The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


Out of Pocket Ice Cream Review

Out of Pocket Ice Cream Review

November 18, 2022

Everybody loves ice cream. However, sadly some of you just don’t love the right ones. So here is your ice cream horoscope. If you’re easily offended, stop reading here before it’s too late. Vanilla:...

The main campus library at Ivy League member Columbia University at dusk. Some believe that getting admitted into this university,
which boasts a 5.8% acceptance rate, is a traditional sign of success.

Editorial: Pursuit of Success Vs. Happiness

November 18, 2022

High School seniors are at the peak of the college application season. Around the world, millions of people are condensing their personas into a few hundred words for their college essays. They market...

The Death of Democracy

Oceane Jones, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

The power of the vote is one that impacts every American citizen. No matter who you are, no matter your race, sex, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or gender identity, the impact of U.S legislation...

Kanye Wests tweet saying he will go death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE.

Kanye West’s Hate Speech Cannot Be Tolerated

Stella Iverson, A&E Editor November 18, 2022

Kanye West now known as Ye, is being faced with some serious accusations concerning his anti-semitic rhetoric on Twitter. One example of his anti-semitism was through a tweet threatening that he will “Go...

Protesters on September 25, 2022 in Chicago.

US Needs to Keep Promises to Iranian Students

Harper Axelman, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

Despite the cost of their protest, Iranian students have displayed incredible bravery and resolve against an extremely violent and oppressive regime. As an older anonymous Iranian man said in a recent...

Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Ava Cherry, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

As of March 15, nearly 240 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills have been proposed by state legislatures this year alone. Over 150 of these bills specifically target transgender individuals. However, this legislature does...

Two kids who wish they were in bed

Waking up on the wrong side of change

Haley Schmela, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

This school AHS has taken the idea of change a little too seriously. They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, students of AHS, you better start adding apples into your daily diet because...

AHS’ Stinky Smell

Lauren Kinney, Social Media Editor November 9, 2022

Have you ever wanted a candle that smelled like the school? Me either. My Christmas list has candles all over it, but none of them have the scent of the school septic system. When I think about AHS, my...

Why Everyone Should Go To Therapy

Stella Iverson and Madyson Ryan November 9, 2022

Therapy can look different to everyone and everyone has their own mindset on the topic. Therapy has become beneficial for people struggling with mental health. Unlike the supportive conversations you...

Confiscated nicotine products that have been collected from students over a few years by the AHS administration.

An Exposé: Drugs at School

Oceane Jones and Ava Cherry October 6, 2022
Disturbingly, survey results illuminated drug use on school grounds.The survey shows that 20% of students admitted to bringing drugs/alcohol to school everyday; approximately 9% more bring drugs at least once a month.
The AHS football field on the night of August 26, 2022, during the home match against Gunnison.

One Big Skier Family

Rylee Smith and Addy Christensen October 6, 2022

Look out, Skiers! A spirit overflow is coming down on Aspen High School this 2022-2023 school year. There are higher student turnouts to pep rallies, football games, and other school supported events....

A screen shot of a students PowerSchool on Yom Kippur.

A Not-So-Equitable Approach to Religious Holidays at AHS

Quintessa Frisch, Opinion Editor October 4, 2022

Spending time with family, attending a religious service, or hitting the slopes are all things you may partake in during holidays such as Christmas, Easter, and New Year. Of course, not being required...

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