- The Girls Basketball Team advanced to the quarterfinal round where they will play top ranked Esko. The game will be played at Duluth Denfeld, and the ladies will tip off against the Eskimos at 7:30 pm this Saturday! Come cheer on the girls this weekend.
- The girls basketball team opened up their Section 7AA playoffs last night in front of their home crowd. The girls didn't disappoint as they earned a resounding 57-24 victory over the Rush City Tigers. Team scoring was extremely balanced as Senior Cassie Sandberg led the way with 14 points, while Junior Lisa Anderson reached double digits with 10 points. Seniors Bailey Nordean and Madi Newton each chipped in 7 points. The bench played very well as Brooke Miller scored 8 points and freshman Taylor Ehnstrom added 6. Steph Blazek and Marissa Kinzer played very solid minutes defensively, and Ellie Michaletz held their senior post to just 3 points on the night.
- Two knowledge bowl teams advanced to the regional competition to be held on March 19th at Staples. In order to qualify for this competition teams must place in the top 21 of the areas 92 participating teams during the regular season (which concluded on February 25th)! The Gobbler teams "Three Guys And A J" whose membership includes Jeremy Paulbeck, Peter Yunker, Eddy Simonson and Thomas Coyle and "Team Whatever" whose membership bodes the likes of Lindy Lahmann-Sharbonda, Jeremiah Noon, Erik Sanbeck and Zach Konsor will be representing AHS and exercising our academic prowess at this prestigious, elite event....
- This past weekend, the varsity speech team traveled to Walker for some tough competition. Three members of our team brought home awards: Leah Thurner received a 4th place medal and a blue ribbon in the Discussion category, Theresa Johnson earned a blue ribbon in Poetry, and Jake Fontaine brought home a red ribbon in Informative Speaking. The next speech meet will take place in Hermantown on March 15th.
- Congratulations to the following students who have had artwork advance from the sub-section
judging last night:
Lyndsey Benson (2 pieces!), Kinzer Hill, Reece Richardson, Hannah Hyytinen, Chelsea Mitchell, Abby
Hughes, Savannah Matheny (2 pieces!), Samantha McMurray, Dylan James, Chris Stephens, Kristin
Miller, Brody Considine, Hunter Conway, Kelsey Johnson, Samantha Boyd and Dylan Ellis.
Be sure to check
out the winning entries in the Art Display case.
The judge for sub-sections was Duane Barnhart, Duane is an accomplished painter, teaches at the Jaques
Art Center, has had his own cartoon strip, and has had cartoons appear in Saturday Evening Post and
Time magazine as well as editorial cartooning for Aitkin, White Bear Lake, Hudson and other newspapers.
Sections will be held at South Ridge School on April 9. Congratulations and expect to hear more from
- Spring Sports are fast approaching. If you are planning on playing a spring sport, please get your sports fee and/or sports packets in early.
If you have played in a sport already this school year, you do NOT need to complete another sports packet, just need to pay the sports fee. You will not be able to start practicing unless you have your sports fees paid, current sports physical on file, and the sports packet turned in.
Girls Softball and Boys and Girls Track is scheduled to start practicing on March 10th, Boys Baseball and Boys and Girls Golf is scheduled to start practicing on March 17th and Boys Tennis is scheduled to start practicing on March 24th.
If your family has reached the family cap for sports fees, you still need to notify Gloria if you are playing a spring sport so that the sports clearance card can be issued. Please turn in fees and packets to Gloria in the High School Office.
Sports fees are: $55.00 for 7th and 8th graders, $100.00 for 9th - 12th graders.
- Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative will be sending a student to the Electric Cooperative Youth tour
in Washington DC on June 13 - 19, 2014. To be eligible, a student must be a junior or senior for
the 2014-2015 school year and his/her parent/guardian must be a MLEC member.
includes the sights and sounds of Washington DC! Take in culture of all kinds; the Smithsonian,
Holocaust and American History museums; historic sites; memorials; and spend an afternoon on
"The Hill". Applications are available in the Guidance
Office and are due on March 15th.
- This year's musical "The Boyfriend" will be presented April 2 - 5 in the AHS Auditorium. April 2 is a matinee at 2:00 p.m. April 3 - 5 are evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets will be available for purchase in the District Office of Aitkin High School in March.
The setting of this musical comedy is the 1920's in the French Riviera at Madame Dubonnet's Finishing School. The show has many catchy tunes and lots of dancing including "The Charleston".
The Restaurant and Culinary Skills class would like you to invite you to their model restaurant, "The Pit Stop".
This year the restaurant will be open for lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:45-1:00. A variety of sandwiches, baskets, and salads will be offered, along with the daily "soup and sandwich" specials prepared for you by one of our class chefs!
Click here for the Pit Stop menu, times/dates and staff.
- The high school/middle school schedule for after school activites and practices is now listed in the left-hand column as "Weekly Gym Schedule".
- 2014 Yearbook: Order forms will be in Art Room, the High School office, and of course you may order on-line at jostensyearbooks.com. Buy now or pay more later!
Attention AHS students and staff, for the FIRST TIME EVER Jostens has set up an on-line payment plan that allows you to use debit card (or credit) and pay in installments!
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