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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...

NHS Increases Members

Morgan Bjorklund, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, News

On Nov. 13 National Honor Society inducted around 50 new students into the organization. National Honor Society, or NHS, is a selected group of students with academic excellence who work together in the community and school to make it a better place through their acts of service and volunteering. The...

Seniors Plan for College

Seniors Plan for College

Brenda De Rosas, Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, News

Crumbs for College was created by the Albert Lea High Schools counselors to help seniors with college planning. Counselors were available during all lunches in D200 to help with FAFSA, college applications and use of Naviance for transcript request forms. The class of 2016 was given a survey in which...

Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Job

Alec Wendelboe, Business Manager

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, Student Issue

We have all heard the jokes, or even made the jokes ourselves, seen the funny comics and memes about people killing themselves. Suicide is not the same. Suicide is not a punchline. There is a difference between someone making a joke about killing themselves and someone who is genuinely talking about...

Juniors Attend Career Day

Juniors Attend Career Day

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, News

On October 25, juniors had the opportunity to attend a career day held at the Riverland Community College in Austin. Students had the chance to meet representatives from numerous colleges, check out some classes that are offered on campus and participate in games offered at each station. Chelsie Hinrichs,...

Bowling Team Takes Third

Gracie Studier, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, Sports

The Albert Lea bowling team has been around for 26 years, and many students have been involved with it throughout that time. They have been very successful along with having great players on the team. Last year the bowling team went to state. They have translated last year’s success into a motivator...

Stress Hits Staff

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, Opinion

Whether it is applying for college, thinking about what you want to do when you get done with school, tests, college classes, writing essays, presentations, extracurricular activities, jobs, family things or friend things, stress is never going away. As teenagers we think we can do it all. Some have...

Off the Shelf: Turtles all the Way Down

Off the Shelf: Turtles all the Way Down

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, Opinion

Aza Holmes is a 16 year old girl who suffers from anxiety and has obsessive compulsive disorder.  She and her friend decide to hunt down Russell Pickett, a billionaire that police have offered a hundred thousand dollar reward. Holmes didn’t want to find information about him but her friend, Daisy,...

“Riverdale” Releases New Season

“Riverdale” Releases New Season

Nayeli Preciado, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Issue 3, Opinion

Sardonic humor is just my way of relating to the world.” This is one of Jughead Jones’ sardonic (grim mocking or cynical) lines in the show “Riverdale”. I think it’s important for new watcher to understand beforehand that Jones’ character is based a lot on his jokes and his sarcasm is not...

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