National Respect Day

Evelyn Allen

September 30, 2019

September 18th,2019 is National Respect day. Wildcats need to demonstrate respect today and, of course, everyday.  National Respect Day is a day celebrating the idea that everyone should be treated with nothing but kindness. The old saying “treat people the way you want to be treated” is a sayi...


Kelley stark

September 20, 2019

Yes it is finally that time of year, Alpena highschool is giving out yearbook forms to students who would like to purchase a new yearbook. Students are very excited about the opportunity to possibly get a discount of ten dollars off of their yearbook.                        ...

Tardiness and lunch detentions

September 12, 2019

  Administers at Alpena High have decided a new plan for students tardiness. They said it  was time to enforce new rules and regulations for the 2019-2020 school year. To accommodate the student’s needs lunch detentions will be the new discipline when you are tardy.  When tardy once the...

Suicide prevention

September 12, 2019

The week of September 9-13 at Alpena High, we as a whole school are celebrating national sucide prevention day.  Each student and administrator is encouraged to wear yellow on Tuesday September 10th. On Wednesday, students will be in the commons during lunch handing out informational papers to inf...

What’s New at AHS


September 27, 2017

AHS is going through some changes in the new 2017-2018 school year. We have a new principal, Thomas Berriman, and he has made some changes to our school. A big change Berriman has made is the new rule on phones. Each teacher gets a red and a green card to use to show when they will, and will not, ...

Early college

May 10, 2017

Alpena Early College gives high school students a unique opportunity that is far better than dual enrollment. With the partnership between Alpena Community College and Alpena High School, students can complete their high school diploma and receive a college degree at the same time. Students who ar...

Alpena schools recognized

Breanna Domrase

March 7, 2017

Three Alpena schools have been recognized by The Michigan Department of Education  for their achievements. Alpena High School and Sanborn Elementary School were recognized as “reward” exemplar schools here in Michigan. A reward school is a school with outstanding student achievement or growth over ...

Hall of fame #3

Ashley Bloom, Author

January 4, 2017

There are many people inducted into the Hall of Fame, two of them being Richard Cook, and  Dick Crittenden. Cook was in the graduating class of 1965, and was inducted in 2006. He was valedictorian of his class. He earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from University of Michigan, master’s and doctorate...

Hall of Fame

Ashley Bloom, author

December 12, 2016

There are many people inducted into the Hall of Fame two of them being Heather Bullen, and David Cloft. Bullen was in the class of 1994. She was inducted in 2013. She had earned her B.A. in Chemistry from Albion College. Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 2002 she was honored so most outst...

Curriculum part 1

December 12, 2016

There are many requirements students must meet in order to graduate. AHS stresses that it is the student’s responsibility to see that all graduation requirements are met. For English there are English courses for 9th-11th grade, all three of these courses are 1 credit classes. With semesters th...

YVC volunteer of November

Faith Pausits, Editor

December 12, 2016

Janelle Cook is the Youth Volunteer Corp’s 2016 November volunteer of the month. Cook’s parents are Susan and Phil Cook. However, Cook’s main reason for joining Youth Volunteer Corp (YVC) was that a friend encouraged her to join. Since joining the program her favorite activity has been visit...

National Secretary of Education

Ashley Bloom, author

December 12, 2016

Donald Trump has just nominated Betsy DeVos as National Secretary of Education.   DeVos was Born January 8, 1958. She is 58 years old. She is from Holland, Michigan.she also has property in Grand Rapids and Ada, Michigan, in Windsor which is in Vero Beach, Florida, and they also own a yach...