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A Year of Adventure in Aspen

A Year of Adventure in Aspen

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Last fall Aspen students bid farewell to a few good friends who went to study in places across the globe, but they also welcomed two students from France and Spain. Elliot Weber is visiting from Chamonix, France. “ I came here because I’m friends with Ozzy [Benson], and because I wanted to l...

AHS Spring Sports Lead to Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

From March through late May, AHS spring sports athletes focus on their techniques and tactics in the short spring season. During the past couple of weeks, student athletes have been traveling all over the state to compete in events representing the Aspen Skiers. Girls Golf:   Aspen Girls Golf team recently ...

A New Age of the White House Correspondents Dinner

A New Age of the White House Correspondents Dinner

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The White House Correspondents Association was founded after Woodrow Wilson, much like our current president, threatened to stop press conferences because of his negative portrayal by the media. Shortly after, the White House Correspondents Dinner began, celebrating journalism and the First Amendment. This y...

Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Memorial

Madison Thomsen, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Candles lined the stage and yellow flowers stood in the background. Artwork covered the front of the stage as people walked in and took their seats. On, Sunday, April 24, a Holocaust memorial was held at The Aspen District Theatre. As the memorial started, Aspen High School Principal Tharyn Mulberry s...

First Year in the Big Chair

First Year in the Big Chair

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under News

From teaching English in the classroom, to conducting attendance policies and new strategies for better education, Sarah Strassburger has done much in her first year in the “big chair” as Assistant Principal at Aspen High School. Strassburger started her teaching career in San Francisco and went on to...

Truth About The Safe To Tell Locker

Truth About The Safe To Tell Locker

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Putting an anonymous note in a locker may seem like the ancient version of Gossip Girl, but Aspen High School’s Safe to Tell Locker is working to have the opposite impact. AHS recently installed a Safe to Tell Locker near the weight room as a way for students to anonymously report dangerous activity. ...

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

At the Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition, hosted by the Aspen Art Museum, you might have expected to see the stereotypical children’s art: bright colors, squiggly designs or sunset watercolors. Alternatively, these pieces were dark, mysterious, and invoked deep thought. The air was still full...

Jackie Northam and The Fourth Estate

Jackie Northam and The Fourth Estate

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

During a time when the political tensions are high, the responsibility of journalists to hold the government accountable is even more paramount than usual. In a world of alternative facts and fake news, how can the public be sure that what they’re reading or hearing  is actually true? The U.S...

In Search of Motivation

In Search of Motivation

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

When the last month of school rolls around, students and staff feel the motivation starting to drop. Students seem ready to make the next steps for their life at college, or are ready for the summer sun and working a job. Junior Charlie Guilander said that just knowing a vacation is approaching is...

Mississippi Students Get a Taste of Aspen

Mississippi Students Get a Taste of Aspen

Paige Quist, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

ASPEN -- From March 18 to 22, students from Gentry High School, Mississippi came to Aspen. Ten students and two chaperones stayed with six host families. During the five days, the group experienced many new activities and explored the Aspen area. Leonard Lansburgh started the Mississippi Ex-Ed course about fou...

Lacrossing the Nation

Lacrossing the Nation

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Spring break is often a time to relax and take a break from school and sports, but for the boy’s and girl’s lacrosse teams, this break was quite the opposite. Over spring break, the boy’s lacrosse team stayed at Casa Grande in Arizona with Trilogy Lacrosse and played two teams, while the girl...

AHS Skier Flips into World Championships

AHS Skier Flips into World Championships

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

ASPEN-- On March 23, the U.S. Free Skiing Team sent several student athletes to compete in the 2017 International and skiing Federation Junior World Championships. One of these students was Aspen High School junior Cassidy Jarrell, who qualified for men’s half pipe event in Crans-Montana, Switzerland....