The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


Boys Basketball walking onto the court in the basketball season of 2021-2022.

Boys and Girls’ Basketball Inequality

Araya Thompson, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

The basketball opportunities at AHS vary drastically between boys' and girls' teams. In 2016, the boys club basketball team started a travel team led by coach Alex Schrempf. In 2019, the Amateur Athletic...

The Challenge Aspen Team for 2022, Aspen teachers Adam Cheney and Megan Noonan are pictured in the middle.

AHS’ Noonan and Cheney Compete in Challenge Aspen Race in Italy

Addy Christensen, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

On your mark, get set, GO! Boom, the gun goes off at the starting line. Hundreds of racers from all over the world have trained tirelessly for this exact moment: running over 20 miles in the Italian Alps,...

Aspen High School skier competes during the 2019 season. Alpine skiing is one of the sports affected by the protocol.

New Concussion Protocol

Stella Iverson, A&E Editor May 20, 2022

As people become more aware of the importance of brain health, AHS has introduced a new system around the academic part of concussions. There are many requirements that go into returning to sports and...

Quads and Backflips: the Amazing Feats of Surya Bonaly

Harper Axelman, News Editor May 20, 2022

While the “Quad Revolution” of women’s figure skating has recently gained momentum, one figure skater came close to landing the jump almost 30 years ago: Surya Bonaly, who also executed a backflip...

All 11 athletes at the athlete signing.

AHS athletes sign to continue their athletic career

Stella Iverson, A&E Editor May 16, 2022

On Wednesday, April 27th, seniors at AHS signed their athletic commitments to colleges. Three of our very own journalists,, Brenon Reed, Jenny Ellis, and Kayla Tehrani were three of the 11 students to...

Aspen High School lacrosse faces off in a recent home game.

AHS Athletes’ View on Snowfall Impacting Spring Sports

Quintessa Frisch, Opinion Editor May 5, 2022

*This article was originally published in the Snowmass Sun on April 27, 2022* In Aspen, where snow usually falls between September and June, winter sports are the hub of activity for the longest season...

Four Stages of Madness

March 22, 2022

Who knew that March Madness experts roamed AHS halls. Fortunately, Aspen High is filled with sports fanatics, and when March hits, it is madness. In case you didn't hear, this is the month when the most...

X Games report on Hanna Faulhaber

Bo Melton, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

A 17-year-old Basalt High School Student, Hanna Faulhaber, has become a famous Women's Halfpipe skier. This year, at the 2022 X-Games in Aspen, Faulhaber got 3rd place for her first time ever in this year's...

Kayla Tehrani, senior at AHS, awarded Swimmer of the year at State Championships.

AHS’ Tehrani voted Swimmer of the Year for the second time

Sophia Greiper, News Editor February 17, 2022

Aspen High School Senior and captain of the AHS Girl’s Swim team, Kayla Tehrani, was voted Swimmer of the Year in the 3A Girls Swimming category for the second year in a row. The Swimmer of the Year...

AHS Senior, Riley Rushing, takes a jump shot during a home game against Vail on December 7, 2021.

Girls basketball culture shift

Jenny Ellis, Editor-in-Chief January 4, 2022

The Aspen High School girls basketball team is entering their 2021-2022 season this year under new management. A new initiative implemented by former Athletic Director, Martha Richards, two years ago saw...

A section of the college flags hanging above the commons in the AHS Mezzanine

10 steps for a successful student-athlete recruitment

Kayla Tehrani, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2021

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way colleges are recruiting student athletes. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, college athletic coaches are no longer able to watch prospective student athletes perform...

AHS seniors celebrate senior night following a win against Coalridge HS.

The future of football

Tanner Benson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The biggest issue in College Football, but the least talked about, is the future plan of the College football playoffs. Right now, college football’s playoff (a group of games played to see who is the...

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