Albert Lea High School Newspaper

Senioritis

Senioritis

Brenda De Rosas
February 13, 2017
Filed under Feature

Hats are flying and friends and family members have tears in their eyes, then reality hits. Some seniors describe senioritis as the will to do schoolwork vanishing. Senioritis has possibly been around since the first graduating class and it seems to be the most common and most contagious disease around. Senior... Read more »

Solo and Ensemble

Emily Wangen
February 10, 2017
Filed under Feature

Each January, musicians from Albert Lea High School travel to Lakeville South High School to compete in the regional Solo and Ensemble contest. This year the contest was held on Jan. 21. After arriving at the high school, students prepare to perform their vocal or instrumental solos, duets or ensembles... Read more »

Mental Illness

Mental Illness

Rhiannon Farr
December 14, 2016
Filed under Feature

Depression, anxiety, eating disorders: and many more. Some students and faculty of Albert Lea high school have seen mental illnesses throughout their lives, and have even had to deal with it themselves. Staff members find it most common to see motivation declining during this time of year, and both... Read more »

The Differences We Make

The Differences We Make

Haley DeSart
December 14, 2016
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Thousands of pounds of food, hundreds of dollars given and under it all staunch rivalries between classrooms are formed in this good natured dash to donate as much food as possible. With canned fruit and vegetable pyramids, boxed dinner towers and seas of rice bags and flour, flour and more flour make... Read more »

Deputy Superintendant Saves District Millions

Deputy Superintendant Saves District Millions

Emily Wangen
December 14, 2016
Filed under Feature

Since 2009, Lori Volz has been working for the Albert Lea School District and currently serves as Deputy Superintendent. While students may not know her personally, her work is important to the district. Volz has a background in business administration as well as a masters degree in educational leadership... Read more »

The Boy Under the Mask

Brenda De Rosas
December 14, 2016
Filed under Feature

Pep fest at Albert Lea High School are not truly pep fest without one important factor. The Tiger. Levi Kermes, junior, has been dressing up as the school’s mascot since the beginning of this year. A student council member brought it up in conversation and without an audition Kermes got the part. “It... Read more »

Soles for Souls

Brenda De Rosas
December 14, 2016
Filed under Feature

One country, four villages in four different directions, ten days and 1,415 pairs of shoes. Laurie Neff, activities clerk at Albert Lea High School, was collecting shoes for a program called Soles for Jesus out of Madison, Wisc. She started her collection in April 2016 and had to send them to Wisconsin... Read more »

Lindsey Rognes: A Glimpse of Her Life in a Wheelchair

Lindsey Rognes: A Glimpse of Her Life in a Wheelchair

Kathryn Flaherty
November 15, 2016
Filed under Feature

Lindsey Rognes is a sophomore at Albert Lea High School. Some of her favorite things to do are hanging out with her friends and managing the Albert Lea Dance Team. Rognes has been in a wheelchair since she was two. She can often be seen around the building in her motorized chair, flashing her bright... Read more »

Team Jodi

Team Jodi

Kylie Brown
November 15, 2016
Filed under Feature, Opinion

Dealing With Cancer

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Secrets of the Lunchroom

Jasmine Becker
October 7, 2016
Filed under Feature

What if you were told that everything you believed was a lie? Don’t worry, it’s not. At least everything except what you believed about your lunchroom. Many students go through the lunch line everyday, grab their food and don’t even bat an eye at the ladies dishing it to them. They truly have ... Read more »

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