Albert Lea High School Newspaper

Mental Illness

Mental Illness

Rhiannon Farr
December 14, 2016
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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 »

Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go

Claire Jones
October 7, 2016
Filed under Feature

It happened over the summer. Came like the plague. Pokémon Go. You probably saw people running around town, eyes glued to their phone screens. Shouts of excitement as they found the Pokémon they were tracking and then a bunch of people swarming their location. The feedback of the game has been overall... Read more »

Very Superstitious

Very Superstitious

Haley DeSart
October 7, 2016
Filed under Feature

Black cats, walking under ladders, breaking mirrors and rabbit’s feet. With October being right around the corner and Halloween at our doorstep, superstitions and myths run rampant during this time of year. Aside from creepy myths, most superstitions are relatively normal. Many people believe in... Read more »

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