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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...

Meet the Managing Editor- Kylie Brown

Meet the Managing Editor- Kylie Brown

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 1

My name is Kylie Brown and I am the Managing Editor for the Ahlahasa. I am a senior and I am involved in Link Crew, I play the viola and cello in Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, and I will be the secretary in Key Club. Outside of school I love spending time with friends and family and listening or...

Meet the Editor- Brenda De Rosas

Meet the Editor- Brenda De Rosas

Brenda De Rosas, Editor

September 6, 2017


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Hello ALHS. So, we’re back… I’m Brenda De Rosas I am a senior I am involved with many activities throughout the school year such as tennis, Mock Trial, orchestra, Key Club, Link Crew and National Honors Society. I will pursue a degree in nursing come next year, and attend a four year private institution. As...

Meet the Editor- Haley DeSart

Meet the Editor- Haley DeSart

Haley DeSart, Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Feature, Issue 1

Hello my name is Haley DeSart and I am the co-editor for the Ahlahasa this year and I’m the residential neurotic optimist. I work two jobs and I am involved with Student Council, Orchestra, National Honor Society, Link Crew and I am currently learning Korean. Honestly I have no idea how I got here,...

Prom 2017 Photo Gallery

Prom 2017 Photo Gallery

April 25, 2017


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Photos from Prom 2017. Keep checking back throughout the week for more photos.

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Refugee Vetting Process

Refugee Vetting Process

Haley DeSart

March 24, 2017


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On Jan 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which had the intent to bar citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days, banning refugees for 120 days with the exception of Syrian refugees, which would have been banned indefinitely. Despite...

Duty. Honor. Country.

Duty. Honor. Country.

Natalie Weiland

March 24, 2017


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While other high school seniors were filling out the common application, Maddy Funk was creating a government ID. To apply to her school of choice, The United States Military Academy at West Point, the ID was a necessary step toward admission. Following comes the more difficult process of being cleared...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Rhiannon Farr

March 24, 2017


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International Women’s Day is March 8 and celebrates women’s contributions in society. Obstacles have been thrown at women for hundreds of years: suffrage, wage gap, political power and many more. The main Women’s March took place in Washington D.C., but according to Heavy’s writer Stephanie...

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