Chapeau Shores to Host ALHS Prom
Chapeau Shores to Host ALHS Prom
Marissa Hanson, Staff • February 22, 2022

After a pandemic-caused cancellation in 2020, prom will be returning to ALHS on April 23 for the second year in a row with a few major changes.    The theme of...

Holidaze Festival Preview
Holidaze Festival Preview
What even IS Holidaze? Check out this article to find out.
Abby Chalmers, Editor • December 2, 2021

The Holidaze Festival, which is slated to take place next week, is unlike anything else ALHS has held before. Planned and executed by the ALHS Student Council, Holidaze will...

Book Review: One of Us is Lying
Book Review: One of Us is Lying
Abby Chalmers, Editor • September 7, 2021

Five teenagers - and almost complete strangers, at that - in a room with one old, crabby teacher is a bad enough combination. But it gets worse. The teacher leaves for a moment,...

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Senior captain Lucy Stay smiles with fellow captains sophomore Rachel Doppelhammer and senior Esther Yoon as she hoists the championship plaque in the air. Last Thursdays win turned one of Stays greatest aspirations into reality. State is something Ive been dreaming about since I was a little girl, and the fact that we finally made it is insane, she said. Im looking forward to everything, but playing at the Xcel Energy Center and making unforgettable memories with my team is what Im most excited for.
State Dreams Redeemed
Abby Chalmers, Editor • February 22, 2022

With one minute left on the clock in the 2021 Section 1A girls’ hockey championship, the Albert Lea Tigers were tied with the Rochester Lourdes Eagles, 2-2. The Tigers had...

Varsity kick smiles bright during their performance.
Dance Team Travels to Mounds View for Competition
Staff Reports February 6, 2022

On Jan. 29th, the Albert Lea Dance Team competed in Mounds View against teams from Winona, Willmar Goodhue, Cretin Derham Hall, Aitkin, New Prague, Cannon Falls, Chisago Lakes,...

Jeffrey searches the crowd for her parents. Moments after making the free throw that secured her place as the highest scorer in Albert Lea girls basketball history, she was surrounded by her teammates and members of the student section. “I remember immediate hugs from people and Coach Hanson and then finding my parents in the stands and just sending them a heart signal with my hands,” she said.
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January 20, 2022
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In December, District 241 began building in one virtual Wednesday each month. Such days were designated off days for students and staff to catch up on homework, but they also function as a moment of rest amid hectic schedules and lifes stress.
Why Virtual Wednesdays Must Continue
Abby Chalmers , Editor • April 12, 2022

The past two years have been hard on everyone. People have lost family members, jobs, motivation and so much more. Though circumstances have improved slightly since the beginning...

Students in the Symphony Orchestra practice their music during class. This orchestra is one of the many electives available to students, while the chamber orchestra is an extracurricular available to musicians looking for an opportunity to play more advanced music.
Get Involved
Abby Chalmers , Editor • October 15, 2021

You only live once.  That’s what everyone always says, right? You only have one life to live, so live it to the fullest?  When I was younger, I mostly thought of...

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Jeffrey searches the crowd for her parents. Moments after making the free throw that secured her place as the highest scorer in Albert Lea girls basketball history, she was surrounded by her teammates and members of the student section. “I remember immediate hugs from people and Coach Hanson and then finding my parents in the stands and just sending them a heart signal with my hands,” she said.
Sixteen.
Abby Chalmers, Editor • January 20, 2022

Breathe in for four seconds. Hold it for seven. Breathe out for eight. Repeat.  On Tuesday night, senior Taya Jeffrey laid on the floor of her room and practiced her “sponging”...

Teacher Feature: Greg Gentle
Teacher Feature: Greg Gentle
Bethzaida Vazquez, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

Albert Lea High School has welcomed new teachers and staff; one of these newcomers is counselor Claire Bradley.  Bradley comes from her hometown West Salem, Wisconsin,...

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Hi I'm Marissa Hanson! I'm a senior and the editor of Ahlahasa. I am on the girls tennis team and on the mock trial team and I sing in concert choir. I also manage boys track and field and am the stage...

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