THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Fourth Quarter: a stressful, unmotivated nine weeks

Fourth Quarter: a stressful, unmotivated nine weeks

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

‘Tis the season of senioritis and extreme lack of motivation. As AHS students approach the middle of the fourth quarter, stress levels spike significantly while their motivation and quality of work plummet. The rapid approach of IB exams, finals, and important end of the year events create a lot...

How fashion shapes our identity

How fashion shapes our identity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Fashion shapes identity in a multitude of different ways; from the colors we pick, to the stores we frequent, who we are is ingrained in our style. Anything we wear, from hair dye to tattoos, is apart of our style. Our individual personalities influence whether we want to dye our hair or get a new pi...

I dered go to Germany, and I’ll be bach!

I dered go to Germany, and I’ll be bach!

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Over spring break, a group of AHS students, including myself, traveled overseas to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany. We traveled to Germany through Sister Cities, a program that allows students to exchange with a student of similar interest from one of Aspen’s sister cities. Southern Germany, includ...

Thoughts of teachers and staff of ASD regarding the Culture and Climate Survey

Thoughts of teachers and staff of ASD regarding the Culture and Climate Survey

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A note to readers: Data reported in this article is from an anonymous survey of 19 staff members in the Aspen School District conducted by the Skier Scribbler and does not reflect the beliefs of the entire district. Those interested in having a more in-depth interview on the record were given the oppor...

Juggling a Spring Sport

Juggling a Spring Sport

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the fourth quarter begins, so does grind-time for all students patiently anticipating summer break. With two months to go- roughly 35 days (but who’s counting)- tests like the ACT, SAT, or PSAT are in session as well as finals. Fourth quarter can be extremely stressful for students, especially those ...

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

At only 17, it’s hard to imagine with all her success that Billie Eilish has only just this year released her first studio album, titled “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”. Billie Eilish has broken the typical Top-40 revolving door of the same four chords being thrown into every pop son...

Profile on Zuleika Hanson

Profile on Zuleika Hanson

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

At AHS, several students have hectic schedules due to multi-athletic commitments. One of them is Zuleika Hanson, a sophomore at AHS, who participates in four varsity sports. Hanson’s peers know her for being a natural born athlete.  “I do Volleyball in the fall, Basketball in the winter and b...

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave art exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) conveys the themes of confusion and disarray though intriguing sculptures and a unique layout. Rico uses mediums such as ceramics and taxidermy to set his work apart and create an exhibit unlike any other. Ric...

School Wide Cellular Connection

School Wide Cellular Connection

Wefani Stojcik, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Satire, Showcase

SATIRE -- The latest policy of “no phones in school” has received positive feedback from staff and students. The Aspen School District has recently enforced a new regulation preventing the use of all cellular devices in any class. Teachers, especially language specialists, have reported zero us...

Changing with the times

Changing with the times

Ava Thornely, Staff Writter

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As the freshmen depart lunch 10 minutes early to get to their classes on time, the whole school is now following in their footsteps; they too must look at their schedule, wondering which class is next and where did third period go. Marc Whitley, AHS science teacher and member of the leadership team express...

AHS teachers plans for retirement

AHS teachers plans for retirement

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

From experiments that don’t always go according to plan in Andre Willie’s chemistry class, to trying to actually win a debate with Chris Wheatley, these two teachers have challenged their students to overcome hurdles. Over the years, these two teachers have distilled their passion for their subject...

Evaluation of school safety conducted, followed by upcoming changes

Evaluation of school safety conducted, followed by upcoming changes

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Following the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February of 2018, a group of ASD  parents mobilized to ensure that students in the district are as safe as possible. This movement led to a safety evaluation, conducted by an architect with 15 years of experience conducting these audits. Sa...