Allergy Season is Here!

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
May 13, 2014
Filed under News, Student Life

'Tis the season for itchy eyes, scratchy throats, and sneezing. It’s the worst feeling--bouncing between weather and being sick from it. Every person with allergies is fed up with having them. “It’s like I live in a bubble, and I risk my life to come to school every day," said Megan Budnick. AHS... Read more »

AHS Dance Company Wins Championship

AHS Dance Company Wins Championship

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

They are probably known as one of the most popular teams in school--everyone knows who they are. The Aberdeen Dance Company are Grand Champions of the Ameri-cheer/Ameri-dance International Championship. With all the hard work that goes into their routine, they practice roughly about 14 hours a week,... Read more »

Sadie Hawkins Dance on March 21

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
February 20, 2014
Filed under News, Student Life

Hasn’t it always been traditional for boys to ask girls to dances? However, when is it appropriate for a girl to ask a boy? Well, the time is now, ladies! Aberdeen High School’s SGA and AHS’s Leo Club are hosting a Sadie Hawkins dance. The Sadie Hawkins dance was originally going to be held... Read more »

Calling All Writers!

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2014
Filed under News, Student Life

Are you a writer or artist? Do you want your work to be seen by others? Consider submitting your work to the literary magazine at AHS! You can submit any original artwork or literature. See Mrs. Blackburn for details, if you are interested.

Does MTV’s Teen Mom Glamorize Teen Pregnancy?

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2013
Filed under A&E, News, Opinion

This article is taken from an argumentative essay Editor-in-Chief Alexis Tyler wrote for a class at AHS. It’s a beautiful thing to bring a child into the world. The ability to produce life comes with more responsibility then “parents” have acknowledged initially prior to their parenting... Read more »

Homecoming Royalty: Keonna Kenion

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

Can you believe that homecoming was in the beginning of this month and here we are close to celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday? As we reflect on the great memories of that night, we take a look at who won the coveted roles of Homecoming King and Queen. I’ve had the honor of interviewing the homecoming... Read more »

Thoughts on Senior Year

Thoughts on Senior Year

Alexis Tyler, Editor-in-Chief
October 8, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

How do we count the days as we mature? As a child did we count the days by the sugary bowls of cereal we had each morning. Did we count the weeks by the Saturday morning cartoons? Or did we measure the years by each birthday and Christmas? Now it’s all seemed as if so much time... Read more »

2013 AHS Fall Sports Preview

2013 AHS Fall Sports Preview

Malik Amos, Sierra Ruedi, Zach Brand, Zack Cane, Brittany DiMauro, Brandon Jones, Erin Tillery, Anthony Maszkiewicz, and Alexis Tyler
September 20, 2013
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News, Sports

After interviewing both varsity and junior varsity head coaches, the Blue and Gold staff is excited to bring you the first annual 2013 AHS Fall Sports Preview!   VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER HEAD COACH: Tara Larkin EXPERIENCE AT AHS: Tara Larkin, 2nd year; Sonya... Read more »

Senior Portrait Announcement

Alexis Tyler
September 16, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

Attention seniors: Senior portraits are scheduled for October 31st and November 1st at AHS. Appointment cards will be mailed out soon. Contact Mrs. Jackson in the office for any questions or concerns. Be ready to capture the moment of a lifetime!

Want a Free Ticket to Prom?

Alexis Tyler
September 16, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

For all those students anxious for Prom, Prom discount cards are available for sign out with Mrs. Jackson in the office. Sell 10 prom discount cards, and you'll receive a free prom ticket! Hurry! Your free prom ticket is waiting.

Zumba-Thon to Raise Funds for After-Prom Party

Alexis Tyler
September 15, 2013
Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Everyone get your boogie shoes on, and dance your way over to the Zumba-Thon on Friday, October 4 at 6:30 PM in the AHS gymnasium. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Get your tickets in advance for $10! For tickets and more information, contact AHS school nurse Robin Testerman at ... Read more »

National Dance Team Prepares to Achieve Another Championship Title

Brandon Jones and Alexis Tyler
September 12, 2013
Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

With a team that’s stronger than ever, the dance team prepares to take the national title once again. A team with 19 seniors and 31 dancers, the Aberdeen Dance Company has a lot in store for them this year. The Dance Company is competing in the world dance team competition as the only public school,... Read more »

9/11, In My Eyes

9/11, In My Eyes

Alexis Tyler
September 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

8:46 is when the first plane hit. At 8:46, as a nation, we cried, shared grief, and wallowed in questions that couldn't be answered. But at 8:46, we realized that as a nation we can never fall. We are too strong and patriotic to recline and let our nation crumble. This lugubrious occurance in our... Read more »