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Departing Teachers: Alex Reginelli and Adam O’Bryan

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Aspen High School is in for significant changes next year in the English and Language departments. Alex Reginelli, the IB Spanish teacher, and Adam O’Bryan, an English teacher, are set on new paths for both their careers and personal lives. Reginelli will be in Parada, Columbia, teaching middle school math at ...

The Death of a Legendary Turf

The Death of a Legendary Turf

Ava Thornely and Stef Wojcik, Staff Writers

June 5, 2019

Aspen High School athletics is sad to announce the death of the legendary turf. It lived a long life of 13 years with many wins and memories; however, it will now be replaced...yes, replaced. The athletic department is ecstatic as the replacement will be a significant upgrade and will serve many mor...

The hardships and triumphs of owning a business in Aspen, Colorado

The hardships and triumphs of owning a business in Aspen, Colorado

Annika Nichols, Emily Kinney, Hannah Yeary, and Kaelyn Kroeger

June 4, 2019

Business owners face various challenges with owning companies in Aspen, Colorado that are not found in other cities. While businesses outside of the Roaring Fork Valley can count on having the opportunity to make a steady income throughout the entire year and their employees having places to live, business...

The plus-side of positivity

The plus-side of positivity

Aja Schiller and Katelyn O'Callaghan

June 4, 2019

Aspen High School prides itself on cultivating high functioning athletic teams as well as esteemed performances that bring recognition to the school, but it’s what makes a team great that AHS truly prides itself on. Whether it be the Swim Team or the Ski Team, positivity and good attitudes shape the wa...

ASD new enrollment lottery for 2019-2020 school year

Tessa Guthrie, Design Editor

June 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE— The Aspen School District will be accepting enrollments through lottery from out-of-district students next fall for the 2019-2020 school year. The district is accepting 25 students, who are limited to enrolling in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th grade. The are also seeking 11th g...

Breaking Down Walls: The El Paso Border Immersion Program

Breaking Down Walls: The El Paso Border Immersion Program

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Student activists from all over the Roaring Fork Valley are about to embark on a trip designed to broaden horizons and create awareness about the conditions in a location prevalent in today’s politics and society: the US-Mexico Border. After the conclusion of school in early June, students from Glen...

Wasteful ways at AHS

Wasteful ways at AHS

Katelyn O'Callaghan, News Editor

May 14, 2019

It happens every day. Students walk up to the composting, trash, and recycling bins with a bundle of assorted materials. Their eyes glint with confusion as they contemplate which item goes where. In a blur of frustration and desperation, the student throws everything into the trash bin, not realizing...

AHS club picks up trash to sponsor Guatemalan student

AHS club picks up trash to sponsor Guatemalan student

Tessa Guthrie, Design Editor

May 11, 2019

Trash that Aspen High School students are collecting this spring from underneath ski lifts and on the side of area roads will help support the education of a Guatemalan teenager. When the snow melts in spring, trash that was previously hidden suddenly appears in large amounts. Over two weekends in April a...

Getting ready for Beach Days at AHS

Getting ready for Beach Days at AHS

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

The grand re-opening of the AHS beach happened April 22, and now that the snow is melting it shore is fun to sit out on the beach during lunch. Since students are still stuck inside all day for classes, most choose to sit outside and enjoy the sunny blue skies and soak up some rays. Students can enjoy spi...

#Proudtobeaskierwithyou Movement

#Proudtobeaskierwithyou Movement

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

The #proudtobeaskier movement is a social media platform that strives to empower women's sports within the Aspen School District. The initiative was started by the girl’s golf coaches, Shannon Worth and Kate Korn, who are teachers at the Aspen School District. It was partly inspired by the Instagram ...

Trey Thorpe: The Life of a Spirited Athlete and Driven Student

Trey Thorpe: The Life of a Spirited Athlete and Driven Student

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

Between football, skiing, baseball, and additional conditioning, Trey Thorpe’s athletic hours range from 12 to 18 hours a week. With this, he must also set aside time for his academics as he takes three IB classes as well as AP calculus. Between his academic, athletic, and social life, though it's ch...

Megan Noonan travels to New Delhi for SEE curriculum launch

Megan Noonan travels to New Delhi for SEE curriculum launch

Chloe Brettmann, News Editor

May 3, 2019

AHS mathematics teacher and SEE (social, emotional, and ethical) learning curriculum coordinator Megan Noonan recently traveled to New Delhi, India for the global launch of the SEE curriculum. The curriculum was crafted by the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics at Emory University in p...