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Alexandria Area High School

April 15, 2015
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
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 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
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
March 27, 2015
Lacey Jo Meyer, 3, helps her mother pick a bowl handcrafted by an Alexandria Area High School student at the Empty Bowls fundraiser. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Filling bowls to fight hunger
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
After-prom offers continuation of festivities
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
Students named to state honor band
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
Echo Press graphic
Local grad rates above state’s goal
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Kim Snell performs with the newly-formed Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) drum line at a recent AAHS girls basketball game. Next year, when the drum line is more established, the students hope to attend competitions. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)
Stepping to a new beat
March 18, 2015 - 8:50am
Student-made bowls like these pictured will be available for purchase at the Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday, March 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School.
Fill empty bowls for a cause
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Cole Haugen (left) and Eli Heckert took first place in the sports and entertainment team role play category at the DECA State Career Development Conference. They will advance to the international competition set for April 25-28. (Contributed)
DECA students stand out at state competition
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 13, 2015
The colorful seven members of Cornet Chop Suey were born to perform and plan to “jazz” things up at the next Central Lakes Concert Association concert on Saturday, March 21. (Contributed)
Jazz it up with Cornet Chop Suey
March 13, 2015 - 12:00am