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Senior Matthew Ramirez played violin for Tiger’s Roar. “Watching the other acts, a lot of them were fun to watch, and getting to see everyone’s talent’s was my favorite part of Tiger’s Roar,” said Ramirez.

Tiger’s Roar: The Riskier the Better

Mariajose Ruiz, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

Tiger’s Roar took place in Albert Lea High School’s auditorium on April 6, 2024 at 7 p.m. The Albert Lea Community had to pay an admission of $5 to watch the performances. Tiger’s Roar is a high...

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 “OJ”, was a counselor for...

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. Salle started fishing when he...

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,” Tuxpan said, stating...

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 White Photography is where an...

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 round ball, and originates in...

Morgan Goskeson and Mika Cichosz

100 Career Points On The Same Night

Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Hockey demands players to be team-oriented but this season two players stepped into the spotlight. Junior Mika Cichosz, defense, and Freshman Morgan Goskeson, right wing, scored 100 career points in an...

School psychologist Jodie Hofkamp located in the middle office of the Media Center

What Kindness Means to Hofkamp

Ali Hafstad, Online Editor February 1, 2024

Jodie Hofkamp, the school psychologist, has helped shape many lives at Albert Lea High School. She constantly goes out of her way to show kindness and make people’s lives just a little better. For Hofkamp,...

Eighth-grader Lily Ber created a duck for class and said, “People make art seem easy because when most people show how they do their work, they already know how to do it. To you, it looks like it’s easy since they can do it. But, when you actually try, and you’re a beginner, it’s not as easy as you thought. It’s more complicated.”

Art Taught Through The Generations

Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

Drawing can be a good way for families to bond and learn, which is the same for eighth-grader Lily Ber, and her family. Drawing is a way to help her younger siblings. “I help my sister learn because...

Tenth-grader Anna Laskowske has been on the trap team since seventh grade. “The nice thing with trap shooting is that it’s on a Sunday,” she said. “But I try to make sure that I get my schoolwork done before I worry about sports stuff or anything.”

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Alexis Godtland, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

It’s not often that a student is coached by their parent for a school team, but for sophomore Anna Laskowske it is a reality. Laskowske mentions that she got into trap shooting through her older brother,...

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