• May 8Badminton Tournament, Basketball Tournament and Dodge Ball Games May 14 from 3-5 in A and B Gyms.
  • May 8In need of dresses, ties, shirts/pants or shoes - check out the Social closet in room 210.
  • May 89th graders: Social tickets will be sold for $10.00 the week of the dance.
  • May 8AAHS Mountain Lion Mascot Tryouts Wednesday, May 15 at 3:00 pm in Room B8.
  • May 8AAHS Cheerleading tryouts will be held in the AAHS Auxiliary Gym on May 6 and 8-10
  • May 8Summer school applications are available in the guidance office until May 14
  • March 13The Daffodil DELIVERY DATE has been moved to WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3.

Every student needs reader’s workshop

Every student needs reader’s workshop

Editorial Board

June 4, 2019

Reader’s workshop should be offered to all students in the junior high and high school. The foundation of reader’s workshop is choice, and it works.  Students aren’t forced to read something they do not appreciate or enjoy which means that students actually want to read.   In readers work...

“Glass Castle” teaches readers survival

“Glass Castle” teaches readers survival

Sadie Price, Reporter

May 28, 2019

“The Glass Castle” is a book that will teach the reader to be grateful for the little things in life. Throughout the book, the reader will read about all of the dangerous risks this family takes to stay together.   “The Glass Castle” is a book about a family who has very little money for many ...

Students deserve field trip

Students deserve field trip

Connor George, Reporter

May 24, 2019

At the end of the school year, students who joined any part of the music department, National Junior Honor Society or student council get to participate in an end of the year school trip to an amusement park.  These trips are during the school day, with students missing classes to go on them. But shou...

The List forces readers to think

The List forces readers to think

Avery Reid, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“The List” is a book that teaches readers about what high school girls have to deal with in their everyday lives. While reading the book, the readers won’t want to put it down. As they keep reading, they will find out that high school is filled with complex situations. “The List” is a...

“Avengers: Endgame” concludes 22-film saga

“Avengers: Endgame” concludes 22-film saga

Brayden Adams, Reporter

May 10, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” is an amazing movie for anyone who loves action and sci-fi movies.  The movie is a conclusion to the 22-film “Infinity Saga,” which includes movies such as “Iron Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Captain Marvel.”  Fans have been watching all of the Marvel...

A burning cathedral, a loss of history, a lack of conversation

A burning cathedral, a loss of history, a lack of conversation

Connor George, Reporter

April 29, 2019

On Monday, April 14, the famous cathedral, Notre Dame, burned.  Many relics were lost, but that isn’t the real issue here. In fact, the real issue is that no one in the school is talking about it. One of the main reasons it needs to be talked about more is that it is an historic monument. It w...

Jaffa Shrine hosts yearly circus

Jaffa Shrine hosts yearly circus

Kaya Newell, Reporter

April 23, 2019

The Jaffa Shrine Circus comes to town every year around April.  This year, the show included sixteen acts and featured three acts from America’s Got Talent. The show also showcased many animals such as elephants, horses, lions, tigers and dogs. I have been going to the circus every year since I was little. ...

School hours affect students’ sleep

School hours affect students’ sleep

Kaya Newell, Reporter

April 15, 2019

School starts too early for students to get enough sleep which is leaving students unable to perform to the best of their abilities. School starts at 7:35 a.m. which leaves most kids waking up around 6 o'clock.  According to Nationwide Children's, “After puberty, there is a biological shift in adolescen...

Five Feet Apart brings tears to all viewers

Five Feet Apart brings tears to all viewers

Sadie Price, Reporter

April 12, 2019

"Five Feet Apart" is a beautiful, romantic and tragic movie especially for teenage viewers.  After many good events that happen throughout this movie the viewer learns everything has to come to an end. Coming into this movie, I didn't have very high expectations nor did I want to see the movie. ...

Internet lags cause work backup

Internet lags cause work backup

Sadie Price, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Throughout the school lately, the internet has been down or slow.  This is causing multiple issues to occur making it hard for students to get their work done.   The internet issue started at the beginning of February.  In March, there were the most back ups causing a lot of issues. Many student ...

Add Lord of the Flies- an untold classic-to reading lists

Add Lord of the Flies- an untold classic-to reading lists

Connor George, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Last week, I decided I would read a book, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, that I had heard about on a YouTube video. It was published in 1954, and honestly, I had my doubts. In fact, my first thought was, “Well, just another old book written by a dead guy.” I couldn’t have been more wrong. ...

Different qualities needed to teach different grade levels

Different qualities needed to teach different grade levels

Kaya Newell and Sadie Price

March 28, 2019

With the new school being built it requires teachers to move floors and schools.  Teachers have the option to stay in the junior high or switch to the new high school. There will also be a number of new teachers joining the junior high as sixth grades move to the middle school. Here are some qualities...

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