Covid-19 induced hysteria

Photo of empty shelves at the Clark's grocery store

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is spreading at a rapid pace across the globe. This pandemic is unnerving, and the hysteria it is causing is almost as daunting as the virus itself. Being prepared in times like these is in no way a bad thing. Taking measures such as social distancing, washing...

A global pandemic brings environmental healing

After the closure of all four ski mountains in the Aspen area due to the coronavirus, people are finding other ways to get outdoors and enjoy the snow.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Pollution and fossil fuel levels have dropped dramatically, as countries are trying to contain the spread of the new Coronavirus. In less than a few months, the world has already transformed. In the city of Wuhan, China, where the virus began, strict lockdowns have been implemented for months. Citizens...

Class of 2020

AHS Class of 2020 celebrating spirit week.

Taylor Gurtman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

COVID-19 has stolen senior year from the class of 2020. Not knowing if senior prom, Senior Ditch Day, graduation, Project Graduation, or walking down the halls of AHS for the last time will happen adds to the disappointment and sadness many seniors might be feeling. However, despite everything that is...

Seniors trying to push back decision day

Students at AHS have been posting this photo in attempts to spread the word about their efforts to push back college decision day.

Stef Wojcik, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

The developments of mass closures due to COVID-19 are making high school seniors question how to gain information about prospective colleges with the May 1st decision day quickly approaching. Nervous and frustrated seniors have not gotten the opportunity to visit their potential schools and are struggling...

Same Tharyn, different position.

Current AHS Principal and future Assistant Superintendent Tharyn Mulberry poses at his desk.

Ava Thornely, Social Media Specialist

March 31, 2020

PRESS RELEASE - Today, March 31, 2020, at 2:00 pm there was a virtual BOE meeting to announce that the Superintendent for Aspen School District will be David Baugh and our very own AHS principal Tharyn Mulberry will be the Assistant Superintendent. Dr. Tom Heald will continue to serve as the Interim...

AHS teachers and their celebrity look alikes

AHS Counsellor Josh Berro and his celebrity look-a-like, Tom Hanks.

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

The phenomenon of doppelgangers is definitely a fascinating topic, and at AHS, there are some teacher-celebrity look-alikes that will startle you. One shocking celeb-look alike is AHS french teacher, Eric Lamb, and the popular YouTuber, Pewdipie. The resemblance is uncanny! Pewdiepie is on the right,...

Four highlights from New York Fashion Week

Kaia Gerber, daughter of Cindy Crawford - a famous model from the 90s -  walks for the Marc Jacobs show during New York Fashion Week.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

On February 3rd, 2020, the infamous New York Fashion week began, showcasing hundreds of talented designers. Most of the designers we’re not high-end brands. These new names in fashion sent social media into a frenzy. Stars from the new Netflix show “Cheer” gave the models their famous “mat-talk”...

Aspen Skating club production will feature world class guests and local skaters

A poster for the Aspen Skating Club's upcoming show on Saturday, which will feature international competitors Mirai Nagasu and Alexander Johnson as well as over 50 local skaters.

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The Aspen Skating Club is hosting a show on Saturday that will showcase local figure skaters’ talent and will also feature guest skaters Mirai Nagasu and Alexander Johnson, who are Olympians and international competitors. The show, Frozen Adventures on Ice, will take place at the Aspen Recreation...

Press Release: Guys and Dolls

Over parent-teacher conferences, AHS and AMS students will be performing on Guys and Dolls in the District Theatre

Emily Kinney, News Editor

March 6, 2020

Aspen High School Presents Guys and Dolls ASPEN, COLORADO: Aspen High School’s Theatre Department will be performing Guys and Dolls, taking place at the Aspen District Theater on March 12th-15th (times posted below). This production is an oddball romantic comedy set in New York City in the ’30s,...

Press Release: Glen X

The Glen X Career Expo will take place on Thursday, March 5th at Glenwood High School

Emily Kinney, News Editor

March 4, 2020

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO: The 2020 Spring Glen X Career Fair is taking place on March 5, 2020, at Glenwood Springs High School. Six high schools from Aspen to Parachute will be in attendance and will have the chance to talk to more than 150 businesses and professionals about career paths and summer opportunities....

Scholastic Art and Writing Competition

Aspen High School students who qualified to have their art displayed in Denver, History of Colorado Center, Sie Center and the Colleen Fanning Art Advisory's Chancery Building.

Ally Williams, Writer

February 28, 2020

Five AHS students were nominated to have their art displayed at the Denver History of Colorado center, Colleen Fanning Art Advisory’s Chancery Building and the Sie Center. AHS seniors, Axel Livingston and Naomi Sherman won the Gold Key award and their art will be displayed in Carnegie Hall. The Scholastic...

The Decade of School Shootings

A memorial was held the Friday after the shooting at Saugus High School to honor those who's lives were taken.

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On November 15th, two victims, a 16-year-old girl, and a 14-year-old boy died following a school shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, CA. The suspect, Nathaniel Berhow, was said to have pulled a pistol out of his backpack on Thursday morning, shooting five classmates and himself (CNN). Throughout...