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Albert Lea High School Newspaper

THE AHLAHASA

Albert Lea High School Newspaper

THE AHLAHASA

Albert Lea High School Newspaper

THE AHLAHASA

Seniors
Courtney Oakland, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

 

Impact Teacher
Impact Teacher
“Mr. Haney always goes above and beyond in his class to make sure everyone is entertained and he is definitely a role model for other staff members to look up to,” said Emma Prihoda.
Josephine Petersen, staff writer • May 10, 2024

Not everyone can walk into school excited for a fun and new class each day, but stepping into 2024 Impact Teacher Jim Haney's classroom is like a whole new experience each...

Seniors Last Day
Bye Seniors!
Issue 91
Hasa Throwback: Racing the Clock
Ali Hafstad, Editor

Ahlahasa is on a mission to throw back to the past and better understand where we came from. Searching through the historical newspapers, Hasa Throwbacks is about bringing...

Olympics
Olympics
Kae Bee, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

This year’s summer Olympics are heading to Paris, France.  The Olympics will be held from July 26 to August 11, 2024.  The Olympic games started more than 3,000 years...

Olympics
Olympics
Kae Bee, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

This year’s summer Olympics are heading to Paris, France.  The Olympics will be held from July 26 to August 11, 2024.  The Olympic games started more than 3,000 years...

Most of the players, organizers and volunteers who helped raise money for the Orrie Jirele Scholarship pose with his signature in the schools gym. The Night of Fun basketball fundraiser was on March 1st. Sophomores beat the Juniors 84-40. The staff pulled out a last minute win against the Seniors 52-51.
Basketball Fundraiser In Honor of OJ
Mariajose Ruiz-Ceronio, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

On March 1st, in the gym bearing his name, a fundraiser was held for the Orrie Jirele scholarship, which was able to raise approximately $2,800. Orrie Jirele, also known as...

Tenth-grader Taison Salle in his Anglers gear holding a newly caught fish. He said, The Biggest Fish I ever caught was a 42-pound greater amberjack.
Fish At Your Own Risk
Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

For angler and Sophomore Taison Salle, being on the Albert Lea Anglers team requires varied demands and team work. For Salle there isn’t much to balance, he loves it all....

Tenth-grader Janely Tuxpan created a paper mache for class and said It doesnt come out how you want it. I just take it apart and try it again to get it how I want.
Working Through Mistakes
Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

Sculpting, for sophomore Janely Perez Tuxpan, is her favorite art form. She likes to create things in 3-D rather than 2-D. “It’s just something I like to do for a hobby,”...

Senior Carly Stevens calls this art piece The Hummingbird. Her grandmother inspired her to make this since she loves hummingbirds. Once completing it I was glad I was able to make something that looked good,  said Stevens It was a bit of a struggle to make because I had to make sure everything was in the right spot.
Light and Dark Through Art
Mariajose Ruiz, Staff Writer • March 7, 2024

A typical day for Black and White Photography class is working in the dark room and walking around school with a camera,” said Carly Stevens, a senior at ALHS. Black and...

Senior Lillian Hernandez in a past rugby match against Eagan, where she was a jumper.
Jumping Over Obstacles
Mariajose Ruiz, Staff Writer • March 7, 2024

One of the 2024 spring sports is rugby. Rugby is a ball-and-field game where a ball is both kicked and held. Not to be confused with American football, rugby uses a regular...

Senior Alexis Godtland
Proud Of Who I Have Become
Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

I will dedicate this goodbye to my brother, Ayden. I have made many good memories here with my friends, but this school year was different from other ones. Throughout this...

Senior Ali Hafstad
Thanks For the Opportunities
Ali Hafstad, Online Editor • May 10, 2024

Moving to Albert Lea as a Sophomore has been a journey. I would love for this to be a Senior goodbye filled with class memories with all my peers, but sadly it’s not. I...

Senior Courtney Oakland
The Memories I Will Take With
Courtney Oakland, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

I never noticed senior year was right around the corner until it was already here. Everyone always talks about high school going by way too fast, but you never notice how...

Upcoming Senior Year Anxiety
Maddee Anderson, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

As a soon-to-be-senior it feels as though there is constantly something new to stress about. The thought of the upcoming year being my last year of high school is something...

This infographic depicts Ahlahasas rankings from best (top) to worst (bottom).
Hasa Trys
Carley Ladlie, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

In honor of this year’s spring play, “Empowered”, about the trials and tribulations of selling Girl Scout cookies, we decided to put these economy-crashing treats to...

Meet the Staff
Kae Bee
Kae Bee
Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Kae Bee pronounced as Kay. Some of my favorite hobbies are reading, painting, and playing sports such as soccer.

Courtney Oakland
Courtney Oakland
Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Courtney Oakland. I’m in varsity Mock Trial, a speech captain, varsity jazz band, community band, marching band, NHS, Book Club, Ahlahasa, Humanities and Pit Orchestra for the fall musical.

Alexis Godtland
Alexis Godtland
Staff Writer

My name is Alexis Godtland and my current extracurriculars include: NHS, Ahlahasa, Concert Choir and Humanities.

Madelyn Anderson
Madelyn Anderson
Staff writer

My name is Maddee Anderson. My current extracurriculars include Ahlahasa (staff writer), Well Being Club, a Link Crew Leader, and a part of the Freeborn Eagles Rugby Club (not affiliated with the school).

Mariajose Ruiz
Mariajose Ruiz
Staff Writer

Hi! I am a new member of Ahlahasa and I’m in Choir.