The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


ROOTS peer counselors pose in the Aspen High School Commons.

ROOTS Counseling Group Makes Positive Change in Peers’ Mental Health

Harper Axelman, News Editor June 2, 2022

High school students from across the Roaring Fork Valley are making positive changes in the mental health of their peers as trained counselors. The group trains students in dialectical behavior therapy...

The front of AHS.

PRESS RELEASE: 2022-23 Student Senate Election Results

Océane Jones, Harper Axelman, Editors-In-Chief June 2, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: On Thursday, June 2nd, Aspen High School students elected the 2022-23 Student Senate. This Student Senate Election was one for the books: with numerous outstanding candidates, it was...

Seniors pose on the boat in the AHS commons in the last few weeks before IB exams and the end of school for the class of 2022.

Seniors’ Last Month of High School

Jenny Ellis, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2022

The final quarter for the class of 2022 is filled with a multitude of events and emotions. As four years of high school come to a close, it is a busy and potentially stressful time. College decisions,...

A diagram detailing the planned size and angles of the wall including the color scheme.

Facing the Struggles of AHS’ Rock Wall

Beau Toepfer, News Editor May 20, 2022

At the beginning of COVID, the Aspen climbing club was unable to continue due to lack of access to an adequate training facility, but now, students and teachers are aiming to restart the club by building...

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...

Paul Hufnagles office under construction outside of the commons.

Evaluation of school safety conducted, followed by upcoming changes

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer February 25, 2019

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...

Changemakerss comes to Aspen High School

Tullis Burrows , Staff Writer May 30, 2018

  On Friday April 13th, a Colorado youth environmental engagement organization known as Changemakers sponsored a school wide event with the support of Aspen High School’s Earth Group. The event...

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