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AHS Students Go International with Joey Dziedzic

AHS Students Go International with Joey Dziedzic

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Traveling to foreign countries and places gives the traveler a chance to learn and grow, both as a person and intellectually. Recognizing the many benefits of travel, AHS Spanish teacher, Joey Dziedzic has decided to take AHS students on annual trips to various countries in Europe. After chaperoning...

Karl Hanlon: New Colorado 3rd Congressional District Candidate

Karl Hanlon: New Colorado 3rd Congressional District Candidate

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

“I commit to you that I will show up, listen to you, and fight every day for you, our kids and our future.” Carbondale attorney Karl Hanlon, running as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District, has spent a three-day tour of the district focusing on his rural roots and the issues impacting t...

Behind the Scenes of AHS’s Cinderella

Behind the Scenes of AHS’s Cinderella

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

While most AHS students spend their weekends skiing the fresh powder or supporting the hockey team, a commonly overlooked pastime is attending a play or performance. However, for students involved in the performing arts at AHS, their free time outside of school is suffocated by the tremendous commitment to...

Local Coffee House is Aspen’s most recent caffeine hub

Local Coffee House is Aspen’s most recent caffeine hub

Sam Kahn, News Editor

March 21, 2018


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  Maker and Place, a homeware design and artisan studio on Cooper Avenue, has grown its operation and included a cafe featuring locally sourced coffee and a breakfast and lunch menu. The grand opening took place on Saturday, Feb 17.   “Part of the Maker and Place experience is that you get to ...

AHS Cancer Conference brings new dimension to IB curriculum

Sam Kahn, News Editor

March 21, 2018


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The Cancer Conference that took place at AHS on February 27 gave IB Biology and IB Health students the opportunity to understand the real life application of the complex topics they are learning about in the classroom. The annual Conference, which became an integral part of the IB science curriculum...

AHS’s rainbow: insight into the LGBT+ community

AHS’s rainbow: insight into the LGBT+ community

Zoe Cramer, Design and Online Media Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Joe Dominguez sits in the AHS library wearing black jeans, a Star Wars black hoodie sweatshirt, and a RVCA hat. A few years ago, Joe’s hair reached about an inch past his shoulders, differing from his current shag. Joe is transgender, trans-male to be more specific. While assigned female at birth,...

Students taking a stand against shootings

Students taking a stand against shootings

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The definition of a mass shooting is when an active shooter injures or kills four or more people. Between 1999 and 2012 America saw 31 school shootings. Just in 2018 alone there has been 19 mass school shootings and 45 mass shootings combined. On April 20 in 1999, one of the most recognized school shootings...

AHS Graduate Racing Towards Recovery

AHS Graduate Racing Towards Recovery

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

While most AHS graduates have studied at a college or been hired for a job, Galena Wardle, a 2016 graduate, has already started her career as a ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team. Last March, Wardle suffered a terrible crash that led to an ACL injury, but she has still been on the sidelines supporting the...

How is Media and Technology Affecting Paper Based News Sources?

How is Media and Technology Affecting Paper Based News Sources?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

  Social media platforms have become such a vital part of people’s lives, and many news sources have been publishing their work online to appeal to the younger generations. Many students at AHS use Snapchat and other social media platforms to catch up on their current events.   So...

AHS Girls Basketball Team Injuries

AHS Girls Basketball Team Injuries

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While basketball is supposed to be a relatively low-contact sport, the AHS girls basketball team game often has injuries. In fact, girls basketball has one of the highest amounts of injuries reported each season at AHS. Some of the injuries from this season include; whiplash, shin splints, and concussions. Receiving...

Fortnite Fever Takes AHS by Storm

Fortnite Fever Takes AHS by Storm

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

In the late hours of any given school night, most AHS students slave away in front of their schoolwork. However, a new group of AHS students has been hibernating in front of their video game consoles, obsessing over Aspen’s newest addiction: Fortnite.    The game launched in July of 2017, and only ...

Damin Detweiler: Sailing Into His Future

Damin Detweiler: Sailing Into His Future

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Most high school students throughout the country are encouraged to attend college as the necessary avenue to achieve their dreams, Aspen High School senior, Demian Detweiler, has other plans. Instead of attending a traditional four year college next year, Detweiler will be attending the Northwest Scho...