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Equestrian Meet

Equestrian Meet

Harper Strong, Photographer

February 7, 2019

Ashland Equestrians met up with the thirteen other schools in the Southern District. This is the first of three upcoming Southern District meets before the 2019 OHSET (Oregon High School Equestrian Teams, Inc.) Championship in May, 2019....

Dealing with Depression: A Trial in Treating Depression

Logan Knouse, Writer

November 16, 2018

Depression, it’s an epidemic, isn't it? I hear people’s stories, their ups and downs, their ‘remedies’. With such a surplus of Do this, do that out there, I feel it’s beneficial to hear another person’s experiences on the matter. Now, I understand that all people’s symptoms and situations ar...

Emergency Protocol

Nicole Mullen, Reporter

November 1, 2017

The natural disasters that have recently ravaged the United States have evoked questions regarding the Ashland School District (ASD) policies on smoke, wildfires, earthquakes, or other natural disasters. The protocol for natural disasters in ASD is determined on a case by case basis. Each school in ASD ...

It’s The End of The World as We Know It

It’s The End of The World as We Know It

Daniel Noonan, Reporter

November 1, 2017

In 2017, the likelihood that you are going to meet your end at the hands of a natural disaster is high. Rapidly changing weather patterns due to climate change and ever shifting tectonic plates put Earth on the precipice of a real world reenactment of the movie 2012. Though the reality of natural ...

Sports Budget

Tzad Burt, Reporter

November 1, 2017

In 1994, Ashland School District passed the "Youth Activities and Academics Levy," which grants Ashland High School along with all other schools in the district the ability to revoke the traditional "pay-to-play," giving athletes who generally could not afford to play sports, the ability to do so. Since...

Community Transition from Staff to Students

Taylor Kelly-McMahon, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Last year, Community time was used as the time to talk to your teachers, socialize, or enjoy an extra long 2nd/6th period class. But this year, no more! The 20-minute period we have tacked on at the end of every 2nd/6th period class on Wednesdays is now being run by the students in leadership. “We’...

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Lillian Witnauer, Reporter

January 30, 2017

For years small towns in the U.S., Canada and other areas of the world have enlisted the help of furry little creatures to predict if winter weather was going to continue for another six weeks. Very few know where this tradition came from or why it is celebrated in the first place. Groundhog day originally...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Wizarding Reignited

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Wizarding Reignited

Laila Borden, Reporter

January 18, 2017

As a childhood Harry Potter fan, I was thrilled to hear that J.K. Rowling's fantasy world, in which I spent countless hours during my years of imaginary friends and unquestioned belief in magic, would be reignited on screen with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. At first, I was unsure if the fil...

Lowering the Voting Age

Jade Bromley, Ellie Carter

November 22, 2016

For Lowering the Voting Age (Jade Bromley): In 2008, Obama was elected the first black president of the United States of America. Even as an eight-year-old, I could understand the importance of that election. It was a true progression of us as a people, and I wanted to be a part of it. I had...

JD Miller

Adara Peppercorn and Jade Bromley

November 21, 2016

As October ends and November begins, many take time to reflect on what they are thankful for as they realize the opportunities they’ve been given. JD Miller, a junior here at Ashland High School (AHS), has chosen to appreciate the friends and family that have blessed her in her life. Friends...

Chef Showdown with a Twist

Jade Bromley

November 19, 2016

The Ashland Culinary Festival is a wonderful event where the chefs of Southern Oregon come together in a four-day food convention at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites. There are food tastings, fresh products, cooking demonstrations, and workshops. For nine years, local chefs have competed in a...

Ted Talks and Tea

Ted Talks and Tea

Sophia Wiencek and Ava Hearn

November 18, 2016

You may have heard that Ashland High school has a new club on campus. On Tuesdays at lunch in English-9, students come together with mugs of tea and gather around a table to watch selected TED Talks. TED Talks and Tea creates a comfortable space where students can come together and learn about interesting...

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