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AHS Business Trip Returns from NYC

AHS Business Trip Returns from NYC

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Generally, students at AHS learn lots while staying in the valley, however last week eight lucky business students were selected for an all-expense paid trip to the Big Apple. The annual seven-day trip, lead by teachers Sheri Smith and Steve Sand, is open to all students invested in business. Each day ...

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

With snow beginning to fall and temperatures starting to drop, fall sports have come to an end. The AHS Cross Country Team has made it to the 2017 State meet. Qualifying for the state meet required the team to finish top four in the 3A region. The student athletes finished third, which means that they ear...

Outdoor Voices

Outdoor Voices

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News

Athletic wear has infiltrated our daily lives, but there is a new company coming for Lululemon. Outdoor Voices has everything a workout addict needs for a good run, nice hike, or a hot yoga class across the street at Arjuna Yoga. Its simple light-colored interior gives it its charm, and the employees ar...

Success Without College

Success Without College

Zoe Cramer, Design and Online Media Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Fewer than ten Aspen High School 2015 graduates reported to taking a gap year. Now, over two years later, some of those graduates may be in their sophomore year of college, while others may be traveling the world, leaving the idea of college behind. As for Alexander Reagan, he has become an entrepreneur. ...

Grand Avenue Bridge

Grand Avenue Bridge

Tullis Burrows

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

For more than five decades the Grand Avenue Bridge in Glenwood Springs has stood as a shining beacon of architecture on the Western Slope. The bridge also served as the only point of mass entry into the the valley during the winter months, making traffic extremely congested during times of high flow.   ...

Jazz Aspen 2017

Jazz Aspen 2017

Tullis Burrows, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

People from around the world gathered in Snowmass for the annual JAS Aspen Experience this Labour Day weekend. With headliners like Maroon 5, Hall & Oates, and Keith Urban, tickets to the three night festival sold fast. The lively atmosphere attracted thousands of people. A sea of concert goers ...

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS Climbing Team, led by coaches Kim Hammond and Alex Reginelli, has returned for the 2017-2018 season, and continues to push high school climbers to new heights. As one of the only clubs at AHS that rewards a varsity letter, it has gained many new talented members. “Every Tuesday from 4-6 pm, the Red Brick ...

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...