THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

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


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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...

Debate Team Returns to AHS

Debate Team Returns to AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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The AHS debate team has been officially reinstated for 2017/18 school year. The effort to bring the team back was spearheaded by AHS history teacher, Christopher Wheatley. In previous years at AHS, the history department’s staff has lost several teachers making it increasingly difficult to maintain...

Meet Your New AHS Staff

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With an influx of 10 new teachers to AHS this year, it is highly likely that you have seen some new faces around the school. It can be difficult to meet all of them so we made it easier by finding out everything you need to know.   What is your hidden talent?   Maile LaPenna (My-lee) - E...

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


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As he shoots for the 2018 Winter Olympics, Aspen High School alumni, Alex Ferreira, has the confidence of a season-opening win in the superpipe in his back snow pant pocket. He took first in the FIS event in Cardrona, New Zealand on September 1. Ferreira, 23, and a 2013 AHS graduate, is preparing...

Rotary Exchange Students at AHS

Rotary Exchange Students at AHS

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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Each year, AHS students are given the opportunity to tour and study in a completely different country on an excursion program called Aspen Rotary Club. AHS has made this possibility increasingly more accessible for its students. It is highly recommended by each student who does it. The Aspen Rotar...

Don’t Forget About Harvey

Don’t Forget About Harvey

Zoe Cramer, Online and Design Editor

September 20, 2017


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Mother nature was not on Texas’s side when Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport on August 25. Causing up to 50 inches of rainfall with 130 mph winds in some areas, Harvey was classified as the second biggest hurricane to hit the United States in the past decade, falling behind Irma.           ...