Ahlahasa

The Secret Life of Santas

The Secret Life of Santas

Haley DeSart, Editor

December 15, 2017


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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...

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


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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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