Holidaze Festival Preview

Holidaze Festival Preview

Abby Chalmers, Editor December 2, 2021

The Holidaze Festival, which is slated to take place next week, is unlike anything else ALHS has held before. Planned and executed by the ALHS Student Council, Holidaze will be five days of entertainment...

Holt, Cunningham and Anfinson perform one of Donna and the Dynamos songs, Super Trooper. The girls are good friends both on and off stage, which helped them get into character. I like all of the Donna and the Dynamos scenes, Cunningham said, referencing the numerous songs the trio sings together throughout the show. Katie, Morgan and I have such a great bond. This helps tie into how we play our characters.


Abby Chalmers, Editor November 11, 2021

This Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., the Albert Lea High School choral department will be putting on the fall musical, “Mamma Mia!” The show follows the chaotic events that take place in the...

Junior Gavin Hanke leads the pack of runners at the beginning of a race held in Albert Lea. Hanke was named the Section 1AA champion after winning the section race on Oct. 28.

‘A surreal experience’

Abby Chalmers, Editor November 4, 2021

For the first time in 40 years, the Albert Lea boys’ cross country team is going to compete in the state race.  The team secured their place among the best runners in Minnesota on Oct. 28 when they...

The 2021 Homecoming Court and their escorts pose for a picture after coronation. 

Back row: Jack Doppelhammer, Mason Buendorf, Shine Thu, Garang Dual, King Leon Kong, Cameron Davis, Cole Janssen, Jared Turrubiartes, Henrik Lange, Carter Miller 
Front row: Taya Jeffrey, Abby Chalmers, Esther Yoon, Queen Lucy Stay, Hailey Strom, Vayda Stadheim, Leah Rognes, Lauren Brownlow, Malana Thompson, Olivia Boyce

Homecoming 2021 Recap

Abby Chalmers , Editor September 30, 2021

Last week, Albert Lea High School celebrated Homecoming with a wide variety of activities.  The events first began on Friday, Sept. 17 with the annunciation of the 2021 Homecoming royalty. The court,...

Math teacher Kevin Gentz speaks to the crowd of eighth graders and Link Leaders. The Link Crew event began at the stadium and shifted to the high school as the day progressed.

Link Crew Welcomes Class of 2026

Abby Chalmers, Editor August 20, 2021

The Albert Lea High School Link Crew, organized by teachers Kevin Gentz and Gina Klennert, welcomed the eighth grade students to the school on Wednesday. The day served as an opportunity for the incoming...

Jim Haney has been awarded the 2021 Impact Teacher.

Impact Teacher: Jim Haney

Abby Chalmers, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Every few weeks, the halls of ALHS are filled with the grumbled complaints of juniors and seniors as they prepare for yet another current events test in their AP Government class. You’ll see them staring...

Anna Grossklaus has been awarded the 2021 Impact Student.

Impact Student: Anna Grossklaus

Abby Chalmers, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

It’s easy to meet a person once in passing and forget their name or face. If you see them again, you might not remember who they are. It might be on the tip of your tongue yet still out of reach. While...

Gina Klennert, Tim Chalmers, Joseph Yoon, Kailey Boettcher, Abby Chalmers, Esther Yoon, Lucy Stay and Taya Jeffrey pose with their tile in front of the wall of inspiration. Many club members attended the event on Monday, April 12 to celebrate the clubs tile joining the wall. I think its a huge honor for our club, said Chalmers. It means the world to us to have been chosen even though we are still such a young club. It shows us that our efforts have had an impact on the students and the school, and thats what our goal has been all along.

Well-Being Club

Zoe Sadauskis, Editor April 13, 2021

Maybe you've seen their Instagram, read a few blog posts, listened to their most recent podcast or maybe you have no idea what I'm talking about.  Many unlikable things happened in 2020, but one positive...

Tigers Roar: Sign Up Now

Tiger’s Roar: Sign Up Now

Zoe Sadauskis, Editor April 1, 2021

Can you sing? Can you dance? Do you have a talent for on-stage magic? Can you juggle or ride a unicycle… while juggling? And can what your juggling be bowling pins, or better yet, bowling balls?    Tiger’s...

The Albert Lea Jazz Band practices Monday and Thursday mornings. The saxophonists were lined up and as they rehearsed some of their music. Going into it I was looking for something that would challenge me and be a great experience, and Jazz Band is just that, said Nevaeh Wacholz, an eighth grade saxophone player.

Bringing Back the Band …and Orchestra

Hannah Whelan, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

This school year, students have been anticipating if their activities would be held and most have been canceled. Two activities that have had a delayed beginning are Jazz Band and Chamber Orchestra. ‟I...

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