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Aspen students rank top four in North America

Aspen students rank top four in North America

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

If you want to stay up to date with some up and coming, big time video games, Playerunknown's Battleground Mobile is the place to start! The teens of AHS have recently become obsessed with a new mobile game called Playerunknown's Battleground (Pubg Mobile for short). It first appeared as an online gam...

The Depression epidemic in the youth population

The Depression epidemic in the youth population

Kristen Spang, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Depression is a form of mental illness common in the United States. Many high schoolers face the constant pressure of trying to exceed in school and sports. Alongside this pressure is the overwhelming feeling of trying to fit into a society that does not accept easily and judges harshly. It would no...

Aspen High’s Fall Play Production

Aspen High’s Fall Play Production

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Fall Play Production has been a part of AHS tradition for years, and each year the show seems to be more magical than the last. Unfortunately, the play was postponed due to the failure to decide which production to put on. The performance was initially scheduled for the week after Thanksgiving and...

The woman behind the emails: Danielle Pratt

Maeve McGuire, News Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under News

Danielle Pratt, a name most students are familiar with through her monthly newsletters, once also walked the halls of a Tharyn-ruled high school- a unique similarity she is able to share with the students at AHS. Pratt, who attended Pueblo High School- where Tharyn was the vice principal at the time-...

AEF partnership with Olivela

AEF partnership with Olivela

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Earlier this week a new store in Aspen, Olivela, hosted a launch party for their partnership with the Aspen Education Foundation. The store plans to give 20% of their profits to AEF during December and will continue to support them online indefinitely. The store in Aspen has a wide variety of products...

What is an administrator’s role off of campus?

What is an administrator’s role off of campus?

Ethan Hunt, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, December 5th, the AHS hockey team participated in its first official home game of the season; during the match, AHS students were flooding with energy as they typically are during sporting events. Toward the end of the second period, however, many of them were asked to leave by AHS Admi...

Holy crepe! The Crepe Shack opens in Snowmass Village

Holy crepe! The Crepe Shack opens in Snowmass Village

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Picture this: exploring the small town of Snowmass Village after a hard day of skiing and you notice a chocolaty scent with a hint of strawberries. Following the scent will lead to an airy, light-colored creperie with a sign labeled “the Crepe Shack”. The tiny town at the base of Snowmass Mounta...

Jolaine Pfeifer: the adventurous story behind the AHS registrar

Jolaine Pfeifer: the adventurous story behind the AHS registrar

Chloe Brettmann, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Queen of PowerSchool and AHS Registrar Jolaine Pfeifer has been serving AHS students and the counseling office since 2015. But before moving to Aspen with her husband after college and later taking a job in the middle school, Pfeifer followed her family across the country and the world. “I grew up...

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

“Dior: From Paris to the World” is scribbled across the top of the entrance to the exhibit as people crowd inside. The entrance is shaded with a French building facade, hiding all the fashion house’s secrets within. Tickets for the exhibit were sold out for six weeks prior. The exhibit consists...

Ski CO terrain expansion into Pandora’s area on Aspen Mountain

Ski CO terrain expansion into Pandora’s area on Aspen Mountain

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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Ski Co has decided to expand terrain onto Pandora’s run and back side of Aspen Mountain in order to create a wider variety of difficult terrain. The Pandora terrain expansion covers 180 acres and is located directly south of Walsh’s run. Approximately 71 acres will be gladed terrain, similar ...

Tharyn Mulberry: a catalyst for academic achievement

Tharyn Mulberry: a catalyst for academic achievement

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It was Lunch time. The candidates for the new AHS  Principal position were strutting into the lunchroom in fancy business attire, hoping to make a good impression. All the candidates sat with board members and higher officials, except one, Tharyn Mulberry. Instead, he sat with a group of students. I...

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

8th-grade teacher at Aspen Middle School and Cross Country team coach Chris Keleher is driven by his dreams and lives life doing what he loves. Keleher grew up in the valley and is an avid runner who has dedicated his life to mentoring runners and students in the valley. Read on to find out more about ...