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Alexandria Area High School

June 14, 2018
Parents should be aware of the apps kids are using on their smartphones. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Phone apps causing concerns
June 14, 2018 - 10:28am
June 13, 2018
Alexandria Area High School senior Lindsey Knoll smiles before receiving her diploma at the AAHS graduation ceremony at the high school on Sunday. (Micah Friez / Echo Press)
UPDATED: AAHS celebrates 2018 graduating class
June 13, 2018 - 8:34am
June 8, 2018
(From left) Seniors Kayla Egenes, Grant Storm and Jordon Baas are the first graduating class to spend all four high school years at the new high school. (Emily Myrin / Echo Press)
A new era of opportunity
June 8, 2018 - 12:55pm
May 23, 2018
(From left) Sophomore Joslyn Swenson as a doctor, sophomore Isabella Greathouse as Ginny Mooney and senior Levi Lotti as Matt Mooney practice the scene in which the Mooneys are told their son, Eliot, may have Trisomy 18, a likely fatal condition in which three chromosome 18s are present instead of the normal two. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Based on a true story: Student production described as raw and real
May 23, 2018 - 9:02am
May 9, 2018
(From left) Juniors Anna Brede and Samantha Karger, and seniors Collin Endres and Anthony Swiridow water plants that will be part of the annual Mother’s Day sale this weekend. The sale is put on by the high school’s horticulture class. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
For moms everywhere: AAHS students grow flowers for Mother's Day sale
May 9, 2018 - 2:43pm
April 30, 2018
Smiling for the camera during the Osakis High School grand march were Nicole Loverink and Derek Hetland. (Emily Myrin / Echo Press)
Prom fun
April 30, 2018 - 4:50pm
Jiving to the sounds of "Jailhouse Rock" were the "Jail Birds" team members, Nathan Lusty and Billie Jo Grieve. The two competed in the second annual Dancing with the Alexandria Stars last Thursday, April 26. Lusty and Grieve took home the Fan Favorite Award at this year's event. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Dancing their hearts out
April 30, 2018 - 4:41pm
April 28, 2018
National Honor Society students from Alexandria Area High School are pictured with Sheri Streasick (middle) from Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf. The students conducted a SmileDrive, donating all items to the food shelf. The students are, left to right, Megan Schneider, Katie Kent, Alexis Habberstad and Jackson Grove. (Contributed)
Smile Drive a success
April 28, 2018 - 12:24pm
April 23, 2018
Alexandria Area High School senior Ashley Jenc and Charley Good from Pemberton Law Firm try out their moves during rehearsal for Dancing with the Alexandria Stars. The duo will be dancing to the theme song from the movie, "Ghostbusters." (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Put on your dancing shoes: Dancing with the Alexandria Stars back for more
April 23, 2018 - 6:33am
March 30, 2018
Ben Eckhoff, the naturalist at Lake Carlos State Park, discusses insects with a family attending last year's STEAM Expo. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
STEAM Expo has it all
March 30, 2018 - 3:42pm
March 14, 2018
Senior Emma Reilly holds a sign reading “Not one more,” which the crowd also chanted. Reilly was one of the students who helped organize the walkout. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)play button
Alexandria students join national walkout over gun violence
March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
March 13, 2018
Attendees at Empty Bowls could purchase a bowl for $10, then help themselves to the chili at the event. There was also a silent auction. Proceeds from both go toward fighting hunger. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Empty bowls, full stomachs: Eighth annual Empty Bowls raises money to fight hunger
March 13, 2018 - 10:10am
Senior Maria Nissen, who served as Cardinal Cafe head chef on Friday, March 9, prepares the meat for French dip sandwiches. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Cardinal Cafe open Tuesdays, Fridays through May 25
March 13, 2018 - 9:15am
March 9, 2018
Tristin Schlief (left) and Danielle Carver (right) are two of the Alexandria Area High School students taking part in a school walkout to pay their respects to the victims of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Students planning walkout over school shootings
March 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
March 7, 2018
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
March 7, 2018 - 9:01am