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AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Pom poms flew as the spirit teams of the state of Colorado competed to win the first place title and make it to Nationals. Over the weekend of December 8th to the 10th, the AHS dance team went to State Championships in Denver. The varsity competition team consisted of 12 AHS student who danced in th...

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Sam Kahn, News Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under News

  Music teacher Kyle Jones, an avid fan of Deadmau5 and Odesza, wants to make music an intrinsic part of the culture at AHS. Jones, who also teaches IB Film, believes that music is an essential part of the AHS curriculum and is working to rethink the music program to make it more appealing for stud...

From Stage to Class

From Stage to Class

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

One of the most iconic characters to take the stage at Theatre Aspen last summer was Tracy Turnblad, the lively teenager from Baltimore who stars in Hairspray. Taylor Hartsfield, who sang and danced her way to the Corny Collins Show in Hairspray, is filling in until April for AHS theater teacher Lo...

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  Schools use a standardized grading system to judge their student’s work, and a student’s GPA (grade point average) is considered by colleges, which can determine a student’s acceptance. Recently, the AHS English department visited Fairview High School in Fairview, Colorado to observe t...

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Annually, child protective services deems over 700,000 children abused or neglected, and takes them into custody. Over the month of November, a group of freshman at AHS, have been raising money to make care packages for little girls who have been separated from their families because of abuse or neglect....

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

At AHS, students commonly consider the staff to be a group with uniform traits and values, homogeneous in almost all aspects. However social studies teacher, Christopher Wheatley, sticks out amongst the rest. Having taught at AHS for about 10 years, almost every student has had a interaction with Whea...

Molly Ben-Hamoo: Accomplished Author at 17

Molly Ben-Hamoo: Accomplished Author at 17

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It's often difficult to get the average high school student to write more than a one-page paper for class, let alone anything in their free time. AHS senior, Molly Ben-Hamoo, is no average high schooler as she has recently completed her first novel, Woomates (a reference to her twin sister). The 50,000 words, or app...

Immersed in the French School System

Immersed in the French School System

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Over this past Thanksgiving break, a group of 13 students from AHS traveled to France on a school exchange program and visited many French schools. They visited Paris and each stayed with a host family in Nantes, which is about two hours outside of Paris. This was an opportunity to learn some French and be cul...

AHS Hockey Team Starts Season With High Hopes

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS hockey team is back for the 2017-18 season and are ready to take on Cherry Creek for their first game, on December 2nd. The team has been looking forward to hitting the ice for about a year now. With tryouts just beginning, new freshman try to prove themselves to the coaching staff, returnin...

Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are No Longer Availiable In Aspen

Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are No Longer Availiable In Aspen

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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Pumpkin Spice Latte’s are the signature drink of fall, thanks to the marketing genius’ at Starbucks. It has even made appearances in everything from Pumpkin Spice Oreo’s to Pumpkin Spice bath bombs. The Starbucks in Aspen closed about two months ago, and Aspen has never felt so isolated from this...

Who is Jane Larson?

Who is Jane Larson?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under News

Jane Larson, a world language teacher from the Aspen Middle School, is now a part of the Aspen High School faculty. She’s been working in the Aspen School District now for two years. Larson expressed that she loves the mountains, and hopes to stay in Aspen as long as possible. She grew up in New Je...

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While the majority of the class of 2017 follows the college route, Sari Behr skates the world with Disney on Ice. Behr, 18, is taking a gap year to follow her passion as a professional skater. Sari Behr has skated since she could walk and was inspired by her mom, Peggy Behr, a former nationally rank...