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Rotary Exchange Students at AHS

Rotary Exchange Students at AHS

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Each year, AHS students are given the opportunity to tour and study in a completely different country on an excursion program called Aspen Rotary Club. AHS has made this possibility increasingly more accessible for its students. It is highly recommended by each student who does it. The Aspen Rotar...

Don’t Forget About Harvey

Don’t Forget About Harvey

Zoe Cramer, Online and Design Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Mother nature was not on Texas’s side when Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport on August 25. Causing up to 50 inches of rainfall with 130 mph winds in some areas, Harvey was classified as the second biggest hurricane to hit the United States in the past decade, falling behind Irma.           ...

CycleBar: Aspen’s Newest Addiction

CycleBar: Aspen’s Newest Addiction

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

“The bike wheel is heavy but our spirits are light.” The music blares as Darryl dances through the room yelling mantras, that inspire even those who don’t usually work out. To most people, this may seems like a rave, but to CycleBar regulars this is just the 6:30 am class. CycleBar is a 50 ...

Fantasy Football Hits AHS

Fantasy Football Hits AHS

Sam Kahn, News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

  It is 11:30 am at AHS and three distinct groups of students are huddled around different tables in the commons. The atmosphere is hushed and serious. Fantasy Football season has begun, and these powwows are tense strategy sessions that involve careful data analysis and some high stakes bidding. E...

AHS Golf Team Is Back And Better

AHS Golf Team Is Back And Better

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Aspen High School’s 2017-18 golf team seeks to grab a State Championship as they enter prestigious tournament Aug 29-30. AHS golf team has some of the most skilled golfers Aspen has to offer. The six person team has seen many courses over the past few years, but could never sweep the win going into ...

A Fiery Show By Nature; The 2017 Solar Eclipse

A Fiery Show By Nature; The 2017 Solar Eclipse

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday August 21, over 20 million people were lucky enough to see the full solar eclipse. The eclipse traveled across the United States and created a frenzy. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves in between the sun and the earth and blocks the sun’s light from the earth, casting a shadow....

Former AHS Print Shop Becomes Security’s Office

Former AHS Print Shop Becomes Security’s Office

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under News

The AHS print-shop has been refurbished and has become the security department's main office. Paul ‘Huff’ Hufnagle, the school’s resource officer will now be based in the former print-shop to become more accessible to the student body. The administration deemed it necessary to move all aspects of th...

A Summer Spent Abroad

A Summer Spent Abroad

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Living with people you don’t know can be uncomfortable, but when they don’t speak the same language as you, it becomes even more difficult. This summer six students spent a month living with an exchange family in Bariloche in an immersive language program. While this program has not been running fo...

How Are Student-Teacher Relationships Established?

Zoe Cramer, Online and Layout Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Each August, AHS students arrive at the building on High School Road. Whether someone is new to AHS or is returning to the familiar environment, all students have something unfamiliar to become accustomed to in the early days of school– teachers and their classes. In the beginning of the school year, teacher...

Zoe Guthrie Rides into IEA National Finals

Zoe Guthrie Rides into IEA National Finals

Chloe Brettmann and Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

AHS sophomore Zoe Guthrie rides for the Aspen Equestrian Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) team, and recently made history by being the first Aspen rider to qualify for and compete at the national finals held in Lexington, Kentucky. “I didn’t think I was going to make it this year because the...

Joey Gives the Opportunity to Travel the World to Students

Paige Quist, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

ASPEN -- Joseph Dziedzic is getting ready to travel to Spain this summer with students and is already planning trips until 2020. The Spain trip will be leaving June 12 and coming back June 22. Each trip is expected to give the students a unique perspective on the world and give them the opportunity t...

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Respect, commitment, humility, purpose, and balance are the five points that the annual 5Point Film Festival revolve around. It takes place in Carbondale each spring during a four day long program. It all began in 2007, when Julie Kennedy wanted to start an adventure film festival. “5Point Film is ...