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Immersed in the French School System

Immersed in the French School System

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Over this past Thanksgiving break, a group of 13 students from AHS traveled to France on a school exchange program and visited many French schools. They visited Paris and each stayed with a host family in Nantes, which is about two hours outside of Paris. This was an opportunity to learn some French and be cul...

AHS Hockey Team Starts Season With High Hopes

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS hockey team is back for the 2017-18 season and are ready to take on Cherry Creek for their first game, on December 2nd. The team has been looking forward to hitting the ice for about a year now. With tryouts just beginning, new freshman try to prove themselves to the coaching staff, returnin...

Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are No Longer Availiable In Aspen

Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are No Longer Availiable In Aspen

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under News

Pumpkin Spice Latte’s are the signature drink of fall, thanks to the marketing genius’ at Starbucks. It has even made appearances in everything from Pumpkin Spice Oreo’s to Pumpkin Spice bath bombs. The Starbucks in Aspen closed about two months ago, and Aspen has never felt so isolated from this...

Who is Jane Larson?

Who is Jane Larson?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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Jane Larson, a world language teacher from the Aspen Middle School, is now a part of the Aspen High School faculty. She’s been working in the Aspen School District now for two years. Larson expressed that she loves the mountains, and hopes to stay in Aspen as long as possible. She grew up in New Je...

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While the majority of the class of 2017 follows the college route, Sari Behr skates the world with Disney on Ice. Behr, 18, is taking a gap year to follow her passion as a professional skater. Sari Behr has skated since she could walk and was inspired by her mom, Peggy Behr, a former nationally rank...

AHS Business Trip Returns from NYC

AHS Business Trip Returns from NYC

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Generally, students at AHS learn lots while staying in the valley, however last week eight lucky business students were selected for an all-expense paid trip to the Big Apple. The annual seven-day trip, lead by teachers Sheri Smith and Steve Sand, is open to all students invested in business. Each day ...

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

With snow beginning to fall and temperatures starting to drop, fall sports have come to an end. The AHS Cross Country Team has made it to the 2017 State meet. Qualifying for the state meet required the team to finish top four in the 3A region. The student athletes finished third, which means that they ear...

Outdoor Voices

Outdoor Voices

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News

Athletic wear has infiltrated our daily lives, but there is a new company coming for Lululemon. Outdoor Voices has everything a workout addict needs for a good run, nice hike, or a hot yoga class across the street at Arjuna Yoga. Its simple light-colored interior gives it its charm, and the employees ar...

Grand Avenue Bridge

Grand Avenue Bridge

Tullis Burrows

November 1, 2017


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For more than five decades the Grand Avenue Bridge in Glenwood Springs has stood as a shining beacon of architecture on the Western Slope. The bridge also served as the only point of mass entry into the the valley during the winter months, making traffic extremely congested during times of high flow.   ...

Jazz Aspen 2017

Jazz Aspen 2017

Tullis Burrows, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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People from around the world gathered in Snowmass for the annual JAS Aspen Experience this Labour Day weekend. With headliners like Maroon 5, Hall & Oates, and Keith Urban, tickets to the three night festival sold fast. The lively atmosphere attracted thousands of people. A sea of concert goers ...

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS Climbing Team, led by coaches Kim Hammond and Alex Reginelli, has returned for the 2017-2018 season, and continues to push high school climbers to new heights. As one of the only clubs at AHS that rewards a varsity letter, it has gained many new talented members. “Every Tuesday from 4-6 pm, the Red Brick ...

AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Aspen Skiers head into the playoffs this weekend, ranked 12th in the Western Slope 2A League by the Colorado High School Activities Association, which announced its seeds on Sunday. Aspen will play fifth-ranked, Classical Academy, on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in an away game. Both teams have an 8...