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AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Aspen Skiers head into the playoffs this weekend, ranked 12th in the Western Slope 2A League by the Colorado High School Activities Association, which announced its seeds on Sunday. Aspen will play fifth-ranked, Classical Academy, on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in an away game. Both teams have an 8...

The Unknown Side of Aspen, Colorado

The Unknown Side of Aspen, Colorado

Zoe Cramer, Media and Online Design Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News

Behind the well known glitz, glam, aprés skiing, hot cocoa sipping, white water rafting Aspen, Colorado is a small town like any other. Every small town has a ghost story, and Aspen is no exception. I walked amongst the dark side of Aspen with Dean’s Original Aspen Walking Tours to investigate fu...

A New Club at AHS

A New Club at AHS

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A homeless man stands in the cold, shivering. Dandy Lee, a 46 year old homeless man is walking home from a dinner set up by the Aspen Homeless Shelter. He is walking back to just a tent under bridge with few belongings. A new club this year focuses on helping the homeless of Aspen. Currently, there are ...

Reverse culture shock hits Aspens own Annabelle Ward

Reverse culture shock hits Aspens own Annabelle Ward

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News

A year in a life, a life in a year...That’s the mindset that many young people bring back home from their year abroad. Several language barriers... Culture shock... Intense homesickness... are all the things you might worry about before departing for a year full of new adventures. But for Annabelle...

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

It was 1985. Aspen Mountain was covered in a sea of golden, yellow Aspen trees. Strong winds were blowing a huge white cloud towards the town of Aspen and the temperature was dropping by the minute. A huge crowd watched Aspen’s rugby team, the Gentlemen of Aspen, play the final match of Ruggerfest...

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A collective cheer ran through the AHS senior class as Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman were elected as this year’s Head Boy and Girl. Towards the end of the 2016/17 school year, a series of campaign speeches and elections determined the leaders of each class. The winners (Wojcik and Seeman) assume the ...

Loss of Aspen High School Teachers

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

14 teachers resigned from the 2016/17 school year, leaving the rest of the staff to compensate. The administration also decided to rehire six english teachers instead of seven this school year, which left the English department with one less position. Tharyn Mulberry, the AHS principal, had never ex...

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Homecoming Dance on Oct. 7 is fast approaching. Many preparations are being made to host this rambunctious event. The AHS sophomore class is in charge of planning the dance . This years theme is Casino Night! So get ready to play some poker and strut your stuff. What you might not know is that seve...

La Nina season hinted with early snows

La Nina season hinted with early snows

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A healthy La Nina snow season that is forecast for Aspen this winter is off to a great start, as seen by two snowfalls so far in October. According to Aspen Weather, (aspenweather.net), the prediction is that Snowmass will get 340 inches of snow, Aspen Highlands 325 inches and Aspen Mountain 307 inches d...

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The wait is almost over for rivals Aspen Skiers and Basalt Longhorns to face off. Number six Aspen, which is undefeated, will meet 12th-ranked Basalt on Friday for Aspen’s homecoming game. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Last Friday, the Skiers took the win against Coal Ridge, finishing on top with a score of 34-2...

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The 2017 AHS volleyball team, led by coach Bailey Holmes, is currently working towards a league championship. This year’s team has shown their strength throughout the season and are determined to compete in the league's final rounds. The final tournament will take place during the first week of Novemb...

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After an Ex Ed week break, the Skiers came back with a win against Grand Valley (30-26) putting the team 4-0 and ranked number 11 in the 2A division. The Skiers are also ranked number eight in a calculation called the “RPI,” which is a CHSAA-endorsed ranking system that helps determine playoff spots...