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The legend of snowboarding

The legend of snowboarding

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

Snowboarders undoubtedly share a passion to “shred the pow.” From that passion, a deeper connection is built within the snowboard community. The rooted connection could be attributed to the idea that snowboarders have persevered throughout history, especially in this very town, Aspen. It is impossible...

The Commons: more sustianable than you think

The Commons: more sustianable than you think

Ava Cherry, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Three students at AHS are currently working on improving the commons, but many students are unaware of the kitchen staff’s current efforts. The students who are running the commons improvement initiative kickstarted their project in Diane Godfrey’s design thinking class. A few of the group’s...

Developments over the past decade have plowed through “Old Aspen”

Developments over the past decade have plowed through “Old Aspen”

Maeve McGuire, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

As December comes to an end and a new decade approaches, it is imperative that we take time to reflect on the last 10 years and address the changes that have transpired. Living in a small town like Aspen, it is uncommon for these changes to go unnoticed, but the Aspen we are living in currently differs...

Fashion Flashback: What rose to the top in the 2010s?

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

They say fashion repeats itself every 20 years, but the 2010s have recycled fashion trends from the whole 20th century. As we approach the end of the decade, many fashion trends from the 2010s have changed the way fashion is today but, it is still hard to match the 20th century’s level of innovation...

Changes within the AHS english department

Changes within the AHS english department

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

December 1, 2019

According to Education Weekly, 44% of new teachers leave within five years of beginning their careers. This trend continues at Aspen High School, especially in the English Department. The English department has had many changes in the past. Last year alone, changes included Adam O'Bryan moving, Maile...

Pick up your trash, drop the BS

Pick up your trash, drop the BS

Anna Coyle and Jenny Ellis

December 1, 2019

Every day after lunch, our janitors have to pick up after certain impolite members of the AHS student body. Though students may be gone; tables, unstacked chairs, and even piles of trash are left behind. The Commons is littered with wrappers and crushed food. Single-use plastics and food scraps that...

AHS and BHS Battle for a Cause for Cayden Schaeffer

AHS and BHS Battle for a Cause for Cayden Schaeffer

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

During Aspen High School’s final football game, Aspen and Basalt competed in Battle for A Cause: a fundraiser to raise money for Grand Valley football player Cayden Schaeffer, who suffered a traumatic brain injury following a game against Meeker in early October. Schaeffer has been battling for...

Climate grief support group counsels community

Climate grief support group counsels community

Tessa Guthrie

November 24, 2019

Starting this week, Aspen community members, Phillip and Emily Supino, will be conducting a free support group for people experiencing Climate Grief. The group is facilitated by Mrs. Supino, who is a professional guidance counselor and is licensed to provide constructive help to community members. Meetings...

AHS Coffee Shop

AHS Coffee Shop

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Upon arrival at school, a group of students will set up shop, prepare the coffee, and display their sign with the words “Aspen Skiers Cafe” brightly printed across it. This will all take place at the intriguing addition coming to AHS. A student-led and staffed coffee cafe is currently being created...

Downvalleys are going the distance

Downvalleys are going the distance

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Attending high school comes with its familiar obstacles and hurdles that are widely known, such as waking up early and staying up later to finish that essay assignment. To some extent, sacrifices are made by all, but the extent of those sacrifices stretches farther for those living downvalley than it...

An Obituary to Ellery Channing

An Obituary to Ellery Channing

Taylor Gurtman, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Ellery Channing, age unknown, Aspen, CO, passed away on the morning of November 15th with the IB English class by his side. Cerena Seeber’s IB English class got the idea to adopt a class goldfish from reading Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard. In the book, Dillard had a pet goldfish named...

Aspen Board of Education election results

Aspen Board of Education election results

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Aspen School District Board of Education is in the midst of hiring a new superintendent and two new members were recently elected to the board. These changes, along with other shifts occurring in the district, will involve the whole community. On November 5th the Pitkin County voters elected two...