FFA schedule

Ashley Bloom, Author

October 25, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The next events for FFA is the National Convention, Officer meeting, and the Broiler weight day. National Convention is on October 19-22. Mr.Werth and Mrs.Smith have been planning this year’s FFA National Convention trip. The trip is going to Indianapolis,IN.  Students  will be missing three days...

College advisor

October 24, 2016


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Here at Alpena High School there is a new face in the library for college preparation. Ashley Popp is the new college trip advisor of AHS and ACES. Popp graduated from Central Michigan University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in biology. Popp choose CMU due to the school offering many scholars...

Yearbook deadlines

Faith Pausits

October 24, 2016


Filed under Parent Information, Student Life, Uncategorized

It’s yearbook ordering season from now until they come! With the yearbook however, there are many deadlines to accommodate. Many deadlines apply to the seniors, such as senior photos that are due October 24th. They can just be brought to Mrs.Gehrke in her room upstairs of E house. Another deadl...

Scholarships at AHS

October 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Do you have any idea what you want to do with your life after high school? You should figure things out, and apply for the many scholarships available. Mrs. Vought is the main lady and counselor  to talk to if you need any information. There is a scholarship for everyone out there, so it is best to star...

Evaluations

Ashley Bloom, author

October 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Why do all the classrooms have the “I can” statements on the board? Why do the principal come and sit in the classrooms? How do  we know if the teachers are doing as in teaching us as students? Well about 4 year ago Poli, Bourdage, and Tippman started evaluating all the teachers in the school. Each ...

Recycling

Faith Pausits

October 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Alpena High School has a recycling program that was started last year by Karla Kowalski. She had taken over the collection from YVC (Youth Volunteer Corporation).   Ms. Kowalski is a teacher of a World Around Us class and she has used recycling as a chance to help familiarize her students ...

Study tips

October 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As the school year progresses motivation to study will begin to dwindle away from students. However, if students knew effective ways to study, they won’t need to as much.   Ways to improve test scores and class grades fall in studying. Everyone is different in how they learn and what the be...

Life After High School

Ashley Bloom, Author

October 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life

This past week I interviewed  Alicia Tessmer about planning for life after AHS.Tessmer is our Career Planning Specialist at AHS.  Tessmer  advises seniors to apply online to at least three schools. One of them being a school like Harvard, Michigan State, or University of Michigan. Then a scho...

Food fun

October 12, 2016


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Missed the announcements? Here’s what’s for lunch this week. The lunch schedule will be displayed on the Wildcat news website every week now. On the week of October 3rd, Monday, build a burger bar was available. On Tuesday of that week, boneless chicken wings were served. Wednesday was homemad...

FFA schedule

Ashley Bloom, Author

October 11, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The upcoming FFA events are Decathlon, October FFA meeting, and the broiler chicken entries due. Decathlon is on October 10, it is at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds. You will be leaving at 6:45 am. Decathlon is for all members it is always held in Ogemaw at the county fairgrounds. Members will com...

Wifi bandwidth

October 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Alpena Public High School was undergoing wifi changes since last school year (2015-2016) which resulted in many kids getting upset.   The wifi at the school was getting changed to improve bandwidth so that the internet would move smoother during assemblies. During the process of change the wi...

Library ettiquette

Ryan Ballor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Our library at Alpena High School is a good resource for many. It provides a lot of help and information to kids whenever they need it. Anyone is allowed to use the library during the day whenever they feel the need, as long as you follow these simple rules. Along with the library being available to e...

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