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Ashland’s Youngest Marathoner

Ashland’s Youngest Marathoner

Isobel Whitcomb

November 9, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, Feature, Recent, Uncategorized

At 8 o’clock AM last Saturday, sleet poured down on 183 runners as they lined up in Lithia Park for the fourth annual Lithia Loop Marathon. Among the crowd stood Cory Dalcin, an AHS Sophomore, cross country athlete, and the youngest runner to ever participate in this notoriously difficult endurance chal...

Join Model United Nations

Join Model United Nations

Alexander Sukles

November 2, 2011


Filed under Home, News, School, Student Life, Updates

Want to save the world? Want to understand international relations? Come to the informational meeting on Wednesday, November 2 to learn more about how you can answers all of these questions through this globally conscious club. This meeting will be held in Mr. McKinnon’s room H- 203 after school. M...

What is Epic Bible Talk?

What is Epic Bible Talk?

Isobel Whitcomb

October 29, 2011


Filed under Extra Curricular, Home, Student Life, Uncategorized

When the announcement for the “Epic Bible Talk” club is sounded over the intercom, the reaction that arises is often one of incredulity. At Ashland High School, because there is a culture of non-judgement, we tend to feel uncomfortable about the mention of any secular religion. We associate organized...

School Blood Drive

School Blood Drive

Sarah Kasiah

October 27, 2011


Filed under Home, News, School, Student Life, Updates

Have vampires hit the Ashland High School Campus? No, Twilight has yet to infect the AHS Halloween season, as the American Red Cross came to the school from 9am-1pm this Tuesday. Keaira Koedyker and Callie Toews took on the Blood Drive as their Senior Project and asked leadership students and friends...

Argentine Tango Lessons

Argentine Tango Lessons

Bronson Samel-Garloff

October 26, 2011


Filed under Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Calendar, Feature, Home, Student Life

With two you can Tango. For only $3 dollars a class or $10 dollars a month, you can take Argentine Tango classes at the Ashland Community Center on 59 Winburn Way, Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  There is a beginner class, which is instructed by Samarra Burnett, and a later intermed...

How to Choose a Senior Quote

How to Choose a Senior Quote

Aimee Miller

October 25, 2011


Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Home, News, Recent, Resources, School, Student Life

Surprisingly, it's already that time of year again here at Ashland High School. What am I talking about, you might ask? None other than the deadline for Senior quotes! Since the beginning of time, senior quotes have held a special place in the AHS yearbook. These quotes will be in the memories of your peers forever, so make sure to think carefully about the quotes you selec...

Opposing Views: Mt. Ashland Expansion/ Watershed

Opposing Views: Mt. Ashland Expansion/ Watershed

James Risner

October 25, 2011


Filed under Alpine ski, Home, Local, News, Opinion, Politics, Recent, Student Life, Students Speak, Winter

PRO-EXPANSION VIEW By James Risner One of the conflicts that stuck out to me today is the recent conflict with the Ashland Ski Area's expansion. Now, this conflict was nothing new, having erupted into public view in 2005. It all started with the Ashland Ski Area's move to expand, and was suspend...

Kai Staal: The Eighth Saipanese Wonder of the World

Kai Staal: The Eighth Saipanese Wonder of the World

Alexander Sukles

October 21, 2011


Filed under Athletics, Home, Local, News, Recent, School, Student Life, Uncategorized

Kai Staal, an 18-year-old Ashland High School student, who can out swim anyone in the state, has been told he cannot compete. Born in Ashland, Staal's parents moved to the small island of Rota when he was only 4 months old. Next they moved to a neighboring island in the Pacific chain called Saipan. Being...

Cooper Apple Crisp

Cooper Apple Crisp

Emma Cobb

October 21, 2011


Filed under Home, Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past weekend I had the pleasure of making apple crisp with my friend Elana Cooper. We used her family’s recipe, who used to own the Ashland Bakery and Cafe, and apples from the trees at her house. The beautiful thing about this recipe is its simplicity, and its hardiness when it comes to a...

The Jumpers 2: For the Love of the Game – Jeremy Huard

The Jumpers 2: For the Love of the Game – Jeremy Huard

Jeremy Huard

October 21, 2011


Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Feature, Home, Student Life

Jail. I always told mother I wouldn't be put in it. I told her the games I played were just harmless little pranks. And when I joined up with the tech squad that ended up fending off the Chinese grand-hack of the Pentagon's master database, I was feeling pretty good about life in the system. Ten years...

Anime Club Mascot Contest Winner

Anime Club Mascot Contest Winner

Jasper Raynolds

October 19, 2011


Filed under Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Extra Curricular, Home, Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Student Life

Just today, our Ashland High School's own Anime Club announced a winner for its week-long art contest! The competition was formed to create a new image for the Anime Club's mascot- a blue-haired girl known as "Imouto-chan" (いもうと-ちゃん), or "Little Sister" in Japanese. Many submissions...

World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

Jericho Apollo

October 17, 2011


Filed under Feature, Home, News, School, Student Life, Students Speak

If you were on the quad today, you may have seen a group of people, dressed in black, clapping on the half moon. Many people stood around and wondered if Occupy AHS had hit and why there was clapping, while some were smart enough to read their signs and join. Were you aware of the goings-on of this bold, mostly estrogen-filled group's higher message? Here's a little more on the subje...

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