Category: News

Theme days to close out 2017

The Mountain Lion Maniacs have announced Friday Fundays. Fundays will be every first and third Friday until winter break. Each day will have a theme in which students can dress up and participate. There is no cost to participate and a random winner will be chosen each time. The winner gets a free Little Caesars

Senior class discusses prom

The senior class committee meets every two weeks to discuss fundraisers, class activities and, of course, the prom. The advisers for the committee are  Kelli Stoudnour and David Aboud. Input from seniors outside of the committee, in regards to the planning for prom, would be greatly appreciated. The meetings are held every two weeks and

Squad transitions from field to court

During the football game every Friday night at Mansion Park, the cheer squad is always ready to cheer on our school’s football team. The cheerleaders help keep the audience entertained and loud. The cheerleaders do not just cheer for football games but basketball season as well. According to sophomore Brooke Del Biondo, junior Delilah Noel

AASD officers protect students

All over the world, there are police officers protecting and serving their communities.  Here at AAHS, we have our own jurisdiction with officers who protect us everyday.   Security and Safety Director Bill Pfeffer, who is well-known by the student body, has been here for 21 years.   The officers deal with situations that most

Youth and Government brings awareness to politics

Political issues and opinions are commonly not discussed on school grounds.  However, the AAHS Youth and Government Club attempts to bring this topic to a whole new light.  During presidential election years, the group runs mock elections.   Although the club sounds like it would mainly have to do with government and politics, they do

Health classes have positive impact

Health classes are helping students make better decisions not just pertaining to food and exercise, but about stress, abstinence, and one’s social life. “I can’t make your decisions for you, but I can at least set you up for a lifetime of better decision making,” Megan Yingling said . Students taking the class have many

Sparkle shines on, off field

All sports teams have supporters to cheer them on during their games whether it is the fans, the band or the cheerleaders. A group of cheerleaders called the Sparkle Cheerleaders cheer on the football team every Friday night The Sparkle Cheerleaders also cheer at some of the soccer games as well. Students with or without

Yearbook changes to May delivery

The yearbook gives memories to look back on from the days of our lives that will stick with us forever. This year, one change has lead to many. The book will cost $70 and is available for purchase now through Feb. 9, although the price rises to $80 in early January. The book is going to

Building Update: Architects create virtual reality tours

Last school year, plans to build a new high school was introduced.   There has been many meetings and discussions about the plans for the new high school.   The most obvious change to the building plans is the removal of a new auxiliary gym. However, a bridge connecting the junior high to the high school

Speech league competes in numerous events

The lives of teens can become very busy and stressful in high school due to clubs, extracurricular activities and homework. On top of all of this, students participate in competitions having to do with those clubs. Speech league is one of many that compete in various competitions that take place during after school hours. Speech