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Prom Court Video

Prom Court Video

Leadership

May 7, 2015


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Student Life

As part of our changes to Prom this year we have tried to bring more meaning to who is honored as prom royalty. AHS students came up with the idea to tie the voting to character traits that make a student worthy of representing the senior class as royal grizzlies. The ten students elected to the...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Kleya Dhenin, Reporter

May 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Spirit Week has been a tradition at many schools since 1903. The first recorded spirit week took place at Northern Illinois University. However, the tradition began with the first “coming home” during the 21st annual Border War, the athletic rivalry between the University of Kansas and the University of Mi...

10 People You Need To Know

10 People You Need To Know

Elena Patterson and Sinead Pyle

May 4, 2015


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Lauren Pauli, Freshman, Derby Star    Lauren Pauli is a freshman who last April, started competing in Roller Derby. She plays with the Southern Oregon Rollergirls in a junior division known as the Pear Blossoms (which has no correlation to the race or festival). For those who don’t know, Roller Der...

The Collective Unconscious

The Collective Unconscious

Zaida LaRose

April 24, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Students Speak

Carl Jung, a psychiatrist from the early 1900's, developed a theory to explain the roots of human existence. This idea of the "collective unconscious" shows us what can be found at the base of our being. In other words, it reveals a commonality in the core of us as a species. The collective unconscious...

Fresh Start

Fresh Start

April 23, 2015


Filed under Extra Curricular, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Ashland High School offers an opportunity to incoming freshpeople unique to Ashland, Fresh Start. This two day summer retreat takes place at a retreat center in the Greensprings. There are three different sessions of this retreat where incoming students are divided into their advisory classes.   ...

Carmel Apple Box Competition

Carmel Apple Box Competition

Lili Smith, Reporter

April 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Geometry and Geometry Honors classes are participating in a Caramel Apple Box design competition. The Ashland High School math department received a grant from the Ashland Schools Foundation in order to provide the supplies for each student.  Each student has the opportunity to design a complicated...

The Winds of Climate Change

The Winds of Climate Change

Mimi Schaefer-Sharp, Editor In Chief

April 20, 2015


Filed under Local, News, Science, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Camila Thorndike (Class of 2005) Camila Thorndike believes that the Rogue Valley can lead the state to climate stability. She has worked around the country in land use planning, water resource management, environmental justice and environmental conflict resolution. In the ten years she ha...

Using Condom Sense

Using Condom Sense

Karl Moeglein, Reporter

April 17, 2015


Filed under Health/Wellness, Resources, Showcase, Student Life

*This article was previously published Dec. 2014 Since April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month, Ashland High School students who are sexually active, need to remember to practice safe sex. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 35 million people worldwide are living with th...

Places to Buy Prom Dresses

Places to Buy Prom Dresses

Milla Goldsmith, Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Students Speak

Prom is coming up soon, so here are six places to buy dresses in the area. 1. Runway Fashion Exchange - Runway has used and new prom dresses for great prices. 2. Macy's- Macy's has many cute designer dresses and jewelry and they also have large sales going on often. 3. JCPenney- JCP has handbags,...

Adventures in Procrastination

Adventures in Procrastination

Kleya Dhenin, Reporter

April 14, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Our world is faced with an epidemic: Procrastination. Procrastination is defined as delaying something until a later time, namely the last minute, simply because you don’t want to do it. As a whole, procrastination affects over 20% of the population and has more than quadrupled in the past 30 years...

Grizz Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Grizz Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Sarah Bestor, Editor-In-Chief

April 10, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Student Life, Wrestling

Ashland High School senior, Facienne Guerlanda Graham, signed her National Letter of Intent to play soccer for the Southern Oregon University (SOU) Raiders. SOU was never in Graham’s plan, she always wanted to go to California and not stay close to home, but when SOU started looking at her during her...

Senior Project: Paris Fox, High School Through Words

Senior Project: Paris Fox, High School Through Words

Sarah Bestor, Editor-In-Chief

April 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“Radical. Childish. Socks. Magical.” These are some of the words seniors chose to describe their transition from adolescence to adulthood, when prompted by Paris Fox, a senior at Ashland High School. Fox chose to create a video of words for her senior project. She asked seniors to think of one word...

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