THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Kelley Francis: AHS’s record-breaking athlete

Kelley Francis: AHS’s record-breaking athlete

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


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Ambitious, hard-working, sophomore Kelley Francis approaches the height of her second season on the AHS varsity girls soccer team after her record-breaking freshman year. Last year, Francis not only made varsity as a freshman, but she also scored 32 goals--breaking the single-season record for go...

Fourth Quarter: a stressful, unmotivated nine weeks

Fourth Quarter: a stressful, unmotivated nine weeks

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


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‘Tis the season of senioritis and extreme lack of motivation. As AHS students approach the middle of the fourth quarter, stress levels spike significantly while their motivation and quality of work plummet. The rapid approach of IB exams, finals, and important end of the year events create a lot...

Thoughts of teachers and staff of ASD regarding the Culture and Climate Survey

Thoughts of teachers and staff of ASD regarding the Culture and Climate Survey

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


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A note to readers: Data reported in this article is from an anonymous survey of 19 staff members in the Aspen School District conducted by the Skier Scribbler and does not reflect the beliefs of the entire district. Those interested in having a more in-depth interview on the record were given the oppor...

Aspen High’s College Case Study

Aspen High’s College Case Study

Maeve McGuire, News Editor

April 16, 2019


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For many high school students, constructing a college application is a formidable and intimidating task. Knowing what virtues schools seek within their student body is a completely elusive concept for many college applicants. Luckily, for AHS sophomores and juniors, the Office of College Counseling wi...

Profile on Zuleika Hanson

Profile on Zuleika Hanson

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


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At AHS, several students have hectic schedules due to multi-athletic commitments. One of them is Zuleika Hanson, a sophomore at AHS, who participates in four varsity sports. Hanson’s peers know her for being a natural born athlete.  “I do Volleyball in the fall, Basketball in the winter and b...