Varsity Letter Motivation at AHS

Zoe Guthrie's varsity letter from AHS with Aspen mountain in the background.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

80% of the Aspen High School student body participates in sports, but the reasons are unknown whether or not they truly enjoy the sport or are using it as a boost for their college applications. AHS Athletic Department Administrative Assistant and girls lacrosse coach Amanda Trendell believes that...

Athletic Funding: a breakdown

Booster Club posters that hang in the halls of Aspen High.

Taylor Pattillo, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018

80% of the Aspen High School student body consists of athletes, all taking advantage of the uniforms, equipment and funding, but few know where this money is coming from and how the money is divided between sports. Chief Financial Officer, Kate Fuentes, offers an explanation. Skier Scribbler: “What is the annual sport...

Goals of the Aspen High School Dance Team

Goals of the Aspen High School Dance Team

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

The Aspen High School’s Dance Team went to the Colorado State Championships where they competed to qualify for National finals in Florida. The team had been training intensely for the past few weeks before states as they prepared to execute a perfectly groomed performance at States. They felt encour...

Girls basketball gets a fresh start with Aldridge

The girls 2017-18 Basketball team poses for a photo last year.

Taylor Pattillo, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

As AHS gears up for another successful winter sports season, the Girls Basketball team preps for something else: a new coach. After former coach Greg Peterson resigned at the end of the 2017-18 season, James Aldridge will take over the coaching position. “I was actually supposed to be coaching bo...

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Keleher attends an event of his former students and shows off his fun and positive attitude.

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

8th-grade teacher at Aspen Middle School and Cross Country team coach Chris Keleher is driven by his dreams and lives life doing what he loves. Keleher grew up in the valley and is an avid runner who has dedicated his life to mentoring runners and students in the valley. Read on to find out more about ...

AHS climbing team kicks off the season

A member of the AHS climbing team practicing at the Red Brick

Tatum Diemer, Layout/Online and Digital Media Editor

November 19, 2018

As the winter season hits Aspen, most AHS students are getting out their skis; however, one small group is heading indoors for the season. The AHS climbing team is kicking off the season and already setting goals for the year. One of the climbing team coaches, Alex Reginelli, is looking forward to th...

Amanda Trendell: a backstory

Trendell coaches Girls Varsity lacrosse.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

One of the most beloved staff members in the Aspen High School has worked here for less than a year. Since starting work at AHS, Athletics Department Administrative Assistant Amanda Trendell has been appreciated and adored by the girls' lacrosse players, ex-ed students, and colleagues. She moved t...

The 29th year of the Chris Severy race

Aspen Girls Varsity cross country team with a strong lead at the beginning of the race

Kristen Spang, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Runners kick up dust while they sprint past the crowd, a cheer erupts from the viewers. The Chris Severy Race has kicked off with speed, and everyone is waiting in anticipation to see who will win. Runners from all over Colorado come to participate in the Chris Severy Race, which was created in hon...

Boys’ Tennis Team follow-up: State Championships

AHS Boys' Tennis Team after State Championships in Pueblo, Colorado.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Thanks to their stellar regionals performance, the entire Aspen varsity tennis team qualified to play at last weekend’s State Championship Tournament, held from October 10th-13th. The entire season was a success and all of the players were proud of their accomplishments. They were undefeated, and...

Homecoming Week Schedule

Photo Courtesy of Austin Colbert

October 15, 2018

The lunch room breaks out into applause as another adorable Homecoming proposal takes place. Only this time, the ladies get to plan the proposal if they want, as the dance is a Sadie Hawkins. This is just one of many fun aspects of the upcoming spirit week. Throughout the week, events to celebrate sch...

AHS Boys Varsity Tennis wins region title for the second year in a row

Picture Courtesy: Nolan Farrey

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

Another day, another win for the Aspen High School boys varsity tennis team as they absolutely dominated at regionals for the second consecutive year. On October 3rd, the Skiers competed in the Class 4A Region 8 tournament in Grand Junction at Canyon View Park. Here they won the region title and...

Bouncing back from season two

Eric Lamb playing Table Tennis.

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

For the past three years, lunchtime ping pong, formally known as the Aspen High School Table Tennis Federation, has been an ongoing lunchtime activity at AHS. All teachers can compete for the ultimate reward of bragging rights… or for Eric Lamb’s first born child. Lunchtime table tennis has ...