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Remembering O.J.

Bryn Woodside

August 29, 2014


Filed under Feature

Life is precious, and I think it is safe to say we all take it for granted once in a while. It’s when someone leaves our lives when we notice it the most. Saturday, September 21 will be a day we will remember not to take life for granted. Orrie Jirele, also known as O.J. passed away, which was a...

True safety

True safety

Jordan Vano, Copy Editor

February 21, 2013


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Shattering glass, screams of adults, footsteps rushing down hallways, students huddled in a dark classroom with the door locked. Bang. Bang. Bang. Those sounds are the reason lock downs are so important and security is now a must in schools. Similar sounds were heard in the shooting in Newtown, Conn., ...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Jasmine Burkart, Entertainment coordinator

February 21, 2013


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The history of black people in America has been celebrated in this country for many years. Since 1926 to be exact. Black History Month is meant to be dedicated to remembering of many important African-American events and people in the history here in the U.S. "There are many Black Americans in history...

XIII dreamin’

XIII dreamin’

Emily Brazil, Media Editor

November 29, 2012


Filed under Feature

Their dreams keep them awake at night. Their heartbeat becomes in sync with the music they create. And nothing can stop them. For the past year, senior students Miles Erdman and Tyler Shaw have been working on their mix-tape. XIII Dreams. Erdman and Shaw worked with Jario Campos, former student of...

Short story of the longboard

Short story of the longboard

Kade Wiemerslage, Business Manager

November 19, 2012


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

With all the stresses teens have today, it’s good to have some sort of outlet to let loose and let the worries of school, work, friends, relationships, parents and let everything else just fade in the background. Some students may draw, some may write, some may even make voodoo dolls of their friend...

ALHS seniors signed with Division 1 colleges

ALHS seniors signed with Division 1 colleges

Erin Murtaugh, Photographer

November 16, 2012


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

 Today, two ALHS seniors, Megan Pulley and Karli Kriewall, both signed with Division 1 colleges.       Pulley signed with Wagner College in Staten Island, NY to play golf. Pulley has been playing golf since seventh grade. Shawn Reibe has been her coach those six years.       “Outside of ...

‘[It] just isn’t the same’: 2012-13 show choir changes disappoint younger members

‘[It] just isn’t the same’: 2012-13 show choir changes disappoint younger members

Lani Hanson

May 11, 2012


Filed under Feature, Issue 6

CATaclysmic’s annual show choir invitational, hosted here at Albert Lea High School, typically attracts around 600 spectators. At this year’s event, held on March 24, 18 groups from ten schools competed, and the music department raised nearly $16,000 from the sale of food, flowers, T-shirts, and...

To Chicago and back in about an hour : Guest Column in Albert Lea Tribune meant to inspire students

Annabelle Randall

May 10, 2012


Filed under Feature, Issue 6

Imagine a futuristic way to travel to Chicago in the morning and be back home same evening. As time unfolds there would be a bright, fall morning in downtown Albert Lea, with a sparkling new glass and stainless steel station. You might walk, ride your bike or drive a short distance to high-speed rail....

Following in his sister’s footsteps: Inside look at ALHS’ newest foreign exchange student

Following in his sister’s footsteps: Inside look at ALHS’ newest foreign exchange student

Dean Anderson

March 27, 2012


Filed under Feature, Issue 5

French, English, and Spanish? Most students struggle to learn another language but Javier Errea has not only learned 3 languages but he has taken a step further by going to the USA and more importantly Albert Lea MN. From Spanish to English, from Pamplona Spain to Albert lea MN, Errea has been through...

Mentor:Senior mentors younger students during school

Mentor:Senior mentors younger students during school

Ben Jones

March 27, 2012


Filed under Feature, Issue 5

School gets out, and immediately students head to their cars, the buses, or gather into groups and discuss the day. Senior Morgan Ciota is not at ALHS, however. She is at Sibley Elementary School. Ciota is working with the National Honor Society’s mentoring program. Principal Al Root told the National...

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