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Going Digital & Going Green

Going Digital & Going Green

Zoe Sadauskis, Editor

October 12, 2020

You may have noticed the lack of ink-filled papers flapping around the school. Much like other changes happening this year, the beloved student news source, the Ahlahasa, is going digital for the 2020-2021 school year. You may be asking yourself, “Why? We all loved getting ink all over our fingertips whi...

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Visits Albert Lea High School

ALHS Principal Mark Grossklaus and Superintendent Mike Funk show Minnesota Governor Tim Walz the thermal scanners inside of the building. The scanners were installed as a safety precaution that was taken in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the students and staff.

Abby Chalmers, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

On Sept. 16, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz visited Albert Lea High School to talk to students and staff about how the school year has been going so far during the pandemic.  “We’re here (for) several reasons,” Walz said. “For me to get on the ground, take a look at what’s being implemented but...

The End of Senior Year

The End of Senior Year

Lydia Fluth, Editor

May 21, 2020

At the end of a school year we usually see commencement, graduation parties, seniors walking the halls with the drumline shouting “We did it”. For the class of 2020, some of those once in a lifetime moments won't happen.  On April 20, the Albert Lea School Board made the decision to postpone commence...

A Night to Shine

Zoe Sadauskis, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

Night To Shine is a special night like prom for local 14-21 year old individuals with special needs. Night To Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation™. All across the country different churches and schools host dances where students and young adults can party like it's their prom night. The...

Coffeehouse Returns To ALHS Again

Abby Chalmers, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

On Feb. 7, a group of uniquely talented students put on a show for their peers in the back of the Albert Lea High School auditorium. Coffeehouse returned for the second year in a row. This year it was during the Field Day portion of Winterfest week.  Coffeehouse is an event unlike any other. While most talent show...

An End Before The Begining

The Hammer Complex stadium lights and score board lighting up the snowy field in support of ALHS students on Thursday, April 16. This was apart of the #bethelightMN movement that gained popularity in minnesota to show support for students and more specifically seniors. “We saw other communities in the state symbolically come together in this way and we want our students and families in Albert Lea to be part of it,” said ALHS Activities Director, Paul Durban.  Zoe Sadauskis

Zoe Sadauskis, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

With all that is going on in the world, it's pretty easy to forget about the small things like extracurricular activities being suspended, but that doesn’t mean students aren't affected by these cancelations.  For many students, this was their last year.  Their last year to spend hours with the...

Coronavirus in Albert Lea

Coronavirus in Albert Lea

Sabrina Gold, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that is spread from person to person. More commonly known as COVID-19, which broken down stands for CO- corona VI- virus, D for disease and 19 because the first known recorded case was traced back to November of 2019. According to CDC.gov, there are 1,978,769 case...

Students Prepare for ACT

Students Prepare for ACT

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

April 9, 2018

Spring can be a stressful time for students taking the ACT for the first time. Juniors at Albert Lea High School are required to take the test each year. Many have no clue what they’re going to expect on test day, and many forget about the test until the week before. ALHS is now offering a class to...

Nominees Inducted on the Wall of Inspiration

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018

The Wall of Inspiration ceremony which took place on Mar. 30 marked the 14 year of honoring people who are an inspiration to others. Brian, Kathy and Laura Kuphal came up with the idea in 2004 after their son, Josh, passed away due his spina bifida. This year ten people were inducted on the wall. They...

Roar! Celebrates National Poetry Month

Roar! Celebrates National Poetry Month

Kylie Brown, Managing Editor

April 9, 2018

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry Month started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets to encourage the reading of poems and to help teachers bring poems into the classroom. The Roar! Poetry and Storytelling club has submitted poems in honor of National Poetry Month including original works and...

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