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Freedom at Last

Freedom at Last

Isobel Whitcomb

November 3, 2010


Filed under Home, Student Life

For the past seven weeks, students of Ashland High have been slaving away in class and in extracurricular activities. Finally they are being rewarded for their endless effort with a five day weekend starting this Thursday. In actuality, the break is for the purpose of parent-teacher conferences, but that doesn’t stop the hard-working students from enjoyin...

How the Library Selects its Books

Samuel Cower

November 2, 2010


Filed under Feature, Student Life

I recently went to the library and asked the librarian, Bill Street, various questions about the books in the library to get a good idea how and why they’re selected for inclusion. My findings were thus: Bill makes three orders for new books every year: in Fall, Winter, and Spring. The reason there always seem to be books on the “new books...

Club News

Club News

Michaela Anderson

October 28, 2010


Filed under Extra Curricular

Model United Nations: This year Ashland High School will be representing China and Indonesia. Students involved have been meeting with Ashland High's Chinese teacher, Guo Xuan, as well as watching movies in order to prepare for the conference. Math Team: The Math Team will compete in its second m...

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Isobel Whitcomb

October 25, 2010


Filed under Extra Curricular, Home

Every day after school, a group of Ashland High School students haul heavy boats across a road, down a long muddy hill, and into the shallows of Emigrant Lake. Despite how it sounds, this is no cruel and unusual form of punishment. This is just part of one sport offered at AHS: crew. In crew, o...

All About Global Citizen Corps

Emma Cobb

October 25, 2010


Filed under Extra Curricular, Home

Global Citizen Corps, GCC, is a worldwide community of kids who have the passion to try and make the world a better place. Ashland High School is lucky enough to have a branch of this wonderful organization on its campus. As an extension of Mercy Corps, GCC focuses on seven main issues: climate change...

Answers to Brain Bowl questions

Michaela Anderson

October 22, 2010


Filed under Extra Curricular, Uncategorized

For all who participated in the print edition's Brain Bowl quiz, here are the answers. How many zeroes in a quintillion? 18. What is the lowest place in the United States? Death Valley (specifically Badwater Basin). What is Olfactophobia (or Osmophobia)? A fear of smells. Did you do well? Consider par...

Jesus Club

Chelsea North

October 21, 2010


Filed under Extra Curricular, Home, Student Life

Ashland High School students join 2011’s class president (Tosh Evans) in room TH-118 every Thursday at lunch to have fun and learn about Jesus. Betsy Bishop, the monitor of Jesus Club, has been teaching at AHS since 1988. The club, kept up only by students, officially started in 1994. “The club is always changing, depen...

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