curriculum and is working to rethink the music program to make it more appealing for stud...

From Stage to Class

From Stage to Class

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

One of the most iconic characters to take the stage at Theatre Aspen last summer was Tracy Turnblad, the lively teenager from Baltimore who stars in Hairspray. Taylor Hartsfield, who sang and danced her way to the Corny Collins Show in Hairspray, is filling in until April for AHS theater teacher Lo...

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  Schools use a standardized grading system to judge their student’s work, and a student’s GPA (grade point average) is considered by colleges, which can determine a student’s acceptance. Recently, the AHS English department visited Fairview High School in Fairview, Colorado to observe t...

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Annually, child protective services deems over 700,000 children abused or neglected, and takes them into custody. Over the month of November, a group of freshman at AHS, have been raising money to make care packages for little girls who have been separated from their families because of abuse or neglect....

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

At AHS, students commonly consider the staff to be a group with uniform traits and values, homogeneous in almost all aspects. However social studies teacher, Christopher Wheatley, sticks out amongst the rest. Having taught at AHS for about 10 years, almost every student has had a interaction with Whea...

Molly Ben-Hamoo: Accomplished Author at 17

Molly Ben-Hamoo: Accomplished Author at 17

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It's often difficult to get the average high school student to write more than a one-page paper for class, let alone anything in their free time. AHS senior, Molly Ben-Hamoo, is no average high schooler as she has recently completed her first novel, Woomates (a reference to her twin sister). The 50,000 words, or app...