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Alexandria Area High School

May 15, 2015
Presenters at the United We Stand community forum answer questions from the audience regarding substance abuse and prevention Tuesday night. The panel consisted of (left to right) School Resource Officer Jim Gripne, Know the Truth (KTT) Prevention Professional Laura Zabinski, KTT presenter and former addict Kevin Beck, Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson, KTT intern and former addict “Jon,” Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen, and Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Do Alexandria teens use drugs?
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Local students grabbed shovels and rakes and dug right in to clean-up projects across the community on Friday – the Day of Caring. At the Douglas County Historical Society property in Alexandria, students plucked weeds and turned dirt, getting the garden ready for the summer. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Digging in, helping out
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
Alexandria Area High School bands present: A Disney/Pixar Music Spectacular!
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
May 6, 2015
Dan Murphey and Hadley Boline, seniors at Alexandria Area High School, show their artwork that earned Best in Show at the MSHSL Visual Arts Competition.  (Jessica Sly | Echo Press)
Student art advances to state
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
New nursing program to begin at local high school
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
School in search of old Alexandria yearbooks
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
Among the 35 seventh through 12th graders from Discovery Middle School and Alexandria Area High School that competed at the St. Cloud State University Math Contest were (back) Amanda Bittmann, Jon Hubred, Noah Struck, (back middle) Makia Krippner, Lauren Russell, Olivia Kopp, Megan VanGaal, (front middle) Olivia Maday, Reece Stallman, Chris Bienusa, Sam Maier, (front) Angelina Caron, Adam Oehlenschlager, Ryan Forster and Donny Helfrich. (Contributed)
Ninth graders take second at math contest
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
The 2015 Day of Caring logo was designed by Stormy Hegg, an eighth grader at Discovery Middle School. May 8 is this year’s Day of Caring, which promotes volunteerism and increases awareness of local human service agencies. (Contributed)
Day of Caring promotes youth volunteers to get involved
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
The Alexandria Area High School was featured on the Fast Company Co.DESIGN website and was described as having an innovative design that is both open and adaptable. Pictured is the Commons Area of the school, which just opened to students in August 2014. (Echo Press file photo)
Local high school receives international attention
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
Professor Henrik Williams will be in Alexandria to present, “What Were the Vikings Thinking? Cracking the Runic Code.” Above, Williams is standing by the great Viking Age Memorial Stone (U 961) from Vaksala Church in Uppsala, Sweden.  It is dated from around 1070-1100 AD, which is the late Viking Age. (Photo courtesy of Mikael Wallerstedt)
Cracking the runic code
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
The 2015 AA State Knowledge Bowl Champion team from Alexandria Area High School includes (left to right) Coach Tom Smith, Dalton Struck, Carl Branch, Lydia Gusaas, Eric Branch, Matt Bittman and Coach Julie Duncan. (Contributed)
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 14, 2015
Trevor Westad received first place in the 2014 #SmartTeenDriver contest for his photo, stating that “texting while driving makes a crash 23x more likely. Texting can wait.” (Contributed)
#SmartTeenDriver contest begins
April 14, 2015 - 2:40pm
April 11, 2015
Couple Nate Langner and Danika Guenther smile for the cameras at the AAHS grand march on Saturday. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Celebrating prom with a march
April 11, 2015 - 6:23pm
April 10, 2015
Bert, played by Clayton Forester (right), helps Jane and Michael Banks fly a kite in a London park. The Banks children are portrayed by Aubrey Kosters (left) and Christian Fleming (center). (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
April 10, 2015 - 12:00am
The stretch of Pioneer Road on the east side of Alexandria Area High School is currently marked as a 55 mph zone, but the addition of school zone signage will drop the speed limit to 40 mph during the school day.  The same will be applied to County Road 46 at the Woodland Elementary School entrance. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Slow it down in new school zones
April 10, 2015 - 12:00am