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A New Club at AHS

A New Club at AHS

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A homeless man stands in the cold, shivering. Dandy Lee, a 46 year old homeless man is walking home from a dinner set up by the Aspen Homeless Shelter. He is walking back to just a tent under bridge with few belongings. A new club this year focuses on helping the homeless of Aspen. Currently, there are ...

Reverse culture shock hits Aspens own Annabelle Ward

Reverse culture shock hits Aspens own Annabelle Ward

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News

A year in a life, a life in a year...That’s the mindset that many young people bring back home from their year abroad. Several language barriers... Culture shock... Intense homesickness... are all the things you might worry about before departing for a year full of new adventures. But for Annabelle...

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

It was 1985. Aspen Mountain was covered in a sea of golden, yellow Aspen trees. Strong winds were blowing a huge white cloud towards the town of Aspen and the temperature was dropping by the minute. A huge crowd watched Aspen’s rugby team, the Gentlemen of Aspen, play the final match of Ruggerfest...

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A collective cheer ran through the AHS senior class as Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman were elected as this year’s Head Boy and Girl. Towards the end of the 2016/17 school year, a series of campaign speeches and elections determined the leaders of each class. The winners (Wojcik and Seeman) assume the ...

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Homecoming Dance on Oct. 7 is fast approaching. Many preparations are being made to host this rambunctious event. The AHS sophomore class is in charge of planning the dance . This years theme is Casino Night! So get ready to play some poker and strut your stuff. What you might not know is that seve...

La Nina season hinted with early snows

La Nina season hinted with early snows

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A healthy La Nina snow season that is forecast for Aspen this winter is off to a great start, as seen by two snowfalls so far in October. According to Aspen Weather, (aspenweather.net), the prediction is that Snowmass will get 340 inches of snow, Aspen Highlands 325 inches and Aspen Mountain 307 inches d...

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The wait is almost over for rivals Aspen Skiers and Basalt Longhorns to face off. Number six Aspen, which is undefeated, will meet 12th-ranked Basalt on Friday for Aspen’s homecoming game. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Last Friday, the Skiers took the win against Coal Ridge, finishing on top with a score of 34-2...

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The 2017 AHS volleyball team, led by coach Bailey Holmes, is currently working towards a league championship. This year’s team has shown their strength throughout the season and are determined to compete in the league's final rounds. The final tournament will take place during the first week of Novemb...

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After an Ex Ed week break, the Skiers came back with a win against Grand Valley (30-26) putting the team 4-0 and ranked number 11 in the 2A division. The Skiers are also ranked number eight in a calculation called the “RPI,” which is a CHSAA-endorsed ranking system that helps determine playoff spots...

Debate Team Returns to AHS

Debate Team Returns to AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under News

The AHS debate team has been officially reinstated for 2017/18 school year. The effort to bring the team back was spearheaded by AHS history teacher, Christopher Wheatley. In previous years at AHS, the history department’s staff has lost several teachers making it increasingly difficult to maintain...

Meet Your New AHS Staff

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With an influx of 10 new teachers to AHS this year, it is highly likely that you have seen some new faces around the school. It can be difficult to meet all of them so we made it easier by finding out everything you need to know.   What is your hidden talent?   Maile LaPenna (My-lee) - E...

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As he shoots for the 2018 Winter Olympics, Aspen High School alumni, Alex Ferreira, has the confidence of a season-opening win in the superpipe in his back snow pant pocket. He took first in the FIS event in Cardrona, New Zealand on September 1. Ferreira, 23, and a 2013 AHS graduate, is preparing...