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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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 ...

After Pittsburgh massacre, Aspen’s houses of worship consider adding more security

After Pittsburgh massacre, Aspen’s houses of worship consider adding more security

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Under the Chabad Jewish Community Center’s stately chandeliers and white vaulted ceiling, a standing-room-only crowd of Jewish and non-Jewish mourners gathered in remembrance of the Pittsburgh massacre victims and to discuss the safety of Aspen’s places of worship. In one of the deadliest att...

Aspen Mountain opens early:

Aspen Mountain opens early:

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Opening Day of Aspen Mountain came early this year and skiers were ready to hit the slopes. There were 175 acres of terrain open and 25 trails with an 11-14 inch base. According to aspensnowmass.com, this season’s forecast for snowfall predicts an average year, but thanks to several early storms...

Jojo Siwa: High Ponies and Wholesomeness

Jojo Siwa: High Ponies and Wholesomeness

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Jojo Siwa, most commonly known for her two seasons on the television show Dance Moms, is now worth $8 million for selling hair bows. She is 15. Although Jojo Siwa's time on Dance Moms was short, she became known for her unique, youthful wardrobe and the huge hair bows she wore every day. After leaving...

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a beautiful disaster

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a beautiful disaster

Kristen Spang, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

With its dazzling scenery and mystical characters, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a must-see for kids and parents. The film, directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston, takes on a unique perspective of the traditional ballet and incorporates an imaginative outlook on the characters. Mac...

Professional development at AHS

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Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Compared to other districts, the Aspen School District (ASD) exceeds the set expectations of Professional development through unique opportunities and a highly motivated staff. Professional development is a way for teachers to augment their craft and learn new teaching techniques to accommodate e...

The Bass Drops and the Weekends Pop

The Bass Drops and the Weekends Pop

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Projects

Everyone loves Friday’s but AHS has taken lunch in the commons to a new level with students, and staff, freely dancing and singing along to a weekly music playlist. Music Fridays have become an AHS weekly occurrence during lunch. This event is run by the student senate and has given students the lux...

Amanda Trendell: a backstory

Amanda Trendell: a backstory

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

One of the most beloved staff members in the Aspen High School has worked here for less than a year. Since starting work at AHS, Athletics Department Administrative Assistant Amanda Trendell has been appreciated and adored by the girls' lacrosse players, ex-ed students, and colleagues. She moved t...