Ahlahasa

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Sabrina Gold, Staff Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Feature, Issue 7

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


Filed under Feature, Issue 7

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


Filed under Feature, Issue 6

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


Filed under Feature, Issue 6

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...

The Secret Life of Santas

The Secret Life of Santas

Haley DeSart, Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Feature

The wintery smell of peppermint, dazzling ornaments, and the flash of a camera lense capturing another Christmas memory. As children, we remember sitting on Santa’s lap and thinking deeply about the puppy or video game we wanted him to bring us, or waiting for the entire ordeal to be done with so we co...

King Jens Lange

King Jens Lange

Haley DeSart, Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 3

First chair violinist of Symphony Orchestra, captain of the cross country and track teams and now: 2017 Homecoming King-all accomplishments that senior, Jens Lange, has a list of accomplishments attached to his name. Lange is involved in National Honor Society, chamber orchestra, jazz band, marching...

Queen Lisbeth Magdaleno- Garcia

Queen Lisbeth Magdaleno- Garcia

Haley DeSart, Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 3

In a crowded gym, full of hundreds of students, staff and faculty eagerly watched as the Homecoming Queen Crown was placed upon Lisbeth Magdaleno-Garcia’s head, she burst into tears. “I was excited but embarrassed,” Magdaleno-Garcia said. “I cried. I cried a lot that day.” Homecoming Queen...

International Students Come to ALHS- Helena Edstrom

International Students Come to ALHS- Helena Edstrom

Greta Hagen, Artist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 2

Helena Edstrom, a 17 year old junior from Sweden is also attending ALHS this year. She let her organization know she wanted to come to America so they placed here in Minnesota. Edstrom chose America because she wanted to try something new. She was expecting for high school to be more like what she sees...

International Students Come to ALHS- Pipat Buntharaksa

International Students Come to ALHS- Pipat Buntharaksa

Greta Hagen, Artist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 2

Pipat Buntharaksa, or “Big,” is another 11th grade exchange student. He is from Southern Thailand. Both he and Jan Stolz share a host family. Buntharaksa didn’t chose Minnesota but the organization “International Experiences” did. “I wanted to come to America because I wanted to be in a...

International Students Come to ALHS- Jan Stoltz

International Students Come to ALHS- Jan Stoltz

Greta Hagen, Artist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 2

Jan Stolz, a 16 year old from Switzerland, is one of the new foreign exchange students in the 11th grade here at Albert Lea High School. Originally, Jan did not choose Minnesota but the organization, International Experiences, chose for him and he says he is glad to be here. If he were to choose a different...

Albert Lea High School Newspaper
Feature