THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Big city culture in a small mountain town

Sam Kahn, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

We all dread when tourists descend upon Aspen for summer vacation. Our community is a mecca for visiting mountain bikers and hikers--but also for the most sophisticated music and culture aficionados who come here to sample the cultural smorgasbord Aspen offers. Instead of hiding from the visiting hoa...

To the next phase of college athletes

To the next phase of college athletes

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While seniors prepare for the upcoming college journey, AHS student-athletes take a different route by continuing their athletic career. After years of daily practice and competitions, they are finally being rewarded for their hard work by getting the chance to continue playing the sport they love in ...

Independence Pass’s Hidden Nightmare

Independence Pass’s Hidden Nightmare

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under News

During the summer, fall, or even early winter, Independence Pass is a great place to go on an adventure. The snow high peaked mountains are a great place to hang out and take in the scenery. Even though Independence Pass is known for its beautiful site seeing, there are some stops along the way that a...

AHS Baseball Team Hits It Out of the Park

AHS Baseball Team Hits It Out of the Park

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS baseball team is having a great season so far with eight wins and two losses. The field that they have been using is the Crawford Field in El Jebel and this has presented a slight challenge for the team. That hasn’t stopped the baseball team from practicing every day after school and h...

Closing Day at Highlands 2018 was one to remember

Closing Day at Highlands 2018 was one to remember

Ethan Hunt, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under News

On April 8, 2018, closing day at Aspen Highlands, one of the four ski resorts in the Aspen area, was one to remember for the community. Some of the events that take place are costume contests, skiing across ponds, and skiing with little clothing on. This is all followed by an after party at the Ale Ho...

Summer Travel Opportunities for AHS Students

Summer Travel Opportunities for AHS Students

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under News

Three months off from school and endless sunshine provides students with an abundance of ways to spend their time. While many students enjoy lounging on their couches, traveling with their family, or working a summer shift, a few students choose to embark on life-changing adventures independently. These...

Why Annual State Testing Matters

Why Annual State Testing Matters

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year when annual state testing comes around, a look of disgust sweeps across AHS students. The seemingly endless amount of questions, stress, and confusion about the overarching purpose leave many students with a feeling of contempt for the tests, causing many to opt out. Many don’t know abou...

A Gallery for Young Artists

Zoe Cramer, Design and Online Media Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

In the back wing of the AHS building, artists slave away, sewing, painting, and throwing clay. After two years of hard work, seniors in the International Baccalaureate art program are able to exhibit their results in the in the annual IB art show.   From April 9-13, students’ creative works were on display for ...

Gun Control Around The World

Gun Control Around The World

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under News

The recent mass shootings in Florida and Las Vegas have created a significant controversy about gun control across the US. Before students at AHS form opinions on the topic, it is essential to understand the United States’s systems and legislation in place compared with other countries’.   The s...

March For Our Lives- Denver

March For Our Lives- Denver

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under News

"There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about what happened to me here in Colorado - or any of the victims or family of the victims. I plead with my fellow Americans - don't wait for it to happen to you,” Weaver, a survivor of the Aurora shooting, said. On July 20, 2012, a shooter walked...

Sydney Forster: The new face of Cyclebar Aspen

Sydney Forster: The new face of Cyclebar Aspen

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

While most students are getting their last few minutes of sleep before waking up for school, AHS senior, Sydney Forster, begins her daily cycling routine at 5:15 am. After spending months attending daily Cyclebar classes, Forster has become a cycle instructor, teaching three to four classes a week. ...

Last Runs for Spring Racers

Last Runs for Spring Racers

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As AHS spring sports progress through the season and snow continues to melt off the mountains, alpine competitors are racing until the very end. The Surefoot Colorado Ski Cup has already included the speed events of downhill and super-G and will shift to the technical events of giant slalom and slal...