Albert Lea High School Newspaper

Season of Giving

Kathryn Flaherty
December 14, 2016
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Tis the season of giving. Not just the physical exchange of gifts, but the gift of time. With the holiday season right around the corner, volunteer work is on the rise. National Honor Society is a volunteer organization here at Albert Lea High School that volunteers year round, not just during the holidays.... Read more »

Blood Drive Comes to ALHS

Blood Drive Comes to ALHS

Kathryn Flaherty, Social Media Manager
December 1, 2016
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The Albert Lea High School chapter of National Honor Society hosted another blood drive on Nov. 30. Members of NHS assisted in checking in donors and helping at the snack table. Students 16 years old who met qualifications were encouraged to participate in this life-saving event.       ... Read more »

Clubs and Activities Photo Day

November 23, 2016
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If you are in one (or more) of these groups, you will have your picture taken on Nov. 29 in the auditorium. If your group has special clothing, attire, or team gear, please wear it for the picture! The schedule will NOT be announced throughout the day so it is your responsibility to show up on time. 1st Hour ... Read more »

Trump Triumphs

Trump Triumphs

November 15, 2016
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Election Results Nationwide Hillary Clinton: 228 Electoral votes 59,786,251 popular votes Donald Trump 279 Electoral votes 59,578,826 Popular Votes How Minnesota Voted Clinton- 46.8% Trump- 45.4%

The Story on Snapchat

The Story on Snapchat

Emily Wangen
November 15, 2016
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Many students at Albert Lea High School use Snapchat to communicate with friends and share their lives. After numerous reports sent to administration as well as Officer Ted Herman of lewd photos, photos of inappropriate gestures and drugs being sent over Snapchat at school, the district made the decision... Read more »

An Astonishing Accomplishment

An Astonishing Accomplishment

October 7, 2016
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       The crowd went wild as the Albert Lea varsity football team took on Tri-City United (TCU) on Sept. 30, winning 21 to 6. This was a first win in four years, and the first homecoming win in eight years. The players could not be more excited. Head Coach Corey Black said, “It was a ... Read more »

How to Vote

How to Vote

Natalie Weiland
October 7, 2016
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Election season has its ups and downs and this year is no different. No matter how a ballot is cast, there are some steps leading up to voting that can’t be skipped. First, is registration. Whether done online beforehand or at a polling station, this has to be done in order to cast a ballot. If you’re... Read more »

Minnesota Supreme Court Visits Albert Lea

Minnesota Supreme Court Visits Albert Lea

Kylie Brown
October 6, 2016
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Albert Lea High School had the honor of welcoming the Minnesota Supreme Court on October 6th. ALHS students had the opportunity to listen to an oral argument and interact with the justices. “The court itself wanted to come to Albert Lea,” said Albert Lea-Freeborn Chamber of Commerce Executive... Read more »

Wall Of Inspiration

Wall Of Inspiration

Emily Wangen
April 22, 2016
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  Be the change you want to see. That’s the theme of the Wall of Inspiration, a space in the ALHS commons that honors those who inspire those around them. On April 22, 2016, nine individuals were honored during the Wall of Inspiration Ceremony.   The wall was started to honor the memory of ALHS alumnus, Jos... Read more »

Robotics Team Places 3rd at Competition

Robotics Team Places 3rd at Competition

Emily Wangen, Online Editor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

The ALHS Robotics team competed last weekend at the North Star Regional held at Mariucci Arena against top teams from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. The team received third place out of sixty teams after a heartbreaking loss in the semi-final round tie-breaker. Team members anxiously await to find out... Read more »

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