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Kevin Gentz Voted as 2020 Impact Teacher

Kevin Gentz is this years senior voted Impact Teacher. Gentz said that teachers are inspired to be better by their students and the answer of whether a teacher is impactful or not is answered by this question: “Do you like investing your life in the life of another?”

Zoe Sadauskis, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Kevin Gentz is the first face many students see when they come to the high school as eight-graders. Gentz has been a Link Crew adviser for years and he makes an impression. In the 12 years Gentz has taught at Albert Lea High School, he has made an impact on students and staff members alike which is wh...

Senior Travis Jensen Voted 2020 Impact Student

Senior Travis Jensen was voted the 2020 Impact Student by his classmates.

Abby Chalmers, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

While many people get their energy from a good night’s sleep or a caffeinated drink, being around and helping others is what invigorates the 2020 Impact Student Travis Jensen. When he wakes up in the morning, his goal is to spread happiness and positivity to as many people as he can.  “I alw...

Court to Court

Zoe Sadauskis, Staff Writer

May 2, 2020

The man, the myth, the legend. Starting at 6 ft something, Neil Chalmers is known for his notorious stories and being easily spotted in a crowd. Chalmers teaches 8th grade social studies along with being the head coach for the boys tennis team. Recently, he turned in his Mock Trial gavel and legal pad ...

1,000 Points for Skarstad

Samantha Skarstad in a game against Byron.

Lillith Aericko, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

You’ll see her around school surrounded by friends with a smile on her face. She greets everyone she knows and doesn’t. Her friends describe her as athletic, warm-hearted, a friend to all, cool, and collected. Senior Samantha Skarstad is not only amazing off the court, but on it as well. “I am...

Impact Student: Kayla Jensen

Impact Student: Kayla Jensen

Kylie Brown and Brenda De Rosas

May 9, 2018

Through her various involvement throughout the school and resourcefulness Kayla Jensen has left her mark on Albert Lea High School. Jensen has been involved with soccer, National Honors Society, President of Roar, Vice President of Orchestra council and jazz band. As well as being Albert Lea high school’s...

Impact Teacher Therese Netzer

Brenda De Rosas, Editor

May 9, 2018

Therese Netzer, English teacher at Albert Lea high school, puts her student’s needs before her own. She has been thinking of making cards for her students in the class of 2018 to leave them a quote for them to remember. “You need to be the author of your own life,” Netzer said. “You’ve had...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Sabrina Gold, Staff Editor

April 9, 2018

April is Autism Awareness month and started nearly a quarter of a century ago by The Autism Society in a nationwide effort to educate and inform people about Autism. Autism is a mental condition that is characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with people. People with Autism...

Recognizing Paraeducators

Faith Herndon, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Para educators are significant at all levels of schools by aiding and supporting students. Through training and years of experience, paraprofessionals are strengthening in every classroom and making parents assured that their child is receiving the help he or she needs. The primary role is to offer...

MCs Roar For Stage

Nayeli Preciado and Bu Htoo

March 23, 2018

Tiger’s Roar is a talent show that goes on at Albert Lea High School every March. It allows students to show their creativity and talents three nights a year. This year’s show will be held March 22-24 in the auditorium. The theme this year is Fairy tale Roar. This year the MCs for Tiger’s Roar...

Angling for a Great Time

Angling for a Great Time

Gracie Studier, Sports Editor

March 23, 2018

Albert Lea Anglers is a group of high school students doing what they love, fishing. They fish in tournaments throughout the spring and summer. They go to tournaments all over from Wabasha, MN to local lakes and meet mainly at Farmers State Bank. There is a tournament nearly every week. The Albert Lea...

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