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New Mexico equals new adventures

New Mexico equals new adventures

Kristen Spang, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Many students would describe their Ex-Ed as an adventurous expedition that helps everyone on the trip bond with each other. It is meant to challenge students physically and mentally. Not only that but it also provides the chance to meet new people and create friendships, however, sometimes the courses ...

AHS New Music Program

AHS New Music Program

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under News

Music improves overall well-being: mood, stress reduction, and even memory enhancement. This year, AHS has made some tremendous additions to their music program. As schools around the country are refining their music programs, they are becoming essential for a well-rounded school. There are sever...

Keeping it clean

Keeping it clean

Stef Wojcik, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year teachers and administration are enforcing a new system in the lunchroom that mitigates the trash students leave behind after lunch. During lunch, teachers assign a student at each table with the responsibility of making sure their eating area is spotless before they go to class. This initi...

The se-CURE to threats at AHS

The se-CURE to threats at AHS

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the last six months, Aspen High School has been improving campus safety by adopting a new security system known as Raptor. Raptor is a new computer program that the school installed six months ago. The purpose of it is to enhance school safety. Raptor catalogs visitors in the school. Guests must ins...

Google Classroom 2.0

Google Classroom 2.0

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Google Classroom is a free web service that provides an easy way for learners and teachers to connect — inside and outside of school. Since Classroom’s initial launch in 2014, Aspen High School has been utilizing this suite of productivity tools in order to improve time management, class organiz...

It’s all about family at Aspen’s newest, community-inspired coffee shop

It’s all about family at Aspen’s newest, community-inspired coffee shop

Taylor Pattillo, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Local Coffee, located next to Mezzaluna, has been open for only 8 months but has already made its mark on the local breakfast scene. With a locally inspired menu, and constant changes to bring in new customers, the coffee shop is a new staple in town. Candice Olsen, founder, and owner of Local i...

Ban the Bottle, Can the Water

Ban the Bottle, Can the Water

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Plastic waste is poisoning our world - not only the unnecessary plastic items that kill sea turtles but also the energy and time that it takes to recycle plastic. But fret not! Aspen High School has taken a stand against the destruction of our world. AHS is joining the environmental movement, by switching from dis...

Believe In Something, Even If It Means Losing Everything

Believe In Something, Even If It Means Losing Everything

Tessa guthrie, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase, Sports

Nike recently released a new advertisement prompting customers to burn and destroy their Nike products. The ad featured athletes including Serena Williams, Eliud Kipchoge, Alphonso Davies, Lebron James, the US Women's Soccer team, Shaquille Griffin, and Colin Kaepernick. It featured these athletes, and...

Lake Christine Fire affects ASD students and teachers

Lake Christine Fire affects ASD students and teachers

Chloe Brettmann, News Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Nightmare became reality this summer when residents of Basalt and El Jebel were forced to evacuate their homes and take refuge in evacuation shelters in the wake of the raging Lake Christine Fire. With soaring temperatures and a massive drought, the Roaring Fork Valley was hot and dry this summer. On...

Aero Program has a new pilot in the cockpit

Aero Program has a new pilot in the cockpit

Sam Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under News

While many AHS underclassmen are hitting the road with newly minted driver's licenses, a group of intrepid students has set their sights on learning how to pilot a plane. The AHS Aero Aviator Program, started by Greg Roark in 2011, continues to help students fulfill their dreams of becoming licensed pil...

What’s up with the Wifi?

What’s up with the Wifi?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Instagram won’t load, Snapchat isn’t responding, and all Google is showing is the T-Rex game! Many students have noticed that the public wifi used last year appears to have broken down. The problems that students have run into are intentional, but some students think the complications were p...

A quick transition from summer into Experiential Education

A quick transition from summer into Experiential Education

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Experiential Education (ExEd) is an annual tradition held at Aspen High School where educators purposefully engage with students through hands-on experiences and focused reflection in order to define values, acquire skills, expand knowledge, and strengthen the community. In previous years, ExEd has...