Wednesday Workshops: community through learning

AHS students and staff attending
January 15, 2021

On December 3rd, Aspen High School began virtual workshops to provide students with new learning experiences and a sense of community. Members of the community and some students have volunteered to...

Power to Pakistan’s Covid-19 masks help girls achieve their dreams

Power to Pakistan club members sew masks while socially distanced last summer.
January 12, 2021

In Pakistan, two out of three girls do not know how to read or write, and 5.6 million girls lack access to education. One club at AHS is helping students in Pakistan fulfill their dreams of attending school....

COVID and the holidays

Elijah Goldman (back) and Bo Melton are towed behind a car on a sled in a Snowmass neighborhood on Christmas Eve.
January 11, 2021

This holiday season contained complex elections, COVID stats skyrocketing, and virtual visits with loved. Without typical holiday traditions or activities available to most people, many were left brainstorming...

Winter activities in Aspen: the alternative to skiing

A great skiing alternative, the Snowmass light exhibition at night. Located adjacent to the Skittles gondola on Snowmass mountain.
January 11, 2021

Aspen holds its place as one of the most popular ski resorts in the US. But contrary to popular belief, not all locals enjoy skiing during the winter months. Some even opt for different snowy or non-snowy...

New pilot Robert Holton soars to great heights

AHS junior Robert Holton posing with his new Private Pilot's license by an AHS plane.
January 8, 2021

17-year-old junior, Robert Holton, is the latest AHS student to earn his Private Pilot license in the 2020-2021 school year. Three AHS students have earned their certifications through the AHS flight...

A needle away from recovery

Luke O’Callaghan, AHS graduate and current AVH Operating Room Purchasing Agent, receives his vaccine as part of the 1A group in early January.
January 8, 2021

As an enormous Covid-19 tidal wave sweeps across the United States, hope for recovery is a needle away. With two Covid-19 vaccines recently approved by the FDA (Federal Drug Association), the pandemic's...

A glance back at 2020

Local protestors marching in the streets to support Black Lives Matter.
January 8, 2021

A look back at the year of solitude and tragedy with touches of success and inspiration.   January Jan. 3 - President Donald Trump was notified of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. Jan....

What does level red mean for tourism?

On a quiet Friday in May, 2020, Aspen Square sits empty with quiet stores some of theses stores are completely empty  and some are just closed due to the pandemic.
January 8, 2021

Skiing attracts people from all around the world especially here in Aspen. But are the tourists that travel here really taking into consideration how many people Aspen can handle during this time, and...

AHS teachers coping with constant changes

The uncertain atmosphere due to COVID-19 has caused unsettling emotions within both the student body and the faculty.
December 15, 2020

Students at Aspen High School were invited to participate in a hybrid model that incorporated both in person and remote learning. This model broke students up into two different cohorts, which switch off...

In-person learning at AES and ACS provides hope for safe in-person learning

Students sit outside at Aspen Community School during in-person learning on a recent morning.
November 30, 2020

This fall, teachers and students at Aspen Elementary and Community Schools successfully returned to classrooms, which shows hope for safe in-person learning in the future. Both schools shifted from...

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