The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The 2023-2024 YIN class at Margys Hut on June 13th, 2023.

Youth In Nature Sparks Interest Outdoor Stewardship

Elsa Tullar, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2024

Youth In Nature (YIN) is a year-long paid internship program powered by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) open to 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students from Aspen to Parachute. YIN aims to connect students...

Robert Helsing skiing in powder on January 7 on Aspen Mountain.

Robert Helsing: Skier to Non-Profit Founder, CEO

Quintessa Frisch February 6, 2024

Non-profit organizations are catalysts for implementing positive change in communities. Their impact is amplified by dedicated individuals, stereotypically in their 40s or 50s. The Aspen Inclusion Project,...

Aspen School District’s turf field, found directly behind the middle school.

Humans of Aspen

January 18, 2024

Students browsing on ASD WiFi Networks often encounter blocked websites.

A Watchful Eye: ASD Can Monitor All Internet Traffic

Owen Crzu-Abrams, Staff Writer January 16, 2024

Digital privacy is foreign to many and yet applicable to all. In April 2023, Italy banned ChatGPT due to “a suspected breach of Europe’s strict privacy regulations.” The United States doesn’t have...

Aspen Mountain Guide school battling extensive injuries.

Experiential Outdoors: Aspen Mountain Guide School

Stella Iverson and Rylee Smith December 21, 2023

An exceptionally unique course has been offered at Aspen High School known as ‘Aspen Mountain Guide School’. This course presents both aspects of active involvement and leadership development through...

Artwork of an alien.

The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Stella Iverson, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2023

Scientifically, the possibility of aliens existing is extremely high. There are countless myths and stories of people wearing tin foil hats to protect their minds from being taken over by aliens or unexpected...

Sustainable Appliances you can Invest in that can Lower your Freshwater Usage

Stella Iverson, Editor-In-Chief December 8, 2023

The extra use of freshwater can lead to higher findings of natural and human pollutants. When less water goes down the drain, there will be more water in lakes, streams, and rivers. There are many ways...

Forecast showing the probability of an El Niño, La Niña, and Neutral phase between the summer of 2022 and the spring of 2023.

El Nino Unleashes Weather Whirlwind: Blanketed Regions Across the West

Elsa Tullar, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2023

Throughout the Aspen community, we are all still riding on an all-time high from last year's record-breaking winter season. But everyone better buckle up because the ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation)...

Aspen School District’s turf field, found directly behind the middle school.

Scheduling Challenges of the Aspen School District Turf

Hallie Zilberman, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

Smoothly running and organizing all of the AHS athletic spaces is complex and extremely difficult. As an Aspen community member, learning about the different amenities can be informative and valuable....

Students and families from all over the Western Slope gather at the Aspen Middle School parking lot on October 1st, 2023 to talk to the numerous college reps inside the white tents.

Do Students at Aspen High School Really Know the Importance of the College Fair?

Sydney Klausman, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

During the fall season of every year, the Aspen Middle School Parking lot fills with large white tents and hundreds of informational booths, as college representatives from all over the country flock together...

Kim Zimmer visits San Francisco on fall break 2023.

Kim Zimmer Takes the Lead

Rylee Smith November 13, 2023

Kimberly Zimmer is taking on the role of enhancing technology at Aspen High School through her updated position as the co-director of learning and innovation. Her previous position, as a tech integrator,...

A screenshot of the International Baccalaureate Logo on an acceptance letter into the Psychology Pilot Program.

AHS IB Psychology Pilot Program

Stella Iverson, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2023

Aspen High School's IB Psychology program is one of 30 schools chosen to participate in an open book exam pilot program The study allows students to have a teacher create a ‘cheat sheet’ for their...

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