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Seasons change but skiing continues

Seasons change but skiing continues

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Arapahoe Basin-- While ski resorts in Aspen close for the season, A-Basin in Summit County is scheduled to stay open until the first Sunday in June. Adrienne Saia Isaac, A-Basin’s spokesperson, explained recently that depending on snowfall, there could be an even later date to the last day of skiing “We...

A Day to Celebrate Our Home

A Day to Celebrate Our Home

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

We have all heard of Earth Day. On this day, people celebrate by using less energy, taking shorter showers, going outside to enjoy nature and using alternative transportation.  While many have a general idea of what it means to celebrate our Earth, few know the roots of this important day. Eart...

Generation Z making the dream into reality

Generation Z making the dream into reality

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The youngest racers competing in the 2017 FIS Ski World Cup Finals may have started at the back of the pack and in the ruts, but all said, they made the most of their World Cup Finals experience. Still, competing at this level means giving up what could be considered normal teenage life and high school....

Snowfall Returns

Snowfall Returns

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under News

ASPEN-- After weeks of bright sunshine and dry paths, snow finally returned to Aspen late February. During the period of relentless sun above our heads and no cloud in sight, athletes fond of winter sports struggled to keep up with their daily routines and races from lack of snow. Senior Hazel Willi...

Skiers at States

Skiers at States

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Brisk air and a lowering sun enveloped a hundred nervous girls who waited as the clock counted down for the start. The Aspen team, made up of only four skiers, was hard to pick out through the sea of competitors; Vail, Summit, Steamboat, Battle Mountain, and more. After the girl's ski team won States last ye...

Calling All Writers

Calling All Writers

Madison Thomsen, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under News

Nepsa Merge, our school's literary magazine, is hosting its annual writing competition this March.  It is now accepting all submissions.   Students in all grades can submit their writing to be judged and possibly win a prize. You can submit poetry, prose, artwork, and much more. The contest is s...

Diversity to Unity

Diversity to Unity

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It is not uncommon knowledge that upon first glance the students of Aspen High School may seem rather homologous. However, after looking into all of the differences between each individual, it becomes clear that the population at our school is, in fact, and extremely diverse group of people. To celebrate t...

ASFB New Repertoire

Zoe Cramer, Junior Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

ASPEN-- Saturday, Feb. 18, local contemporary dance company, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, performed a series of three pieces- Sleepless by Jiří Kylián, Eudaemonia by Cherice Barton, and Little Mortal Jump by Alejandro Cerrudo. Two of which, have been performed previously by other companies as well as AS...

Aspen High School Unity Week and Cultural Carnival

Paige Quist, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

ASPEN -- On Friday, March 3, students will experience their ancestry and interests during an extended lunch period in the Skier Dome. I talked to Tameira Wilson to get information about Unity Week and the Cultural Carnival. What is the Cultural Carnival? The cultural carnival is an opportunity fo...

How AHS Seniors Envision Second Semester

Sam Kahn, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  The second semester of senior year is a tricky time for high school students across the nation. It can be painfully difficult to stay on task when faced with so many distractions. Prom, graduation, planning for summer trips, a reluctance to tackle homework assignments--these are just some reasons why it ca...

Advice for Rejection

Jordana Rothberg, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

As a second semester senior, it seems that rejection has failed to bedevil almost nobody. Almost every student has had that moment where they open up their email, click on the admission decision, and read a horribly vague letter stating that as much as they were impressed with your application, the scho...

“Pippin” hits Center Stage

“Pippin” hits Center Stage

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

ASPEN-A Tony Award winning musical, and a story within a show, AHS welcomes “Pippin” as the spring musical. The performances first pull up the curtains March 16 to 19 in the District Theater. After almost six days a week and long hours of rehearsals, the hard work and dedication put into the pro...