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Aspen Mountain to open early Nov. 17th

Aspen Mountain to open early Nov. 17th

Kayla Tehrani, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Aspen Mountain will be opening five days early for the season, on Sunday, November 17. Although they don’t know what will be opened yet, Aspen Skiing Company announced the opening on Thursday, November 8. The amount of trails and terrain that will be open depends on how much snow falls before the opening. While...

Aspen Board of Education election results

Aspen Board of Education election results

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Aspen School District Board of Education is in the midst of hiring a new superintendent and two new members were recently elected to the board. These changes, along with other shifts occurring in the district, will involve the whole community. On November 5th the Pitkin County voters elected two...

Dan Jansen represents AHS at national band competition

Dan Jansen represents AHS at national band competition

Kayla Tehrani, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Daniel Jansen, a junior at AHS, is the first student to be accepted into the All-National Honor Ensemble, a group of 120 high school students from around the country chosen to play in a prestigious symphony orchestra. Daniel Jansen has been playing the French Horn, his first choice in instrument, since...

Axel Livingston – Art Show

Axel Livingston – Art Show

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Local artist and AHS student, Axel Livingston, had his first art show this October 11th and 12th at the Aspen Hatter in town. His highest selling painting sold for 5,000 dollars. Livingston, who has been creating art for the past four years, entering the world of professional exhibits. “I wanted...

Vehicle strikes AHS student in crosswalk

Vehicle strikes AHS student in crosswalk

Katelyn O'Callaghan, News Editor

November 11, 2019

On Tuesday, November 5th, AHS junior Harry Valentine was hit by a truck while walking through the crosswalk at the intersection of Main and Third Street. Valentine was crossing the street on his way to catch the school bus around 7: 40 am when a truck did not stop at the crosswalk and struck him....

Only in New York!

Only in New York!

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

New York City is known as the city that never sleeps, and as a result business is always awake in NYC! At AHS, an annual Reese Henry business trip is held in New York to provide students with a vast amount of learning and experiential opportunities correlated with business. Students get to experience...

A simple way to be more healthy and productive at school

A simple way to be more healthy and productive at school

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

Students, teachers, and people all over the world spend hours each day sitting, which can have harmful effects such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, deep-vein thrombosis, and metabolic syndrome. However, there is an easy solution to these negative impacts that people may not be aware of. ...

Chairlift Chats with Charlie

Chairlift Chats with Charlie

Katelyn O'Callaghan, News Editor

November 7, 2019

AHS College Counseling department offers Chairlift Chats with Charlie, an innovative way to step outside of the walls of the office and into a more familiar environment. Chairlift chats with Charlie was an initiative implemented by AHS counselor, Charlie Laube, during the 2018/19 school year. Students...

Sunshine is the best medicine

Sunshine is the best medicine

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Picture this: it's a pleasant sunny day, and you are standing under the beaming glimmers of warm sun rays, with a lovely little breeze. To most, this experience makes them feel delightful, relaxed even. What most are unaware of is the plethora of benefits that spending time outside has on humans, physically...

Comfy culture

Comfy culture

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

November 4, 2019

Sweatpants are the go-to comfortable option as more people prioritize comfort yet look still want to look fashionable. Young entrepreneur Quinn Ramberg, a senior at Aspen High School, has done just that by creating a pair of sweatpants that are cute and comfortable. Many AHS students adore them and are...

Meeting the new IB Coodinator: Eileen Knapp

Meeting the new IB Coodinator: Eileen Knapp

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

This year Aspen High School I.B. students will have a new coordinator, Eileen Knapp, who has stepped into the position after Tamera Wilson’s, the former coordinator, departure. Knapp has been a math teacher at Aspen High School since 2011 and has been involved with the I.B program since 2014 working...

Lights on at AHS…24/7

Lights on at AHS…24/7

Ava Cherry, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

As students and faculty drive past the Aspen School District (ASD), the gleaming lights from hallways and classrooms illuminate the night. Many are left to wonder why these lights are still on, as the once-bustling halls appear barren. Community members may even become puzzled as they consider the...