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Rob Machado Drifts Into Aspen

Rob Machado Drifts Into Aspen

Stella Kaplan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


Filed under News

On February 6th World Champion surfer, Rob Machado drifted into Aspen in support of Aspen High’s H2O Club. The H2O Club has been working all year to raise money for water filters by selling re-usable water canteens.  In selling reusable bottles, the club is also trying to eliminate the use of pla...

Who’s Paying?

Who’s Paying?

Katherine Doherty, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The room erupted in laughter as the actors continued to converse over the dinner table set, speaking words scripted by sophomore Talitha Jones. This year, all high school theater students at AHS participated in the Take Ten competition, where they each submitted ten minute plays to then national theater...

Shannon Waititi Makes Time to Enjoy Her Heritage

Shannon Waititi Makes Time to Enjoy Her Heritage

Madi Cheo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014


Filed under News

During the holidays there is nothing quite like spending time with your family. Spending time with your family consequently means going home and for senior Shannon Waititi that meant that she would fly across the world to her "home" in New Zealand. This past December and January, Waititi left behind...

The Grand Gaps

The Grand Gaps

Audrey Sichel, Editor

February 6, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

At AHS, students start learning about college at the end of sophomore year and are highly encouraged to continue their academics after high school. Although most students feel the pressure to head to universities, some feel that they have more to offer or to gain from the world before getting a degree. More...

Unity Week

Caroline DeRosa, Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under News

Rich ethnic smells will fill the air with different international foods each day, new languages will greet you each morning, and different people from unique parts of the world will become new friends. This year, AHS is commencing Unity Week. The goal is to make the school come together as one, and have...

Biking to School?

Biking to School?

Caroline DeRosa, Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

When you are driving to school in your nice warm car while it is a blizzard, do you ever think, who are these crazy people on their bikes? In fact, these “crazy” people are hidden within AHS. These students bike to school everyday, rain or shine, snow or hail, and have been doing it for a couple...

AHS Dance Team

AHS Dance Team

Tess Schaftel, staff writer

February 4, 2014


Filed under News

Dancing is not easy to begin with, and then combine that with doing it in front of hundreds of people, and you’ve got the average day as an Aspen High School dance team member. The members of the AHS dance team took their talent to the next level with a fifth place finish at the dance competition at...

Aspen Soupsköl

Aspen Soupsköl

Tess Schaftel, staff writer

February 4, 2014


Filed under News

On Friday, January 10, Wintersköl’s Soupsköl took over town, featuring the best soups from Aspen’s best restaurants. Soupsköl is a soup contest judged by the public to determine which restaurant has the best soup in town. This year’s winner was the Square Grouper. The winners in the past include: ...

New Ex Eds at AHS

New Ex Eds at AHS

Jessica Tyler, Editor

January 15, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

As AHS enters into the second half of the school year, students anxiously wait for the rapidly approaching and much-anticipated Experiential Education week. Ex Ed week is famous at AHS because of how unique and personal the experience is, and the relationships formed on the various trips. This year, as with every year, there are new trip opportunities, ...

Tiesto and Phoenix: X Games

Tiesto and Phoenix: X Games

Stella Kaplan, Staff Writer

January 13, 2014


Filed under News

Every January, thousands of people explode with excitement as they await watching their favorite winter athletes spin, flip, and turn, competing for the highly competitive Winter X Games gold metal. But, this year it is not only the mind boggling athletes that fans are looking forward to watching on...

Ayumo Hirano, The Japanese Superstar

Charlie Van Allen, Staff Writer

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

Ayumo Hirano, the 15 year old professional snowboarder was recently asked what scared him. After thinking about it for awhile, he replied, "Nothing comes to mind." Hirano has come to the spotlight this year after qualifying for last years X Games after another competitor was injured. This year he...

The Most Interesting Man at Aspen High

January 13, 2014


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“I want to make a difference; I want to be innovative, and I want to inspire people”. That’s the answer Aspen High senior Matthew Ferguson gave me when I asked what he wanted to do with his life. Ferguson is a well-known guy around the school; many people know him for his smile and unmistakable...