AHS Graduates throw their caps at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony on June 5, 2021.

Memorable Moments at AHS

Lauren Kinney, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

On May 27, 2021, the ASD watched our seniors graduate. As 129 students enter life beyond high school they are filled with knowledge and high hopes for the future.  Hannah Yeary, a graduate from AHS...

The senior class poses in Paepcke Park, a long standing tradition at AHS.

Canon-ball into Project Graduation 2021

Tessa Guilander May 28, 2021

On June 5th, the seniors at AHS are graduating and are then encouraged to attend Project Graduation, an annual event that takes place the night of the senior class’s graduation. With the devastating...

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The problem with white fraglity

May 21, 2021

The Problem With White Fragility Ava Cherry, Writing Editor | February 20, 2021 White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo has continued to create conversation about combating racism since its original publication...

IB Exam sign outside of AHS Skier Dome where most IB Exams took place

IB exams: the before and the after

May 21, 2021

The four weeks of IB exams held in May are some of the busiest times for seniors, and some juniors, during the second semester. Unlike typical semester finals, IB exams are an opportunity for students...

Maya Shindel, a student at Aspen High School, receives her Covid-19 vaccine.

Aspen students optimistic as vaccination increases

May 21, 2021

As of Monday, May 10, any Coloradan age 12 or older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and with many students at Aspen High School fully vaccinated, the end of the pandemic appears to be in sight. In...

Tigist Peshek sits down to watch the Netflix film

The effects of Technology: a good thing or bad thing?

Kaelyn Kroeger, Opinion Editor May 21, 2021

The prevalence of Social media’s negative impact on the world’s younger generations. Due to the CDC’s push for “social distancing” during COVID-19, interacting with people in-person pre-vaccine...

This photo is looking up towards Snowmass Peak after Klein’s first climb and descent.

Earth Day

Maya Leshem, Opinion Editor May 21, 2021

What happened to Earth Day? As chaos continues in the world, many “less pressing” issues have been pushed to the side, but how much longer can we push aside climate change? Politicians and capitalist...

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In conversations about equity, where do students stand?

Kayla Tehrani, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2021

*This article was originally published in the Snowmass Sun For months, conversations about equity and equality at Aspen High School have caused disagreement and anger in our community. Aspen High School...

AHS football team poses for team photo on ASD turf stands

AHS football’s unconventional season leads them to playoffs regardless

Kayla Tehrani, Editor-In-Chief May 18, 2021

Aspen High School’s football team had a successful 2021 season, despite the fact that their season was condensed. they were able to play a good amount of games, and win some of them. Playing seven...

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Bringing awareness towards sexual assault

Andie Sherman, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education in the 2017 to 2018 school year there were 14,983 incidents of sexual violence across the U.S. public school system. Such an alarming...

3 art galleries to visit in Aspen

Harper Axelman, News Editor May 14, 2021

Aspen’s 20+ art galleries feature everything from fine to modern art, making the city a vibrant community, despite its small population of 7,000. The acclaimed galleries of Aspen offer art for your...

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Faculty voices add perspective to ASD sex-ed conversations Outdated online policies don’t align with more up-to-date curriculum, teachers say

Oceane Jones, Opinion Editor May 14, 2021

Originally published in the Snowmass Sun on May 12, 2021 After my April 21 Teen Spotlight was published in the Snowmass Sun, (Aspen High School’s sex education must be modernized), I heard from district...

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