Ahlahasa

Students Prepare for ACT

Students Prepare for ACT

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Issue 7, News

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


Filed under Issue 7, News

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


Filed under Issue 7, News

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...

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Bu Htoo, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Issue 7, News

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on March 21 for those with Down syndrome. It is a celebration and a day for worldwide awareness that started in 2012. It is celebrated on March 21 because of the twenty first chromosome trisomy, which is the cause for Down syndrome. On Dec. 19, 2011 the United Nation...

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

Morgan Bjorklund, Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Issue 7, News

On March 27, the Red Cross, with help from the volunteers from in National Honors Society, held a school wide blood drive for staff and students 16 and older. The drive was held during school in the backstage area of the auditorium. The blood that is collected is given to the Red Cross. At the drive...

Staff and Students Plan Prom

Staff and Students Plan Prom

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Issue 6, News

The theme for Albert Lea High School’s 2018 prom is Starry Night inspired by the painting by Vincent Van Gogh. Prom Committee is being headed by Jessica Gregory and Ken Fiscus. The committee is also composed of 12 juniors who are dedicated to turning Starry Night into a success. The committee has been...

Women Want Equality

Faith Herndon, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Issue 6, News

Females throughout the United States and other countries are currently subjected to pay more for certain products or services, while some are considered ‘luxury items’ or are different in color. The additional cost and unfair pricing from companies, named ‘pink tax’, has shown evident gender-based...

Speech Team Returns to ALHS

Speech Team Returns to ALHS

Aliyah Verness, Feature Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under News

Speech Team is a new club that recently formed at Albert Lea High School. The advisors of the team are counselor, Sarah Fischer,  and Thomas Delano, an E. ALHS used to have a speech team, but ended due to a lack of interest. “I spoke to several students and staff and when I found that there was en...

Students Donate to Local Program

Students Donate to Local Program

Brenda De Rosas, Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under News

During the month of November science teacher, Ken Fiscus, organized a food drive to help those in need. Food was collected by the Student Council every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Collection ended in Wednesday Nov. 29 but students were still bringing in food until it was loaded by the Robotics Team...

Club and Activities Photo Day Schedule

November 22, 2017


Filed under News

Club Picture Schedule   1st hour 8:10: Chess Club 8:20: Humanities Club 8:30: Robotics 8:40: Marvel Club  2nd hour 9:00: TigerVision 9:10: Key Club 9:25: 9:35: Otaku Club 9:45: Spanish Club 3rd hour 9:55: Marching Band 10:10: National Honor Society 10:25: Jazz Band 10:40: FFA ...

Albert Lea High School Newspaper
News