THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Teachers’ Shocking Stories

May 30, 2018


Filed under News

Almost everyone has at least one crazy story to tell about their childhood, high school life, or adulthood. Yes, even teachers at Aspen High School have experienced or done something exciting in their lifetime. Adam O’Bryan, Shannon Duffy, and Gretchen Calhoun were willing to share their stories. Adam...

A Hole in One for Girl’s Golf

A Hole in One for Girl’s Golf

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

After many practices and long hours on the range, the girl’s golf team is ready for their upcoming tournament at regionals. Golf is an individual sport, so the scores are different for every player. Their team score overall has been higher than the other teams in the league; however, each tournam...

Nome Obermeyer and Obermeyer Ski Clothing

Nome Obermeyer and Obermeyer Ski Clothing

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For over 60 years Obermeyer ski clothing has revolutionized the ski industry, and impacted the community of Aspen. Nome Obermeyer has worked with Obermeyer for 54 years. She has helped design many of Obermeyer’s clothes and has contributed to keeping its history alive. Nome Obermeyer has been an Aspen...

A year abroad in Spain

A year abroad in Spain

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Most AHS students read of unfamiliar cultures and foreign cities in history textbooks and online, but for junior Clara Maxwell, these exotic lands have become her home. Through the Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) program, Clara has been living and studying in Spain since August. RYE is an exchange program that...

Do movies turn a book into paper-thin plots?

Do movies turn a book into paper-thin plots?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Though many people chose to enjoy the pleasures of sitting on the couch and watching a movie, others begin their nights with a novel in between their hands. Which should come first? Throughout my childhood, my older sister always told me that reading the book is better than watching the movie and th...

The benefits of participating in high school athletics

The benefits of participating in high school athletics

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Sports help train the body, both physically and mentally, which benefits the student's health overall and also teaches them life traits for later down the line. Many AHS students participate in sports, but some kids don’t see value in participating in athletic activities. However, the benefits of doing ...

Exploring the Competitive Academic Atmosphere at AHS

Exploring the Competitive Academic Atmosphere at AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Competition can be found in any corner of the world; AHS is no different. However, the competitions at AHS takes the form of academic pressure. At AHS it seems as if students are always comparing their performance based on their peer's scores. These comparisons encourage some students, who thrive on co...

Recognizing Local Heroes: Amanda Boxtel’s Story

Recognizing Local Heroes: Amanda Boxtel’s Story

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The word heroes evoke images of Wonder Woman and Superman saving the day, but we often forget to recognize the heroes that serve our community. They may not wear capes, but their profound impact on society rivals that of the heroes we see on television and movie screens. Amanda Boxtel, a longtime Roari...

Aspen Pedestrain Mall: The Upcoming Changes

Aspen Pedestrain Mall: The Upcoming Changes

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The pedestrian mall is a historic landmark of the Aspen community, but it needs to be updated. The mall is over 40 years old and its underground infrastructure, including water pipes, has not been updated in all that time. The deteriorating system has become a danger to community members and the businesses...

AHS Students Demand for School Safety on National School Walkout Day

AHS Students Demand for School Safety on National School Walkout Day

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The color orange was alive, as AHS students chanted and marched to Peapke Park with large banners in their hands. On April 20, over half of the AHS student body participated in a school walkout protesting gun violence and advocating for school safety and stricter gun laws. Students said they were done pa...

NHL playoff recap

NHL playoff recap

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Every year, hockey fans from all over the country look forward to National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs. The NHL playoffs are known for exciting, fast-paced play. Playoff teams enhance their style of play and strategy after the regular season, particularly on the offensive front. The playoff series is be...

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...